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La Imprenta

) #116 of 760 Restaurants in Havana ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (28 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, International, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
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81 - 90 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2016

Unlike the paladars where we ate in Havana, La Imprenta is a state-run restaurant. Our tour group of 24+ people ate lunch here on a Tuesday in April while visiting Old Havana. The decor is interesting with old printing presses in homage to the site...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Some friends recommended La Imprenta, som we went there for dinner.. A obvious mistake. Most things went wrong from start to end. They really had a bad day, and so had we. The servants showed little interest in us, they forgot what we had ordered,...More

Thank arg02
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We just spent 4 nights in Havana, dining out for dinner every day. We loved this meal. It was our favorite in the city. The location in old Havana was perfect, the food was great (had an heirloom tomato salad and a briard steak), and...More

Thank saltyredhead
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Visited this place twice. The first time was very good and excellent value for money. The second time not quit as good but still worth a visit. The decor is amazing. Loved the printing press theme and the way out side space is brought into...More

Thank Leon C
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Right location, next to the old square, in the middle of the wonderful old town. Right environment , an old printing house transformed in a charming restaurant. Right food, good choice of local dishes including excellent lobster. Right price, value for money, western money of...More

Thank Rana R
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Food is below average for Havana and service is slow and poor. The surroundings are wonderful so would suggest you stop by for a coffee and a cocktail.

Thank Christina075
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the pretiest street Mercaderes in Havana Vieja, the interior design is very attractive with many artefacts from an old imprenta. The food was poorly made, we had fish and as desert profiteroles. Not recommending this restaurant, unless you would like...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

We had dinner here on our last night in Cuba. I’d found it listed in a guide book and we scoped it out when we first arrived as it was near our hotel. We went along at 8pm on a Sunday. It was full but...More

Thank TravelGav
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

During our whole stay in Havana, we had dinner at La Imprenta for 2 times. The building is an old printing house, has a very nice atmosphere with lots of plants around the restaurant. Their spaghetti with seafood is really good. Their lobster is amazing....More

Thank Burcak K
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this place when we were staying @ Casa Mer. Very friendly staff who were knowledgeable and recommended some great dishes on the menu. Reasonably priced and great burgers. If your staying in the area definitely recommend dropping by!

Thank Kerrie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 864-9581
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