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Restaurante Cafe del Oriente

Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8012686
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked alaska” (6 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
10:00 - 23:30All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

The wine flowed freely and the food was great - an appetizer of marinated swordfish! Then not the typical black beans and rice. A very upscale place.

Thank czmdivenut
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We felt accommodated and welcomed, professional, well trained staff were there and the food was good, there is someone who really understands how to treat customers. We had a lovely meal and the lobster tail I really recommend. The fresh salads and zumos are great...More

Thank Cornelia K
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The minute you walk into this restaurant, you can feel the professionalism. Quality decor and table settings, excellently presented staff, the warm welcome. We had outstanding service throughout the evening and the food, cocktails and wine selection most satisfying. Special mention for the delicious, made...More

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by this elegant restaurant on the Plaza de San Fransisco. Food was the best we had in Havana and the ambience equal to any fine restaurant anywhere.

Thank phillipsS2180EX
Reviewed 24 December 2015

You will never have a bad meal at this government owned restaurant - and I rarely if ever say that about a government run restaurant. The Oriente is known for it's steaks, perhaps the best in all of Cuba (since there aren't many good restaurants...More

Thank sanchell
Reviewed 19 December 2015

A great cafe spot to spend a couple of hours in the splendid Plaza de San Francisca. There is an indoor restaurant but we sat outside with beautifully mixed cocktails. This is also an important spot to find something tasty to eat. A pasta dish...More

Thank LaylaTW11
Reviewed 15 December 2015

When in Cuba this is a great exclusive and posh restaurant delicious food and impeccable service. A great menu along with a very professional staff wanting one thing to make their customers happy.

Thank Wenda R
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We ate here on our first night in Havana and really enjoyed the great food and atmosphere. Food was of the standard you would expect in any good restaurant, seabass was particularly great.

Thank beachsiders
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Go ahead and imagine you are Angelina Jolie or George Clooney, because this is where they'd dine or enjoy a mojito or sip a cafe Cubano if they were in Havana. It's upscale, grand, elegant, historic and complete with a pianist on a baby grand...More

Thank Cassidy144
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I was part of a group of Americans on a tour of Cuba who enjoyed their farewell dinner in the upstairs dining room of Cafe Oriente. The ambiance was exceptional and the food was really good. It was a Sunday night and the room was...More

Thank glasslawyer
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Delia H
31 December 2016|
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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|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8012686
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Cuban gourmet restaurant, with author cuisine, located at San Francisco Square, in Old Havana. A wide variety of Cuban cocktails and international beverages. Trolley services.
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