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NAO Bar Paladar

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Obispo No 1 e/San Pedro y Baratillo | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8673463
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A local suggested we try Bar NAO. What an awesome place. The restaurant does offer air conditioning inside. We decided to sit outside to soak up the ambiance and locals. There was shade so it didn't seem that hot. As americans we have to realize not everyone is in a hurry like us. With that said the service was a... More 

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best meals in Cuba. So good that we returned before the end of our trip. Mojitos were the best, included bitters, and not too sweet. I had the ropa vieja. The rice and beans were served properly and traditionally - separate. The guest should combine the rice and beans to the desired consistency and NAO did it... More 

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Thank A_C_Flyers
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had a beautiful experience in this paladar restaurant, enjoying a delicious meal while listening Buena Vista Social Club played by a live band just in front of us! Amazing!

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Thank alexale87
Avenel, New Jersey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Havana for my birthday & I came across NAO this spot is great. Loved the food, the live music & the wonderful Cuban people.

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Thank Elena345_68
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141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Squeezed us in. Waiter spoke excellent English and knew the menu well. Unfortunately, they turned off the fans at the request of one table so it got vety ht inside. Food was very good and generous proportions. Oxtail was cooked well. Nice fish as well. Would happily try again.

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Thank Simon D
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their meals. Rice and beans for the table were excellent! I recommend the Cuban rice with fried egg. Ask for their home made hot sauce mmmmm.

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Thank Molly V
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Seated outside and enjoyed the fabulous band! The service was very good. We enjoyed a seafood paella, was a little too salty but overall lots of seafood. Mojito was great! Perfect spot to unwind after walking Obispo.

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Thank Pleasureseakers
Frankfurt, Germany
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This paladar is located at the very end of the Obispo, which is a perfect escape from the noise of Habana Vieja. We visited two time (once for drinks and a second time for diner) and left both times very happy. Best ropa vieja we had in Cuba. Service was just ok, but the music was very good during both... More 

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Thank camilasarmanho
Georgetown, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

After a frustrating day using Public transport and getting totally lost it was nice to unwind . The sea food soup was excellent and catch of the day really good , should probably have not got the fries for 3 CUC that were the only poor value part of the meal.

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Thank neil f
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband & I visited for dinner in March 2017. We sat upstairs in the loft and it was quiet and private. The prices are decent. We ordered the Cuban ceviche- not my fave & I looove ceviche. But my dinner was phenomenal- the camarones a la crema. It was so delicious that we came back the next night for... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Obispo No 1 e/San Pedro y Baratillo | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8673463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?