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Calle Empedrado No. 152 entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio | La Habana, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8615304
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Bruges, Belgium
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57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Make sure you find this address, because from the street it only looks like a stairway, and even that is almost hidden. But it leads to a very cosy dining room on the first and a rooftop terrace on the second floor. Mind you: not many tables, so do make a reservation, like we did overnoon, while in the neighbourhood... More 

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

This has a stunning rooftop dining area. There is only a set menu with a choice of 4/5 different ones. It is very expensive for Havana and the food is good but not up to the price it charges. The lobster set menu is the best one. You do have to book for dinner- so call in during the day,... More 

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Thank Ridgehound
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Our hotel concierge recommended this spot to us and we weren't disappointed. Its a rooftop dining experience, and while the menu is very limited it was delicious and well prepared. It's only a block or two from the Plaza de Armas so steps away from many "post dinner" spots for late night drinks. Its a cool little spot and I... More 

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Rovinj, Croatia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

nice view, good waiters, expensive and average food we payed a normal lunch for two 42 cuc, and the food was poor/average. We screwed up as we went to this restaurant because we had to go to another with the same name 100 meters away which was twice as cheaper and better.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

This paladar was recommended to us by our hotel doorman and by a tour guide. You need to book. We went to book for a Saturday evening but the options were very limited so we made a Sunday evening booking. Its certainly popular and frequented by several large tour groups. Its certainly a beautiful setting and lovely views but the... More 

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Grenoble, France
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

Just had lunch there after walking the streets of old Havana. The view from the terrace is really nice. Good food, good service and very reasonable prices.

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Tain, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Our walking tour guide recommended this and took us to see the place and the menus. Realised at once that the menu was limited and rather dear. Mains at 18-20 CUC, 5CUC too much in my view but was very taken with the great setting with views over the sea to the fortress. When we arrived we saw to our... More 

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

nice rooftop venue in old havana with a hike to the rooftop seating. food was reasonable (shrimp/lobster/fish for 25 cuc) but shrimp was overcooked.

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Peterborough, England
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149 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

The upstairs balcony is open and overlooks the fort where the 9pm cannon is fired. Our guide recommended it for this reason and arranged a table for us at 8.30pm with the restaurant booking agent outside dressed in soldier's uniform. Not sure what success you'd have booking as an independent but perhaps I'm just a bit cynical? The setting was... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

I cant see Beyonce going back. It's OK but there are much better in Havana. Lovely rooftop terrace but can be windy. Our lunch for two with wine was 80 CUC (approx £54). We both had the pork which was OK. If you want the absolute best in rooftop eating in Havana, check out La Guarida. Best bit of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Empedrado No. 152 entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio | La Habana, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8615304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?