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El Idilio

Calle G 351, Esquina 15 Vedado, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (21 reviews)
“parrillada” (2 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (15 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle G 351, Esquina 15 Vedado, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As usual El Idilio did not disappoint! Great food, fab service, fantastic location! I will be back next year. My husband is a nightmare with his food and this is the only place he goes to eat in the Vedado, the chef cooking in front...More

Thank Yoli1402
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I came to El Idiliio because I stayed at Casa Marta around the corner and it was recommended : what an incredible experience, not just the food but the people, both the wait staff and the chef ("Flacco), especially Pedro and Jose Michael who knows...More

Thank RKZ90027
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We stumbled upon this place by accident as we wandered down Ave,de los Presidentes towards the Malecon, and had a really nice meal here. We were lucky to get in when we did and must have arrived just in time as when we left there...More

Thank louisep95
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Located in the El Vedado part of Havana, with outdoor dinning. We tried the lamb with wine and the grilled seafood plate and both were delicious. We did found the wines expensive, but the food is great.

Thank Joao90028
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a small restaurant very popular among locals. Food is great with numerous daily specials and service is first rate. Difficult to locate but cab drivers know where it is. Strongly recommend a reservation before 7:30. Gets very busy around 8 on. Desserts are...More

Thank Morris B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Excellent Cuban food at an extremely reasonable price-our favorite meal of the trip, at a lovely little place in Vedado.

Thank Jess W
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A friend recommended this place and WOW! The restaurant is located in Vedado neighbourhood. The quality of the food and the service provided is exquisite. A seafood trio (lobster, fish, shrimps) for just 11 cuc (USD), a meat trio for 10. My favourite was the...More

Thank borizolano
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We ate here several times while in Havana in late June 2017 and highly recommend it. The restaurant was 1 block from our hotel (Casavana) and is in the Vedado neighborhood. We had lunches and dinners at Idilio. Very good food, especially the paella. Very...More

Thank DPBMaine
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in Havana. I ate tgere many times and always a excellwnt service and high standard quality food witch is difficult in cuba 🇨🇺.!! Fish garlic sautee with moro rice the best.

Thank Pashanga
Reviewed 18 July 2017

this restaurant has one of the more extensive menus I saw in the Vedado area. I got only one take out lunch from them, but the place looked lovely, the staff was warmly friendly, and I'd have happily taken my larger group there for dinner...More

Thank jhpac
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8 December 2016|
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Response from katy j | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel or hostel can make the reservation for you. That's an easy way - I highly recommend booking a few days in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle G 351, Esquina 15 Vedado, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 831-8182
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