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Restaurante El Aljibe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$15 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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All reviews roasted chicken black beans chicken special plantains salad fries ice cream potatoes croquettes all you can eat cigar shop secret sauce served family style famous chicken tour group tour bus state owned restaurant
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Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

An interesting place with a simple dish - toasted chicken, fried banana, moros y cristianos. You would nit expect the wine menu and especially not the best wine cellar I have seen in my life. Try also the ice cream

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Blackpunto
Reviewed March 3, 2019

We recently visited Havana on a cruise tour. The mid-day break was lunch at the Restaurante El Aljibe. We were seated at a large table and proceeded to have a leisurely, outdoor, covered lunch which included salad, plantains, croquettes, assorted appetizers, an alcoholic beverage, and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TJouer
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

The first time we ate here the food was amazing, great service and a good deal for the “special” at a price of 12CUC. The second visit was quality as good but the third time the food was served cold and had to be taken...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sirenita123
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

A state owned restaurant with a covered outdoor venue the restaurant serves traditional Cuban food. As we were on a Viking cultural Cuba cruise, our selections were limited. We had a family style chicken with rice and black beans. Very nice sauce and tasty. Appetizers...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 112royf
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch at El Aljibe while on our tour of Havana. The service was wonderful, and the view was breathtaking. I enjoyed Swordfish for lunch and I had homemade ice cream for dessert. The food was awesome and beautiful.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tishr2018
Reviewed February 7, 2019

We were on a tour and I was so disappointed with where we were eating, I asked our tour guide, where can I get black beans and rice, I want real Cuban food! She suggested El Aljibe and I ate as much as a family...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Marge C
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Since I started taking groups here the service has declined. They forget to bring dishes to the table, the food is average at best, they don't bring seconds as asked, forget to serve drinks. This is what you get from a state run restaurant where...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Peter D
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Very good rice and beans . The facility needs some improvements , the food is OK if you like to eat only authentically Cuban Food but in general this is not the place I will recommend .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank toppsolutions
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Our tour took us to the El Aljibe restaurante in Havana. It was a very large rest. and since we were a group the lunch was pre-ordered. To our surprise the chicken, beans and rice were excellent. Reminded me of good home cooking. The servers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We had an excellent lunch here earlier in the month with fellow tourists from our Viking Cruise. Entering the restaurant we were escorted to the table set aside for our tour bus. We were immediately brought a welcome drink of a Rum Collins. Servers were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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February 9, 2017|
Response from elaljibecuba | Property representative |
El Restaurante El Aljibe recrea un estilo campestre con techo de guano y áreas bien ventiladas. Por tal motivo Ud puede fumar donde desee, pero le sugiero el espacio que está a la derecha de la entrada al salón, frente al... More
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February 8, 2017|
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Response from elaljibecuba | Property representative |
Muchas gracias por interesarse en nuestro restaurante. Las cocteles están sobre la base de 2.50-3.00 CUC, las cervezas a 2.00 y 2.50 CUC (nacionales e importadas, respectivamente), los refrescos a 1.50 y 2.00 CUC... More
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January 28, 2017|
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Response from elaljibecuba | Property representative |
Como bien Ud dice, el agua no es problema porque es embotellada. En cuanto a los cocteles debo decirle que nunca se nos ha presentado situación desfavorable alguna al respecto. El restaurante se encuentra categorizado, para... More
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