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Top store recommendations from locals

Park
“Coppelia is an ice cream parlor; it is state-run and sells in both Cuban pesos (CUP) and Cuban convertible pesos (CUC)”
  • 59 locals recommend
Factory
“The original home of the Partagas cigar factory still exists as the perfect browse for cigar aficionados and newbies! Of the original complex which housed the factory, worker’s housing only the shop remains. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Stylish bar located in an elegant colonial style villa. Many times there are fashion shows, where Cuban designers show their latest collection.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“This is the classical cubans place to go for ice cream. In a very centrical corner.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This is the former home of the Pedroso family one of Havana's noble families, Don Mateo was the alderman of the city. It is notable as having a 32 metres continuous balcony which is one of the longest in Cuba. It now houses many artisan and artists shops. One of the most notable shops is the cigar shop with cigar related posters and memorabilia on the courtyard walls. You can arrange so they can teach you how to smoke a cigar. Small local music and dance groups provide entertainment for those stopping for refreshment. The courtyard looks fabulous with the green vines. Worth a visit to get a glimpse back to an 18th century mansion. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Store
“Address: Calle 19 e/ A y B, Vedado. Description: This "gourmet" market is a temple of the Cuban gastronomy. The Mercado Agropecuario "19 y B" is a must visit because it is the best showcase of raw materials of the city. Its offers vegetables, fruits, fish and meat. Here is what is not found anywhere in Havana.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“From essentials to food, here you can find what you need for your day to day.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Recycled clothes store currently very popular in the young alternative scene; interesting/unusual/quirky designs. Definitely worth a look.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Smoke Shop
“The atmosphere of the aficionado and due to the distance from the city center, this club is frequented by hard-core genuine 'aficionados'. The smoker's lounge and bar are very beautiful and tempt you to stay that bit longer.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“You can geting around Aguiar street after a gelatto of key lime pie, and go to Callejon de los peluqueros, an option to get lunch or dinner, or visit a workshop of painting, or simply take a mojito. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Food
“If you like ice-cream YOU HAVE TO VISIT this Italian artesanal ice-cream!!!!!!!! Don’t miss it!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“Puede desayunar, degustar dulces finos y tomar un buen café en el Arca de Noe (ubicado al lado del edificio, Ave. 23 # 660)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Grocery or Supermarket
“"' Farmer's market natural fruits and vegetables. Ideal for make a cheap breakfast inside the room"”
  • 3 locals recommend
Souvenir Shop
  • 3 locals recommend