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El Palio

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2402 1st Avenue corner 24th street, Miramar, Havana, Cuba
+53 5 2835843
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Westfield, New Jersey
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517 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had lunch here. It was at best ok. First was chicken salad with a very gloppy sauce. Then cam a beef dish, which tasted ok, but the meat was chewy, although not tough. The dessert was fresh fruit and that was good. The service was very good, especially since we were a fairly large group of people and that... More 

Thank Dennis D
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We were guided to this restaurant by our cab driver and we had a great dinner! Although , locals get a different menu we had great food and I would recommend it. The Beef & Lobster Carpaccio was amazing !

Thank ger769
Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Our driver Carrillo took us there, it is a well-appointed paladar close to the foreign embassy district in Miramar. It consists of a quaint dining room and a lush garden patio with a canopy. We sat outside and the sea breeze was a welcoming addition as the sea is on the other side of the wall! We arrived at 8pm... More 

Thank BrokenArrow02
Faro, Portugal
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We were a party of 16. We arrived from the airport very late and our taxi driver recommended this "paladar" (private home that serves meals). They have a very nice garden with tables and a well, and it was separated from the sea by only a thick wall. So we could hear the waves hitting it during the meal. The... More 

Thank MicMestre
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Visited this as recommended by a taxi driver. When we arrived we were the only ones there but by the time we left it was full. They have a very nice garden with tables which were also full. The food was very good and enjoyed the experience. Would definitely recommend, although most restaurants in Havana seem to offer the same... More 

Thank Bycroft
Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We visited the restaurant , to have a dinner, before attending the Tropicana show in Havana in February 2015.The service was excellent with delicious food and high class presentation.Our cab driver Adrian 07/8708053(home) recommended to visit the restaurant and we had a wonderful experience of dinning in Cuba with traditional food.

Thank Melinda B
Cork, Ireland
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281 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2011

First of all I would like to say I am thrilled to be the first to review this absolute gem of a restaurant. I tried and tried to have El Palio listed after our holiday last year - in order to post a review - with no success. Fortunately cps66 tried again and succeeded this time. I have featured a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Seafood, Caribbean, Cuban
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  • Address: 2402 1st Avenue corner 24th street, Miramar, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 5 2835843
An amazing seaside restaurant in Havana, listed in almost every guidebook. Traditional Cuban Cuisine but with a nouvelle flair.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?