Getting around Havana...

Dear friends and family,

First of all thank you so much for your constant support of me and my art.

I am very excited to host you during the opening weekend of my exhibition: SINK.

Here are my top recommendations of places to eat, drink and have fun around Havana. Please let me know if you have any questions or if you need any assistance with bookings and reservations.

Thanks again for joining me in this epic weekend. Can't wait to see you all!





La Guarida

Address: 418 Concordia, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8669047

Havana’s most famous paladar for traditional cuban cuisine. Located in house where they filmed the Cuban movie “Fresa y Chocolate.” Also has a great rooftop bar for after dinner drinks.

*Reservation needed.


El Cocinero

Address: Calle 26, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8322355

New and trendy restaurant that combines traditional cuban cuisine with a modern infusion. Great rooftop bar.  

*Reservation needed.



El Santy

Address: y Río. Jaimanitas, La Habana, 3c23 e/ 3raC 240 A, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 5 2867039

Located in the neighborhood of Santa Fe. This is a very hidden gem for fresh sea food. Everything served was caught that morning. El Santy is the name of the boat they use to fish for the menu. Great ceviche.

*No reservation needed.


El Aljibe

Address: Avenida 7ma, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 2044233

Very touristy but amazing traditional food. Best chicken, black beans, and white rice with a special sauce that goes over everything, Sometimes I just go for beans and rice… Its that good.

*No reservation needed.


El Palenque

Address: 17, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 2038222

Very famous locally for traditional food at an affordable price. Know for grilled pork, black beans, and rice.  

*No reservation needed.


San Cristobal Paladar

Address: San Rafael, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 5339 4017

Very famous Paladar for traditional cuisine. This is the only place Obama ate at when he visited cuba because he liked it so much.  

*Reservation needed.



Address: PASEO Y 2, VEDADO, 5ta, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8362025

Great rooftop restaurant for traditional cuisine the menu changes daily.

*Reservation needed.




La Floridita

Address: Obispo, La Habana, Cuba

Phone:  +53 7 8671300

This is where the daiquiris were invented and were Hemingway would come daily sit in the corner to drink and write. Very touristy but worth checking out.


La Bodeguita Del Medio

Address: Empedrado, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8671374

This is where they invented the Mojito. To be honest, they taste awful here but you should just go to check out the place and enjoy the music. Also very touristy but worth checking out.


Dos Hermanos

Address: Av. Del Puerto, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8613514

This is the oldest bar that is still running in La Habana vieja its my personal favorite and where they make the best mojitos. This use to be a secret hideout for many celebrity who wanted to be away from the touristy crowds in La Habana vieja.


La Frente

Address: O'Reilly, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8630206

Cool new hip spot with great drinks and nice rooftop.


La Guarida Rooftop

Address: 418 Concordia, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8669047

Great new addition to the historic paladar. Great 360 views of Havana.


El Cocinero Rooftop

Address: Calle 26, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8322355

Very nice new trendy bar on the rooftop of the restaurant. Great local hangout.



Bar Roma

Address: Aguacate, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: none.

Very cool underground bar on the rooftop of an apartment building. Everyone who works in the bar lives in the building. My personal favorite hangout spot.


La Fábrica de Arte Cubano

Address: Calle 26, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8382260

This place is crazy! It’s a huge warehouse with and amazing art gallery, restaurant, cafe, live music,movie theater, shops, and nightclub. It gets packed and must arrive early to ensure entrance.


Gran Hotel Manzana Rooftop

Address: Havana 10200, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8699100

Very nice rooftop bar when amazing views of el capitolio and opera house. No locals here.


Hotel Nacional outdoor terrace

Address: y O, Vedado, Postal Code: 10400, Cuba, Calle 21, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8363564

This is Havana’s most historic hotel. Use to be a fort and became Cubas first five star hotel. Full of tourist but has a great outdoor bar with a beautiful view of the malecon.  


El Sia-Kara

Address: Industria, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: None

Great little bar with live music every night.


Café El Dandy

Address: Teniente Rey, La Habana, Cuba

Phone: +53 7 8676463

Super chill vibe with good coffee and great drinks.




Callejon de Hamel

Afro-Cuban artist Salvador Gonzalez completely took over a full street with painting, sculptures, and murals of color religion.


Casa Fuster

Jose Fuster is called the Gaudi of Cuba. He began covering home with mosaics and slowly after 20 years took over the entire neighborhood of Jaimanitas.  


Casa de Hemingway

Visit Ernest Hemingway's home turned into a museum where you can see his boat Pilar and visit his personal pest cemetery.


La Habana Vieja

Get lost in La Habana Vieja. Experience the culture, meet the people, and enjoy the colors and architure la habana vieja has to offer.


Mercado de Artesanía San José

Buy all your suvernees in this nic nacs in this open air market full of everything cuba has to offer.


El Malecón

My favorite thing to do in Havana is walk along the Malecón during sunset. Just do it.


Factoría Habana

My favorite art gallery on O'Reilly St. Great place to checkout local and international art.


Playa del Este

Some of you may not know but Havana doesn't have a beach the closest beach is outside of the city call Playa del Este.



Take a road trip Viñales. Beautiful seanery of tobacco feilds and mountains.