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Cafe Lamparilla

Lamparilla, 54 | entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“meatballs” (3 reviews)
“lobster” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cuban, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Lamparilla, 54 | entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Not a huge selection to choose from, but this is Cuba, don't expect to much, they offer whats available. Ingredients made into a fine dish, good service, try the lemon drink, this is very refreshing.

Thank Johan W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We ate here our first night in Havana after walking around and around looking for a good place. We sat outside in the cute area- bring mosquito repellant! Our waiter was super nice. The food is the usual rice and beans with choice of meat,...More

Thank Roaming R
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Our last night in this area of Havana and we just wanted something light, a glass of wine and some soothing music. Café Lamparilla delivered on all counts - a great bottle of chilled white wine, unobtrusive yet musically pleasing entertainment , a mixed grill...More

Thank Julieta E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Having read other TP reviews I struggle to understand as I have to say our experience was very good , service ( mainly by one guy) was very good and attentive, reasonably priced food and tasted excellent too be honest . No problem with the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Good restaurant with reasonable prices and generous portions. Situated in an alley in Old Havana, it's close to the action, but not in the middle of it. Pleasantly quiet. Friendly service. Can recommend the pork and shrimp dinners.

Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We came here for dinner by mistake, we were actually looking for Lamparilla Tapas & Cervezas. To be honest the service started off really well, they didn't have the wine we originally ordered and said that the higher price bottle in their opinion wasn't worth...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Worst place we've been in 2 weeks in Cuba. The food was not good and served in small portions despite being as pricy as any place around. The service was horrible. We waited for 47 minutes for our food, which was the most basic cuban...More

1  Thank AntoineHague
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It looked so inviting! A terrace on the street just off Mercaderes, live music, completely packed. Stop for drink, if you are enchanted by the setting. But don't order food!!! To say that the service here was terrible would be a gross understatement. This was...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've never given such a bad review but this place deserves it. We waited 2 hours for our meals. When we sat down, the waiter took 30min to come take our order, than another 20min to bring us our bottle of wine, another 30min to...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We just came back from out second visit to Cuba (first one was in 2014). Both times we ate at Lamparilla several times so I think we got a pretty good impression. In 2014 Lamparilla had good and reasonably priced food (not cheap) - read...More

Thank AKrnic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamparilla, 54 | entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 864-9580
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