Eat and drink in Cuba

In Cuba you have the choice to pay for the exspensive “tourist food” ,which is not necessarily better, or the cheap food the Cubans eat. Always ask for the price before eating. Look at the menus, because the places for Cubans set their prices in Cup. It is usefull to exchange some “tourist money” (CUC) for Cuban Pesos (CUP).

 

Secret tips to eat good, cheap and a lot in Cuba:

Dona Lisa

Calle Jesus Maria (between Compostella & Habana)

Habana Vieja

Pizzeria open all the time (Handpizza for 40 cents)

Monte 9B (between Economia & Agramonte)

Habana Central

20170422_135643

Cuban restaurant – good food, cheap prices

At the corner of Brazil & Bernaza (Parque Cristo)

Go upstairs in order to find the restaurant and ask for the Cuban menu

Habana Vieja


Taverna to drink cheap locally brewed beer icecold from the tap

Castillo Aguacate

Aguacate (between Sol & Muralla)

Habana

20170408_174653
Castillo Aguacate – There are a couple of these places in Habana. Dont go with too many people at once because the beer is limited. When empty -> they close.

Iceream Copelia – very cheap icecream sponsored by the government

The disadvantage is that you have to wait in line for a long time (ca. 1 hour)

Most of the big cities have a “Copelia”

 

 


Simple, tasty and very cheap omeletes in bread and hamburgers (10 cents):

Cafeteria “El Recreo”

At the corner of El Malecon and the Parque Vidal

Santa Clara, Center

 

Coconut trees grow everywhere in Cuba are for everyone and all good to eat (no fake coconuts like in some other countries). Cut carefully a whole in the top, mix the coconut water with rum and brown sugar for a tasty cocktail.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s