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La Mina

Calle Obispo #109 | Between Oficios and Mercaderes, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8620216
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
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Calle Obispo #109 | Between Oficios and Mercaderes, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place with tables outside in the adjacent Plaza de Armas is a great spot and has some inconsistent service, ranging from very good to very bad. The food is extremely expensive, where a half a fist portion of shredded beef (ropa vieja) costs $12...More

Thank Krzysztof D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This popular bar and restaurant was once an orphanage and school in the 17th century, built on the southwest corner, of the busy Plaza de Armas it has seen many changes take place here. The restaurant is not renowned for its food, so we had...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Visited La Mina our first night in Havana after a short walking tour for our trip leader to show us the neighborhood. A group of us (women) decided to stay and have drinks. Nice place to sit outside on the square and relax; mojitos 3...More

Thank TexasLPhil
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was an average dinner and was a little disappointed in the food, but the fact that I was eating dinner in Havana really made up for it. The drinks were really good and we enjoyed the evening air sitting ourside listening to the music....More

Thank manakayec
Reviewed 8 August 2017

La Mina was not only a great culinary experience for us, family of 14, but also shockingly an honest venue to lose a pair of designer sunglasses and go back the next day to find that they were holding them in case I returned!! Even...More

Thank MercyMacDowell
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant on the plaza de armas. This place doesn't look like much from the outside but it's totally worth taking the risk and going in! It's a charming little restaurant inside with a quaint courtyard with beautiful coloured glass windows. The service is...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Actually never had a meal here, but a great place for live music and cheap drinks. Service was attentive and the band was great.

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had just walked through most of the old city and we headed back to the boat and saw this cute place with a free table under the umbrellas. We were able to get out of the sun and get a cold cerveza. Its right...More

Thank theTQ
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I visited Havana walking on the cobbled streets and suddenly we were drawn to a restaurant in front of which a band sang and danced how only the Cubans know how to dance! We wanted to see and listen! It was La Mina restaurant. We...More

Thank douglasia54
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a series of small adjacent eating places sharing the same menu on the Plaza de Armas about 10 minutes from the Plaza de la Catedral. It is good for people watching. The service is marginal to inattentive. The food was mediocre at best....More

Thank denniq56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Obispo #109 | Between Oficios and Mercaderes, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8620216
It's at tourist Ground Zero in Havana, and listed in Lonely Planet, Time Out, as well as on a few TA discussions http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g147271-i387-k1959082-Good_Restaurants-Havana_Cuba.html
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