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Starbien - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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About
We inform to our customers that we are closed until further notice. We offer apologies for any inconvenience.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Caribbean, International, Cuban
FEATURES
Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Reservations
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

Our farewell dinner of our tour was at this restaurant. Not only is the setting very impressive being in an historic building with wonderful decor, but the food was outstanding. We all tried different dishes and none were disappointing. Food was served very efficiently and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank JudyO27
Reviewed November 26, 2017

I was excited to try this but a week or so ago we went and it was closed - a neighbor told us there had been a gov. raid there that morning, but weren't sure what for. I can't comment on the food because we...More

Date of visit: November 2017
8  Thank agrazsamantha
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We spend our farewell evening of an OAT tour at this amazing restaurant in old Havana. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. Starting with the appetizers, lobster, filets, pastas and lime pie all were delicious. They even had fresh sautéed vegetable which...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank duayna p
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Before we went to Cuba we were told how bad the food was there. This restaurant definitely dispelled that rumour, we had a fabulous meal in beautiful surroundings with excellent service and at a very reasonable price. This is a definite must if you are...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DavidJ5442
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Thanks for your great compliments. We are very happy for them. It was a pleasure to make you feel comfortable. Brenda Massola Community Manager

Reviewed November 8, 2017

We visited this restaurant the last month and it was a good experience. We reserved a table that was appropriately separated and the service that attended us was friendly and fast. They have open air and air conditioned rooms that are located in an old...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank visitopinion
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Thank you very much for writing and commenting on your experience. We really consider all your suggestions, which are very important to us. Best regards from Havana. Brenda Massola Community Manager

Reviewed November 3, 2017

Highly Recommended. I ate here about a year ago, had the gorgonzola pasta which was amazing. If it is still on the menu, order it. Service was a bit slow, with a long delay of food coming out of the kitchen, but they were busy....More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Jean G
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you very much for writing after one year. Sorry for the inconvenience of that time, but it is very good to know that the wait was worth it. Best regards from Havana

Reviewed October 7, 2017

There is very good food here at reasonable prices. There is inside and outside seating both upstairs and down. The service is excellent. If you are tired of the usual, they even have things like sweet and sour chicken or a Mediterranean salad. We went...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank oregonirish
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

It is very true what you say, what is important is the comfort of our customers. It is good to know that they had a good time in the restaurant. Greetings to all Brenda Massola Community Manager

Reviewed September 14, 2017

Starbien is located in a quiet, nice residential section. Accordingly, the restaurant itself is a grand home that has been converted. We ate in a dining room that was beautifully decorated and felt like having dinner in a victorian mansion. American music from the 60's...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ryan10230
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thanks for your excellent comment. We are very happy if you had a good time in our restaurant. Pleased to have served you. regards Brenda Massola Community Manager

Reviewed September 2, 2017

Starbien is clearly one of the best restaurants in Havana. The food is from the freshest ingredients and the recipes and creative and tasty. Great for lunch or dinner. Save room for desert.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank rsba
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Good advice. Thank you for placing us as one of the best restaurants. Your comment makes us very happy. Regards Brenda Massola Community Manager

Reviewed August 29, 2017

Like many of the reviewers, I had an absolutely lousy food experience in Cuba before finding Starbien. It was recommended by my hotel concierge, although I was still hesitant knowing that the employees of 5 star hotels cannot afford to eat at any place they...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sue K
Jose Raul C, Manager at Starbien, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Dear Sue K: Thank you very much for your comment, the compliments and above all, the suggestions. We will keep them in mind. Thankful for your visit. Greetings. Brenda Massola Community Manager

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