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Cuban Restaurant

San Cristóbal

69 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

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Liuber
Liuber
January 20, 2020
Paladar elegante in una dimora storica decorata con antichi cimeli. Ottima cucina cubana
Francisco
Francisco
November 30, 2019
Paladar escogido por Barack Obama para cenar con toda su familia durante su visita a Cuba en 2016. Al parecer preferido por los políticos, en sus mesas también se han deleitado la expresidenta de Chile, Michel Bachelet, y el exmandatario uruguayo José Mujica. Pero el mundo del entretenimiento no se…
Aylin & Oscar
Aylin & Oscar
June 27, 2018
Located in an old mansion with several dining rooms furnished in antiques, this paladar offers a unique ambience and dining experience. The only restaurant that Barack Obama visited during his trip to Havana.
Cirelda
Cirelda
June 15, 2018
The restaurant has a museum-worthy interior crowded with old photos, animal skins, and a Santería altar flaked by pictures of Maceo and Martí.
Mary & Yoa
Mary & Yoa
October 18, 2019
The pleasant atmosphere, the proper air conditioning, plus its gourmet, international and Cuban food, have turned the San Cristóbal restaurant into an obligatory reference for foreign and national visitors despite its high prices. The former President of the United States, Barack Obama, visited the…
Amaya
Amaya
December 13, 2019
The former president of USA, Barack Obama, chose that place to have dinner with his family
Maria Esther
Maria Esther
February 8, 2020
EXCELENTE EN COMIDAS CUBANAS E INTERNACIONAL, FAMOSO POR LA VISITA DEL ANTIGUO PRESIDENTE DE EU.
Gabriel
Gabriel
May 12, 2018
Amazing Cuban food, one of the most iconic places (where Obama ate during his visit to Cuba)
Francisco
Francisco
December 11, 2019
Restaurante elegido por Barack Obama, también por importantes músicos y artistas del mundo.
Leonardo
Leonardo
August 1, 2018
The food is pretty good, a little expencive.

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Location
La Habana, La Habana
Reservations
Yes
Outdoor seating
No
Private room
Yes
Wifi
No
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