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Paladar Dona Blanquita

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Paseo de Marti No 158 btwn Colon & Refugio, Havana, Cuba
(537) 867 4958
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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New York City, New York
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were randomly walking and found this place for lunch. Decent food and average prices. It seems to be that seafood is always every restaurants special but we didn't have that. Nice if you got a balcony seat to see outside on the street which we did. Nothing special here but food wasn't bad and worth going if you are... More 

Thank Jcxny
Coimbra, Portugal
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great place to eat nice cuban food and nice prices. We hate at the balcony and it was great, great views to Paseo de Marti, the main avenue of the city.

Thank filipetamota
Santiago, Chile
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We had yucca of different sorts and plantain with honey sauce, yummy. Nice terrace with good views. Friendly service.

Thank Marcela B
Alexandria, Virginia
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230 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The average food might not have mattered if we were not upstairs in a room with no windows and accessed by a very narrow spiral staircase.

Thank Travelwestport
Miami, FL
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This place was incredible. Even though they have an extensive menu, we stuck with the basics. Ropa Vieja, Yuca al Mojo and Platano en Tentacion. I was with two colleagues from Mexico and they just loved the Yuca and plantains. The food here was easily the best meal we had on our whole trip to Havana. Also the location and... More 

Thank tribal2
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254 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We went here largely because we could see the balcony from the street and it looked like the perfect location for an early-evening meal. We were lucky in that one of the tables by the road was just being vacated when we arrived. The food was decent enough, although nothing to write home about. We had chicken and rabbit, with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Since we were the first to arrive we weren’t even sure that they were open. But, at 1 o’clock in the afternoon we thought, what the heck we’ll take a punt, and, we were truly glad we did. We picked a table on the balcony; within 20 minutes the balcony was full to overflowing and within 40 minutes all of... More 

Thank Ela-and-Paul
Brighton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

On the Paseo de Marti, where there's a bit of an oasis for other eating choices. Close to several hotels - Sevilla, Telegrafo, Inglaterra.... It's upstairs, with some tables on balcony. Food is good and portions generous. Decoration kitsch and cheerful. Well worth a visit. Good value.

Thank AlistairR111
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We four travellers wandered into this restaurant having read no reviews at all. It was simply very close to the Central Plaza and we were ready for lunch. The grilled fish was excellent as was the chicken and the rice and beans very tasty. The restaurant was clean and attractive and the staff very friendly. We sat outside overlooking the... More 

Thank PJoanB
Pavia, Italy
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We were walking along the Prada looking for a nice place to eat good vegetarian food on our last night in Havana. After nearly 3 weeks traveling around Cuba we wanted something more than soup, rice, beans, veg and salad. We had a table on the balcony overlooking the Prada. The atmosphere was great as there was there was a... More 

Thank Mike K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Marti No 158 btwn Colon & Refugio, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: (537) 867 4958

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?