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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cocktail Bar
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“El del Frente has one of the best cuisine in Habana, the rooftop is very nice in the night, awesome vibe, good cocktails.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“A small but very cozy space, with excellent customer service and a very peculiar decoration.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Road
“Obispo is the longest and busiest street in Havana Vieja. Along the way you can find many places of interest, stores, bars, galleries, live music, and more.”
  • 36 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Route
“Corner of OBISPO and AGUIAR (not O'Reilly; can't control the map ;-). Here you can buy pastries, pulses, eggs, and food in a cafeteria-like place with local currency (CUP).”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“With amazing frozen drinks and flavorful inexpensive food this place is tremendously popular.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant with fresh cuban / carribean food and best Mojitos for 2 CUC you can find en entire Cuba. Live music all day and night - dance with our cuban guests and enjoy the cuban life. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nestled in a pretty little corner of San Juan de Dios and Compostela, 5 Sentidos boasts a classy style with large windows and all white décor. As a result of that, the restaurant is an airy space with a pleasant atmosphere, exceptionally ideal for a quick bite in the summer. Drop by to cool down with one of 5 Sentidos’ delicious daiquiris. When you’re there, it’s almost a sin not to eat something. Everything we’ve tried so far was impeccable. The chef’s interpretation of the traditional recipes is exquisite. If you feel like something fresh and light, try the fine salmorejoand delectable ceviche. But what captivated us the most was the dessert guava cubes, or casquitos de guayaba, which are filled with cream cheese. Those who are hoping to wind down with a glass of wine will be happy to know that they also have a decent wine list with some standout Chilean and Spanish reds. 5 Sentidos seems to have it all. It is one of those restaurants that you’ll probably end up visiting all the time. The next time you head over to Old Havana, stop by for lunch and then tell us what you think.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Obispo street is lined with bars. Almost all of them have live traditional music. Two of them that have really good bands are Lluvia de Oro, as indicated on map, and an open air bar with green columns a bit further up towards Central Park.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lodging
“At the piano bar of the hotel Florida regularly Salsa parties are taking place.”
  • 15 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Museum
“Museo de las monedas . Hermoso edificio. Museum of coins. Beautiful building”
  • 3 locals recommend
Market
“This boulevard will take you from Kempinsky Hotel next to El Capitolio to the malecon going from Floridita, markets, shops, museums, hotels, etc ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Rich in history, architecture, and entertainment, Calle Obispo is famous Cuba-wide. This narrow roadway connecting Central Park with Plaza de Armas buzzes with life in the evening. Travelers come here to enjoy the restaurants, including the famous El Floridita; soak up the lively ambiance; and admire the architecture, which is predominantly Cuban Baroque and Art Nouveau. Other things to see along this stretch are the Hotel Ambos Mundos, home to Ernest Hemingway for seven years, and Taquechel Pharmacy Museum, which has been dispensing herbal remedies for more than a century.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For those walking around Old Town and wanted to have good pasta in a vintage rustic scene.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Finance
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cocktail Bar
“El del Frente has one of the best cuisine in Habana, the rooftop is very nice in the night, awesome vibe, good cocktails.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“A small but very cozy space, with excellent customer service and a very peculiar decoration.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant with fresh cuban / carribean food and best Mojitos for 2 CUC you can find en entire Cuba. Live music all day and night - dance with our cuban guests and enjoy the cuban life. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nestled in a pretty little corner of San Juan de Dios and Compostela, 5 Sentidos boasts a classy style with large windows and all white décor. As a result of that, the restaurant is an airy space with a pleasant atmosphere, exceptionally ideal for a quick bite in the summer. Drop by to cool down with one of 5 Sentidos’ delicious daiquiris. When you’re there, it’s almost a sin not to eat something. Everything we’ve tried so far was impeccable. The chef’s interpretation of the traditional recipes is exquisite. If you feel like something fresh and light, try the fine salmorejoand delectable ceviche. But what captivated us the most was the dessert guava cubes, or casquitos de guayaba, which are filled with cream cheese. Those who are hoping to wind down with a glass of wine will be happy to know that they also have a decent wine list with some standout Chilean and Spanish reds. 5 Sentidos seems to have it all. It is one of those restaurants that you’ll probably end up visiting all the time. The next time you head over to Old Havana, stop by for lunch and then tell us what you think.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For those walking around Old Town and wanted to have good pasta in a vintage rustic scene.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“Located just 2 blocks from Obispo Street, this restaurant has one of the best services and meals in the city, variety of international Cuban food menu, incredible shrimp, wines, beer, Cuban music, air-conditioned space (very important for the heat of Cuba) and a first class service.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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