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Ivan Chef Justo

Aguacate 9, Esquina Chacon | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8639697
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (79 reviews)
“crab risotto” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (38 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

Didn’t know what to expect when climbing the stairs. The is cozy and decorated very nice. The food was good, great lamb and great fish and the best rice pudding . A few days later I was discussing dinner options with my friends and a...More

Thank Debbi F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place multiple times during my stay in Cuba, and I can honestly say that this place (perhaps along with El Rum Rum, in the Old Town), are the absolute best restaurants in the whole of Cuba. Truly fantastic food, relaxed and welcoming...More

Thank Maurice A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This upcoming restaurant gave me hope that Cuba is developing their food culture. The restaurant itself was cute and cozy, very homey. The staff was very welcoming and friendly. It was a little hard to find the entrance, but the doorman spotted us looking confused...More

Thank Little_AB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it for dinner and drinks. Highly recommend. Right next to the Museum of the Revolution and the Museo de Belle Artes.

Thank I6037CEdenniss
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I have been to Havana a half dozen times and Ivan Chef Justo has consistently been a favorite restaurant of mine. Quality seafood cooked to perfection. Very small venue, make reservations!!!

Thank Loren_L_1976
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I visited this place for a second time in May. The food was still excellent, the staff very attentive. I'll go again for sure!

Thank MartinPicard
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I like the fresh salads and side dishes. I have been several times and the main plates are very large with lots of side dishes. They were delicious but hated leaving food on my plate.

Thank marynaturelover
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, great friendly service !!! Recommended by our concierge, the restaurant was so cute, the cuisine very innovative! I had the fish and lobster tacos and hubby had the lamb, all amazing! But please don’t forget to order the quatros leches, our of this...More

Thank Doctorworldtraveler
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Very nice setting , great menu selection - wonderful cooking and excellent service. In Havana this is a real gem !

1  Thank Elizur
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This awesome little restaurant offers food and service of a high standard. There is an emphasis on fresh fish, but the menu is extensive, seasonal and you will not fail to find something delicious to tempt your palate. Recommendations are strongly advised - it is...More

Thank MargotRudy
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Louis D | 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 |
+53 7863-9697
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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