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El Partenon

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Calle 50 No. 1109 | e/ 11 and 13 altos, Playa, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2090405
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I visited this past weekend. We were originally trying to go to a restaurant down the street but it was booked solid, and on a Saturday night we made the mistake of not making reservations. But El Partenon took us in right away and served us the most amazing multi-course meal for us to share. We didn't... More 

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Thank Amanda M
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you are in Havana, you need to check this place out. Staff were awesome, and food is beyond delicious!!

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Thank Chief22206
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Went to this place on the recommendation of the hotel concierge reason being it was only 5 minutes taxi ride away close to our hotel in miramar . It's one of these new owner set ups in a home things so from the outside doesn't look inviting but down the narrow alleyway and up the even narrower stairs there is... More 

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Thank Sanjiv P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious, from the drinks to appetizers, mains and desserts. A carnivores delight. Went with a large group and every dish was a hit. Food is well conceived and well cooked with the right spices and flavors. Too many good things to call out. Service is very good. A bit out of the way but worth the trip.

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Thank Shane G
Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This place was in Miramar but the restaurant is very hard to find. It is on the second floor which you have to reach through a narrow pathway. Do not give up , just find it as it is the one of the best restaurants in Havana. We were here 3 times and were satisfied all the times. All the... More 

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Thank salsaaudi
Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is a very nice restaurant, the decoration is beautiful. Good service and the food is excellent.

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Thank Eliseo C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

From the outside doesn't seem like much, but once you enter the place its something else. The interior setting is very nice, (def not a fast food), the people are great, and the food even better. great selection and variety. the flavor is everything you can expect from cuban food. also the deserts are awesome. highly recommend

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Thank Arnaldo R
New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner to what we initially thought was the best kept secret in Havana. El Partenon Calle 50 #1109 E/11 y 13, Playa phone 5319 6878 or 7209 0405 The restaurant is adorable. My husband said it was the best ceviche he ever ate. They brought warm bread, butter, rabbit pate, thousand island dressing I drank the best guava... More 

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Thank TEliasov
Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This was an excellent example of the home-based restaurants so common in Cuba. We were steered here when another nearby place was full and we quite enjoyed it. Reasonable prices, good food, and while the staff was not fluent in English, we managed to communicate easily enough!

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Thank sjmarsnc
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

A friend brought us here while we were in town. It is far away but worth the cab/drive. This man converted his home into a restaurant so it really feels as though you are going to someones house. Everything we had was amazing but the grilled pulpo (octopus was amazing) I would have never ordered it myself but my friend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 50 No. 1109 | e/ 11 and 13 altos, Playa, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2090405
Description
Phone +53 (7) 209-0405

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?