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La Guarida

Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
+53 7 8669047
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“marlin tacos” (20 reviews)
“oxtail” (22 reviews)
“lobster” (102 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, International, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 1,776 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Restaurant is pretty well made and is a refurbished part of an abandoned half dilapidated building. Service friendly and suggestive with a pretty mean lamb curry. Was surprised by its legitimacy. worth a shot

Thank kunsaha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food in an amazing building! They said you need a reservation but we went early and they were able to seat us inside.

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was the best we went to in Cuba. The menu offered a lot of variety and what was served was of very good quality. The ambience and service was also very good. Great views from the rooftop bar where you can have pre...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I Had the Ahi Tuna that was advertised as coming with a coconut sugar cane seafood sauce. I tasted no elements of any of these three things. Pretty darn expensive considering. The tuna was OK tasting and the portion was fine. Cost was about18 CUC....More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had done some research for a "high end" place to eat while in Cuba & this place came highly rated. The building is a shambles but if you can see past that , you can see that at one time it was beautiful. The...More

Thank claimsgal
Reviewed 4 days ago

To be honest the food in Havana ain't great but La Guarida sits on top of a motley bunch . Difficult to find but worth the effort. I must admit I thought we were in the wrong building as the second floor was taken up...More

Thank LondonLockwood
Reviewed 4 days ago

Based on overall venue, food, and service, this is the best restaurant I ate at in Cuba. Located on the top two floors of an old city mansion (I think they call it a palace) there is a large terrace which is great and has...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place but the service let a lot to be desired. Especially the manager with the blonde hair. Glad I went but I will never return.

Thank KishaMonique
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a total disappointment. I had several people recommend this restaurant and informed me that I needed to make reservations. I tried two months out to get a reservation. Finally someone responded to my email. When I responded back it took week's to...More

1  Thank christine p
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on an overnight cruise to Havana and decided to give La Guarida a try. The outdoor seating was fully occupied to we were given a table in one of the smaller rooms that had around 6 tables in it. Our waiter and assistant...More

Thank vppro
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TravelingHanbokGirl
2 July 2017|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is cash only as are many of the restaurants in Havana
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elizabetharuba23
12 June 2017|
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Response from Julio B | Reviewed this property |
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24 May 2017|
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Response from ChristieLovesTravel | Reviewed this property |
Thank for for reading my posts. I loved Atelier!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8669047
  • E-mail
Description
"It's the most famous of Havana's Paladares" New York Times, August 2002. "The greatest and most magical is La Guarida, so magical that it is temting to protect it by witholding its address" The Guardian, February 2001. "The city's best restaurant....La Guarida is the hardest table to reserve on the island this remains the hippest best restaurant in Havana" Cigar Aficionado, June 2001.
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