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Doctor Cafe

#180 of 694 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle 28, between 1 & 3, Miramar, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2034718
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel the Capri. 10 minute cab ride into the quiet Miramar residential area. Unassuming location. There is no menu but the waiter explains what's available. We chose starters, prawns, advocado etc very nice. Our main course ...delicious filet steak and lobster cooked to perfection on the BBQ. Followed by our favourite - Key... More 

Thank SuzyCD
Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a place to visit if you are in Havana. I would like to give a special thanks to the owner Miguel for the great service and amazing meal we had. The food is very tasty and the desserts are amazing. I would highly recommend a visit either for lunch or dinner.

1 Thank odette s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, but some employee was smoking in the air conditioner area, we are not smoking people and the odor was all over the place.

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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Doctor Cafe is in the heart of Miramar on Calle 28 in between 1st and 3rd avenue. The location is very unassuming as it's in a very quiet residential street hidden away from the main avenues where the larger embassy buildings are. My wife and I went with a couple of friends who live in Miramar and were treated to... More 

Thank DrTL
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

We visited in March 2104 at the halfway point of a varadero-havana-varadero vacation. About 8 cuc cab ride from the Hotel Nacional and well worth the visit. We had the concierge there call and get us a table, no problem. Nice fresh tomato/basil/cheese/balsamic reduction salad and bread. I had Venison, she had the Lobster. By far the best meal we... More 

Thank ian b
Toronto, Canada
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

this small hidden gem is one of my faves. BBQ steak is insane. The mashed malanga is the best in the city. Very small and worth the search.

Thank OldCubanCigarStuff
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Best meal in havana by a mile, but also more expensive. Superb grilled food and friendly service. The lobster was delicious.

Thank thomsola
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Sea food on the grill is the speciality here. I was impressed with the service as well as the food. Price was much better than I had expected and they even ended the meal with offer of a free rum! It is a little hard to find, as are many paladares but definitely worth looking for.

Thank DeClute
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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241 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Dear Friends of ours took us to lunch at this amazing place. Don't worry about the entrance, once you are in, it is lovely, the proprietors, now Ada (a surgeon, and the daughter of the original Doctor!) and her husband, Miguel, are lovely. The food excels! Note the pictures of happy clients! Located in Miramar.

Thank soncijo
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We went there for dinner as it had good review on our travel guide (rough guides). What a deception! We ordered lobster and chicken. Lobster was good but very simply prepared, just grilled, no sauce and no side dish (had to pay extra for it) quite boring, and they charged more than 20 CUC for it where anywhere else in... More 

1 Thank CedricGlobetrotter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish, Cuban
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 28, between 1 & 3, Miramar, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2034718

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?