Havana, CUBA

To guide your wanderings, some Cuba favorites…

La Guarida – Read the story about this famed Havana restaurant in an abandoned apartment building – the rooftop bar is worth a visit while you wait for a table – Reservations required // Find it: Concordia number 418 between Gervasio and Escobar

Le Chansonnier – In a gorgeous old home with modern art on every wall // Find it: Calle J number 257 between 15 and Linea

304 O’Reilly – Reliable food, cozy (tight) seating, and delicious cocktails // Find it: 304 O’Reilly

Café El Dandy – The heart of Havana Vieja – tasty small plates and incredible people watching // Find it: Teniente Rey/Plaza de Cristo (Old Havana)

El Chanchullero – Sit up on the small third floor rooftop here and have rotating daily snacks and a beer in the open air – Open late! // Find it: Right next to El Dandy and Clandestina on the square

303 O’Reilly (EL DEL FRENTE) – Sit on the rooftop here, or at the bar…great food, same owners as O’Reilly 304 // Find it: 304 O’Reilly

O’Reilly Café – Perfect for a quick breakfast and coffee – Have eggs, toast, fruit and coffee all for ~ $3.50

El Submarino Amarillo — Beatles tribute bar, sometimes at night they have live shows // Find it: Calle 17

Fabrica del Arte – Art gallery/bar/restaurant with two different dance floors  // Find it: Calle 26 between 11 and 13

La Torre – At the top of La Focsa, this rooftop bar has great views // Find it: Calle 17 and Calle M

Hotel Nacional – Touristy hotel but worth a visit for the gorgeous patio overlooking Mallecon // Find it: Calle Obispo Esquina A S/N

Vista Mar — Good seafood on the water in Playa // Find it: Avenida 1rs No. 2206

La Bodeguita del Medio- Touristy but good place for drinks (mojitos in particular) early on in the night. // Find it: Empedrado