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La Bodeguita del Medio

) #82 of 760 Restaurants in Havana $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Latin,
Empedrado No. 207 | e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8671374
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ropa vieja” (19 reviews)
“live music” (90 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Empedrado No. 207 | e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Bodegita is a small bar restaurant not far from the cathedral. It is well known among tourists to enjoy a mojito and where Ernest Hemingway visted.

Thank 7lalad
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always packed and over priced. Nothing really to see and it is on a narrow street with not much around it. Popular because of Hemingway but not worth the time or money.

Thank SooSteelers
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must do while in Havana---food was just ok, the mojitos were good though...overall, I'd say go for it!

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I didn't get to come here on my first visit to Havana so was on my list this year. Very busy, loved the building and the food was fabulous. Probably the best I had in Havana. Nothing fancy... fish, rice, beans...but really well cooked, simple...More

Thank Nonyg
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I visited this famous and traditional restaurant in Havana to eat local dishes and to drink the famous Mojitos . We loved it . The Rice , black beans , lobster tails were delicious . The Mojitos are small but good ....More

Thank karentcb12
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

La Bodeguita del Medio is home to Ernest Hemingway's favorite Mojito. The outside of the bar is jam-packed with tourists, artists and a few Cuban 'hustlers' while the inside is crammed with no AC. Would recommend just stopping by here for a Mojito though they...More

Thank Cat_Taveras
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the spirit of this place. Lot of famous people were here. Very good Mojito as welcome drink. Fine beef with potatoes, rice with red beans and salad. This meal was much better then in our 4 star all inclusive hotel at Varadero. Worth...More

1  Thank Marián Č
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a queue of tourists waiting to enter this famous bar when we turned up at lunchtime. Thankfully our tour guide had the foresight to book us a table for lunch at the bodeguita, so we waltzed past the queue in to the restaurant...More

1  Thank alunwyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually stayed above here in an apartment so saw a lot of partying. The street is closed to traffic which is nice so people party outside. Looked like a lot of fun if that's your deal. Good for a pix as it's famous and...More

1  Thank grlav8r777
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yeah. We went there as well. It was a raining day. The place was fun. Lots of drinks, and amazing music. But, it is so small, and there is so much people inside that it is nearly impossible to be there more than half an...More

Thank Dinis S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Empedrado No. 207 | e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8671374
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