Café Taberna

Style of food: International
Cost: Moderate
Type of place: State
Best for: Brilliant bands pumping out great son tunes.
Worst for: The formula can get a little stale
Mercaderes No. 531, esquina Teniente Rey (Corner Plaza Vieja), Old Havana
(+53)7861 - 1637
Open 12m to 12a.m. Performances 12m-4pm, 4-7pm

  • This is a very lively restaurant on the corner of Plaza Vieja, which is dedicated to Benny More and the home to good son bands, notably Son del Trópico, Sonido Son and the Septeto Matamoros who perform every day in two separate sets. You can come simply to enjoy the atmosphere at the bar. The clientele is almost exclusively tourists, which limits the appeal for aficionados of Cuban music.

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