La Bodeguita del Medio

CA4
General sightseeing
CA Ranking: 4
Open: 10:30am-midnight daily
Admission: Free
Empedrado #207, e/ San Ignacio y Cuba, Habana Vieja
Also included in Hemingway section
  • Back 1942, this well-known restaurant was a small grocery store. Its owner, Ángel Martínez, began to sell food as the number of customers increased. One day, journalist Leandro Garcia, a regular costumer, decided to put his name on one of the walls and soon many other distinguished personalities followed suit, including Pablo Neruda, Agustín Lara, Brigitte Bardot, Ignacio ‘Bola de Nieve’ Villa, Ernest Hemingway and Salvador Allende. This is a must for most visitors.

    Opening hours: Bar: 10:30am-midnight daily; Restaurant: noon-midnight daily

    
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