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El Chanchullero de Tapas


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Cuban
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews tapas chicken salad pineapple ropa vieja prawns bread beans worth the wait wait for a table hole in the wall long wait tasty food small place old havana top floor third floor
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Reviewed 2 days ago

"Hemingway was never here"......but he should have been.... to try his signature cocktail daiquiri....he would have been impressed and amazed @ the value for money in comparison to the other bars we frequented! The staff are friendly and welcoming and food being delivered to other...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Helenjen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good bistrot type atmosphere. Very friendly service. Great mojitos. We had to queue for lunch but worth the wait of about 10 minutes. Given seats and served cocktails while waiting. We wanted a light lunch and ordered what we thought was a small tapas dish....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jr84240
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wooooo!! This is a different atmosphere))) You should go )) not the same than other places, somthing different))))

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ChrisCubaMusic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cant comment on food- but other tables' meals looked good!! cocktails were AMAZING!! and amazing value at just 2.50cucs.. Bar always busy and very popular- dont miss out whilst visiting the Old Town!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 491gennah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our four night stay in Cuba, we came here three times. That should give you an idea of how much we liked it. The long lines outside the restaurant beginning just before 6 PM are also an indication of the restaurant’s appeal. Why? Because...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny restaurant is located in the heart of Havana’s old city. The menu is typical Cuban, which means that most dishes contain salad, rice, beans and meat. The food is very flavoursome, portions are massive and the mojitos are amazing. It can be a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank lisa_c_so
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is quite good in taste, especially for the avarage restaurants I have eaten in Cuba and the coctails are AMAZING! Great energy of the staff and cool music (not Cuban) makes it an experience. You can easily find place if you go there...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MelikeK314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went twice to this little Gem, and will go back again this year on our third visit to Havana. We recommend having a meal behind bars...( gotta be there to see ) an experience you will never forget. Saludos for all the staff who...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank simoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying effectively next door, but went to other places for meals because this always had a queue outside. One afternoon we saw it looking a bit less crowded and went in and were very pleasantly surprised. Great ambience with political posters and art...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

This tiny place in Plaza del Cristo is very popular, so be prepared to wait for a table. The wait is well worth it though! The prices are the best in Havana for the food that you are getting! Entrees are about 5-5.5 CUC, the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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14 December 2017|
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Response from 77dragonlady | Reviewed this property |
2 adults, 2kids (10, 12y): we had 2 jucies, 2 mohitos, 2 small dishes for beginjng, 3 main courses, 2 cofees. We paid 40 CUC.
12 July 2017|
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Response from ks_blumberg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made reservations twice
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18 January 2015|
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Response from JacquesBeursgens | Reviewed this property |
El chanchullero de Tapas is a restaurant, so it has no fitness room, only terrific food
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