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Le Chansonnier

#120 of 689 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle J No. 257 e/15 y Linea, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8321576
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San Francisco
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232 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The conversion of this old house is really lovely. The food was good - not the best we had in Havana but good enough to recommend a visit. We stayed in Vedado and it was nice to walk here. Went back a second time to have cocktails on the porceh. Nice.

Thank Oaklandish3
Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we walked into this restaurant we could hardly believe our eyes. Elegant, beautiful, classic. We were meeting another couple who hadn't shown yet, so we ordered some sparkling water while we waited. What a surprise to see Pellegrino! We waited some more and decided to order some wine. A small wine list, but the Chilean Cabernet was delicious. Our... More 

Thank Cphym
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled as a group of 11 and we loved this place so much we went twice during our stay! The home is beautiful. The art is lovely. The bathrooms are clean and really funky - in a very cool way. Our servers - Rose Marie and Octuvia - were incredible and handled our large group with smoothly. The food was... More 

Thank Marco51
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an extremely attractive restaurant with excellent food and outstanding service at very reasonable prices. By far the best dining experience we had while in Havana.

Thank Frank B
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Like the last reviewer, I was here 4 years ago. Loved it so much I came back & loved it all over again. Great ambience, service & food!

Thank Stephanie C
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

4 years have passed since my last visit and it didn't disappoint. If anything they've up their game on every aspect.....food, service, ambiance. It's as good as any fine dining experience in the US

Thank Jan K
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nestled in a residential area you'd be forgiven for walking past this repurposed villa. Inside, the space with its traditionally tiled floors and high ceilings is beautifully decorated deliberately to showcase the pieces of art on display including a unique copper piece of 'sculpture' functioning as the gateway to the washrooms. The menu was interesting and probably classed as 'international'... More 

Thank LondonRaT
Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you want fine dining in wonderful surroundings and excellent service, you must come here. The menu is diverse and standards high but the service is also incredibly friendly and relaxing. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the whole experience. It took some finding though as there is no signage....we got lost but really glad we persevered!

Thank The_Organs
Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

THE OWNER HECTOR and his crew are extraordinaries, a really swanky glamour restaurant, a minimalist decoration with a very good taste of art...the real place to hang out in vedado late at night.

Thank Leslie S
Charleston, South Carolina
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Le Chansonier had very good food served in the gorgeous old mansion. Serving slightly upscale Cuban basics superbly done with good service, nice wine list, and reasonable pricing (4 of us with a bottle of wine for 100 CUC.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Caribbean, Cuban, French, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle J No. 257 e/15 y Linea, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8321576
Poetry in concept, flame in the heart, the stone shell can not contain the light of our spaces. Come to a restaurant to walk with bare feet and face in the clouds. Designed, served, cooked, passionate.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?