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Paladar Dona Carmela

Near La Cabana's fort | Parque Histórico Militar Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
863 6048
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban
££ - £££
Near La Cabana's fort | Parque Histórico Militar Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I were taken here during a day trip into Havana and what a pleasure it is to see the set up. Home feeling in a more suburb setting of Havana. Lots of food served with black beans, rice, peppers, potatoes ... just for...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our driver had recommended the restaurant after we had visited the Cristo nearby, We arrived to the restaurant right before lunch service. We actually didn’t have a reservation but they still accommodate us and asked very nicely to eat quickly before the reservations do start...More

Thank Jiang L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better than restaurant at hotels or in Old Havana, at this "Paladar" you can have great Cuban food at very good price.

Thank dperezjr
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Great place for local cuban food. Live music was perfect. The service was excellent. Thank you Felix for recommending this restaurant

Thank Yess27
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant near the fort. Has had many famous guests including JayZ and Beyoncé which you can see photos of.

Thank melbourne505
Reviewed 21 January 2018

As an operator of two restaurants in Aruba where virtually everything is available I can relate to the challenges a restaurant in Cuba may have. In this spirit I do not mind paying extra and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with a display of a variety...More

Thank JanvanNes
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I love the atmosphere at this place! the food was great, they even made me something that I wanted that was not on the menu. great food and a wonderful experience.

Thank joiful22
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The place was recommended by a local cab driver we have met many years ago. This time we have visited other locations and, around the lunch hour, we were shown the Havana Citadel, Che Guevara's House, the Havana's view from around Christ's Statue, interesting stuff....More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Horrible restaurant! Terrible food! Extremely overpriced...one price for tourist and another for locals. Also, higher price for Americans. Cat and dog freely roaming and the cat actually jump up on me. This horrific experience damper our entire Cuba experience. Do yourself a favor and find...More

Thank Constance C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There are many dishes that come with rice, black beans and steamed sweet potatoes. It was very well served. We went in group and had lobster, shrimps, porc meat and chicken. The food was very delicious. The restaurant provides you the atmosphere of having lunch/...More

Thank Giselle H
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near La Cabana's fort | Parque Histórico Militar Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 863 6048
A pleasant house with a loveling garden where you can find typical cuban meals in a very cool atmosphere. The house is near to the "Fortaleza de la cabana" where you have a spectaculer vueu of La Habana
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