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El Idilio

Calle G 351, Esquina 15 Vedado, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (19 reviews)
“shrimp” (16 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle G 351, Esquina 15 Vedado, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate twice here ! Lobster with melt butter is just like came out from paradise! Even other dishes are same good! Whatever you order in this restaurant deserve best critics. Even deserts are very delicious! Staff speaks english which is not so often i...More

Thank MajaSwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by our hotel. Well worth a visit, you cannot book so would advise going early as always busy. Great food cooked on show in the resaurant. I had fresh fish & my husband pork, both excellent. Good atmosphere & friendly staff. Give it a...More

Thank curlySurrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, relaxed open air restaurant, with attentive staff and delicious fresh food. Perfect for a balmy Havana evening

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Awsome local food. Have to go to at least ine if these “real” places. Best for Ropa Vieja etc. All local chow

Thank Inca1533
Reviewed September 26, 2018

It is really pleaseant to see the food cooked right in front of you, but at the end, the tast was not way better.the service was awfull . nothing justifies the 10% charge put on the bill especially since the food was just OK

Thank JaypiL1
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We were a table of 15 people and showed up without a reservation. The server was very attentive and quick to arrange a table for us. The service was excellent throughout the night and the food was very tasty and well presented. Definitely a place...More

Thank travies0g
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The food was ok, the price is not for cubans but for tourist, They don't have national beer, only imported, the person who takes care of your car charge 1 CUC, when everybody knows that you give to the parking person what you wants, they...More

Thank Forest1969
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Tasty food and convenient location , great service , reasonable wine list and interesting menu - recommended !

Thank Elizur
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Been to Havana maybe 20 times and almost always eat at El Idilio. Vedado location is good from many areas. Ropa Vieja really good - companions often eat from daily specials. They take reservations - which is good during high season or peak dinner hour.

Thank canadianmike243
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Close to Casavana, great place to dine, most dishes are cooked outside so you are able to see the process. The staff us friendly and efficient.

Thank graysonnya
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December 7, 2016|
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Response from katyjSF | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel or hostel can make the reservation for you. That's an easy way - I highly recommend booking a few days in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle G 351, Esquina 15 Vedado, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 831-8182
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