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Ivan Chef Justo

Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8639697
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (83 reviews)
“crab risotto” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide arranged for us to eat at this funky restaurant in Havana. Apparently it has been visited by a number of celebrities and famous foodies like Guy Fieri. We at on the top level and had a great view of the city. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner one night at this place after the messed up our reservation two nights before. We came here because a friend had recommended it for us, and we would recommend it as well. Large portions. The suckling pig was the best I have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Frelle87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chef Ivan with my family, and we really enjoyed our timed spent there. The restaurant looks like an art gallery and has a historic enviroment. Each corner of the restaurant is different and unique. Our table were at the second floor, rooftop and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank leventt979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in the restaurant this evening, after being recommended by another hotel guest. The restaurant itself is super cool & very tastefully decorated. However, the food was very disappointing! The fish ceviche was nice, the clams in white wine, were in some kind of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Magsr45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred to this spot to try the lunch specialty, a roasted suckling pig leg. It was delicious -very moist and tender meat. You need to make advance reservations as it can be busy. We also had the octopus ceviche -that was the best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TorontoTravellerNow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ivan Justo is a cool paladar several flight up that takes the top floor and some of the rooftop. It’s an eclectic mix of vintage art and tiles that feels artsy and familiar at the same time. The dinner was fantastic. We started with avocado...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank M4088BUalisonc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is nice and also their decor, but I was not impressed by the food, after seeing so many positive reviews I was expecting something outstanding...croquets were good and also the Mojitos, however, I ordered a ravioli stuffed with Eggplant and cheese and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank SandraD104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our large group (2 families of 5 each) had a wonderful lunch here yesterday. We were shown to our table on the 3rd floor and had attentive service from the beginning. The waiter knew we were in a bit of a rush and patiently worked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SLDSanFrancisco_CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on my experience in best restaurants of Havana, Ivan Justo has best food in Havana. We tried cold and hold starters, everything was awesome. Staffed avocado and piglets were awesome. They serve delicious fish, paella and lobsters, everything was outstanding. Located in the heart...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gagik
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried about 6 dinner spots in Havana and this was our favorite. We wanted to try dinner after having an extraordinary lunch. That did not happen due to our schedule. The staff was attentive and engaging. The food was world class. The ambiance is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 302stephenf
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22 May 2017|
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Response from louisd789 | Reviewed this property |
It is not too hot in August but there may be rain...inside or outside, the food is wonderful
20 November 2015|
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Response from OldCubanCigarStuff | Reviewed this property |
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19 October 2015|
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Response from sicuani | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe with appetizer and a main course and one drink, the cost was around 30 to 35 dollars. all of us thought for the food that we had it was quite reasonable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8639697
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