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Paladar Los Mercaderes

) #20 of 760 Restaurants in Havana ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Mercaderes #207 | e/ Lamparilla y Amargura, Havana 101100, Cuba
+53 7 8012437
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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Service
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LOCATION
Calle Mercaderes #207 | e/ Lamparilla y Amargura, Havana 101100, Cuba
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Reviews (1,903)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very good restaurant in Old Havana, recommended to go for dinner or lunch. It requires prior reservation because the restaurant is usually fully booked. the restaurant has a beautiful view of the old town and has good lively music playing. The food...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a lovely restaurant in a beautiful location with great live music. My friend (who is a fellow vegetarian) and I decided to order all the sides, so black beans and white rice, cooked vegetables, banana chips, and fried plantains, sweet potato fries and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This way my family's first trip to Cuba and we were looking for a nice lunch spot after a tour of the city. We were happy to find a place with friendly, English speaking staff and air conditioning. There was a beautiful band playing traditional...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful in giving suggestions and very nice. The food was wonderful! The beans and rice were some of the best I've tasted! They make a great mojito.More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you for visiting and review us. WE are very happy to know you had a great time with us. As a family restaurant we are working with 11 countryside families and 1 of them farm our creamy black beans, Very tasty!!!!!!!, I also...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Paladar Los Mercaderes was not only the best meal I have eaten in Havana, but one of the best restaurants I have been to in the world. We generally found service rather lacking in Cuba, but not here. The service was phenomenal! We ate there...More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you for visiting and review us. As a family restaurant we just love to hear what you say since this is the result of all the passion and love our team does everyday. We wont stop trying to be great everyday. Regards Yamil

Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked into this restaurant for lunch, and found it THE outstanding meal of our time in Havana. It's in a beautiful restored mansion, with rose petals on the marble stair case ascending to the second floor restaurant. EVERYTHING about this palador exceeds expectations. They...More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you for visiting and review us. My wife me and my team are always very happy and proud when we can get such a nice and positive impact in our visitors and we will keep working to keep the god job. Regards Yamil

Reviewed 1 week ago

After trying some other restaurants with disappointing food (even the cuban classics like lechon and ropa vieja dry and lacking flavor), we found this to be a welcome change. We had the risotto con camarones and grilled tuna. Both dishes were good. Overall, it was...More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you for visiting and review us, as a family restaurant we are very happy to know you enjoyed a wonderful experience with us. I hope we can get you back in a near future. Regards Yamil

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 4 stumbled into this amazing restaurant on our first night in Havana - so lucky! They ring the bell as you climb the stairs and enter a lovely first floor room. the food is authentic cuban meat and fantastic drinks. The staff...More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you for coming and review us, we are a family restaurant that my wife and I run, we love to know you enjoyed so much , we just try to build a restaurant everyday where we would like to go and since we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A highlight of our trip! The owner came to our table and talked to us about the history of his restaurant. The food was excellent, the service friendly, and a great atmosphere. Make sure to stop and eat here! Delicious!More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you for visiting and review us. My wife and I are very happy to know it was the highlight of your trip since while we have a lot of fun on our family restaurant we take very serious the job we need to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

okay, this was our 3rd day in havana, and up to this point, the food had been poor, which i was surprised by, i expected lots of flavor, but had not found any (this definitely has a lot to do with the resources the restaurants...More

yamil749, Owner at Paladar Los Mercaderes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you for visiting us and review us. What a pleasure for us to here you enjoyed that much in our family restaurant. My wife and I love Cuban flavors and we try our best to share them with our visitors, I recommend you...More

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Questions & Answers
oregondiva
17 July 2017
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Response from Julio B | Reviewed this property
Awesome food. Either or both
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Carolyn S
7 July 2017
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Response from TomM8132 | Reviewed this property
Sometimes they will access the message and respond, but only by chance. Telephone numbers from their business card is: (53)78012437 or cell (53)52901531
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Billy C
6 July 2017
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Response from AdventureAbounds1 | Reviewed this property
Billy we are about 15 minutes walking distance or 8 minutes in a bike taxi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mercaderes #207 | e/ Lamparilla y Amargura, Havana 101100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8012437
  • E-mail
Description
Our restaurant is located in the center of OLD HAVANA in a beautifully renovated colonial house built circa 1890.
It has 2 salons, each with unique decorations, fabulous furnishings and signature tiles. There are also frescos from 1905 on all of the walls which brings an added facet to the style of the restaurant.
Our beautiful interior hanging garden adds an enticing and pleasant ambience to your dining experience.
Please join our family restaurant and enjoy fabulous Cuban food plus some international food , friendly service, great beverages and all the best of old Havana.
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