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“Brilliant, special location”
Review of El Cocinero

El Cocinero
Ranked #75 of 902 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Some negative reviews here, but while unaffordable to locals, a good meal with drinks was 25 CUC per head, which is justified by great food, amazing roof top venue, fun art, good service. Not for disabled or those who don’t like heights. Only negative for us was the flies before sunset. Small. Need to book ahead or go early. Yes it’s not for everyone. But the best, or equal best we had food wise. Would be happy to recommend to a friend. A sense of fun required, with some adventurous spirit. A Wow for us.

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Thank MootHouse
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Booked here on the strength of TA reviews and wasn’t disappointed. The restaurant is on the roof (under an awning that kept out most of the rain falling the night we visited). It’s cool, but not intimidatingly so. The food was excellent and the cocktails and mocktails very enjoyable.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is a must for anyone traveling to Havana. Great drinks, great food, fabulous waiter. Eat here and then go next door to the FAC (Art Factory). It's worth the 30 minute journey from the centre of town.

Thank Georgia K
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to have dinner before/after visiting Fabrica de Arte Cubano. Atmosphere is everything in this restaurant. Empanadillas were really good, crunchy outside and yummy inside!

Thank DavidSMT
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Havana has a lot of hidden gems, one of them, El Cocinero restaurant. It is a place where well trained staff are attentive to your needs and food is impeccable. It will always be a pleasure to eat here. My pleasure!

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