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“Amazing! Must eat here!”
Review of Starbien

Starbien
Ranked #5 of 821 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $22
Cuisines: Cuban, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We inform to our customers that we will be closed from July 16 to August 6 by Remodeling. Please, Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks.
Reviewed February 21, 2014

Amazing food, quality and service. We booked as we heard it was a popular restaurant. Slightly pricey. Good to see great dining is available finally in Havana.

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Reviewed February 2, 2014

This was our first meal in Havana, lunch, and it was terrific. The seafood and cheese ravioli was excellent and the service was perfect...This was our first meal and as it turned out one of the best...

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Thank DaiWeiShi
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is an interesting little paladar in the vedado area.

Some places in Vedado can be tough to find. One way roads, poor signage and the ever present potholes! But this paladar is worth the trip.

Built in to a house, they've done a very good job at turning it in to a place to eat. There are several different levels inside that offer a bunch of places to eat. Plus there is a small patio on the first floor and I think another one on the second floor, if you want to eat outside. The place is very clean, including the bathrooms (not something you always get!).

Service was very good. They were quick to serve us and the food didn't take long (by Cuban standards) to arrive.

The food was pretty good. They have some good options on the menu to pick from. One warning, if you order steak, a medium steak here is still blood red in the middle.. Not a medium you'd get back home (yes I've found that out the hard way a few times!) But otherwise, the food was very good.

this is a good place to grab a meal, but Havana is quickly exploding with some really amazing paladars. Would I recommend this place, you bet and I know we'll be going back again.. But in my opinion it is not the best paladar in Havana, not yet anyways.

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Thank Trippy667
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Typically of many Cuban private restaurants, drinks were slow to arrive and the food service was rushed.
Certainly eating in the privates restaurants consistently provide better food at much cheaper prices.
We dinned in one of the downstairs room of what must have been a fabulous home.
Spinach and mushroom ravioli was wonderful.as was the pâté that was put done with the bread.
Fish was delicious.
Worth going to.

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Thank amadeusny
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

Walked here from Habana Libre hotel, which took about 20 minutes. The restaurant is located on two floors of a house that has been very nicely renovated and there is a delightful elderly gentleman sitting on a chair in the street checking out everyone who enters.
Take a moment to look at the original 1920s times on the walls and floor. On both visits we ate upstairs close to the modern bar in [welcome] icy air conditioning. The tables are laid very smartly and the food is presented on huge plates.
There is a complimentary bread basket with two smooth pates - one meat and one vegetarian - absolutely delicious. I recommend the spaghetti carbonara [huge], the ravioli stuffed with blue cheese and spinach, plus the fish fillet.
Complimentary starter, 4 mains, 2 salads, 1 beer and 3 waters cost CUC41.

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Thank CarolineSMelbourne
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