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La Bodeguita del Medio

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Empedrado No. 207 e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8671374
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a Mojito at this atmospheric, popular bar. Can get very busy but worth it. Good music and vibes. No food and best to avoid peak times.

Thank jennifer h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super experience - really Cuban feel. Busy but worth it. The decor is amazing. Just soak up the atmosphere.

Thank Sue W
Berg en Dal, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really overrated because Hemingway sat there for a few times?!?! The mojito is certainly not the best of Havana and expensive too. but then again seen it, done it...

Thank mariasophiavreman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice bar good music was very busy but nice to stop in for a drink. Located near the square in old havana so easy to find.

Thank Geraldine G
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For terrific Mojitos and cigars, great music, very special just slightly off the beaten path in old Havana I would highly recommend it. Additionally as with most popular places in old Havana it is one of Hemingway's favorite spots.

Thank Travelinggirl1961
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not a fun of cuban kitchen. I had a typical cooked beef meet with a sweet potatos and rice with a bean. On the top of that local beer- Bucanero. Food taste like everywhere else. This place is very popular, again just because of Hemingway. You can book also live music to enjoy your food with rythm of cuban... More 

Thank Mia W
Pavones, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Local food with fantastic atmosphere. The food is incredibly good. All options are local traditional food, simple plates but with no comparison. The place is also known for one of the best mojitos in town and there is cuban live music going all almost all the time. Some people start dancing even though the place is full with tables and... More 

Thank bukte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very busy place. Make sure you have reservations. Nice setting. Very good food and drinks. I recommend it. Not for children

Thank Haydée G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped by here on a Thursday evening as this feels like a "must stop" for american tourists, and was surprised how lively things were given the rest of the vibe in Old Havana. The bar is crowded and you literally need to bump and check your way up to the bar to get a Mojito($5CUC) The bartender was turning... More 

Thank TryppAdams
Koper, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Bodeguita del Medio is located in the Havana Vieja. You will notice it because there is always a lot of people drinking mojito and standing in front of the bar. It is a bar and a restaurant. We took one mojito and its good but nothing special for 5 € or 5 CUC. Bar it’s small but nice and... More 

Thank Alexina56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?