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“Great bar”

La Bodeguita del Medio
Ranked #159 of 909 Restaurants in Havana
Price range: US$ 2 - US$ 10
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bar is well known worldwide, owner has bars in probably more than 2 or 3 countries. Great atmosphere, great bands live music, food is excellent. Visited by every single tourist coming to Cuba. Lots of fun and lots of people, little uncomfortable because day and night is packed.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You expect to meet Hemingway at the bar. A lot of people , all are waiting to enter; some just visit, others to drink the famous Mojito, others take lunch. All the walls are filled with the signatures of those who passed by here. An unique experience!!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rosenauer1995
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is really no real reason to go there besides its fame. The place is very small, uncomfortable, crowded with not much to see. The mojitos are very expensive, tiny and not very special.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alejandro A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group and were upstairs...decent food and good music...was a lot of fun. Was very clean for as crowded as it was. Lots of people waiting to get in

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank azloon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First, let me acknowledge that La Bodeguita de Medio is indeed a tourist oriented bar and restaurant that gets packed with visitors from all over the world. Yes, the famous mojitos that Hemingway enjoyed so much at this place are indeed pricier than at other more locals oriented bars and restaurants. Here's why I recommend visiting and visiting more than once:

*Delicious mojitos prepared in an entertaining way
*Great atmosphere
*Great music
*A chance to meet people from all over who are also going to impressed by this place of historic significance, especially to those are fans of Hemingway

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MikeL-33133
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