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La Cocina de Esteban

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Cajun & Creole, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading reviews prior to visiting Havana we decided to have our evening meal at the restaurant one night. Very good food and friendly staff,

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dotandmike
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Ate here our last night in Havana. It was recommended to us my a local resident. The service was ok however, did not find the staff to very cordial. The food and beverage prices were expensive and the quality of the food was not great....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hazel J
Reviewed February 3, 2019

we have recently paid 2 visits to this restaurant in a 4 night stay at the El Almendron Rosado casa in the local area .. sat in the open air the 1st visit and indoors 2nd visit (due to a hit of bad weather earlier)....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carol p
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Among one of the finest restaurants in Havana another one of the Farm to the Table ethos based establishments. We had a most enjoyable evening here with very good wine and excellent food. The local music was relaxing and such a pleasant change from the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2travelersLondonUK
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019
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Muchísimas gracias por visitarnos Y gracias por su opinión. Agradecidos de que haya disfrutado de nuestros platos y servicios, trabajamos...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

This restaurant is very easy to find. It’s kitty corner to Copelia ice cream park, one block north-west of Hotel Habana Libre. The restaurant has a decent variety of items to choose from its menu. Mid-day coffee (Serrano brand) with one of their delicious assortment...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Petatlan2014
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018
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Muchas gracias por su comentario. Agradecidos de que se sienta tan bién en nuestro local y que disfrute de nuestros...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was my last night in Havana's meal. I was staying about 3 blks away and they were recommended by HELADERIA AMORE . Food was very good, although it is not a traditional Cuban restaurant... they do have some traditional Cuban dishes, but seem to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Raul B
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018
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Muchísimas gracias Raul por su visita y su opinión, esperamos que nos visite pronto, ha sido todo un placer poder...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for some lunch & ordered croquettes, stuffed peppers, a pizza & mixed salad followed by 3 milk cake & creme caramel. All pretty nice but the stuffed peppers really stood out. The blood sausage description isn’t very appetising but the taste &...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fiona M
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018
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Muchísimas gracias Fiona por visitarnos. Excelente menú escogieron, para nosotros todo un placer poder atenderlos y que hayan disfrutado de...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

Nicely decorated restaurant. The service was excellent, same as the food quality. It's located in a central location in Havana, maybe that's the reason it's so expensive. It's worth going once.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank amanda19932016
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018
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¡Gracias por su opinión Amanda y por su visita! Siempre estaremos disponible para nuestros clientes. Esperamos que nos visite pronto.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Nice place, good portions of the food, the salad was bad with old lettuce and very small portion, service was ok not that good .

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AnaM11319
HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018
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Gracias Ana por su opinión, resolveremos todos esos detalles que nos ha señalado. Esperamos que nos visite pronto nuevamente.

Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

This place is the biggest scam. They fool the Europeans who think it’s great. As one reviewer stated the give you food from the day before. We had the bisteak which we could not cut or chew enough to make it go down without choking....More

Date of visit: June 2018
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HIGHVISTA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Cocina de Esteban, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 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

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December 30, 2018|
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Hola, En nuestro restaurante no aceptamos el pago por targetas visa. Solo en efectivo. Gracias y saludos.
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