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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

On knowing I was going to Havana, I simply had to go to Castas & Tal and I wasn't disappointed. Quite simply put, it was not only the best by far food I ate in Havana, but the cheapest meal I had there too!! Don't go to Havana without booking a night at this wonderful restaurant...

Thank Hoppy22
Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2015

We traveled through Cuba for three weeks and ended our last day in Castas & Tal. For sure the best food we had when travelling through Cuba. They serve Cuban food with a twist, nice seasoning, great desserts and friendly service. We strongly recommend this restaurant when visiting Havana!

1 Thank StijnandCarole
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015

Interesting menu with a combined Asian/western menu. Very cute, friendly service and contemporary decor and very convenient to the Malecon and central Havana.

2 Thank jjenya
Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015

We really liked this little place, quite modern for Cuba, great prices, services and food. It was close to our casa particular and we ate there about 4 times. Claudia gave great friendly service and is a great asset for the restaurant. Highly recommended. One street back from the Malecon so really great location. Tiny little shop further down the... More 

1 Thank Susan B
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed round the corner from Castas & Tal, it became our choice of restaurant for many meals over three days in Havana. Attentive and friendly staff, Humberto and the team made sure we had a great meal every time. The chefs were very friendly, surprised to see the creativity in such a small kitchen. Fusion Cuban cooking in a... More 

1 Thank Don S
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015

Small place so you better make a reservation. Contemporary. Fun little (and larger) dishes, cuban traditional flavours with a twist. Great for lunch or informal dinner.

Thank Ravi S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

every time we go to havanna,we visit jonathan and his nice restaurant with a super view from above over havanna. delicious dices and a sophisticated athmosphere,niceand professional stuff make a visit unforgettable

Thank rolibabe
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2015

Our waiters mum had made him learn English and he was brilliant (which is just as well because my Spanish is crap). The food and drinks were VERY well priced and so well presented it was a shame to eat the food. It is a small intimate restaurant in a quirky little ground floor location. If you in and around... More 

3 Thank Todd W
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

Castas & Tal is on the edge of a gritty part of La Habana Vieja, one block off the malecon, but do not be dismayed. The service is gracious and friendly, the food is delicious, and the presentation is right out of Gourmet Magazine. The value for the price is perfect. We would recommend it to anyone. If you finish... More 

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London UK
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2015

Situated on a corner you will find this small, simple but modern restaurant. Mama cooks in the kitchen and the food is nicely presented. Fusion Cuban cuisine and big portions at reasonable prices. No credit cards as most places in Cuba. Friendly staff.

1 Thank ExplorerLondonUK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?