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El Dandy

Street Brasil # 401 corner Sreet Villegas | Plaza de Cristo in Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8676463
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (37 reviews)
“tapas” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Bar, Cafe, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Street Brasil # 401 corner Sreet Villegas | Plaza de Cristo in Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were staying in an apartment on Villegas and literally bumped into El Dandy after walking in the city and getting hot and thirsty We tried the beer and home made lemonade the first time in, plus olives and cheese, sweet potato fries and padron...More

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This bar is for me maybe one of the best place in Havanna where you can hang out or chilling or drink a good mojito or eat good tacos 🌮 or what ever!!! The stuff are very lovely i can recommend this place and will...More

Thank Mac B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little corner cafe with a warm ambiance and delicious drinks. It is tiny, so the space fills up quickly, but we managed to get a seat within a few minutes.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After stupidly assuming Cubans might have a siesta and eat late (not) a late night adventure led us to El Dandy in search of some local fare. Tapas style food and local beers in a "Hemmingwayesque" environment provided a fantastic first night experience which wont...More

1  Thank Brett S
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

El Dandy was our home away from home, our watering hole and our meeting spot before a night out. It was in a perfect central location, cheap delicious food, decorated with amazing photos and art, incredible staff, lots of buzzing energy and the cutest cafe...More

1  Thank Alie S
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

In general "breakfast" is tricky to find in Havana but I had the best breakfast at el dandy! I order an omelet and my friend got Mexican scrambled eggs and both were a great portion! We had no problems getting a receipt when we asked...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I had read many times that even the good food in Cuba is bad so when we ended up here for lunch on day 1 and enjoyed our meals we decided why risk anywhere else and came back every day for lunch. The food was...More

Thank Jjeennzz
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Very good food, considering the horrible Cuban food standards and lack of any taste in many other restaurants in Havana. Although far from authentic, the mexican food here is very decent. Service on the other hand need a LOT of work. I guess they don't...More

Thank gsxr
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Great bar except for the flies everywere.food excellent and pina colada. Got charged for a extra one but it was taken of the bill.check and remember wat u ordered!! Plus 10% on all bills.ribs are 10cuc and pina colada 4cuc and beers 2cuc.

Thank Ellen Sherlock S
Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is a small cozy cafe with friendly service and authentic breakfast (that's what we had) and deliscious/grandma-style cafe con leche! the entire cafe has about 4 or 5 tables with a lot of random props as part of its design which gives it a...More

Thank suzysuzanne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Street Brasil # 401 corner Sreet Villegas | Plaza de Cristo in Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8676463
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Description
Café and galleri opens at 08:00 AM for breakfast. Lunches and Tapas are served until 24:00. Bar serving drinks and with a large variety of caribbean rom. Street Brasil 401 Between Viellgas and Cristo. Plaza De Cristo Old Havana.
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