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El Chanchullero de Tapas

Teniente Rey, 457A bajos | Plaza El Cristo Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8014915
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Teniente Rey, 457A bajos | Plaza El Cristo Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The best place to eat and the best mojito among the dozen places we went in. Cuban food is not brilliant with a clear lack of salt, spices, .., and taste in general. We must admit that it is difficult for Restaurants and bars to...More

Thank Louis-philippe L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect place to grab a tasty cheap dish. We went there every day during our stay in Havana. They have the best mojitos I tried. The service is a bit slow so be patient. I recommend ‘pork fricase’ is so yummy.

Thank Renycas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch during our trip to Havana. Veggies are catered for in this pub. A lively atmosphere and good music. Food was served quickly. Large portions, basic pub grub but tasty none the less and cheap. This will undoubtedly be a great evening...More

Thank sunnybeacherTayside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I are huge foodies and love trying new foods, but we came back to this place multiple times during our trip. I can't tell you how rarely we do that!! The portions are huge, prices are low, and food is delicious. Can't...More

Thank flipper26
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Out of all the places catching attention in Havana, Chanchullero is the best. The food is better than anyplace Madonna’s been photographed in and cheaper by half.

Thank againdemon
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Best value for one’s money, considering how strong their drinks are and how tasty is the food. And the portions are fairly large, you could easily feed two adults with a main course. The place is really nice also, hip and with a really nice...More

Thank GiliM
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I read the reviews online before traveling and had to make sure to stop by for lunch one day. No reservations needed. It was a group of 6 of us and we didnt have to wait. We sat on the top floor. Good food and...More

Thank BellaNaty
Reviewed June 18, 2018

World fusion cuisine, perfect drinks and a cool friendly, attentive staff that always finds a way to please all the masses waiting to come in. There a peak times during regular dinner hours - so either come early to find an empty spot or don't...More

Thank DrSmirk
Reviewed May 30, 2018

This place has an awesome bohemian alt vibe, like there's so much irony and sarcasm in the decoration and so much going on that everything catches your eye and every item is an experience in itself; also great service, the staff was really nice and...More

Thank DaydreamSupernova
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Loved this tucked away hipster restaurant. Three levels so you could, often a cue. Huge delicious cheap meals. Great cocktails. Great service which for Cuba is rare. Definitely check it out!

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December 14, 2017|
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Response from Maja S | Reviewed this property |
2 adults, 2kids (10, 12y): we had 2 jucies, 2 mohitos, 2 small dishes for beginjng, 3 main courses, 2 cofees. We paid 40 CUC.
July 12, 2017|
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Response from ks_blumberg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made reservations twice
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January 17, 2015|
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Response from JacquesBeursgens | Reviewed this property |
El chanchullero de Tapas is a restaurant, so it has no fitness room, only terrific food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Teniente Rey, 457A bajos | Plaza El Cristo Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8014915
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