Specialties of the house are octopus and the “garbanzos marineros” served in a ceramic pot chock full of fresh shellfish.
How many restaurants in Havana take their best customers on sailboats?
El Litoral, which literally translates to “The Coast”, rightly sits facing the ocean on the Malecón, sandwiched between the American Embassy and the Hotel Nacional.
This seaside restaurant is located off a small bay right where Miramar meets the Malecon and where the Almendares river ends.
This is hands down the best fish restaurant in Havana. Far from the salinas and commotion of Old Havana, it is tucked away near the mouth of the Jaimanitas river in a fishermen’s village of the same name in western Havana.
El Templete, a nautical themed restaurant close to Plaza de Armas in Old Havana serves the best fish and seafood dishes in Havana.
In a short span of two years since its opening in 2013, Mediterráneo has already amassed a loyal following among Havana foodies and visitors. The restaurant’s overall environment is agreeable: Mediterranean blue and white decor, spacious, airy, attractive and modern.