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La Mina

) #337 of 753 Restaurants in Havana ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Calle Obispo #109 | Between Oficios and Mercaderes, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Calle Obispo #109 | Between Oficios and Mercaderes, Havana, Cuba
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Reviews (306)
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually never had a meal here, but a great place for live music and cheap drinks. Service was attentive and the band was great.

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had just walked through most of the old city and we headed back to the boat and saw this cute place with a free table under the umbrellas. We were able to get out of the sun and get a cold cerveza. Its right...More

Thank theTQ
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I visited Havana walking on the cobbled streets and suddenly we were drawn to a restaurant in front of which a band sang and danced how only the Cubans know how to dance! We wanted to see and listen! It was La Mina restaurant. We...More

Thank douglasia54
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a series of small adjacent eating places sharing the same menu on the Plaza de Armas about 10 minutes from the Plaza de la Catedral. It is good for people watching. The service is marginal to inattentive. The food was mediocre at best....More

Thank denniq56
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Spotted this on our guided tour and returned for dinner one night. We were not disappointed. The sizzling prawns with garlic were more than a starter and, after requesting more bread, would have made a meal in itself. Somehow mojitos seemed the ideal accompaniment. The...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

When I first entered La Mina I was an naive man unburdened by the utter dystopia of this restaurant's food. The glean from my eyes is now forever gone and let me share my experience with you. Me and 2 other friends (RIP their souls)...More

1  Thank chicken_is_life
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I cannot comprehend how this place has such a high score.. the food is not eatable! In all cases avoid the grilled chicken, we are still convinced this is definitely some other animal..the ropa vieja is tasteless and the consistency is weird. The rice and...More

1  Thank N D
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped here for a drink asnd some lunch and were pleasantly surprised at how tasty the fish meals were that we ordered. The Mojitos were good and the place has a wonderful ambience about it. We sat outside and it was great to eat,...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was an ok eatery with inside and outside seating The service wasn't the best, the food was average, and the prices just a little higher than the other area restaurants It was clean and a good location on busy Obispo.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We saw this restaurant as we walked around Plaza de Armas. The menu was openly available to look at and we fancied trying the set 3 course meal for 15 CUCs. Although limited choice of meal, it did include a cocktail and I thought it...More

Thank Pete_Wimborne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Obispo #109 | Between Oficios and Mercaderes, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
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It's at tourist Ground Zero in Havana, and listed in Lonely Planet, Time Out, as well as on a few TA discussions http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g147271-i387-k1959082-Good_Restaurants-Havana_Cuba.html
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