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La Corte del Principe

#156 of 744 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
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9na esq. 74, Playa, Havana, Cuba
+53 5 2559091
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of Italian restaurants in Havana but very few that manage to maintain great quality and innovative cooking. Sergio and his team offer delicious food in a simple restaurant. Highlights are definitely the starters - focaccia piled with prosciutto, rocket and thinly sliced parmesan or langoustines with lemon and olive oil. Pasta dishes are cooked al dente and... More 

Thank LucyCuba
Toronto, Canada
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in a city full of good italian restaurant this one has held top level for many years. Pastas are amazing. Closed Mondays

Thank OldCubanCigarStuff
Singapore, Singapore
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513 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

We went 3 times to this restaurant. Food is really good. Pasta is al dente and everything tastes good. What a great discovery

Thank lcfb
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Love love love the food! One of the best Italian restaurants in the world. The shrimp spaghetti is by far the best I ever ate. You can tell the owner is Italian because everything is made exquisitely. The pizzas, eggplant with melted parmesan, the pastas and desert are all excellently prepared. I keep coming back for more! The mojitos are... More 

Thank Reem K
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Expensive but worth the money. Very fine prepared Italian food where the owner himself finishes off the meals with typical sauces and pimiento. etc.

Thank rickenbilly
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2017

It's very hard to believe therse is such a hidden gem in Havana. It's the best Italian food you can imagine, probably not only in Cuba. It's by far one of the top 3 restaurants in Cuba right now. I'd suggest to book in advance. Be ready to meet and greet some VIPs visiting the city and some of most... More 

Thank papacitobach
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

What a thrill to stumble into very high quality fresh pastas and pizzas. The chef is Italian, there are no menus and the quality of the food is on level with a nice trattoria in New York. Reservations mandatory as the word is out. So thankful we found this place!!!

Thank rtwtripper1
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 25, 2016

wonderful place. great food, good service, excellent Italian food. Owner always there cocking. best Italian place in Havana

Thank barney263
Ciudad de la Habana Province, Cuba
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Went for lunch and truly enjoyed the bruschetta, the melanzane parmigiana, nice decoration, like to open space concept, good service, good Cappuccino!

Thank Carmen L
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Yummiest eggplant parmigiana, perfectly al dente spaghetti aioli and arabiatta. A well priced bottle of wine and an amazing ambience - definitely go here

Thank ask220793

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9na esq. 74, Playa, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 5 2559091

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?