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Restaurante Cafe del Oriente

Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8012686
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
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131 - 140 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2016

We called in for a cocktail on our last night it was lovely, sitting in the square watching the world go by. We didn't eat but the food looked hand smelt brilliant.

Thank Stevo2010
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Has dinner here. The food was good without being special and the staff were very nice. The old soak expats at the bar gave it a bit of character.

Thank 135alanb
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Wonderful late lunch. This is a very old fashioned classy place where the waiters wear tuxedos and it has a certain old New Orleans feel. The food and wine were excellent. A long way from the Paradores

Thank ORGMemphis_Tennessee
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We ate there the 2nd night we were in Havana. We had been out all day walking in the pouring rain, So was a bit wet we initially went in to see if we had to make a reservation, but no. Was going to change...More

Thank Carolannpugh
Reviewed 5 February 2016

All you need here is for Hemingway to come in through the door. Despite the enthusiasm for Paladars in Havana we were seduced by the character and atmosphere of the traditional state-run restaurants. This was a good example. Absolutely exquisite old fashioned service from immaculately...More

1  Thank PaulJohnson999
Reviewed 2 February 2016

In the middle of Havana Vieja, Cafe del Oriente stands as proof that sometimes a government-run restaurant can be quite decent. Still, the paladar is a uniquely wonderful tribute to human ingenuity and culinary creativity.

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Wonderful food, excellent service, and a really good pianist. It was a wonderful choice for after a concert at St. Fancis of Asisi.

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 29 January 2016

After 2 weeks in Cuba where to be fair, most of the time, the food was okay, this restaurant took us completely by surprise and was probably one of the best meals we have ever had. As we were sightseeing we did not feel dressed...More

Thank lgdrake308
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Very well located, this restaurant seems to be a traditional point in Havana. Tables in front of a square invites you for a coffee of lunch. Inside, the salon has conditioning air, what is a must in the summer. The menu is ok, nothing special....More

Thank DinhoEagle
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Wonderful Cuban restaurant with old style service and excellent food and wine list. Recommend booking

Thank trip019
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Delia H
30 December 2016|
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Response from Cubanoboy | Reviewed this property |
For appetizers they have; Cream of Vegetable Soup & traditional Gazpacho. They do have a Porcini Pasta on the menu. All these items are on the menu. As far as main courses go, it's meat, poultry or fish, no designated... More
Darlene H
19 January 2015|
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Response from Cafe O | Property representative |
Cafe del Oriente y Jardin del Oriente son dos instalaciones completamente diferentes pero bajo una misma administracion. Consideramos que las pertenencias personales son responsabilidad de cada cual y mucho mas en un area al... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8012686
  • E-mail
Cuban gourmet restaurant, with author cuisine, located at San Francisco Square, in Old Havana. A wide variety of Cuban cocktails and international beverages. Trolley services.
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