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Cafe Havana

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
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Excellent Cuban music

Fantastic place for great Cuban music, dance, and electrifying atmosphere. The music set starts at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MG0600
via mobile
Super fun salsa dancing and live music!

This place is really fun. If you're looking for a great vibe with live music and salsa dancing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenna G
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New York City, New York
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Calle Media Luna and Calle del Guerrero | Getsemaní, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place for great Cuban music, dance, and electrifying atmosphere. The music set starts at 11:00 PM so to get a table one should get there about 1 hr earlier. The place gets very crowded. While the music is excellent, the acoustic is not at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MG0600
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We too were looking for the ideal place to listen to some good Latin music and maybe some good dancing vibes. Cafe Havana looked like the places to experience the best Caribbean mood, but unfortunately this was very far from reality. The bar and setting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gino H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really fun. If you're looking for a great vibe with live music and salsa dancing, this is the place for you. There's a cover charge which is a bummer, and drinks are a little pricey. But otherwise, the atmosphere is totally worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jenna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the real deal. So much fun. Not to be missed. We went after dinner a few nights ago. Arrived at 9:45. The place filled up quickly. Perfect timing since the band began at 10pm. The live music is fantastic. The mojitos are too....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LondonHH72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location and atmosphere in a very different part of the old town. Great ambiance. Expensive

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rkigervaron
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Went tonight....Good vibe with lots of people dancing. Drinks I would say 2/5 ... nothing special and overpriced for Colombia. Fiancé ordered a daiquiri and was given a martini...Waitress didn’t speak English so couldn’t help us out. My real complaint is about the food...we ordered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank GovindRangrass
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We were hesitant to pay 30 pesos per person but it seemed like it was popular. Once we got in, the bar and all of the tables were full so we kept an eye on the tables since we just paid $60 pesos to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Valerie L
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We are avid salsa dancers and were excited about hearing the band and dancing. We heard the house band which was good, the two women singers were okay - more entertainers than singers but the guy was great. There was a two drink min and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 709aishaw
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Truly like you're stepping into the Havana of the 1950s. When we walked in the live band was playing El Quarto de Tula which is one of my favorites - I knew it would be a good night. The entrance has a sign which clearly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank UncleMex75
Reviewed October 31, 2018

So this is definitely a tourist trap etc. but we still enjoyed it :) There was a 30,000 COP cover charge per person to enter but it included 1 free drink (I think on weekdays it does include 1 drink)...so it came to about USD...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jdkerner66
November 26, 2018|
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Response from Tanyashia W | Reviewed this property |
No. It's a bar.
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Noelle M
December 25, 2016|
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Response from Mau151 | Reviewed this property |
It's preferred to have a reservation or it is better to go at 7:30-8:00 pm before the site gets crowded and it's OK for two ladies going along. Have a rum from Colombia caribbean coast and enjoy the night!
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