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El Emperador

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Edificio FOCSA, Calle 17 | Vedado, Havana, Cuba
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We ate here our first night in Havana after someone told us La Torre was closed. The decor as someone already pointed out is "old world" with heavy drapes, candle lit tables and smartly dressed wait staff. While the wait staff was very attentive (we were the only diners there for quite awhile), the food was at best mediocre. In... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Another of the classic Habana restaurant, reborn under new young chef eager to please, the old lady has come back as beautiful as ever, classic, small rooms, large bar, antique, red all over the place, extremely large menu, not expensive for what they are serving you, old world ambiance, candlelight's, romantic, they even brought back baked Alaska as it was... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

On Family Reunion trip to La Habana found this on the recommendation of our Hostess at La Casa Maria La China for the Cafeteria around the corner that was closed. Wine list fractured, had to get up and look at the wine rack, then they consult a house list for a price...?!? Menu limited, prices fair, food - So-So. Chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edificio FOCSA, Calle 17 | Vedado, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana

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