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La Guarida Restaurant in Havana, Cuba

 
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lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a Food travel tip
added on the 9th of September, 2010
We saw the La Guarida restaurant featuring in the Oscar nominated movie “Strawberry and Chocolate” and when we visited Havana, we had to go there and see it for ourselves.

The restaurant is located on the third of a building which looks a bit crumpled, but nevertheless magnificent. The restaurant is famous not just for its part in the movie but because many celebrities came and ate there, the most prestigious being Queen Sofia of Spain. Pictures of these famous people who came into the restaurant are decorating the walls.

It was the experience of our lives, not to mention the delicious dish of roasted chicken and the strawberry-chocolate ice cream we had there. Highly recommended!

Address:
Concordia, Havana, Cuba

Price:
Main courses CUC$11-CUC$17 (US$12-US$18/£5.95-£9.20)

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat 9am-6pm

On the web:
http://www.laguarida.com/la-paladar.php

 
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