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Ivan Chef Justo

Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8639697
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“suckling pig” (83 reviews)
“crab risotto” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff is friendly, very helpful, and resolutive. We really appreciate and are happy with the way they tried to help with the wine, it was difficult because they did not have a lot, even though they were in the wine card, but finally the...More

Thank ComeenCuba
Reviewed 4 days ago

We sat on the top flood and had the best mojito to start with. Nice warm bread and fantastic apps. All the fish is fresh, not frozen like the rest of the restaurants we visited. Incredible Paella, lobster with the perfect amount of garlic and...More

Thank 477vincento
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is based on two facts - the service and staff where very friendly and the food was great tasting, but I have no idea of cost as it was included in a tour.

Thank Frankie748
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was definitely pricy food but the tacos appetizer was one of the nicest I’ve had. I really enjoyed the tacos. Salad was good too.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the food here good but not great. The service was a bit slow and the prices a bit high for what you get. I very seldom give any negative reviews but considering this was recommended by the hotel, I was expecting better for...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tuna tasted a little “off” but I ate most of it as I assumed a restaurant with such a high reputation would not serve bad fish. I was extremely ill for the next 3 days of our 1 week vacation. I can only hope...More

Thank Travellers57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty spot with lots of antiques to look at. I had a vegetarian meal that was interesting and delicious. Other members of our group ordered gazpacho and roasted pig. Everyone was happy. Friendly service.

Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant twice while in Havana. All the food was well above average, the openness to vegetarian options was outstanding. They made a guacamole "to die for", took the meat out of the tacos and added extra marinated eggplant, and made a vegetable...More

Thank rsutherland78
Reviewed December 11, 2017

The atmosphere, food, and service at Ivan Chef Justo is really good. If I were looking for a restaurant for a special occasion, I would choose this restaurant. It is not, however, inexpensive. Drinks, soup, and two appetizers set us back $40, which by Cuban...More

Thank Fiveowe
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Very interesting decoration in this small restaurantin the second and third floor with a Roof terrace we didn`t use because of the weather. The Food was excellent, definitely the best we had in 2 weeks in Cuba. the Service was very friendly and caring, the...More

Thank Thomas G
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May 22, 2017|
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Response from Louis D | Reviewed this property |
It is not too hot in August but there may be rain...inside or outside, the food is wonderful
November 19, 2015|
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Response from OldCubanCigarStuff | Reviewed this property |
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October 18, 2015|
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Response from sicuani | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe with appetizer and a main course and one drink, the cost was around 30 to 35 dollars. all of us thought for the food that we had it was quite reasonable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8639697
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