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El Balcon De Diego

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Restaurante Bar de cocina criolla e internacional. Contamos con una hermosa terraza y barra al aire libre. Los Mejores Mojitos de la Habana!!
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, International, Cuban, Grill
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is lovely. This is a little more of an upscale place, great for a date night dinner. The food was very good. I had a white fish that I can't remember the name of. We were a lively group of 16 people and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Netbo1
Reviewed February 4, 2019

We'd been walking all morning and were sooo hungry when we finally got to El Balcon. The service was fantastic and the patio has a great view over the neighborhood. We noticed that most of the other people there were locals and that the food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Laura J
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Went at the very end of our stay in Cuba. Restaurant was in the same neighborhood as our casa particular. It was simply splendid experience. Great food for reasonable prices, pretty big meals (had topa vieja and pasta carbonara - both amazing) and thethe staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jiří K
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to our driver, we had the chance to go and eat to this nice restaurant. The first good food experience inHavana.☺️ the stuff is lovely, the food fresh and very good! ...and awsome Mojitos!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cris C
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Came in the evening for dinner, after it was recommended by our AirBnB host, with my better half and will definitely be returning before our trip is out. The ambience is spot on and very relaxed whilst the service was sharp but welcoming. Alex makes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alexander D
Reviewed November 27, 2018

I've eaten here on two different trips; food has always been great. Don't think you can go wrong by ordering anything on the menu, judging by the reactions of my fellow diners. Be sure and order ice cream. The coconut flavor is served in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cordobatim
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the Necropolis de Colon and after seeing positive reviews we have given this place a chance. It was super hot outside so we’ve had lunch inside with the air con, but the terrace they have is super nice. They’re known apparently for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank borjasamso
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Its great place. Recommend to everyone. Food is very good, the place is very comfortable and staff is nice. Especially to Czechs. ;)

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank _misa_stachova
Mario R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Balcon De Diego, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We ate at the Balcon de Diego in February and the meals and service were excellent. I tried the Ceviche de pargo and a grilled fillet from the same fish - pargo (red snapper) and both were very well prepared and tasty. Their mojitos are...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank PetrVa
Mario R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Balcon De Diego, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Thanks for your comments, we hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Waiting more than an hour for cold food. The paella rice was craw.my entire orden was totally forgotten.Cookers were discussing and protesting at the kitchen about lot of visitors wich make me fell bad. so Im my opinion this is not a nicely place to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Pablo P
Mario R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Balcon De Diego, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

We are very sorry to hear about your bad experience. All all apologies to you and your travelmates. We are going to improve in our service and hope you give us another chance in your next trip to Cuba.

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