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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” (22 reviews)
“live music” (127 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Empedrado No. 207, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Traveler98765432
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 12 October 2018

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 9 October 2018

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
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This place is very well known by its "famous" mojitos. We went there, we tried them, and they are not that great. Don't waist your time.

Thank Nicolas L
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had to try the Mojitos in this place, because of Hemmingway's recommendation. There was a band playing cuban music, people were dancing in the in and outside and our drinks were really strong. The little bar was full of people, we enjoyed our stay.

Thank BuchauCheck
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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
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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