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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%
Travelers talk about
“pulled lamb” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (94 reviews)
“smoked pork” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 today via mobile

My friend and I came across this wonderful restaurant while wandering Havana. The sangria was excellent, our appetizers and meals were the best we had during our visit to Havana (and far better than anything we had on our cruise!) and the setting and service...More

Thank ML0101
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great central location in old town. Especially sitting outside on the balcony enjoying lunch while a live band was playing. Food quality was great.

Thank Nikalamejor
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised to go there by our guide, and she was not wrong. Located on the noble floor of a wonderfully restored old aristocratic building, we had dinner on the balcony overlooking the busy and elegant Calle Mercaderes (=of the merchants), not far from...More

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place. It's family owned (and other families benefit from the profits). One boat and a farm. The lunch menu is 20cuc. It includes a starter, main, side, a drink and desert. The food is excellent as is the service. We came...More

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by our tour guide we stopped in here for lunch, this was the best food we had all week. We have several friends from Cuba and was told not to expect much from the food, this place shows how much things have changed. The...More

Thank jrtodd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at "Paladar Los Mercaderes" in April 2018. The palador was hyped in many guide books, so we thought we might as well give it a go. In a nutshell: Excellent service, interesting decoration. The best main course we ate in Cuba was...More

Thank Falco1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and the service was excellent. The Pork and the plantains were delicious!! Better than any Cuban food I've had in Miami.

Thank ljc52g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were out on the small balcony, and it was perfect! I had the lobster and it was incredibly delicious! It is close to the cruise port, which was nice for us since our ship left shortly after noon, and being close by gave us...More

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking through Old Havana and saw this beautiful paladar. We were invited in to walk around and look before asking if we wanted to make a reservation. We asked if we could have a seat on the balcony overlooking the street and decided...More

Thank hunt0012018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed this restaurant on a guided tour and decided to come back because of how it looked and the tripadvisor sign. We're very glad we did. I ordered the eggplant lasagna which was absolutely fabulous. The portion wasn't super large but it was more...More

Thank Florida422
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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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