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La Moneda Cubana

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Calle Empedrado No. 152 entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio | La Habana, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8615304
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Coquitlam, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We knew the price is going to be above average but we wanted to try because of its location. One of the dish we ordered was the octopus, recommended by the the waiter. It tasted like canned sardines. We also ordered the mixed seafood dish which is also below standard. We were expecting the view for the canon show to... More 

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middleport ont
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With a selection of eight small bland dishes and no appetizers save a tasteless soup ranging in price from sixteen to twenty five dollars plus a ten percent service charge this is the classic tourist trap. The plethora of tourist guides enjoying lobster at the expense of their naive clients is one warning sign and the eagerness of hotel staff... More 

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Pencoed, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good meal in a great location, although the selling point of the 9pm cannon location is slightly oversold, as it can be heard all over Havana. Not cheap but we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening, the music was slightly different from the usual with a solo artist who sung all the usual in with a slightly folk jazz vein.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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188 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice dinner at this Havana restaurant. We are part of a tour group but the staff was able to handle our many requests problem free. The food was very good and the service was excellent. Good place to eat in old town.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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257 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal here was fantastic and overall it was a great visit. Ropa vieja highly recommended and the soup was very good. They also had live music which was fun. However, when we were ready to leave we asked for the check like 3 times and it took about 30 minutes before it finally came. Overall would recommend. Was one... More 

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Philadelphia area
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424 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This former mansion is converted into a fine restaurant. Because of UNESCO remodeling limitations, it has a narrow stairway to the upstairs and only one (small) bathroom--but other than that it has much to offer. Our lobster entree was quite fine, and the servicce excellent. Location right next to the cathedral is another plus.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a fellow visitor to Havana. There are a lot of stairs to access this restaurant. We sat on the terrace on a lovely warm evening. We had soup to start. Although we ordered the mixed fish platter most of our fish was lobster which was delicious. A very busy restaurant.

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San Francisco
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 4 had dinner here, on the terrace, on the recommendation of our hotel (Sevilla). The view was lovely and the food and drinks were good. We also had the luck to be seated near the solo guitarist and the music was wonderful throughout our meal.

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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had a table on the terrace with a great view and lovely atmosphere. The service was good and the beef main course was good too.

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Thank Christine H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We enjoyed our dinner here; great service. Traditional cuban fare in a nice atmosphere with a nice view!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Empedrado No. 152 entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio | La Habana, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8615304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?