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Le Chansonnier

#106 of 735 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle J No. 257 e/15 y Linea, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8321576
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Toronto, Canada
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117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

an elegant restaurant, more suitable for a romantic meal than a large group or family. Amazing art on walls and great attentive service.

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Miami, FL
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was a big surprise for us since we stumbled into it late at night after the theater. Most kitchens close early in Havana, and this people stayed open until very late for us. The place is beautifully decorated with original art. The rooms are nicely decorated. The food is very good and tasty with awesome presentation. The seafood... More 

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Denver
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a beautiful restaurant in a quiet residential neighborhood. It was a beautiful gran home where all the rooms had been converted into unique and beautiful dining rooms. There was original contemporary artwork throughout the rooms and each of the menus where hand painted individually. The food was outstanding with a contemporary spin on modern french. Could not have... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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508 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch here recently with a group. The food and service were both very good. I love the ambiance! This is a solid bet for dining in Vedado.

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Kapellen, Belgium
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For Cuban norms a Very Nice decorated restaurant in a Beautiful house. Excellent service and good food. The only minus could be that is a little isolated and you need to take a taxi as it's Well hidden.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My tour group and I for our last visit of Havana, Cuba went to the fine restaurant that was hidden within a residential area. Did not see any sign as he restaurant looks like an ordinary house from the outside. But once you step inside, such a beautiful setup for nice, exquisite 4-5 star dining. They serve a variety of... More 

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Thank Trippinsista
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 7.30 last tuesday. I had been there before some years ago and last year it was closed When I came by. So we were firstly dissapointed When they said that everything was booked. But afterwards they dessided to put an extra table up and we got very nice food and very nice serving. Much better than La... More 

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Thank Merete O
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here and were very pleased. The ambiance and setting were unique and charming, with different decor in each dining room and beautiful art on the walls. From the seafood croquettas (best I've ever had) to the salad with chocolate dressing, and the delectable chocolate torte, our dining experience was fantastic. Pork was also very good... More 

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Thank Wlpeterson
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I made it a point to come here for lunch of a weekday afternoon. It is literally a house with bad signage so its hard to miss, but its at the stated address. We were seated immediately since there weren't many people here. It is inside an old colonial house decked out with amazing paintings and vintage shelves and dining... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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355 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

On one of our last nights in Havana, on the advice of the manager of our Hostel, we had a fantastic dinner in an elegant restaurant that has recently opened in Havana. We started with an exceptional pumpkin soup and salad followed by swordfish. Everything was beautifully prepared and tasted great. There are also magnificent paintings on the walls by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Cuban, French, Caribbean, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle J No. 257 e/15 y Linea, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8321576
Description
Poetry in concept, flame in the heart, the stone shell can not contain the light of our spaces. Come to a restaurant to walk with bare feet and face in the clouds. Designed, served, cooked, passionate.

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