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La Bodeguita del Medio
Ranked #155 of 904 Restaurants in Havana
Price range: US$ 2 - US$ 10
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Dont bother with the food. The famous birthplace of the Mojito it’s a tourist trap for years now. And mojitos are not even that good. Mojito mix is prepared in bins in the back. Totally packed with tourists. But you cannot say that you were in Havana and not been at the Bodeguita del Medio. So just stop by, order a mojito, sign on the wall and take a few pics. Then just walk out and go somewhere else.

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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Walking through the streets of Old Havana, this place was highly recommended by the locals and tourists alike and so I had my dinner there..The shrimps were just awesome, although they could’ve been easy on the salt..Tried the Mojito (This place claims to be the birthplace) but wasn’t really impressed,being a food and beverage professional myself, it tasted like rum with soda and so I enjoyed The shrimps with a beer thereafter..

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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Prompt service, menu well explained (in english) live music, delicious food
only one block away form Los delfines resort

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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I mean, sure, it's packed full of tourists, but it is so fun. A must do for a mojito or a few. We enjoyed the live music and went a couple times for cocktail hour in the afternoon. We only had drinks.

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Reviewed 27 October 2018

I have never eaten here, but every time I go with friends for one or two mojitos. The master of the drink is Roberto - he is making mojitos since 40 years working on the same place. THe taste of the drink is amazing, but only when he is there, There is a small band as well. It closes at 11:00pm. The statue of Hemingway, the personal belongings of Aliende and the signatures of the visitors on the wall, the old wood furniture, the 80 years old fridges, makes it unique place.

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