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Ivan Chef Justo

Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8639697
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (78 reviews)
“crab risotto” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a large group of 10 people dining for lunch and we all loved the food and the ambiance. I felt the service was very high quality as well. The dining room was very eclectic and fun. I would not hesitate to return again!

Thank katiemch5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive, but then I think all of Havana has caught up with the rest of the world's capital cities in terms of fleecing affluent tourists. Cuban's couldn't afford to eat here. Food was decent enough. Shop around, though. I think bottled water came in at...More

Thank Reasonable_Chap_51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once I entered this restaurant I felt like I was really in Havana and time stood still! The decor and the ambiance reminded me of the pre Castro days when Cuba was flourishing in the arts and culture and freedom! The service was unbelievable- I...More

Thank elmame
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended to us, about a 3 block walk from central square area. A little hard to find. We each ordered the taco appetizer as our entrees. Excellent! The staff was great, the beer ice cold (on a hot day). We sat indoors, not on the...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice, quirky restaurant in Havana. The food here is more expensive than you'd pay elsewhere, but it's definitely worth it. The service is knowledgeable and speak good English, and offered us a great cocktail (with as much rum as we wanted!). The restaurant itself...More

Thank kalak278
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. An authentic cuban experience. Ask to sit on the roof terrace. Heard Ivan was Fidel's personal chef??

Thank rmg916
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this special restaurant with a friend who lives in Havana. It was excellent food, good drinks and a comfortable, relaxed ambiance.

Thank Janette A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best meals I had in Havana. The restaurant is the most charming, off -beat place with amazing food. The presentation of the food was beautiful, the portions were large and the food was very flavorful. The waiter we had, Juan...More

Thank lovestotravel1984
Reviewed May 11, 2018

This was one of the top recommended restaurants in Havana but wasn't my favorite albeit quite good. The ambiance and the service were excellent! Try to get rooftop seating. The food was OK. We had their more traditional dishes which were a little lacking in...More

Thank TAGit
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting location, try to get a table on the roof top terrace (go up the small spiral staircase) everything quite small, full of old pictures,really nice ;) service was really nice, helpful and welcoming, food was delicious, really good, no idea how the chefs...More

Thank Patri Z
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May 22, 2017|
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Response from Louis D | Reviewed this property |
It is not too hot in August but there may be rain...inside or outside, the food is wonderful
November 19, 2015|
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Response from OldCubanCigarStuff | Reviewed this property |
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October 18, 2015|
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Response from sicuani | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe with appetizer and a main course and one drink, the cost was around 30 to 35 dollars. all of us thought for the food that we had it was quite reasonable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8639697
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