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Paladar Los Amigos

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Calle M No 253 | Vedado, Havana, Cuba
538300880
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Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first night in Havana & we went in search of a paladar. We found Los Amigos just down the hill from Cafe Laurent. I enjoyed my third ropa vieja of our trip & my husband was pleasantly surprised by his pork schnitzel. Turns out this is a popular place with the locals. By the time we had finished, there... More 

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new york
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In general, the food around Havana is not the best but this is one restaurant where you will have a good meal. I found this place from a review from Anthony Bourdain. I must admit, every time I visit Havana, I make sure to eat here. The restaurant is small but the prices are right and the service is good.... More 

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Thank faculty1919
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little restaurant which we found in Vedado. Positives: Great mojitos, literally Ice cold beer, great tasting good. Negative: On the two occasions we visited, many of the dishes and some of the cocktails were unavailable. Waiter service a bit hit and miss. Recommendations: Ropa Veoja... and their Mojito's. I'd also advise booking a table or getting there early,... More 

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Thank Ian W
Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the ajiaco, and it was delicious. The roast chicken legs were fantastic, as well as the black bean soup. The mojito was nasty, though, and the waiter tried to overcharge us more than 5 cucs.

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Thank nikstr
Guadalajara, Mexico
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is nothing special, i went there following bourdain's review, however the place has a strange atmosphere (it is quite tiny and it feels packed, the bathroom is disgustingly dirty and the whole place has a really bad smell, the decor is lousy)... the food is way below any other place in the city and personally, me and my... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It s very near to Nacional hotel. Very small place there are 7-8 tables. You have to wait but meals are delicious. Be preapred for air condition. Since very busy place, service s too slow. Tablecloths may not be as clean as expected but you ll be satisfied cause of delicious meals. Dont miss it

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Thank zkh1970
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

It was difficult to find decent food in Cuba, so when we arrived here at the recommendation of our Casa particular hosts, we had high hopes. The place is cozy and the wait staff are friendly, although when our waitress noticed we had barely touched our pitcher of mojito (it rated like sugary water), she got offended when we said... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt a must see when in the area. Was within walking distance of our hotel and the food was spectacular. You can have an entree and appetizer for under $15 cuc combined. Basically you are eating almostbin someone's home but the hospitality was great. I had the rips vieja which came with congris, plantain chips and a small... More 

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Thank SteveTravels365
Havana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

excellent food in the middle of the modern city, good prices and good quality for a lunch or dinner.

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Thank Rodney R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Within walking distance of the Plaza de La Revolucion, and worth the walk too. My wife is Cuban American and the food, portions, prices were right on point. A little tight, but then again, you are in someone's home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle M No 253 | Vedado, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 538300880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?