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La Bodeguita del Medio

Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8671374
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban
$$ - $$$
Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It used to be the best place in Habana good frijoles . Now still good food but bad drinks..but still worth the visit.

Thank Adolfo C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved this place. On a side street with tons of action but great spot for Mojito and cigar! Another one of Hemingway's stops that you need to swing by for a drink!

Thank DanZ734
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another of Hemingways haunts this a another stop on the tourist trail. We loved it, bit of a queue but the bar service is quick and efficient. The best part of this experience apart from the delicious mojitos is the people watching on the street...More

Thank Ormeau34
Reviewed 5 days ago

A must see! An unforgettable place event after al these years. Don't forget to drink your mojito otherwise you will regret it!

Thank michaelcavaliere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of those must-dos if you’re a Hemingway fan. Though the jury is out on how often he actually drank there, it’s centrally located and easy to get to. It was super crowded when we arrived, but nonetheless we had delicious mojitos.

Thank Hexsign
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was on the list for must stop in Old Havana, Cuba because every where online said so. It is a stopping point because it claims to be the birthplace of Mojitos. It's extremely busy and tiny. No air conditioning if you care. We HAD...More

Thank MRoseNguyen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing restaurant and bar, great music, atmosphere and the food is brilliant, especially the seafood...wow cant wait to go back....

Thank TurpieFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked by here (but didn't stop) one late September afternoon, thinking the vibe was great. So, I was thrilled we stopped here on an evening walking tour of Havana. It was the most vibrant place I walked by in the old town area. Definitely...More

Thank FoodLovrr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Promoted by Hemingway as the best place for Mojito in Havana . It is amazing to watch the amount of cocktails they sell each evening. We came back there a few times !! Wonderful atmosphere !!

Thank Elizur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Havana on a cruise and this place was our lunch stop during our tour. It was priced as part of our total tour so I have no idea about the expense but the food was good and the atmosphere was great. Our...More

Thank Priusprof
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Manuel C
June 23, 2018|
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Response from PIER V | Reviewed this property |
Solamente aceptan tarjetas en los negocios mas establecidos y es muy dificil, las tarjetas americanas no funcionana alla.. te conviene cambiar dinero en el aeropuerto asi no te arriesgas a nada... tambien son comunes los... More
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Suzanne B | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. There are only 8 bar stools in an "L" shaped bar. It opens up onto the street. Many people get their drinks and stand outside to listen to the local music. Worth the trip. Try off hours and it might not be... More
September 28, 2017|
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Response from petpringles | Reviewed this property |
Gosh...never paid attention to the hours of operations... sorry! We we're just happy just to be there to absorb the ambience, get a table (more like shared with another couple until they left) but nonetheless, we had great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $10
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, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8671374
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