Very good oxtails, great music, personable and professional owner, and awesome wait staff. The restaurant is small but comfortable.
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I don't remember eating at any place in Cuba that offered Paella; but, I certainly appreciate having it available at Guantanamera in New York's Hell's Kitchen area. It was full of wonderfully fresh shellfish-squid, mussels, clams, shrimp, scallops and lobster. I was completely satisfied with...More
If you after treating yourself with a night in "Havana" - this is the place to be. Forget the fact that all drinks are amazing ( and priced properly) forget the amazing food and superb service , just go there and enjoy the vibe and...More
We actually found this restaurant at the recommendation of our Uber driver. The food is very good and you need to have an open mind if not used to eating Cuban food. The restaurant is very nice inside, but tables are cramped together as all...More
I visited Guantanamera on a Wednesday evening with a business acquaintance. We were looking for a quiet place to talk and thought we were early enough to avoid the crowds. Unfortunately, shortly after 7:30 a live band started to play and all conversation came to...More
My sister and I have spent our christmas dinner at this place. The food was nice and not too expensive, so it was exactly what we've been looking for. There was life music and people were cheerful. The stuff was friendly although there has been...More
Try Guantanamera for a fun Friday or Saturday night. The talented Cuban musicians that play will make you want to get up and dance. The Cuban food and signature mojitos are quite good.
This is a great restaurant to go to if attending theatre or a concert at Lincoln Center. Such warm and welcoming service! Love their half chicken in Cuban (heavily garlic) sauce, but the last two times I ordered it, it was roasted. This time, pan...More
Let me preface this review by saying if I was writing it six months ago I would have given it five stars. We were in NYC for the weekend and found Guantanamera through a review in NY Magazine. The food was delicious, the service was...More