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El Chanchullero de Tapas

Teniente Rey, 457A bajos | Plaza El Cristo Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8014915
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (45 reviews)
“chicken” (35 reviews)
“pineapple” (16 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Teniente Rey, 457A bajos | Plaza El Cristo Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everyone recommended this place through our stay in Havana. After routing through Cuba for ten days this definitely was way below our expectations: food's prices were honest but definitely not close to the best foods we had through our Holidays. Not coming back.

Thank Marco L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We waited in line for about 45 minutes expecting the food to be excellent based on all the positive things we heard of this place. However, when it was finally our turn to order, they were out of almost everything on the menu. We had...More

Thank Ivy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this tiny little bar. Tried to order two of the five appetizers on the menu and they weren't available. We hesitantly ordered the only two they had and were more than impressed - so good! Good prices, great food, but tiny little place. Only...More

Thank Ryan N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience here was amazing. The waiter (Yuri) offered superb customer service even after having a few difficult customers and having to deal with people upset about the wait times, the guy is always on his game. The food was amazing and incredibly inexpensive. This...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by friends that travel frequently to Habana.. An the place is great, the food is better, the service is as good as you can expect in a small SUPER BUSY place. We waited in line for 35 minutes (had a few...More

Thank Alejandro F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the selection and food at this funky, loud tapas place. Food was good, drinks were good, all was very reasonably priced! Highly recommend!

Thank jaf266
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing food, amazing drinks and amazing prices. The wait was really long but it was apparent why. The food is so authentic and flavorful. The prices are the best part. Sooooooo good.

Thank hmhaglund
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a granddaughter of Cubans, I grew up eating typical dishes of her kitchen, so I did not have many expectations, but I must say I was very surprised, very nice decoration, a very tasty flavor, good attention, good cocktails cocktails and cheap prices. I...More

Thank MayaR00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Chanchullero served us the best meal we've had in all of Havana. The Ropa Vieja dish cooked with onions + peppers was fantastic. My boyfriend had the chicken there and thought the same. We visited for lunch on a Monday and didn't wait to...More

Thank Cat_Taveras
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Line at the door was the first sign my friends, wife and I stumbled on something special. Good cocktails, food nicely prepared, good vibe. Great value.

Thank Chefjoe914
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
No. You queue. The line can be long.
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17 January 2015|
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Response from JacquesBeursgens | Reviewed this property |
El chanchullero de Tapas is a restaurant, so it has no fitness room, only terrific food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Teniente Rey, 457A bajos | Plaza El Cristo Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8014915
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