We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurante Cafe del Oriente

Oficios # 112 | Esquina Amargura La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8606686
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked alaska” (6 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:30All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Oficios # 112 | Esquina Amargura La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (644)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We went there because we saw some positive reviews. However we were disappointed. The food is good , service lousy. restaurant was almost empty. completely overpriced.

Thank Edith S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is located in the Plaza directly across from the cruise port. The location is great and the restaurant is beautiful and has a very upscale and special feel. It is quite lovely and has a nice outside seating area for a cool drink...More

Thank sky2094
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Restaurant has an excellent location. Clients are welcomed and promptly serviced Food quality is excellent. Service is very good Sea food excelent

Thank fernandomB5042WJ
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We found it so difficult to find good food in Cuba - however this place was an exception. We had the chefs recommendation (Beef, also rare to find in Cuba) which was AMAZING! It is also in a great spot on a lovely square!

Thank Ra1994x
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Unfortunately this restaurant didn't live up to the ambitious menu. The food and service were very average. If you want a fine dining meal, there are better options in the neighbourhood. The 80's piano bar feel makes me wonder if maybe they only want to...More

Thank mikerutherford
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The reviews lead us to this restaurant which was less than 10 minutes walk from our hotel. We ate inside where service is formal but friendly and professional. On the first visit we ate early before 6 but later on the second visit when there...More

Thank ChrisintheBahamas
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visited this restaurant twice; both times for lunch. This restaurant faces the Plaza de San Francisco and offers great views. We could have sat here for hours and people watched. Food here is excellent. We had a Cuban Sandwich (6.5 CUC), gazpacho (3.5 CUC) and...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Our group went to the Cafe del Oriente for our final dinner. It's the only government-run restaurant we went to on the whole trip. It's a gorgeous place with beautifully set tables, sparkling chandeliers, and tuxedoed staff. We also didn't have ropa vieja, ha ha!...More

Thank slaventure
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The atmosphere, servers and food quality were all unsurpassed. This is a sophisticated setting with white table clothes, servers in black tie and a fine table setting. The upscale restaurant sits on the historic Plaza de San Francisco. While in Havana for 7 nights, I...More

Thank kcwKeyWest_FL
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Thank God for this Restaurant. I do love Havana; but not crazy about the food. My friends wife & I had the lobster tail both days (just tell them butter & not the anchovies) & my friend had a steak. Great atmosphere & very relaxing....More

Thank Peter R
Nearby Restaurants
Paladar Los Mercaderes
1,906 reviews
.10 km away
La Vitrola
627 reviews
.28 km away
NAO Bar Paladar
401 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)
6,456 reviews
.23 km away
Plaza de Armas
2,285 reviews
.30 km away
San Francisco de Asis Square
1,632 reviews
.04 km away
Camera Obscura
1,170 reviews
.25 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Delia H
31 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Cubanoboy | Reviewed this property |
For appetizers they have; Cream of Vegetable Soup & traditional Gazpacho. They do have a Porcini Pasta on the menu. All these items are on the menu. As far as main courses go, it's meat, poultry or fish, no designated... More
Darlene H
19 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Cafe O | Property representative |
Cafe del Oriente y Jardin del Oriente son dos instalaciones completamente diferentes pero bajo una misma administracion. Consideramos que las pertenencias personales son responsabilidad de cada cual y mucho mas en un area al... More
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oficios # 112 | Esquina Amargura La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8606686
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing