La Guarida Paladar, Havana Centro, Cuba – Photo Essay

Paladares of Cuban version of privately owned restaurant! You can get any kind of treat. But I was in for a shock when I entered the building where La Guarida is located. The building is all marble with amazing stairwells now completely run down and occupied by apartments. The restaurant is on the third floor. The food was OK, but the building made my day!

Entrance to La Guarida – Paladar, Havana Centro

Entrance to La Guarida - Paladar - Havana Centro Cuba

Grand Marble Staircase

Grand Staircase - La Guarida - Paladar - Havana Cuba


Domino Players

Domino Players - Havana Cuba


La Guarida – Paladar Film Location for Fresa y Chocolate

La Guarida - Paladar - Fresa y Chocolate - Filming Location - Havana Cuba


Bartender at La Guarida - Paladar - Havana Cuba


Chef at La Guarida - Paladar - Kitchen - Havana Cuba


Malanga’s in Cream – Cuban Food

Malanga's in Cream - Cuban Food


Havana Club – Mojito

Havana Club - Mojito - Cuba

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About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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