Bodeguita del Medio Bar Restaurant - Restaurants

An obligatory step for those visiting the legendary Havana's Bodeguita del Medio. A bar and restaurant famous for its typical mojitos and have become the favorite spot of many bohemians, including Ernest Hemingway stands.


Bodeguita del Medio Bar Restaurant


Bodeguita del Medio Bar Restaurant Havana Cuba
Bodeguita del Medio Bar Restaurant Havana Cuba

So, this site is located within walking distance of the Cathedral of the capital, on the street Stoned, greets visitors to his bar onto the street and a chilled mojito to enjoy. Meanwhile, in the back sits the restaurant area with tables and dishes of Cuban cuisine.

Thus, La Bodeguita del Medio attracts not only for their drinks, but also for its history. It was the central meeting great men of world culture such as Errol Flynn, Salvador Allende, Pablo Neruda and Agustin Lara, among others.

Bodeguita del Mediod Ernest Hemingway Sign
Bodeguita del Mediod Ernest Hemingway Sign

Presences were recorded not only in history but also in the walls of the establishment, since that is where the pictures look proud, phrases or some objects signed these characters left after passing through La Bodeguita.

And, added to this, the memory of the thousands and thousands of visitors who also want to immortalize his visit to the place leaving their signatures on the walls. Walls that have almost no space to keep writing about them.

Thus, the site opened in 1942 under the name of Casa Martinez and in 1948 became the Bodeguita del Medio is one of the must-see tours for tourists and for those wishing to try the typical Cuban drink: the mojito.

Mojitos are prepared in large quantities at a time and incredible speed. Many will say that Havana was not known if he was not at La Bodeguita del Medio.