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La Bodeguita del Medio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Latin,
Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8671374
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shredded beef” (15 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (21 reviews)
“live music” (123 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed today via mobile

Too much tourists and the place is very small. You can have a better drink anywhere in Havana and more affordable.

Thank Yasne T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Get ready to eat and indulge in ropa vieja and black beans! Must try their traditional Mojitos. Wanted to try their picadillo but they were out of it, I’m sure it was good.

Thank Voyage780979
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss stopping in for a traditional Mojito! A welcoming atmosphere with plenty of laughter in the air!

Thank rrbogani
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is overrated. It is too crowded, too many tours stopping here, mojitos are not well done.

Thank Traveler98765432
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is all fame, Cuba have so many great places to go. People please, stop going there. Lousy service, expensive food, bad drinks. Definitely not worth it!

Thank DocAriana
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here on the Panoramic Night Tour. The street outside was packed full of people partying. This was Hemmingway's watering hole and it looked typical of the Hemmingway haunts, a little seedy. We had a mojito. Inside people had scribbled their signatures of the...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had very good cocktails at this bar had plenty of people and great ambiance, next time we be back.

Thank rafael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very lively place to eat and have a taste of the famous cuban atmosphere, full of live music. We have been for lunch, had a table upstairs (highly recommended since downstairs is crowded).

Thank dragosmb
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always dream about visit tbis restaurant write something on irs wall amd valle it BODEGUITA DEL CENTRO MARKET OF THE MIDDLE

Thank Ana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide took us there like a "must" to do in Havana, but we didn't like it at all. The mojitos were really strong and not worthy at all. I recommend to pass by and take a picture, but do not drink anything there

Thank Ana T
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Manuel C
24 June 2018|
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Response from PIER V | Reviewed this property |
Solamente aceptan tarjetas en los negocios mas establecidos y es muy dificil, las tarjetas americanas no funcionana alla.. te conviene cambiar dinero en el aeropuerto asi no te arriesgas a nada... tambien son comunes los... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from Suzanne B | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. There are only 8 bar stools in an "L" shaped bar. It opens up onto the street. Many people get their drinks and stand outside to listen to the local music. Worth the trip. Try off hours and it might not be... More
28 September 2017|
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Response from petpringles | Reviewed this property |
Gosh...never paid attention to the hours of operations... sorry! We we're just happy just to be there to absorb the ambience, get a table (more like shared with another couple until they left) but nonetheless, we had great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8671374
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