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La Carboncita Paladar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Avenida 3ra #3804 E/ 38 y 40, Havana 11300, Cuba
+53 7 2030261
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Biddeford, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Food, Ambiance, and Service. Our waiter (Norge) was adorable and very attentive - only suggestion: missing any kind of Cuban music. Didn't realize that until every restaurant we went to after that (this was our first night in Havana) had it.

Thank LucOllieKoko
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent fresh pasta, nice place, the cheff was always present, the putanesca salse is one of the best speciailities in the restaurant, try it!!!

Thank martinezreina1954
New York, New York, United States
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

La Carboncita was my favorite Paladar in Havanan. It is an Italian restaurant and after 4 days of similar types of food it was fun to have some pasta. I had the Bolognese and it was just what I wanted. My uncle had a calzone and it was excellent. Warning, it was huge. The restaurant is in a more affluent... More 

Thank Bricken S
Havana, Cuba
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

The food quality has deteriorated in this restaurante the last couple of months, but it is still a decent Italian with good pizza. Outdoor seating is beautiful, but a bit hot in summer. Worth it for an average day meal.

Thank ToveSW
Davis, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Excellent food, friendly and attentive staff. Wonderful experience overall. Highly recommend this paldar!

Thank Katie H
Sao Carlos, SP
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Went to this paladar for the first time and was really surprised with the quality of all plates!! We asked for lobster, pasta with pesto and a pizza, and all of them were incredibly tasty and fresh!! We loved the service and to meet the chef (El Flaco), a shy and talented guy!! We hope to come back to this... More 

Thank sdpriolo
Vancouver, BC, Canada
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159 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

La Carboncita is another favourite. They make great thin crust pizza and other Italian dishes. The quality has slipped a bit from what it was a couple of years ago after they lost their best chef but it is still worth patronising. Staff are friendly.

Thank RobinThom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch and the food was really good and the services too!!! We ordered pizza, shrimp and meat all of them were exquisite Good job guys !!!!!

Thank Milesantana
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178 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

excellent Italian food but the attention have a lot of problem, they didn't invite to enter, didn't show the menu etc

1 Thank Rodney R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

This restaurant with its Italian Chef, serves genuine Italian fare and is our favourite restaurant in Miramar Havana. Situated about 10 minutes drive from downtown Havana and one block from the embassies, this is a great place for an evening out away from the hustle and bustle of central Havana. The restaurant offers a range of seating options from outside... More 

1 Thank Trevor H

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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
$5 - $20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 3ra #3804 E/ 38 y 40, Havana 11300, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2030261

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