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La Buena Vida - CLOSED

Calle 46 No. 917 entre 11 y 9 | Ciudad Habana, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2025816
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good4%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
1 Apr 2014
“Delicious, inventive food in a charming atmosphere”
21 Feb 2014
“calamari with pineapple sauce is to die for!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, International, Mediterranean, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 46 No. 917 entre 11 y 9 | Ciudad Habana, Havana, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 1 April 2014

I often take groups to Cuba and I have twice taken a small group to La Buena Vida. It's a charming restaurant, very reminiscent of the paladars of a few years ago, with fantastic and creative food. And at a very reasonable price. I recommend...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 22 February 2014

This a great pescetarian restaurant. We tried so many dishes but the best was the calamari with pineapple sauce. They have a very nice vegetarian selection which is hard to find in Havana and the atmosphere is really nice too.

Thank Shabi S
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This restaurant makes use of vegetables - in a big way. No meat (some fish). Very healthy. And incredibly delicious. The service is friendly, efficient, and non-invasive. The chef comes and speaks with his guests, the restaurant is pretty - quite a step away from...More

2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 10 June 2013 via mobile

We stayed in Jibacoa but our cab driver knew of this restaurant. He called ahead to make reservations for our group. The first thing that catches your eye about the restaurant is the decor. It was incredible. Beautiful pieces of art created with recycled materials....More

3  Thank Rebeche
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Found this restaurant on trip advisor before travelling to Cuba. As others have stated the restaurant is not particularly easy to find. Our taxi driver knew the area but still had to get out and ask when we arrived in the street where the restaurant...More

2  Thank Andy p
Reviewed 22 April 2013

I had a very hard time getting to this restaurant. It is not well known and the taxi driver had never been there. We found it and because it seemed to be in a residential area, asked the taxi to return for us. The restaurant...More

Thank DianeC91
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We knew that is the vegetarian restaurant, but heard also that they have a delicious sea food, and that was right...excellent food, wine, rum and service! And lemon pie :)

Thank Ceca17
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Tne one and only vegetarian restaurant in Havana, at least as far as I know. Creative cuisine, very good service, lovingly decorated, nice atmosphere and good food. Fortunatly a good alternative to the to the hundreds of boring paladares in havana.

2  Thank Luca B
Reviewed 12 December 2012

What a great little place. The food was excellent and artistically prepared, and the decorations were unique in many ways. We sat outside and had a wonderful lunch with a light breeze blowing. Just as pleasant as it could be. Thumbs up all the way

2  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 29 October 2012

There is always something in Cuba that surprises me and on this trip it was La Buena Vida vegeterian restaurant. Located in an elegant Miramar district, it is a gem that should not be missed whether you are vegeterian or not. The decor is eclectic...More

3  Thank Jo D
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Restaurant Details

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USD 20
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Special Occasion Dining
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  • Address: Calle 46 No. 917 entre 11 y 9 | Ciudad Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2025816
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