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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 7 October 2018

Cuba is a communist country 100 % with 3 period of history, different and dramatic for the Cuban people , but The republican period was great, and great with Heminguy also. La Bodeguita is only the place were il she be back.

Thank Horia M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

... and in case you don’t like mojito ... a Cuba libre. Relaxed atmosphere, music, joy. Beautiful authentic place.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We stumbled across this place whilst walking around the old town and I remembered this was mentioned in our guide book as a must-see tourist spot, as allegedly Ernest Hemingway used to frequent this place (disputed). It's also supposedly famous for it's Mojito. We arrived...More

Thank Skylarks
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome place..!!!! Riquisimos mojitos.!!!! The service very fast and excellent..!!!! You have to go there...that is for sure a stop in Cuba..!!!

Thank annabellebl0ndie
Reviewed 29 September 2018

On our recent trip to Havana we went out exploring Old Havana on a warm summer evening. We searched out La Bodeguita del Medio to drink in one of Hemmingway's old hangouts. It is a fun spot with very friendly staff serving some excellent Mojitos...More

Thank FLSeaDog
Reviewed 29 September 2018

As we were walking around we decided to visit La Bodeguita.We had previously visited about 16years ago and it doesn't seem to have changed very much.The food is decent local cuisine and they make an excellent Mojito so if nothing else try one of those!...More

Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We really were glad to stop by some of the hidden gems that Earnest Hemingway visited since there is so much history here.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Normally if you are looking to drink a mojito in Cuba, you will be looking for this place, and that is a terrible mistake, maybe yearssss ago this was the place for that, but now the are living out of a name. Maybe is because...More

Thank AndyA1839
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Food was disgusting full of oil and wrotten potatoes and singer stood begging for tips and refused to leave until you paid up

Thank Connector774227
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Iconic bar in very unassuming location. We added our names to the wall. A must go when in Havana. Probably a good idea to read about the history of the restaurant before you go.

Thank Rob S
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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
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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