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“Simply Delicious”

La Carboncita Paladar
Ranked #49 of 783 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Cash Only, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Jersey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Simply Delicious”
Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

If you are ever anywhere near Havana, take a trip to the beautiful suburb of Miramar. Broad avenues lined with mansions and greenery. Tucked in there somewhere you will find a little gem called La Carboncita. I first found this place by doing research for my trip to Cuba on a website. I couldn't find it in any of the guide books so I thought it would be a nice little unspoilt gem. The food on offer is simply prepared and unbelievably delicious. For pasta dishes you chose your type of pasta from the menu and then choose a sauce to go with it. My fiancé had the linguine arrabiata and it was perfect. Their choice of pizzas is excellent and mouth watering. I had a ham and mushroom pizza and it ranked right up there with the best I have ever had. The staff are attentive and very helpful but make your life easier by learning some Spanish before you go to Cuba. Overall the atmosphere was great, the food was amazing and reasonable priced and the house is nicely decorated and a nice place to be. Highly recommended.

Visited October 2013
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Mahina, French Polynesia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The 2nd Italian embassy in La Habana!”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

Very good italian restaurant, staff very nice & pro!
The Chief is up at 200% all the time!
A ++ recomanded place, if you pass around there!

  • Visited October 2013
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Havana, Cuba
1 review
“The best Italian resturaunt”
Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

The service was just the best.
Anyone in Cuba that needs good food go there.
You won't be disappointed, guaranteed.

Visited October 2013
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Returned visit and was not disappointed”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Returned to this Paladar on our recent visit to Havana and as with the first trip we were not disappointed. Some improvements have been made with regard to décor and layout and the place was a lot more busy than last time. The food remains excellent, Lasanga, Carbonara, Pizza and Fish were all chosen from the menu this time and each dish was flavoured and cooked well and thoroughly enjoyed. The Paladar is very clean, well maintained with friendly and efficient service. Another place we'll visit when next in Havana.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Melliemou
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best italian food in Havana!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Better late than never. Best pizza i have had anywhere!!!!!!!!!!!! I had great service in a great atmosphere. Cant wait to get back there!!!!!!!!!!

  • Visited April 2013
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