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Paladar Los Mercaderes

Calle Mercaderes #207 entre lamparilla y amargura | a 100 metros de la Plaza de San Fransisco, 100 meters from San Fransisco Plaza, Havana 101100, Cuba
+53 7 8012437
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled lamb” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (96 reviews)
“smoked pork” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Deli, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Mercaderes #207 entre lamparilla y amargura | a 100 metros de la Plaza de San Fransisco, 100 meters from San Fransisco Plaza, Havana 101100, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner and we were extremely impressed. The food was absolutely delicious and the ambiance was wonderful! We sat outside upstairs and it was incredibly romantic. I highly recommend trying here!

Thank Brittany M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I do not even know where to begin. This place is amazing and within walking distance of the port. The food was incredible. My husband said it was the best fish in white sauce he has ever had. The servers were first class. The music...More

Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is on the first floor of an ancient building. It is open to the street and has a romantic little balcony. The interior design is authentic and the staff is friendly, courteous and professional. The food is excellent - traditional but interpreted in...More

Thank Stephan1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a nice guy in the street introducing the menus and guiding people to the second floor where the restaurant locates. I ate the ribs and I have to say those were the best ribs I've ever eaten.. The sauce looked like motor oil...More

Thank Reissaaja5678
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent cuisine Excellent staff Excellent hospitality above and beyond !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rose Petals created a beautiful ambiance We started with appetizers recommended by the chef, one delightful bight after the other. I had the lobster It truly felt like my birthday Valentines Day and a special...More

Thank tiamagnus
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, we dine all over the world and this restaurant is among the best. Flavors, food quality, presentation, and service were exemplary. The family owned restaurant served food on English china, unique glassware, and fantastic food presentation. Place was impeccably clean, attention to...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I went- and we were OBSESSED! The food, service, and drinks were amazing! The atmosphere was truly so great too, the live music gave it such a Cuban/ Latin vibe! Also- our waiter was soo cute & sweet!!! My husband ordered this...More

Thank Carley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for traditional Cuban food, with elegance, I encourage you to try Paladar Los Mercaderas! Everything from the ambiance to the service, was elegantly understated, and the food was delicious, from the Ropa Vieja (shredded lamb) to the Tostones with Ceviche, to the...More

Thank nancy a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Havana I wanted to eat great Cuban food in a wonderful privately- owned restaurant. We found it at Paladar los Mercaderes! Food was freshly, wonderfully prepared and seasoned I had pork fillets along with rice and beans; followed by a chocolate tart, a...More

Thank remora1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service was fantastic, but what really impressed me was the honesty of the staff. We were sitting on the balcony of the restaurant and I was in my wallet trying to figure out the money. I accidentally dropped a dollar coin off...More

Thank hootmomma
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April 8, 2018|
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Response from yamil749 | Property representative |
Hello You can dress casual as many told you already but not too casual I would say. Regards Yamil
February 24, 2018|
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Response from yamil749 | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for choosing us, we can get you a table at 730, please let me know if that is ok for you?? Regards Yamil
January 29, 2018|
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Response from yamil749 | Property representative |
Hello I am the owner of the restaurant and unfortunately we are not allowed credit card in a private restaurant like we are. Regards Yamil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mercaderes #207 entre lamparilla y amargura | a 100 metros de la Plaza de San Fransisco, 100 meters from San Fransisco Plaza, Havana 101100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8012437
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Our restaurant is located in the center of OLD HAVANA in a beautifully renovated colonial house built circa 1890. It has 2 salons, each with unique decorations, fabulous furnishings and signature tiles. There are also frescos from 1905 on all of the walls which brings an added facet to the style of the restaurant. Our beautiful interior hanging garden adds an enticing and pleasant ambience to your dining experience. Please join our family restaurant and enjoy fabulous Cuban food plus some international food , friendly service, great beverages and all the best of old Havana.
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