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Esencia Habana

$$ - $$$, , Cuban
Calle B No. 153 e/ Calzada y Linea. | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana 10400, Cuba
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Jul 8, 2018
“The only truly cold beer in Cuba”
Jun 23, 2018
“Good atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Cuban, Latin, International
$$ - $$$
Calle B No. 153 e/ Calzada y Linea. | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana 10400, Cuba
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I've been living in La Habana for six months now and drink beer is something that I do A LOT! Unfortunately finding a cold beer is not easy, actually is very hard. In Esencia I'd the coldest beer in Cuba, dressed as a bride, as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Guilherme C
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Esencia Habana, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018
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Gracias por su visita y por sus opiniones sobre nuestros servicios y comidas.Esperamos que nos sigan visitando y sigan disfrutando...More

Reviewed June 23, 2018

We were there on a Wednesday night when most of the famous night places were closed.The atmosphere was nice diverse music at first then only Cuban reggueton ( even there were lot of internationals there). The pub is little so no much room to dance,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank aura256
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Esencia Habana, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018
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Buenas, ante todo disculpe la demora en responder, y gracias por dejar su comentario. Sentimos mucho que haya sido una...More

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

My cousins recommended this place and we loved it. The old Cuban memorabilia, the drinks, lots of food options and the best music. Great ambience. Recommend 100% safer and fun alternative to big clubs.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank TheArmasFamily
Reviewed October 26, 2017

If I was 20 years younger, no, make that 30 years younger, I would have enjoyed this more. At this point I would tell you this is just a club where you go to see and be seen. Bear in mind this is Cuba. Everyone...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Well, because it is close to where i stay i suppose. Friday Happy Hour is packed! All of Havana shows up it seems. Great fun. Other nights it has just been me. They do have a wee bit of consistency issues in the kitchen (it...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 2000DP2000
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

A great place to listen to music, isn't a site of dancing, but you can dance. To eat have "tapas". A great service. Very friendly. It was a house, it's a beautiful place, with high ceilings and maintains much of what was in the home.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Aymatcai
Reviewed July 31, 2017

It is a bar restaurant located at Vedado neighborhood in Havana. They have very nice daiquiris and mojitos (just for 2.95 cuc) and an excellent well decorated place. Fridays they offer a "happy hour" option, were the drinks cost the half of the original price...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank visitopinion
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This place has always captivated me for the attention, drinks and decor. It's an almost general opinion that's the bar with the most populated list of drinks in their chart and have the best bartenders ever. I'll never get tiered of it.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Avilio L
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Had a GREAT time there, service was good, music was loud but not too loud and the local named Roberto, a retired Cuban American attorney from Miami now living there did a GREAT job with Sinatra's - I did it MY WAY!!!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank KarlaPCastillo
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Very nice place for drinking and catch up with friends, you enjoy a very nice enviroment, live music, live shows. i would go there definitelly again

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Luis d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, Cuban, Latin, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle B No. 153 e/ Calzada y Linea. | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana 10400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +(53)5378363031
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Casa antigua en el Vedado fundado en 1880. Decorada al estilo de la cuba de los años 50, se caracteriza por su exquisita decoración. Incluye un área de Bar con su imponente barra que deja fascinados a todos los visitantes. Un lugar para recordar los tiempos de antaño, llevándonos al disfrute de la verdadera “Esencia de La Habana”.
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