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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
“pork” (28 reviews)
“rice and beans” (19 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the place where Hemingway had his mojito. We had the best mojito in there too. Every inch of the wall is full of signatures from visit. It is a very popular place at night.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jenny201110
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My mom and I visited this restaurant with a group. We ate up stairs in incredibly cramped quarters. That said, the food was amazing. We also were please to have live local performers come through during our visit and the staff was extremely hospitable. Even...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JstAddH2O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best place to drink the best mojito& good ambiance @ and great stuff ! Take à look and you Will not be disapointed!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EllykittyC
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All the food was great. Service was good and the staff very accommodating. Terrific bar and beer iced cold. Prices very fair

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank N2512YEjamesm
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the famous place to have Mojito. There are live music, and people dance inside and outside the bar. We loved the vibe, and the drinks, but cannot comment on anything else. You should definitely go for one mojito if you are around.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank May_Malek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good restaurant stop after a day of walking and learning about Havana. Rice and beans, beef, pork, plantains were served. Topping it off with a mojito. Great music accompanied the meal from a live band.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kiara M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Famous bar in the heart of old Havana provides best Mojito in the city. As it is famous for Hemingway visits it is a must during visit to this part of the city. It is crowdy but it is normal for this kind of place.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank nikola_markovic77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes for a quick Mojito with live music: even if you hate touristy places you cannot skip la Bodeguita. No for dinner: for lack of other options we had pur nee gear dinner here and it was definitely underwhelming....even considering the cuban average

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank roadtripping1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see stop on any Cuban itinerary and full of character, we found it whilst having a walk round at 11.30 in the morning and were tempted to try one even though we had barely had breakfast, we were not disappointed and found out...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CliffBoard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit! The mojitos are fantastic and the staff are entertaining. There's also live music and a restaurant but we didn't get a chance to try the food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wai L
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9 November 2018|
Response from Heather P | Reviewed this property |
We just walked in - no reservations. There were plenty of tables for seating
Manuel C
24 June 2018|
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Response from pierv2018 | 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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