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Restaurante Cafe del Oriente

Oficios # 112 | Esquina Amargura La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8606686
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked alaska” (6 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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10:00 - 23:30All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Oficios # 112 | Esquina Amargura La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant has an excellent location. Clients are welcomed and promptly serviced Food quality is excellent. Service is very good Sea food excelent

Thank fernandomB5042WJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found it so difficult to find good food in Cuba - however this place was an exception. We had the chefs recommendation (Beef, also rare to find in Cuba) which was AMAZING! It is also in a great spot on a lovely square!

Thank Ra1994x
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Unfortunately this restaurant didn't live up to the ambitious menu. The food and service were very average. If you want a fine dining meal, there are better options in the neighbourhood. The 80's piano bar feel makes me wonder if maybe they only want to...More

Thank mikerutherford
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The reviews lead us to this restaurant which was less than 10 minutes walk from our hotel. We ate inside where service is formal but friendly and professional. On the first visit we ate early before 6 but later on the second visit when there...More

Thank ChrisintheBahamas
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visited this restaurant twice; both times for lunch. This restaurant faces the Plaza de San Francisco and offers great views. We could have sat here for hours and people watched. Food here is excellent. We had a Cuban Sandwich (6.5 CUC), gazpacho (3.5 CUC) and...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Our group went to the Cafe del Oriente for our final dinner. It's the only government-run restaurant we went to on the whole trip. It's a gorgeous place with beautifully set tables, sparkling chandeliers, and tuxedoed staff. We also didn't have ropa vieja, ha ha!...More

Thank slaventure
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The atmosphere, servers and food quality were all unsurpassed. This is a sophisticated setting with white table clothes, servers in black tie and a fine table setting. The upscale restaurant sits on the historic Plaza de San Francisco. While in Havana for 7 nights, I...More

Thank kcwKeyWest_FL
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Thank God for this Restaurant. I do love Havana; but not crazy about the food. My friends wife & I had the lobster tail both days (just tell them butter & not the anchovies) & my friend had a steak. Great atmosphere & very relaxing....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 16 May 2017

After 5 days of crappy touristy restaurants this was a much needed break. It was nice to sit inside and relax and have a good meal. We first wanted to sit outside but it was so windy our drinks went flying. Different menu inside but...More

Thank hudsonvalleytrvlr
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Loved this spot. Good food and great service. Right on San Francisco square. Sit outside or a very elegant inside. Not cheap. Has premium liquor (crown royal)

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Delia H
30 December 2016|
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Response from Cubanoboy | Reviewed this property |
For appetizers they have; Cream of Vegetable Soup & traditional Gazpacho. They do have a Porcini Pasta on the menu. All these items are on the menu. As far as main courses go, it's meat, poultry or fish, no designated... More
Darlene H
19 January 2015|
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Response from Cafe O | Property representative |
Cafe del Oriente y Jardin del Oriente son dos instalaciones completamente diferentes pero bajo una misma administracion. Consideramos que las pertenencias personales son responsabilidad de cada cual y mucho mas en un area al... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oficios # 112 | Esquina Amargura La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8606686
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