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Paladar El Laurel

Ave. #26002 E/260 y 262, Santa Fe, Playa 5ta, Havana 19100, Cuba
+53 7 2097767
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Cuban, Latin
$$ - $$$
Ave. #26002 E/260 y 262, Santa Fe, Playa 5ta, Havana 19100, Cuba
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Read the reviews online prior to taking family to this restaurant what a disappointment!!! We order the shrimp grilled and the paella. First the shrimp were not deveined and were hard the paella only had a few shrimp and the color of the rice did...More

Thank Susana055
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Excellent food, in particular the Octopus. Very welcoming people, and only 5 minute walk from the Marina

Thank islanddreamer
Reviewed July 8, 2017

El Laurel is a wonderful Paladar that overlooks the water and Hemingway Marina. You can even snorkel in the nearby inlet if you want. The view and the scenery were beautiful. The food was nicely prepared, and there was a nice offering of seafood. There...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed May 9, 2017

After 4 days aboard PAPLAY during the Pensacola A la Habana Regatta our Taxi driver / tour guide took us to Paladar El Laurel. First look that night was a little intimidating but upon entering this establishment all was well. It is a long walk...More

Thank Dahary1
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We enjoyed a late lunch at El Laurel. The villa is lovely to see and the setting on the water is very pleasant. The service and the food matched the beauty of the surroundings.

Thank Harry D
Reviewed December 24, 2016

If you visit Fusterlandia--and you should--ask your driver to bring you here for lunch afterwards. My husband loooooved the octopus dish.

Thank pembertonbetty
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is a hidden away restaurante under a huge mango tree which is great if you have kids with a lot of energy. A bit run down, state owned, but spacious and just next to the water. We go here for late Sunday lunch with...More

Thank ToveSW
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had just visited Fusterlandia and were getting hungry. Our driver (who knew the area well) suggested a paladar for lunch – Le Laurel. It's a delightful little property that backs onto the water, which is where the restaurant is. When our guide asked was...More

1  Thank Bontaks
Reviewed July 7, 2016

We were staying at Marina Hemingway and a friend recommended this restaurant. We walked there twice in the week we were there. The manager/owner was very hands on and Extremely friendly as were all the staff. Great view, good prices, great food. If you do...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Best oysters in town, fresh from Santiago in Oriente. Blue marlin is regularly on the menu and the pulpo en su tinto (octopus cooked in its own ink) sounds gross, but is devine.

Thank Chris B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. #26002 E/260 y 262, Santa Fe, Playa 5ta, Havana 19100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2097767
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