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El Patio

Calle San Ignacio No. 54, | Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8618504
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“grilled fish” (2 reviews)
“la bodeguita” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cuban, Caribbean, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle San Ignacio No. 54, | Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

During our several days in Cuba with visits to Cienfuegos, The Bay of Pigs, Havana and Santiago de Cuba, we ate firstly in local home and country restaurants which served local indigenous food which was invariably over cooked or simply inedible. Most were in home...More

Thank JohnR63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family went there, and didn’t very much enjoy it. The service was slow, it took about 25 minutes until our bread actually came (an appetizer). The rabbit was also very dry, my daughter had to eat me and my husband’s chicken instead...More

Thank Lena A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is right next to the cathedral, I went 5 years ago and had the best lobster meal sat outside with the cathedral lite up live classical music playing. It was one of those moments, so I couldn't wait to return for the same...More

Thank cindyr1977
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place is very popular with tourists due to wonderful convenient location in the centre of a Old Havana, on Plaza de la Catedral and near the Cathedral and other sights of interest. Sitting is arranged in the both patio of the old Havana mansion...More

Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 31 August 2017

OMG, what a bad experience. We went to this restaurant after walking through out old Havana, very bad service, we ordered some coffee and had to wait 40 minutes and, when we order the food we waited for 3 hours, literally, we left and went...More

Thank taske52
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I drinked here a mojito, smoked an cigar, had an coffee while the live music was playing in the background . Very nice place with shops all around. Possibility to buy souvenirs, cigars, rum and other stuff.

Thank Marián Č
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great location overlooking the Plaza de la Catedral and that is already the best part. The food was tasty and presented in a very appealing way, but in other restaurants even in the same area, you get the same quality for less money. The service...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Of course that assessment is heavily driven by the fact that you can sit and have a meal looking out on our favorite plaza in the city. But the food and service are excellent as well.

Thank Douglas_Dow
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went here based on the offline app reviews (internet is a gamble in Cuba so we reviewed where we could). We wanted a nice meal to end our trip. My friend had chicken which he said was good, not great. I had fish (menu...More

Thank mikity31
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We stumbled across this place by chance. It was a beautiful place to take a break, have a cocktail and soak in the beauty of Havana. Daiquiris were the best I had in Havana. Live music was lovely and visited the tarot card readers afterwards....More

Thank J R
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7 September 2017|
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Response from 6inbarca | Reviewed this property |
Yes by phone and I recommend it for large groups. The front porch or upstairs by a window is nice but this is a state owned restaurant and the food is very so so. around the corner is the tiny pleader Dona Eutemia which has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Ignacio No. 54, | Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8618504
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