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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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“smoked pork” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Delicatessen, 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 November 21, 2016

You will need to book a table for dinner here, its very popular. The food was very well presented and tasty. The service was quick [ I suspect so they can turn the punters round quickly ] but we never felt rushed. What set this...More

Thank proyle
Reviewed November 21, 2016

We had our best meal in Cuba here. The food was fantastic, although pricey. I had a starter of spicy chickpeas which was simple but delicious. I chose pork for the main course which was sublime. My husband had the fish croquettes which were also...More

Thank MrsAnon2014
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Can't exactly remember what it's called on the menu but ignore everything else and get the spicy seafood mix.....Best thing I have eaten in Cuba

Thank Den B
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We went here for dinner after an early evening concert, having booked the day before. It had been recommended as one of the best restaurants in Havana and we were not disappointed, though this was also reflected in the prices. A good place therefore for...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed November 12, 2016

This was an excellent place to eat in central Havana. It had a great atmosphere and the service was top notch. You will need to book beforehand and it was very busy and fully booked. A nice touch involved the live music.

Thank Coopes63
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

After some non-descript meals in state-owned restaurants in Havana, we decided to try out one of the paladars.....we should have done so earlier in our trip. This restaurant is traditionally and beautifully decorated, and the service was impeccable. Someone clearly knew how customs want to...More

Thank SamandPhilip864
Reviewed November 8, 2016

While in Havana we were given an address of a restaurant, but were not able to find it. SO, we ended up in PALADAR by coincidence - by far the best fresh SANGRIA in the capital city, especially enjoyed on a balcony overlooking the square.......More

Thank bogna1966
Reviewed November 6, 2016

This place was frustratingly good. So good that the second time I went to go there it was fully booked and I didn't get to sample something else on their ample menu that I'd seen on my first visit. Whilst expensive, the meals were exquisite...More

Thank Simonteeeeeeeeeeee
Reviewed November 6, 2016

The food is good and well presented, probably the best we had in Cuba. The building is very nice and musicians are playing music. However the bill is very expensive, spending 50 CUC per person is definitely too much considering Cuba' prices. Serving Italian mineral...More

Thank millenniumbridge
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Easily my favorite restaurant during our time in Cuba. Diverse menu, made with fresh ingredients, and prepared with care. The staff is attentive, and the location/decor sublime. As nice a dining experience as I've had, from the appetizer to the after-meal coffee. Can't recommend it...More

Thank Dana S
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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
Chrissy W
January 26, 2018|
Response from yamil749 | Property representative |
Hello Chrissy Thank you for choosing us, it could be anytime for lunch starting at 1130 am till 600 pm or at night time 700 pm, 730 pm or 900 pm or 930 pm???? Please let me know what time is better for you. Regards Yamil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $37
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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