The Floridita

The Floridita

It is known as ” The cradle of the Daiquirí “.

The cradle of the Daiquirí

This one was invented by Constant Ribalaigua soon after ending the War of the Independence of Cuba.

The Floridita was frequented by Hemingway in the 30s.

In this gratefulness, he dedicated a cocktail with the Papa special Hemingway, Daiquirí with juice of grapefruit.

In the bar we can see a statue to Hemingway’s natural size in his favorite site rested on his former bar of tin. His record is in 13 Daiquirís of a sitting.

Ernest Hemingway's statue

The daiquirí costs 6 cuc, it is not possible to say that it should be cheap, and neither it it is his food, but does not stop being a tourist modal that many tourists are ready to pay.

Menu The Floridita


Inside his letter of menu we can stand out:

Cream Floridita

Cremates Floridita

This one is a warm inlet very requested. Fact from a velouté of seafood (flour, butter, nutmeg, I smoked of seafood, cream of milk and sauce of tomato)

Great plate Hemingway

Great plate Hemingway

Los productos del mar se encontraban entre los favoritos de Hemingway. Es por ello que el Floridita ha confeccionado este plato en su honor. Forman parte de el, la langosta, el camarón y el pescado. En el podrás saborear ese toque del Caribe que tanto disfrutó Hemingway.

The products of the sea were between the favorites of Hemingway. It is for it that the Floridita has made this plate in his honor. They form a part of, the lobster, the shrimp and the fish. In you will be able to savour this touch of the Carib who so much enjoyed Hemingway.

Coctel of shrimp of the Gulf

Coctel of shrimp of the Gulf

It is one of the plates most requested of the Floridita for his presentation and flavor. It consists of shrimo seasoned with juice of lemon, salt and pepper.

It rolls of pargo “Ambos Mundos”

It rolls of pargo “Ambos Mundos”

His name is an allegory to the hotel Ambos Mundos, placed almost at the end of the famous street Obispo, closely together of the Floridita, where Hemingway was lodging, and that probably, thanks to his nearness, started frequenting this restaurant.

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

It is a tart of ice cream with different caps and flavors cover of meringue that recreate the ” Snow of the Kilimanjaro “, one of Hemingway’s works. This one flambea in front of the client with liquor of mint and rum Havana.

Direction: Monserrate corner Street Obispo, Old Havana
Telephone: +53 7 867 1300


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