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Somos Cuba Restaurant

San Ignacio 202, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8647534
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Cuban, Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
San Ignacio 202, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner for four at Somos Cuba. Wonderful food, and Soo much fun to talk to Ivan as he prepared our dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favourite food experience on our trip. Ivan and his staff were a delight and they aim to please. Don't be turned off by the neighbourhood or decor. Ivan's cooking is magnificent. You will want to experience this authentic Cuban experience! Do yourself...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jamesbH737SY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gem in the heart of Old Havana. Don't get spoked by the entrance. The restaurant is on the upper floor. THE GOOD: the flavor! oh my God! it is delicious! one course only, one menu item with different meats or veggies. There is no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank elviajeronopajero
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an absolute gem, hidden away in an atmospheric apartment in the heart of Havana Vieja. We arrived unannounced and the owners opened for us, making delicious cocktails and vegetarian food while we sat and chatted with them in their kitchen, which feels...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 806nwk
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We actually found out about this place on trip advisor so we wanted to try it out. Was quite hard to locate but we are so pleased we did! We liked it so much that we ended up spending 2 of our 4 nights in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tinatinua
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant with unique and fun experience. Basically, tiny restaurant with seating for a dozen or so guests in a very rustic (in a nice way) an almost home like setting. You get to watch your food being cooked by chef Ivan and his partner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank amk_sin
Reviewed December 7, 2018

The host and hostess were incredibly nice and welcoming. We went with my grandmother and when she had trouble with the stairs, the host helped had someone help her up and personally helped her down himself! The food and juices were made right in front...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kem P
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Ivan(the cook) was very friendly, the place it self is very nice and unique, the food was really good !!!! my husband an i, we had two ropa vieja, two beers and two mohitos, we paid 35 CUC...i found it a bit expensive for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank danielajulita
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Just arrived in Havana we chose this place on the strength of Tripadvisor reviews. When we found it, at the top of a staircase in a crumbling old house, we weren't disappointed. Tasty food cooked in one corner of a fascinating room while we sat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank georgeduda
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We entered to the restaurant and we thought it's somebody's house and we mistaken the address. Luckily we stayed for dinner :) The ingredients were super fresh and the meal very tasty. Prices were not that cheap but as for Havana it was a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ronnie_pll
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dennis s
December 4, 2018|
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Response from blairsuenick | Reviewed this property |
Reservations don't look necessary and I don't know their phone number...but many foreign phones don't work in Cuba anyway. It looks very much a word of mouth place. Ivan and Leidi own the restaurant and Leidi speaks English.
Nicky V
October 14, 2018|
Response from TJK534 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not able to attach a map, but the restaurant is on the west side of San Ignacio, half way between Obrapia and Lamparilla, about 2 blocks west of the north end of Plaza de San Francisco (across the street from where the... More
Elizabeth M
April 7, 2018|
Response from Larry W |
No hay un tiempo exactamente.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Ignacio 202, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8647534
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