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Bar Monserrate

) #172 of 760 Restaurants in Havana $$ - $$$ , Cuban, Caribbean
Monserrate No. 401 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8609761
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible14%
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“ropa vieja” (2 reviews)
“live music” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Cuban, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
Monserrate No. 401 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered past here by chance and on hearing the band from outside had to go in. They were unreal ! Super tight.. super cool .. Cuban music at its best. We bought the Cd they come round with just as a thanks for the show...More

Thank LondonLockwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great but the portion size was very small, the music was great, its easy to find location but the services was lacking.

Thank helio666
Reviewed 15 June 2017

As others have commented and I left out, ALWAYS carefully check your bill, it may be padded and adding x-tra drinks are the norm here. As well I am very well known there by the staff, and this happened to me. One night in a...More

Thank DirkVanErp
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Love the laid back, casual ambiance & excellent live music everyday of the week. Drinks are cheap, though I can't rate their daiquiris as El Floridita-level. I've never sampled the cuisine, so can't attest to that. This place is worth the stop for the music...More

Thank Asere74
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The perfect alternative to the Floridita. The cocktails half the price. Much fun waiters and a delightful atmosphere off the beaten track.

Thank Feyzi E
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon Bar Monserrate having just left El Floridita somewhat underwhelmed... It's in the same road, just a couple of hundred yards away, although we thought it quite different indeed. It may not have the pedigree of having been frequented by Hemmingway but we...More

Thank RobDebenham1
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Get away from the crowd and visit a friendly local place with excellent food and drink values and live cuban music from local artists during the early afternoon. Spent a couple of hours there and had a great time.

Thank F R
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Another person who stumbled in. Wife and I were looking for lunch and a beer. Walked into this place and immediately felt like we were on the set of some old Bogart movie. Lunch was fine, atmosphere was part families, part locals, part tourists. Enjoyed...More

Thank TheSnite
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Stumbled across this old bar whilst following the sound of salsa . This little place often has a band striking up a few tunes and is a great place to escape the midday heat whilst sipping away at a few rum laden cocktails. Good choice...More

Thank Mag499
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Happened to get lost and was starving so I parked here for a refresher. The service was excellent and the food tasty. Enjoyed the music very much. Good place that was away from the crowds on Obisbo and quite relaxing.

Thank Sadielady947
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monserrate No. 401 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8609761
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