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“The best fresh pasta anywhere!”

La Carboncita Paladar
Ranked #64 of 818 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed February 25, 2013

I took a group of 9 here in February, and we had another amazing meal. The fresh pastas and pizzas were better than anything I've had in Canada. As with most Cuban places, ask what is fresh and what they have, this will ensure you get the best they can offer.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

We went to this restaurant before the Tropicana show because we heard that the food there was poor. We didn't regret our decision. We tried the Minestrone, Lasagne and Paella all of which were good. The staff also did their best to accommodate our very limited Spanish skills.

The main problem that we had was that they brought out our main course while we were still eating our starter which made us feel a bit rushed. Also, the portions are really big so we were full very quickly. To avoid these problems, I suggest ordering starters first and then mains (to share) so as to prolong the pleasurable experience and feel less rushed.

Overall, very good food but we would like to have enjoyed it in a more relaxed manner.

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Thank HaiBin_Doh
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

But overall best Italian restaurant in town.!

The owner is true Italian, really true Italian,
Loves life and shows it....he can be a character...

Hope you get the pleasure of meeting him....

Ambience, food, prices... All worth going...

I hear lithe lasagna is out of this world..

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Thank Mag G
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

I visited the Carboncita restaurant in January 2013. The paladar is located approximately 3km east of the Melia Habana (a 5 cuc taxi ride). The restaurant is located fairly close to the ocean, perhaps a block away. We sat on the patio and it was quite pleasant.
We all ordered the pizza and I have to say it was excellent. The individual pizza is enough to feed two people quite readily.
The quality of the cheese and of the other ingredients were very good.
If you are staying at the Melia Habana and want a good pizza away from the hotel, this is a very good place.

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Thank Rocks_to_travel
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

reccomended by Italian / Cuban friends , after long business trip in Central America I needed some Italian genuine food .
THAT's IT .
Service to be improved but Outstanding Site and food .
Pizza Top quality + Tagliolini con gamberi , Super
Very affordable prices

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Thank alexra66
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