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California Cafe

Calle 19 3 | Between N and O, Havana 10400, Cuba
+53 5 2689643
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veggie burger” (9 reviews)
“hummus” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cuban, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 19 3 | Between N and O, Havana 10400, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem, must visit if in Havana! Just a block away from Hotel Nacionale and the ocean. Shrimp dishes are excellent! Ate here 3 days while in Havana and the bar staff was so much fun! Nice selection of cocktails but must...More

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar/grill was a two minute walk from our hotel and we visited everyday during our recent trip. The food is excellent, can certainly recommend the burgers and the pork skewers which were amazing. The staff are warm and friendly making you feel at home...More

Thank DamianH50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss out on this place while in Cuba! It was only a short walk from our hotel, unfortunately we only stayed two nights, but I would have gone back for every meal If I could. The staff were all so friendly and welcoming,...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel National just around the corner, the quality of the food and portion size were fantastic, lovely atmosphere

Thank Kev K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed just round the corner and wanted a reasonable priced meal and something the kids could easily choose from. We were not disappointed, the food and service were great. A really good find.

Thank lisa k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the Nacionale, we wanted something nearby with vegetarian options. We followed TripAdvisor reviews to the California Cafe and were not disappointed at all. A charming place, with a relaxed atmosphere, live music, lovely staff and a mean mojito. Our food was absolutely delicious...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Stumbled upon this great place whilst out walks no and it became a life saver. The food here is great quality, the staff are just fab and the prices are great. I would recommend this place in a heart beat.

1  Thank Jasmine R
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Having stayed at National de Cuba it was a great find. A 5 min walk away, the food was so good, not a huge menu but what is on it is majestic. A nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. It was that good we went...More

Thank con16507
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I stayed at the Nacional we Cuba and this little gem is right around the corner. The mix of traditional Cuba and Califorrnia cuisine worked perfect. The veggies fritters were good and not greasy. Our main dish came from the specials menu which was a...More

Thank Erika R
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We recently went there and were impressed by the food, the great cocktails and the friendly staff. So much so we went there more than once! The vegetarian options were some of the best we saw in Cuba. Plenty of meat options too, which were...More

Thank SLF2906
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19 3 | Between N and O, Havana 10400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 5 2689643
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Description
Located in the Vedado district of Havana two blocks from the Malecon and the Hotel Nacional. Enjoy music, mojitos and cuisine mixing the best of Cuba and California including our famous Cuban sandwich and vegetarian entrees!
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