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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban, Central American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice lunch spot at corner of plaza vieja. Very good vibe with great live music. Food is average, but would definitely go back again. Prices are ok. They also have nice interior which you probably could look at for few hours.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at the Pizza Retro section of this restaurant. Had a cold beer and finger foods in the past, and the Pizza menu caught my attention - so I thought I would give it a try. The decor was very cool and retro, overall...the service was good. However I was disappointed with the pizza. The dough was very gummy and the sauce was tasteless - definitely lacked seasoning. I ordered the onion pizza and there was way too much onions. I didn't finish the pizza and asked the rest to go. I was surprised to see that I was charged for the takeaway container and bag - I should have been advised before. Most likely will not return for pizza here again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They changed the name Now it s Pizza Retro !! It s awful Bloody expensive The staff is here just to make money and try to sell you more and more !! I felt so uncomfortable Maybe for a drink and music but not sure

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe we just ordered the wrong dish - but it was awful. We got the most expensive item on the menu (the special Cuban ribs, at our waiter’s suggestion). I’m not sure I’ve ever seen so much fat and so little meat on any type...of meat dish. I should have taken a picture of the leftover fat. Our hands were so greasy simply trying to eat the ribs it took multiple napkins just to wipe them off. La Vitrola is a popular place and there’s good music and a fun vibe - just order something else…More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed January 10, 2024 via mobile

Had lunch here during our stay in Havana. Nice atmosphere, very busy outside on street and inside. Food nice, relatively cheap!! Staff friendly and bubbly.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed December 29, 2023 via mobile

Visited many times during our stay. Band in the evenings were fabulous. Draught beer, cocktails and selection of food - all great. Staff were amazing but special shout out for Ronaldo. Would def recommend and return.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed December 9, 2023 via mobile

My husband and I went here 3 times while in Havana. Two times for dinner and on our last day, stopped in for a beer before heading to the airport. All times we got a table outside where we could see the bustle of Plaza...Vieja. The service was fantastic and very attentive. The food was excellent. Ropa Vieja is a must. We also got an appetizer plate with meatballs, cheese and bruschetta. They have live music in the afternoons and during dinner which is a great addition to the experience. The price was reasonable when you paid in U.S dollars. About $40.00 for dinner for 2 with drinks. Try it out. You won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed November 19, 2023 via mobile

Americana-styled bar/restaurant on the corner of Plaza Vieja. Stopped for a beer and the benefit of their outside fans and eventually stayed for a bit of lunch. Friendly staff who spoke English. Had tacos then fajitas. Tacos were very nice but the fajitas ended up...being lightly battered chicken (with a few chips and some refried beans). Also had a good band intermittently playing who were good too. Not ridiculously expensive as you'd expect in a tourist hotspot. Decent tourist fare witjout being overly brilliant.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed November 13, 2023

Reviewing Pizza Retro that is part of La Vitrola. We find the service is much better at Pizza Retro so always sit on that side. We love their Margarita Pizza, pastas and they have the BEST Bruschetta of anywhere we have eaten. We had dinner...there twice and breakfast once. The dinners are much better than the breakfast. The toast with breakfast is extremely dry and hard. We ordered American coffee and they brought sugar which we don't use but no milk or cream. They said coffee Americana does not come with milk so we asked for a bit of milk. They brought a cup of warm milk and charged 350 pesos for it. Definitely worth going to for the pizzas and pastas.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed November 8, 2023 via mobile

The restaurant's decoration is unique, with different antique furniture and objects, all colorful like Cuban style. The food was delicious, although a bit pricey, probably due to the high inflation. The service was excellent. We will definitely come back !

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed October 18, 2023 via mobile

A lively fun place live music, a large menu with many options my ropa vieja of lamb was fabulous!!! We were a big group of friends (12) and everyone ordered different things and everyone super happy (except my boyfriend :( he had ordered the fajitas...and to be honest they were not the fajitas we are used to (they dont come in a fajita wrap or anything to wrap the meat in) so basically too dry meat in a small saucepan was served! Other then that all great!!!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed July 29, 2023

Fantastic restaurant great food and live music. Probably the best restaurant in the area. The staff here are brilliant, and take care of their customers. The restaurant is full of buzz, the live music is a nice touch also.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 1, 2023 via mobile

It was OK. Nice cocktails, nothing special for food but better than the median in havana a little bit expensive but the night that we visit it there were and AMAZING band and we had a great night! Plus the best staff in the city!...Well done guys!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed May 22, 2023 via mobile

Great place! Great choice of food and drinks, good music and welcoming staff! Highly recommended! During my stay in Havana we visited the place various times for breakfast and dinner. The music and musicians were top!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed May 1, 2023 via mobile

Nicely decorated cozy restaurant, both outdoor & indoor sittings. They have English menu, waitress speaks English & helpful. We had lunch there on Sunday, it was very busy. We had Grilled chicken breast & grilled fish both were served with rice; Tamale. Food is delicious,...service is good & fast. US$ exchange was 175 pesos.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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