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La Cocina de Lilliam Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle 48 No. 1311 | Entre 13 y 15. Miramar, Playa., Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2096514
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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This nice restaurant is on mira mar district of Havana.The waiter was speaking English very good and he was friendly.Someone was playing nice alive music with org at The background.The seafood and rice plate was perfect.The lobster was very nice.We ordered white and red wine Both of Them were good.We paid 25 Euro per person which was very reasonable.We regret... More 

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a fabulous waiter, Neil, who spoke English perfectly and was absolutely wonderful! He recommended each course for us and everything was outstanding. We started with a chickpea dish that surprised us with the flavors and the three breads. All delicious and unusual. Then we share the paella for 3 for the 4 of us. It was plenty and... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

... which means the service and the feeling is usually very important too. I can eat a good food everywhere, but can I enjoy a really nice atmosphere? For this place, the answer is NO. If somebody thinks that their place is the best and no other restaurant can get even close, I think for a long run it doesnt... More 

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Fort Washington, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great food, service. very good plate presentations no doubt. Lasagna was one of the best ever have. people really friendly and family friendly as well.

Thank gonzaloloren
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best meal of our week long trip. Every single thing we ordered was amazing. Paella and ropa vieja were standouts. Big portions! Not only is the food and service amazing, but the restaurant itself is totally enchanting. This is the one can't miss meal in Havana.

Thank Claire S
Cotswolds UK
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220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best restaurant over 3 weeks in Cuba but don't go on a saturday evening, they run out of things as they close sunday to tuesday. They also don't seem to organise their bookings with most people arriving when we did so a long delay.

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is a beautiful restaurant with an amazing menu. There were 6 of us for dinner - each had a different dish, and all agreed the food was wonderful; beautiful presentation. Great appatisers, extensive wine list, and wonderful deserts. And a devine basket of breads with diverse breads and toppings. The staff was fully bilingual and very helpful.. Lillian's daughter... More 

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Havana, Cuba
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Is this what it’s like dining in Paradise? Enter through the lush garden, enjoy opulent service and have a meal that I bet will be one of your favourite memories from Havana.

Thank myCubanjourney
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Firstable I have to say that food here is fantastic but service is not so great. After waiting 1 hour and half for the food, they brought me the plate with a different presentation that I was waiting for. When I asked why it was like that, they said that it was always presented like that, when in fact, it... More 

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Killington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were fortunate enough to enjoy dinner at La Cocina de Lilliam, on a night while Lilliam was recuperating from a broken leg! The meal was, nonetheless, excellent. Chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre was our host and we enjoyed the table immensely as we chatted with Guillermo and his family. No AC, but we had a lovely breeze and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 48 No. 1311 | Entre 13 y 15. Miramar, Playa., Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2096514

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