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Esto no es un cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Esto no es un cafe is a multifunctional space that relates art cooking with visual arts. Thematic dishes such as: Duchamp's Fountain, Pollock's Chicken, Christo's Fish, Klein's Blue, Broodthaers's Casserole, Lam's Third World among others, are a delicious tribute to different artists' works, who have marked a turning point in the international art history. We offer an author cuisine that combines recipes from the international cuisine with the taste of the culinary tradition from Cuba.
US$5 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Contemporary, Fusion
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxed atmosphere and extremely clean. Our hosts referred us to this restaurant and it will not disappoint. From the pure freshness of the foods and drinks, to the awesome staff, they made sure our experience was authentic and friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Errrnando
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second choice after the restaurant we had wanted to go to was full. We were not disappointed. I can't think how anywhere else could have been better. The service was great, the location was charming and the food was impressive. One person...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Zan M
Reviewed 14 February 2019

This place was recommended by our AirBnB host and we liked it so much we went back have 4-5 meals there over the 6 days we were in Havana. The menu is not extensive but the items were tasty, and relatively well priced (compared to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rich W
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We were recommended to come here by locals and we were impressed. We sat outside on the pretty terrace in an alleyway off the Cathedral Plaza and the service was impeccable throughout the meal. We started with frozen Daiquiris, just perfect, and three of us...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank buenvino
Reviewed 31 January 2019

We discovered this charming little restaurant on our first trip to Havana two years ago. We loved it and couldn't wait to come back. It did not disappoint the second time. The food is delicious, the staff is delightful and the setting off of Cathedral...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LMackMA
Reviewed 27 January 2019

My friends and I became regulars of this place during our stay in Havana. We managed to eat our way through the menu and everything was great every time. The staff is also very nice, not pushy at all like in all the other places...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Iulia B
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Such a treat to find a restaurant catering for vegetarians beyond tortilla and salad. The food was imaginative, beautifully presented and tasted delicious. It's tucked away off an old square among other restaurants so it is quiet yet plenty of opportunity for people-watching too. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marynonde
Reviewed 12 December 2018

From the reasonably-priced delicious meal to the warm and attentive service, we enjoyed our dinner last night and are planning to return tomorrow evening. The outdoor setting was brightly lit and charming, the grilled fish and veggies were perfectly done. If I have to cite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KarenDToronto
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We found the food to be very authentic, good price, attentive wait staff, nice setting. Also they spoke excellent english.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I were visiting Havana on-board the cruise ship, him as crew myself as his partner onboard. We had visited Havana a few times before then and finding a place to eat felt like you were an impala walking through a pride of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Al M | Reviewed this property |
Just find out how far the Cathedral is from your location and that would be your answer. Not a long walk if I recall. You are very distracted looking around. Enjoy.
5 March 2017|
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Response from mayrelis p | Property representative |
Hello madame. I´m glad to provides you our receipe of Spanish Coffee: it is milk, brandy, cocoa liqueur,coffee liqueur, and chocolate. Enjoy this receipie at home.
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15 June 2016|
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Response from chuckm2003 | Reviewed this property |
It's down a small alley off the plaza de la Catedral in old Havana. Just go the square and there a several restaurants down the alley. You will see the touts by the alley but ignore them. It is on the right hand side. Nice... More
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