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El viejo amigo

Manrique & San Nicolas, Dragones No 356,, Havana, Cuba
861 8095
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good46%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
25 Jun 2017
“Good food”
11 Apr 2017
Restaurant Hours
Cuban, Caribbean, Latin, International, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Manrique & San Nicolas, Dragones No 356,, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Went there twice last week. The first time I asked for Ropa Vieja and got bistec uruguayo instead. The waitress insisted that I asked for bistec and would not bring Ropa Vieja unless I paid for both dishes. The bistec was a soggy mess. Because...More

Thank BobMyr
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Good food in a nice place with local specialities. Anyway, their air conditioning is totally freezing and annoying...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I go there every every time I visit Cuba with my family , great food , good portion , great staff They need to improve on desserts and drinks only the rest is okay !!!

Thank henrycuesta10
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We really enjoyed the food at el viejo amigo and were happy to see that we were the only tourists there, which is always a good sign. Service was also fast and attentive. The only downside is the very cold ac and dark decor.

Thank camilasarmanho
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Even though located in Chinese quarter this is definitely not a typical China restaurant. Huge portions, Cordero perfectly tender, best Pina Coladas during our 16 days trip. Only one point: A/C was super cold, I was very much looking forward to finally get the orderd...More

Thank HolgadieWaldfee
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We used to go to this place in the past and always enjoyed the food. However in our most recently visit we found the food ok, but they don't make one of their most famous desserts anymore (Mamey Glace), one of the reasons why we...More

Thank karelgc
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Very clean. The persons who serve know their job and do it perfectly. The food is good and not that expensive, you can take back what you did not eat. Do not be afraid of the place when you arrive, the Inside is completly different...More

Thank YinYang01
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The food here was great. The portions are very generous and the ambiance is awesome. The restaurant has Chinese décor, Cuban food on the menu, and Mexican music playing in the background. Talk about multi-cultural.

Thank Eduardo G
Reviewed 22 June 2015

this restaurant is located in China Town, you can't imagine such a great restaurant from outside, once inside I consider this to be a 5Star Restaurant, from the service to the food it was really really good and very inexpensive, we order a plate to...More

1  Thank 334maricelav
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Got here for lunch a very hot day. In chinatown. A long stair to climb until we reached a nice open cool restaurant. The windows were closed to make the sun keep out so it was a soft light indoors and a relaxed feeling. My...More

2  Thank Karminator
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manrique & San Nicolas, Dragones No 356,, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 861 8095
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