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Casa de las Tradiciones

Calle General Lacret 651, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
+53 22 653892
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Brilliant evening !

Although there are three rooms downstairs , they are wide open to each other . The front room is... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Wade H
Leeds, United Kingdom
We stayed until closing!

A local told us about this traditional Cuban music/dancing venue. Easy to walk there from the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Victoria, Canada
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  • Terrible2%
20 Apr 2017
“Brilliant evening !”
14 Feb 2017
“We stayed until closing!”
Calle General Lacret 651, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
+53 22 653892
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Although there are three rooms downstairs , they are wide open to each other . The front room is for the music & dancing , the side room for overspill & the back room for the locals who just want a drink . We got...More

Thank Wade H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A local told us about this traditional Cuban music/dancing venue. Easy to walk there from the central plaza. We came with a couple from the UK we met, and everyone had a fantastic time! She is a WONDERFUL salsa dancer. After she danced with her...More

1  Thank mgoliver48
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Very hard to find as lonely planet as quite misleading. . . At the top of the Spanish steps there are two roads to the right, take the one further away from the steps and walk for 5 mins. It was like stumbling into a...More

1  Thank MaryCordall
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Until you see it, you won't believe it. A first floor apartment in a rundown suburb has been converted into one of the best (and certainly the most interesting) music venues in Santiago. You pay 2 CUCs entrance before you climb the stairs and drinks...More

1  Thank foodrover
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Worth it for the drinks and the music. Easy to find, safe to walk to. Good salsa music. If you're tired of that kind of scene then you can skip

1  Thank SouthAfricaLilly4
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and good music. A Bob Marley style guy invited ladies to dance and after dancing asked for a mojito. Strange, since he didn't dance very well!

1  Thank emma f
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is a lovely bar that is a must visit. It is quite relaxed and had an amazing band playing while we were there. Santiago is known for having the best music in Cuba, this could well be the best place in Santiago to catch...More

1  Thank TravelTeamLynch
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

The place is currently under refurbishment (scheduled to be finished by July 2015) so there's only one room open and the dancing area is quite small butt it is worth a visit nevertheless! Authentic traditional atmosphere, with passionate musicians playing traditional cuban music.. A very...More

1  Thank Zsanka
Reviewed 1 March 2015

It was a bit difficult to find, but it's worth it. Intimate space, and absolutely authentic traditional music. We went one Thursday night and arrived a bit early - 8pm -ish, and the band Sone de Oriente started 9 pm sharp. Cover charge was only...More

2  Thank motohachi
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Great & funky place to dance and drink the night away with the locals and enjoy the live music. Great atmosphere...as soon as we entered the door we were pulled along to dance,...and we never stopped!

2  Thank Drella68
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