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El Guajirito

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Calle Zulueta # 658 | La Habana Vieja, Cuba., Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8622760
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New York City
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recommended by our Pedi-cab driver so we knew, when he accompanied us up to the restaurant, he was going to get in on the action. When we were given the menu, we knew we were right. The prices were double and triple the prices in the best restaurants we had already been to in Old Habana. It’s possible that they... More 

1 Thank nycfrequentflyer
Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a treat. This place was one of the best meals I had while visiting. The food was extremely flavorful, the waitresses were adorable and dressed super cute. Very unique atmosphere and so glad we went.

Thank kaneki413
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Country atmosphere, rustic furniture, paper towels, cute waitresses, trivial food that you can find much more cheaper elsewhere, prices ridiculously high,you also pay the seals that normally accompany the dishes. It 's a real trap. With 1/3 of the price you can eat better in many beautiful local of the city. To be avoided.

Thank Umberto A
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is terribly overpriced. My friend had a fish and rice dish that was really a rice dish with a little fish. So it was a $90 meal for three people. (Four people if you include my cab drivers free lunch.) It is hard to get a good meal in Havana, but this is not the place. To be... More 

Thank Rick G
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took a private tour of Havana and our guide brought us here to experience an upbeat Cuban restaurant. To start off I must say the servers had the "WOW" factor as they were dressed quite sexy, but then again there we were in the heart of Havana. I wouldn't expect anything less....... We enjoyed the open... More 

Thank CRAK123
Playa San MIguel, Costa Rica
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we let our cab driver talk us out of another place and eat here......after we got home, he was no longer our cab driver......the food can be bad enough in cuba already, but this place really took it to another level.....it came out in just a couple minutes, maybe a bit less......my ropa vieja was microwaved and had the lovely... More 

1 Thank Brandon_Rossi
Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken to this restaurant by an unscrupulous tour guide on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Stay away. This place is a tourist trap that provides kick-backs (free meals) to guides. The only thing Cuban about this restaurant is that it is in Havana. It offers North Americanized cuisine which is way overpriced, 15 Convertible Pesos (or roughly 15 US... More 

2 Thank Greg R
Miami Beach, Florida
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363 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The entertainment was ok. The entree was very good but appetizer and desert really bad. There was glass in my sisters cocktail. Wifi zone (in Havana this is a big deal) & smoking section for your cohiba.

1 Thank Sven P
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only is a tourist trap with VERY expensive dishes, the food is very mediocre and the service is the worst in all Havana. All the girls that work there look unhappy and tired of what they are doing.

1 Thank sagapotravel
Delray Beach, Florida
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cold food, old seafood, unpleasant staff. I never wrote a negative review before but this time I have to. I was recommended this restaurant by local individuals working at the hostel I was staying at when I inquired about a local restaurant that had good roasted pork ( a must-have in Cuba). To begin with, this restaurant is on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Zulueta # 658 | La Habana Vieja, Cuba., Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8622760
Delicious cuban food, in a country side ambiented restaurant in the Havana

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