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Ambos Mundos

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Obispo No.153 esq. a Mercaderes, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8609529
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was ok, which it made up for in drinks and a great view. And to top it all off Hemingway frequented this hotel which holds his old typewriter.

Thank Emilee C
Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

hordes descend on this hotel to sample the roof top bar, few stop at the Hemmingway Museum on 5th floor, funnily enough. I've never stayed in a hotel where the sight seers are given precedence over the residents, so this was a first. And not a good experience. The lift didn't even stop for us to go downstairs as it... More 

Thank Aideen M
Truro, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Hotel just to see the room where Ernest Hemingway lived for months at a time. It was fun to go up the ancient elevator and to hear the guide describe what they knew about his time hotel. We then went to the rooftop café to enjoy one of Hemingway's favorite cocktails!

Thank Christie H
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was just OK, however, I'd recommend this place for going up to rooftop restaurant to stop in for a beer or rum, but nothing more. Service is slow and when asking for mustard for my 'ham & cheese' sandwich, the server simply disappeared never to return. I got up to ask the bartender for mustard & was told... More 

Thank Krp R
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to just sit back, listen to great live music, enjoy a drink (or two, or five) and have some of the best views in Havana. Accessible by elevator and stairs but mind you, it takes a bit of bravery to just get inside one of those elevators. Try the Daiquirí. Can't go wrong.

Thank lrojeda
Windermere, Florida
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146 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for another touristy watering hole frequented by hemmingway, i found the rooftop bar at ambos mundos to be a cut above most of the rest. if the weather is nice, the views are spectacular. and while it was really crowded, the staff were mostly organized and the drinks were very good and slightly cheaper (4-5cuc). if you're into that sort... More 

Thank amyh12382
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had great Cuban sandwiches and Pina Coladas on the lovely rooftop bar on first day in Havana. Not quite as good when we returned a second time. Area is the biggest wifi hotspot so nice to enjoy a drink in the bar while trying to get some internet in comfort rather than on the pavement outside!

1 Thank Kate B
Mermaid Beach, Australia
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267 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place for drinks, either downstairs so you can watch the crowd walking past, or on the rooftop (if the elevator works, which it did not). Don't forget to visit room 511, Hemingway's room before he moved into his own place Finca Vigia.

Thank Dirk W
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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256 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Just entering the lobby of this jewel makes your trip worth while. This was the hotel Hemingway lived in Havana before moving to Finca El Vigía on the outskirts of Cuba's capital. The lobby bar is very traditional and grear for dining and coffee. Walk outside and enjoy the beaties of Old Havana for a treat of a lifetime strolling... More 

Thank Pedro T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I went to 3 hotel and this was the best I Got (Florida 4.5/5 , San Miguel 4/5) Very Central and near of the best and most impressibe Old Havana zone Near of all popular Old Havana attractions: Plaza Vieja, Catedral, La Bodeguita, Floridita, Parque Central, etc 4 blocks Etecsa to buy Internet cards Great room, clean, spacious. A great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Latin, Bar, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Obispo No.153 esq. a Mercaderes, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8609529
The restaurante is on the roof of the Hotel Ambos Mundos. It has view to Old Havana. It has a reserved restaurant with air conditioner, it can be used for meetings. It has alive music.

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