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La Carboncita Paladar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Avenida 3ra #3804 E/ 38 y 40, Havana 11300, Cuba
+53 7 2030261
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Naples, Italy
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128 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place to spend a nigth out....drinks in tha av, food good and staff very friendly, the whole restaurant gives you the feeling of freshness and cleness

Thank Paolofrally1980
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at it after the Fidel Castro dead and being in mourning the alcoholic drinks does not exist. We ordered some pizza, lasagna, cannelloni and Caprese salad. Than some ice cream and some espresso, cappuccino and natural juice drinks. The entire food was tasty and perfect, the staff was very friendly and everything was just OK. I recommend it... More 

Thank Stoica Nicolae ... P
Biddeford, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Excellent Food, Ambiance, and Service. Our waiter (Norge) was adorable and very attentive - only suggestion: missing any kind of Cuban music. Didn't realize that until every restaurant we went to after that (this was our first night in Havana) had it.

Thank LucOllieKoko
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Excellent fresh pasta, nice place, the cheff was always present, the putanesca salse is one of the best speciailities in the restaurant, try it!!!

Thank martinezreina1954
New York, New York, United States
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

La Carboncita was my favorite Paladar in Havanan. It is an Italian restaurant and after 4 days of similar types of food it was fun to have some pasta. I had the Bolognese and it was just what I wanted. My uncle had a calzone and it was excellent. Warning, it was huge. The restaurant is in a more affluent... More 

Thank Bricken S
Havana, Cuba
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The food quality has deteriorated in this restaurante the last couple of months, but it is still a decent Italian with good pizza. Outdoor seating is beautiful, but a bit hot in summer. Worth it for an average day meal.

Thank ToveSW
Davis, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Excellent food, friendly and attentive staff. Wonderful experience overall. Highly recommend this paldar!

Thank Katie H
Sao Carlos, SP
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Went to this paladar for the first time and was really surprised with the quality of all plates!! We asked for lobster, pasta with pesto and a pizza, and all of them were incredibly tasty and fresh!! We loved the service and to meet the chef (El Flaco), a shy and talented guy!! We hope to come back to this... More 

Thank sdpriolo
Vancouver, BC, Canada
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158 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

La Carboncita is another favourite. They make great thin crust pizza and other Italian dishes. The quality has slipped a bit from what it was a couple of years ago after they lost their best chef but it is still worth patronising. Staff are friendly.

Thank RobinThom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch and the food was really good and the services too!!! We ordered pizza, shrimp and meat all of them were exquisite Good job guys !!!!!

Thank Milesantana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 3ra #3804 E/ 38 y 40, Havana 11300, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2030261

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