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Mercaderes No 111 btwn | Obispo & Obrapía, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 571038
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San Diego
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place was horrendous. The food and service were both awful. Took 45 minutes to get out drinks and another 45 minutes for our check. We didn't even wait for our last item (which was the spring roll STARTER). Avoid at all costs.

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Thank Agossman
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped there while visiting Havana. We tried there piña colada and it was very good. They even give you a bottle of rhum so you can add your own alcohol. The place is nice and there was someone playing the piano and singing some good songs.

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Thank CaNgr1
Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We had a bus tour special of pork on a big bed of rice with beans. A good feed with cervesa all included. Our lunch stop on an English speaking historical day tour - WestJet Vacations approved!

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Thank Bob K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

It's a shame. We ordered the $18 lobster/shrimp/fish special to share which should have come with a starter, salad, dessert, drink etc. But we just got a plate with some lobster/shrimp and rice - and instead of a can of Cristal beer, we got the more expensive and stronger Bucanero. Our two friends did receive just about what they ordered,... More 

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Thank Bryan M
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310 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant as part of a tour. It's nice open to the main street and has a neat South American vibe to it. For our meals we had a starter salad that was good and of course bread and butter. Then for our main we had pork, rice and beans they were all fantastic then for dessert... More 

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Thank JordanGingerich
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Didn't actually realise this was also a restaurant. Were taken here as part of a city tour... really nice place, and lots of fun. A bit tourist tacky, but cheap and friendly for it. We went back on our own a few days later and this confirmed all we'd liked the first time. Pina colada, pineapple and then they hand... More 

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Thank RugbyKev
Beirut, Lebanon
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502 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Another pleasant spot for a drink while on the move. It also serves food and has a few tables on the pavement.

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Thank Loulwa_Kaloyeros
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We stopped off here for a drink before walking back along the malecon to our hotel and it was a unique place. I'm not sure if I would have eaten here as the place looked a bit tired but the outdoor bar area amidst the palm trees was a rescue from the sunshine. The bar staff tell you they serve... More 

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Los angeles
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Food was great ,big portions for the price ,I order Lobster and shrimp plate it came with a huge portion of fried rice.Great quality.And for only 8.50 Cuc The decor takes you back in time very nice antiques and dishes in display. Beautiful fountain before you enter the ladies room. Would i return yes indeed. Now the bring you bread... More 

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1 Thank MariaBerumen
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013 via mobile

Maybe my expectations were too high for this place but I did not have a good time. I should of have known from the moment I realized we were the only ones in there. My waiter was rude, the food took long to arrive, and when it did my friends told me that the shrimps were not properly cooked. My... More 

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Cuisine
Chinese, Caribbean, Asian, Cuban
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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  • Address: Mercaderes No 111 btwn | Obispo & Obrapía, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 571038

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