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Cafe de Paris

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San Ignacio & Obispo street | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the street you have the smell of sewers and the waitress was really not nice and agressive, after two questions, I decided to leave for a nicer place... Plus it's on the most touristic street of Havana, not reprensentative of an Havana bar...

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Thank Zounie
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is something so fun about dinning on the street in Havana. Surrounded by music and dancing you will enjoy the tasty menu and good drinks. Good spot for a mid day lunch!

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Thank Exhale Yoga R
Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in as there was a live band playing. The atmosphere was really cool while the music was on but this was their last song. Ok this happens. Then the mojito I had ordered arrived. It tasted like the melting water you get in your glass from the ice when you've just finished a mojito. I didn't finish it;... More 

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Thank Marcouyouyou
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could happily spend hours here. Corazones de Fuego are a superb band and play every other day - but im sure the others are good too. Buy their CD, you wont be disappointed. If they have a copy of their old one, with Chan Chan and Yolanda on, get that too, its bizarely excellent for a band playing in... More 

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Thank FoxySteelers
Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The music at this place is amazing and is what drew us into the Cafe. The service was not great and the food was not good. Go for the lively atmosphere and great music and enjoy a cocktail while listening to the music but think twice about ordering any food.

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Thank tropicgirl39
London, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for a drink in the evening for great music and authentic Cuban bar atmosphere. Crowded bar area with many people out on the street enjoying the band. Only had a drink, no idea what food is like.

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Thank GastrodontUK
vermont
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We only had nibbles here - olives and cheese with a handful of beers. The music is excellent and people stand outside, who can't get in for lack of space, and dance. We stopped in on every day of our visit.

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Thank MacD-NC
Weaverville, North Carolina
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247 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Looked at the menu as we passed. It seemed interesting enough and the interior appeared pleasant. Half of the items on the menu were not available. Apparently they only serve mixed drinks since they didn't have any beer. We finally ordered cuba libres and sandwiches. The drinks were good and came out immediately but it took close to 40 minutes... More 

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Thank Art H
Princeton, New Jersey, Usa
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

stopped by several times to enjoy the music, great atmosphere--didn't have much other than a few drinks, but no complaints.

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Thank Daitokoro
Helsinki, Finland
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165 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We sat on the terrace 3 times and listened the music and had mojitos after dinner. This was one of the only places in this area with the terrace and music. Did not eat here. this is the place for music and drinks for me.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Ignacio & Obispo street | Old Havana, 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?