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Castas & Tal

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Calle Galiano #51 | entre San Lazaro y Trocadero, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8642177
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place walking around after our original restaraunt choice had run out of most items on the menu. Everything was top quality. Food and service were both amazing. Highly recommended coming here to finish off a trip to cuba on a high note.

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Thank Daniel M
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ronel (sp?) was an attentive and wonderful server, and patient with us. They had nice cold beers and cocktails. The menu was inventive; curry sauce for dipping our croquettas, blue cheese and chocolate sauce for the ropa vieja. The rice and beans come with each dish and the beans were flavorful, the food was truly delicious. Only complaint would be... More 

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Thank catie313
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate and this wonderful place four times in the week we were in Cuba. Located a block from the malecón and two blocks from the vieja district, this restaurant impressed me so much with its caring waitstaff and talented kitchen. The menu is small, but everything they do, they do well. Do yourself a favor. Order... More 

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Thank warhood87
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Totally recommended. The place is small but very well kept and curated. The food is lovely and very well priced. Try the traditional ropa vieja and the mixed starters and you won't be disappointed. I've been several times and it has always been a pleasure!

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Thank Cristina C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at this place last night. It is quite small, all on one level, right off the street. The windows were open so we could sometimes hear the traffic and smell the vehicle fumes. This place is obviously privately owned. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They even could communicate in English, albeit with difficulty. The staff... More 

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Thank Ledgerbar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

A relief from the state owned restaurants in Havana! Both the service and the menu are great. Close to the Malecón and Casa de la Música and very affordable prices. Recommended!

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Thank Marielle C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

By far the best meal that we had in Cuba and for similar prices to what you get elsewhere. We happened across this place on our way to the Malecon. It looked decent and it was quite late, so thought it would give it a shot and it turned out to be the decision of our trip! This place is... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We ate here on our first night as we had just arrived. The food was ok and fancy to look at but the portion size not so huge. There was a big wait to get a table too. The prices were very good and the shredded lamb was tasty but the orange chicken was dry and over cooked. We ate... More 

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Thank TravellingNessy
Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

On our last night in Cuba we stumbled across this gem which serves Cuban western fusion food. Service was fantastic and the food was out of this world . To be fair we hadn't had many other good meals in Cuba so this was outstanding. Can't recommend highly enough. When you are sick of beans and rice give this place... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Behind and across the street from the Hotel Deauville is this great little restaurant C&T. Great service and the food was the best I had during my week stay in Havana. I had a big dinner for about $12 and that included a beer which I thought was pretty cheap. You can see the cooks jumping around in the kitchen-... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Galiano #51 | entre San Lazaro y Trocadero, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8642177
Description
Nuestro Paladar ha recomenzado recientemente sus servicios. Deseamos complacer a nuestros clientes y que se sientan a gusto en nuestro nuevo espacio. Ofertamos nuevas recetas creadas por nuestra Chef Rancys y las tan gustadas de siempre.

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