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Al Carbon

Calle Aguacate No. 9 | Esq. A Chacon, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8639697
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“suckling pig” (44 reviews)
“pork tacos” (6 reviews)
“lechon” (6 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Cuban, Central American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Aguacate No. 9 | Esq. A Chacon, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is warm space which lends itself to really relaxed and fun evening. Staff are very gracious. Expansive menu with some great options. The suckling pig is famous and does not have a lot of meat but quite unique. The lobster was excellent! Great bar...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meats in general are very large, I was impressed by the sizes. It is better to eat at these places than the other restaurants that have appetizer+maindish+dessert+mojito.

Thank Isabela G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are foodies and travel a lot. This was one of the best meals we’ve had. The suckling pig was perfect- juicy, falls off the bone, with perfect crispy skin! The vegetables tasted so fresh - I suspect there was a garden...More

Thank Expedition402325
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous authentic Cuban fare n reasonable prices. Excellent service. Must go when in Havana. Cash only no cards.

Thank Balaji A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing evening. Charming restaurant tucked into a residential neighborhood. Charming kitchy décor with photos and art covering every bit of wall space. Personable staff, excellent service. Food and drinks were amazing. You must try the suckling pig! The chef is remarkable -- definitely...More

Thank allthewanderlust
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We had to get a reservation and was highly recommended by the concierge at the Hotel National. The restaurant was interestingly decorated , lot of Art and wall decor , the table was set with vinyl records and brightly colored table cloth . we had...More

Thank Camper103638
Reviewed September 17, 2018

There are very few restaurants I know that offer suckling pig on their menu, but if you’ve ever had it, you will leap at the opportunity to order it again.At Al Carbon it is one of the specialities of the house, and I can see...More

Thank Sphinx808
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Be sure to make a reservation in advance. When you walk in and are taken to your table the place settings are actual real record albums. Very nice touch. The servers are nothing to write home about but if you give them a chance they...More

Thank justcali
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Wonderful food - do not miss it ! The Leechon is a specialty and recommended - good service and nice decoration !

Thank Elizur
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The experience started out on the wrong foot with our being seated next to the door after asking for one of the other many tables in the space. The table was continuously next to a crowd of people entering, and I was seated under an...More

Thank Sdelta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Aguacate No. 9 | Esq. A Chacon, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8639697
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