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“A true Chef's tasting experience in a beautiful setting”
Review of Hecho en Casa

Hecho en Casa
Ranked #166 of 991 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $29
Description: Small and cozy place, where the client and what he likes, leads the proposal of this "Home-Restaurant" of authentic homemade cuisine. "Hecho en Casa", a different experience.
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Description: Small and cozy place, where the client and what he likes, leads the proposal of this "Home-Restaurant" of authentic homemade cuisine. "Hecho en Casa", a different experience.
Reviewed January 8, 2019

I would have to say that Hecho en Casa was my favorite dining experience on my recent trip to Cuba. Not only was the food incredible - an assortment of delicious dishes inspired by traditional Cuban cuisine, but the ambiance was amazing. It was like eating in Chef Alina's beautiful home, with a staff that was professional but not at all stuffy. She came to our table to talk to us multiple times, and we learned how to make a real Cuban mojito (they add bitters and never muddle the leaves). I highly recommend this place in Miramar/Playa (Havana)!!! The menu varies daily, and is written on a chalkboard. We tried one of every appetizer, several main courses and both desserts--rum ice cream and a dish listed simply as tomatoes. I asked her what it is called in Spanish as she said "tomate." lol. It was divine. Candied tomatoes spiced with cinnamon and star anise.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Thank Otehlia C
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

If you want a freshly prepared, unique and delicious meal this place is a MUST! From the excellent service to the wonderful food Hecho en Casa was an outstanding dining experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tinayalex
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

This is the authetic cuban dinner! Made in the house, it is like the food the granma prepare to you, great!! I found it in alamesacuba, they make reservations on line

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Yacselys P
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Small and charming restaurant in Miramar district with two floors, three or four tables on each floor. Menu changes daily and is advised by the waiting staff. Food is freshly prepared each day according to what is obtained in the markets and gardens. Having said all that I was not impressed, my starter of piquillos rellanos con atun was about the same standard as the stuff that comes out of a tin in Spain, nothing wrong with that but nothing special. To follow I had tacos con pollo which was massively disappointing; the chicken was dry and the tacos would have broken the plate if dropped on it from not a great height. The mango salad was fresh, tasty and well dressed.
It is a shame that the food was so disappointing as the enthusiasm of the owner/chef was overwhelming and comendable, the restaurant was clean and well decorated in a modern style and the service was very good. Unfortunately there are too many better restaurants in La Habana to warrant a return here.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Thank felipehavana
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

After arriving in Havana, I went directly to this restaurant to meet people and was pleasantly surprised by my first taste of Cuban cuisine. A small place in a residential neighborhood in the suburbs ensures that it is local and authentic. The food was fresh, healthy and delicious. There are a lot of vegetarian options so no problem for vegetarians or gluten free. The service was warm and lovely. You could tell that everyone involved with this restaurant was very proud of it. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Thank jilltarinw
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