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Los Nardos

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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accross Capitolio | Frente Alcapitolio, Havana, Cuba
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good and not too pricy food. Variety of dishes. Usually long queues: be there early. Portions are large and maybe sharing one dish is a good option before going for more. Please note 10% tip is already included.

Thank Mercutio1980
Boras, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been at lots nardos twice and it is the rastaurant to go to in Havana. It is cheap, portions at huge, and everything we tasted was delicious. Go here! Downside: almost always a long line, don't go here during rush hours. Fancier place. worn a tank top once, they had a jacket to lend me thou.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On our early arrival to La Habana, while waiting for our room to be available at a "particular", we were recommended to Los Nardos for lunch. As we walked on the west edge of Ciudad Vieja we encountered the restaurant Los Nardos, just across the street from El Capitolio. We walked upstairs to the dining room, which although gloomy and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

People wait patiently to enter this restaurant. We loved the interior design, were happy with the drinks and thought the food was quite good too. Service was not fast, but they did supply drinks to make us stand the wait.

Thank Arcoman
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is very good and you can find here both Cuban and international dishes. Sangria is perfect, and the service OK. We went for a late lunch and we were very satisfied about our choice.. The prices are fair, too.

Thank Adrian V
Courtenay, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had to go to the restaurant at about 5:00 to beat the rush and it was worth it. The portions were large, like everywhere else in Cuba, and the food was very tasty. They make great sangrias too! The one drawback was that the restaurant was so dark, we luckily had a small flashlight with us to be able... More 

Thank loisy2017
Cambridge, Canada
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289 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our most disappointing restaurant in our week long stay in Havana was Los Nardos. There is always a lineup to get in. We went for dinner one day and left. Another day we went for lunch and decided to wait in the line. Fifty minutes later, we were let into the restaurant where we waited another 10 minutes in the... More 

Thank CinR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This may not work for everyone, but upon arriving, my group saw the long lines for los brazos, and el Asturianitos, so we asked about el trofeo. We were then led in, and seated within 15 min....at los nardos! food was 8/10 and a great value for the $$, only better i had in cuba cost 3x the price.

Thank Jim W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited online for hours because this was recommended by both our casa owner and our taxi driver. The lines are unorganized and extremely long. They are in no hurry to move along. We waited 2.5 hrs outside on a hot, hot day. Extremely unorganized. The food came slow, the portions are large and come with sides, however, prices were... More 

Thank Jessica X C
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular restaurant; arrive early for lunch or be prepared to wait a long time. The prices are moderate and the food is terrific! Directly across from El Capitolo but still not easy to spot. Los Nardos is the first restaurant you come to as you ascend the stairs. The inside oozes with old Cuban architecture and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: accross Capitolio | Frente Alcapitolio, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana

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