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La Guarida

Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
+53 7 8669047
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“marlin tacos” (23 reviews)
“oxtail” (25 reviews)
“lobster” (114 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, International, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had been curious about this restaurant and its reputation for some time, so on my second trip to Cuba I decided to treat my friend to a late lunch. We showed up maybe around 4 PM without a reservation, and they kindly squeezed out...More

Thank Marla F
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic food excellent atmosphere and service, tacos were delicious, as well as deserts and beautiful settings

Thank pati680
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic building with interesting roof top bar food service and wine list very good you need a reservation and it’s cash only Take a taxi to what must be one of the best restaurants in Havana

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like decoration an cinema do not miss this espectacular restaurant. Food is good and service kind. You have also the option of a cocktail in the rebuild terrace and enjoy a night view of Havana. We did both and it was quite an...More

Thank Carles F
Reviewed 4 days ago

While the weather was windy and cool, we weren't able to sit on the terrace but had a lovely table in a beautiful room opening onto large floor to ceiling archways showing us the beautiful night sky. I had the often mentioned smoked marlin tacos...More

Thank pdxmomof2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice restaurant with good food and very nice and attentive staff! There was a girl with a very good english and red hair who impressed us with her level of customer service given to us.

Thank dslondon2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is ok, but nothing amazing! The Place do have a lot caracter, but to sit in the first floor is nothing especial (on the contrary... absolutely no charm in that salon) price is expensive for Havana, but still cheap for americans.. (the most expensive...More

Thank Renatinha777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best meal EVER - amazing We first came across this hidden secret swing the name listed - than another hotel guest recommended... first lunch was sublime- we made our next reservation there and then for our final meal before heading home - highly recommended x

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I note other comments re price but there are places in Havana charging similar without the calibre of the cooking and the wonderful setting and environment. Truly recommended and go for drinks to experience the sunset on the terrace. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank Sino_newScouser
Reviewed 1 week ago

with such a reputation, we were looking forward to a nice culinary evening in la Guarida but what for a deception. You just feel like a tourist number X, being in a small room and with a very poor service. the food was cold, we...More

Thank Christelle15
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12 December 2017|
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Response from ToneRock | Reviewed this property |
Splurged (when will I return!?) and had a great time. Dinner for two was ~$125. But the experience was worth much much more. The crappy street, guarded entrance, bombed out colonial staircase, followed by the warm... More
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14 November 2017|
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Response from Julieta E | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I don't think any restaurant in Cuba has the capacity to ensure that as there's no way to keep the kitchens from cross contaminating dishes. There are vegetable and seafood options that my gluten intolerant niece... More
8 October 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8669047
  • E-mail
"It's the most famous of Havana's Paladares" New York Times, August 2002. "The greatest and most magical is La Guarida, so magical that it is temting to protect it by witholding its address" The Guardian, February 2001. "The city's best restaurant....La Guarida is the hardest table to reserve on the island this remains the hippest best restaurant in Havana" Cigar Aficionado, June 2001.
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