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Ivan Chef Justo

Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8639697
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (80 reviews)
“crab risotto” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 484 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an unexpected pleasure! This Paladar was a bit off the wall, yet had a great ambiance. The only thing better than the surroundings was the fabulous food! Loved it. Go there.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our last dinner in la Havana was in this amazing restaurant a culinary must spot, the taxi driver didn't know about it , so keep the address with you. This place has a lot of personality so well distribuited eventhoug it's tiny. The entrance it's...More

Thank magicvacation
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for a pre-theatre meal last weekend. As it was early, we were amongst the first of the diners and managed to get a table on the upstairs terrace. Setting is beautiful, our waiter really friendly and attentive but not over-the-top. We had lobster salad...More

Thank Ciboney2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is tiny but has a lot of charm as soon as you walk in. We ate on the top floor and the menu is written on a wipe board. We ordered their BOMB avocado crab salad and ceviche. Our entrees were equally as...More

Thank Gee C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been disappointed with La Guarida, our concierge recommended this Paladar and it was excellent. I had roast suckling pig, my husband had seafood stew and my daughter chose chicken with Cuban spices and all were excellent. Dessert was just as good and although only...More

Thank Vivien C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It's a little off the beaten path and hard to find at night, but just ask anybody where it is when you think you are close and they will point the way. Take the stairs up and the character becomes clear with an eclectic assortment...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This restaurant has been a culinary leader in Havana for several years. The food is good, high quality Cuban cuisine.

Thank rsba
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Loved everything we had here. The restaurant was recommended by our tour guide from the day. He also suggested having the suckling pig and boy was he right!!! The skin was so crispy and the meat moist and super flavorful. Also had ceviche, cran &...More

Thank Dominique L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This slightly off the tourist track out of the way up a skinny flight of stairs through the bar to two cramped dining rooms is worth everything I just said. Raly Cuban food, not tourist Cuban food, the real deal. Grilled **local** octopus, platters of...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We loved this little upstairs restaurant with eclectic posters on the walls! The cocktails were fabulous and food was amazing. I had the pumpkin soup and tacos, which was way more than I could eat. My friend had the crab risotto, which was incredible. A++...More

Thank laurenpadovan
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Louis D | Reviewed this property |
It is not too hot in August but there may be rain...inside or outside, the food is wonderful
20 November 2015|
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Response from OldCubanCigarStuff | Reviewed this property |
+53 7863-9697
Marilyn R
19 October 2015|
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Response from sicuani | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe with appetizer and a main course and one drink, the cost was around 30 to 35 dollars. all of us thought for the food that we had it was quite reasonable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8639697
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