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La Guarida

Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
+53 7 8669047
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“marlin tacos” (21 reviews)
“oxtail” (23 reviews)
“lobster” (106 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, International, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

La Guarida was the best restaurant we ate at in Havana. The views were spectacular, the service was great and most importantly the food was amazing! I would highly suggest making a reservation during sunset to get the best views and pictures. There is also...More

Thank Rsmercader
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hidden in the upper floors of an empty building, this restaurant is one of the best one can visit during the stay. Beware that it is cash only, it is not cheap, and reservation needed. They welcome you at their rooftop bar while waiting for...More

Thank popcornpops
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful rooftop space that is reservations only. We didnt know so they took us to the third floor where there was a shorter menu and a dj.. the scene was gorgeous but it def is not an authentic feel. . really mostly...More

1  Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Get in early and plan your reservation months in advance! Great to have some "luxury". Allow enough time to enjoy the rooftop bar sights before/after your meal. Reasonably priced. Great experience

1  Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The stairway entrance is grand! This restaurant looks amazing. Beautiful presentation and layout as it opens into different rooms plus the balcony. Unfortunately I was not able to dine as the restaurant was booked out. There is also a fun open air bar area upstairs...More

Thank Kerryfab
Reviewed 4 days ago

We managed to get a reservation at La Guarida for our last night in Havana (you need a reservation, and they're booked well in advance). After a week of mediocre food we weren't entirely sure what to expect, but had heard good things. Not only...More

Thank bahamasben
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was ok (not the best restaurant in town, for sure). Location was average; we've been seated in the lower floor which was very old fashioned with no air conditioning and quite smelly.

Thank Federico G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The best view and food in Havana! We especially loved the marlin tacos, lobster risotto and the snapper. We dined outside with a view of the water. The inside dining rooms are also very attractive. Don't miss the rooftop bar after dinner.

1  Thank Anna W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On our last night in Cuba my daughter and I treated ourselves to dinner here. It was a very welcomed experience after having spent 10 days with lower Cuban fare. It is a known fact that Cuban food can often be considered pretty awful. We...More

Thank EdandMia
LaGuaridaHavana, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Guarida, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
Google Translation

Gracias por tan calida reseña.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with some friends who are in Cuba on a regular basis and were glad to share both a delicious meal and a great ambiance of La Guarida. The entire area is frankly in shambles compared to what most Americans would expect, and the...More

Thank Redenzo
LaGuaridaHavana, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Guarida, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
Google Translation

Gracias por recomendarnos, vuelva pronto

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Questions & Answers
William T
5 August 2017|
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Response from Sonya_Travels | Reviewed this property |
Yes. No American dollars or credit/debit cards are accepted in Cuba.
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TravelingHanbokGirl
1 July 2017|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is cash only as are many of the restaurants in Havana
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elizabetharuba23
11 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8669047
  • E-mail
Description
"It's the most famous of Havana's Paladares" New York Times, August 2002. "The greatest and most magical is La Guarida, so magical that it is temting to protect it by witholding its address" The Guardian, February 2001. "The city's best restaurant....La Guarida is the hardest table to reserve on the island this remains the hippest best restaurant in Havana" Cigar Aficionado, June 2001.
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