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La California Restaurant - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

La California is nice and hidden from the main street path, this is a nice restaurant to enjoy a quiet dinner with friends. The vintage décor is nice and wonderful to look. The food didn't quite meet my expectations when comparing it to the look...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Toby_Farmz
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant set in the rather dilapidated district of Old Havana. Although not much to look at from the outside, the interior feels traditional Havanese with a little modern twist or two. Don't pass by on the bread basket - it...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Juliet A
Reviewed October 28, 2016

order a pizza each but could have just had one between the two of us it was so big.price was very good not expensive

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank lillypad118
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We didn't find this place until a couple of days before we left Havana. It was one of the nicest places we found. The food was delicious. Reasonable prices. Our waitress was lovely too, we felt very welcome and well looked after.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Mary M
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been advised on this restaurant by the owner of our Casa particular and we have been very pleased with the experience! We ate Cuban food, well prepared and more sophisticated than in other typical restaurant. Since we're italian we didn't tried pizza and...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Chicca1483
Reviewed August 6, 2016

I was walking past this place in the search of some dinner and I checked the reviews on tripadvisor which looked really good. So I decided to go in. Biggest mistake of my life. Ok, maybe not but still... I ordered the spaghetti carbonara and...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

I travel to Cuba often and have tried to eat at this restaurant on many occasions. It is on the tour bus list of restaurants. If you go when a tourist bus is parked outside you will not get served. However, if you go when...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank gozzi
Reviewed July 19, 2016

California is filled with whimsical art, great servers and some of the best food of any restaurant on the island. In a short trip of only five days, I started my visit and ended it with a trip to California.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Lsides
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

The best food ever, very nice people and the place is very unique. We recommend this place. Our experience was fantastic

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank coolmom1234
Reviewed June 21, 2016

La California is in the "El Solar" community restoration project in a 19th century restored colonial building. Each guest in our group was greeted with a Cuba Libre. We had a delightful pre-set menu with 2 pastas served family style and next a wonderful melt...More

Date of visit: June 2016
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