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Marakas - CLOSED

Calle O btwn 23 & 25, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good23%
  • Average50%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
26 Mar 2014
“excellent pizza”
2 Jun 2013
“Good pizza but not much choice!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Calle O btwn 23 & 25, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

Good for oven baked thin crust pizza.Suitable choices for vegetarians available. Good service. A good place for people watching when it is busy later in the evening, italian tourists, cubanas with their dates, canadians, spanish language teachers with their nothamerican students, like the cubans do,...More

Thank susan p
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Our pizzas were all very good - large, thin crusts, nice toppings, and served very hot. The problem was that the advertised pizzas on the menu weren't available and we found we had to choose from a very limited list. The wine list was quite...More

Thank Neatham
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Maybe I should have tried the pizza, but I opted for pasta (pizza is everywhere!) and a mozzarella salad. Both were bad, but the mozzarella wasn't even mozzarella! Some smelly hard cheese. Inedible. The waiter was nice, but the barwoman kept frowning at us after...More

Thank Londonerwithchild
Reviewed 27 November 2012

I ate twice at this restaurant. The first time, the pizza was not too bad, thin crust, cheese that doesn't taste anything (at least, not bad) but the second time, I ordered a spagetti. Just awful. The pasta weren't al dente, they weren't cook enough....More

1  Thank Pierre M
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We sought this Italian out having read about it in the guidebook we were using during our stay in Havana. It seemed like the best option within walking distance of the hotel and was worth a shot. Can't say it was the best food I've...More

Thank mxd321
Reviewed 15 February 2012

And I say that with tongue in cheek. There is probably no such thing as a good Cuban pizza. but if there was, this place would probably be the best place to get it. Thin crust and covered with a decent amount of toppings and...More

Thank JedLeonard1007
Reviewed 19 June 2011

After too many slices of dodgy peso pizza (mushy, focaccia-style crust, sour cheese), all I was looking for was a pizza with a thin crust. Verdict: Success! The dining room is austere to the point of being severe (and air-conditioned to the point of being...More

Thank HotelCalifornians
Reviewed 11 June 2011

Went here a few days ago for lunch, I am actually quite impressed with this place, my wife and I actually enjoyed the food quite a bit, The pasta and pizza we ordered were actually quite good and the prices were very reasonable. The decor...More

1  Thank simplycuba
Reviewed 6 February 2011

We were really looking forward to dining here having read a couple of very favourable reports on other sites. Unfortunately our experience was not positive. The pizza was very salty and the Carbonara was dry and lacked cream. The Lasagne was OK, but still one...More

1  Thank NHAnorak
Reviewed 23 February 2010

Marakas will barely cure your cravings for Italian food. We went here twice in late November 2009. Shocked to see that their "cheap" bottle of red wine was 18CUC! Instead we had a few beers. The food was just adequate. Over our two trips we...More

Thank SimonYYZ
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  • Address: Calle O btwn 23 & 25, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
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