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El Chanchullero Alamar

El Chanchullero Alamar Havana VIP Best Food & Drinks

El Chanchullero Alamar

Hemingway was never here either!

Everything that happens, happens for a reason, even if it happens again. The same young self-taught Cuban entrepreneurs who created El Chanchullero, Old Havana’s popular paladar bar-restaurant, decided to open another location near the beaches of Habana del Este. Good food, good drinks, and good prices for everyone – Cubans and foreigners alike

Check out our other location in Old Havana – Hemingway was never there first.

El Chanchullero Alamar Location

havana vip tours el chanchullero

Open Daily 12:00 pm - ??? Without Reservation

Website:

Telephone: +53 (7) 657-7585

Address:

Calle 5ta-G #16204
entre 162 y 162-D
Alamar, Habana del Este, Cuba

Alain Rossmann
2 months ago

A memorable experience, great planning and local execution by Havana VIP.

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Glo Harris
2 months ago

My daughter and I travelled together. She was celebrating her 50th BIRTHDAY. From beginning to end this 5 day trip was magical: planning with Tony was seamless, he took care of each detail just as we discussed, his knowledge of Havana was thorough and his attitude patient and sensitive...and I can be annoying with myriad questions. The guides were the best we have had anywhere, the accommodations on the Malecon comfortable. We particularly enjoyed going to individual artists' galleries, most...

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Rob Boffard
2 months ago

Havana VIP sorted our honeymoon for us. Tony was a pleasure to deal with, and the activities he sorted out for us were perfect. Our guides - Kenia, Ginetet, Eduardo - and drivers - Damaso, Darvel, Eduardo - worked overtime to make us happy. Would highly recommend this company if you ever head to Cuba; they know what they're doing, and they make things simple. Unbelievable trip.

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Santiago Hermes
2 months ago

La Galería Santiago Hermes considera que la agencia Havana VIP realiza un buen trabajo en la promoción de la autenticidad cubana

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Martha Whetstone
3 months ago

We just got back from Cuba and we highly recommend Havana VIP. The quality of the trip was first rate. The guides and drivers were just great and all went out of their way to make our trip run smoothly. The accommodations were all comfortable and we enjoyed our conversations with our hosts. We felt like we really got to see a variety of cities, towns, and countryside. We traveled with two doctors and the guide arranged for us to...

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Jeff Leven
3 months ago

Havana VIP was amazing - not only did they engage excellent guides and drivers, choose perfectly-located and comfortable lodgings, but they also created a lot of great moments. I work in music and every band I saw on the recommended itinerary knew who I was, came up to talk and share a CD, etc. I felt like I saw virtually every facet of each place I visited, and the planning and logistics were seamless and thoughtful. Highly highly recommended.

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Martel Postell
3 months ago
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Jacqueline Postell
3 months ago

Havana VIP made every aspect of travelling to Cuba a breeze. Working with Tony was effortless. Tony and I spoke about the things we were interested in experiencing and then was able to create a seamless itinerary that was startlingly impressive. We met the kindest people; our tour guide, Jorge Gonzalez Estrada and driver, Eduardo, were so knowledgeable, accommodating and welcoming, we felt like family by the end of the trip. The flow of the activities were well timed and...

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Adrián Lamela Aragonés
4 months ago
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Lisa Mastronardi
5 months ago

Imagine hosting 25 friends and family in Havana in August for a 50th birthday celebration. Imagine most of these guys are well traveled, international, seasoned jet setters and you are going to try and wow them with a great adventure. What is a girl to do? Hire the best.

The Havana VIP team both in the US and in Havana knocked it out of the park.

Great housing, fantastic excursions, customized itinerary, amazing experiences,...

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Cara Hogan
8 months ago

Havana VIP Tours did a fantastic job with our trip. My husband and I loved how everything was handled smoothly from the moment we arrived in Cuba until we left. The housing, the tour guides, the drivers, the dinners, and more were all fantastic and well planned out. We learned so much about Cuban culture and history and met some amazing people along the way. If you're looking for an immersive, informative and fun experience of Cuba, this is the...

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Brocky OA
10 months ago

Tony & Havana VIP Tours did an outstanding job from inquiry to finish. We couldn't have asked for more. We were 8 people traveling (4 cousins) whose grandmother & aunts & uncles lived in Havana for 4 years prior to being allowed to enter the US from 1922 - 1926. So we decided to visit where they lived. My wife found the address & we said let's go. We contacted Tony and explained about our journey that we wanted. Tony...

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Josh Poling
10 months ago

My wife and I traveled to Cuba with my parents in November 2016. Tony and Havana did a great job coordinating a custom trip to meet our interests. All of the guides and drivers they set up were very professional. I honestly can't imagine travelling to Cuba any other way! We made sure all of our guides knew we wanted to experience the real Cuba and get off the beaten path, and they were always more than happy to oblige....

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Nancy Pettersen
11 months ago

From our first conversation with Tony we felt we were in the right hands. He listened to what we wanted down to small details like food and music, customizing our trip for 4 adults. The wonderful Cuban people who guided us through Trinidad, Cienfuegos, and Havana were interesting and a great highlight, even down to our Havana driver Pedro who was so much fun. We found our days informative, educational and great fun filled with history, culture and the arts...

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Elizabeth Furst Frank
12 months ago

Tony organized a fantastic family visit to Havana for us. Magalys was a wonderful guide - full of information, always on time, and very friendly. Lidice gave a family cooking lesson in traditional Cuban food. And we loved our family salsa dancing lesson as well. We highly recommend Tony and his team.

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Katie Wilson-Milne
1 year ago

Tony arranged a wonderful trip for me and my mother. It was personal, easy and planned, but not overly so. We had flexibility to do our own thing while enjoying the structure of having our transport and lodging arranged and having wonderful guides in each city. It was the best of both worlds! We highly recommend Havana VIP Tours.

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Lj Pruitt
1 year ago

I struggled with finding a tour operator that understood the new laws for Americans to legally travel to Cuba. I called Havana VIP Tours and was pleasantly surprised to speak with someone that knew more than me – Tony. In addition, it was clear that Tony had a deep knowledge of places and things to do in Cuba.

We are a family of 4 ranging in age from 15 years to 83 years. Our interests are...

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James West III
1 year ago

Having traveled extensively, allow me to say that in all aspects the service provided by Havana VIP Tours was the probably the best in all aspects; Communication, Logistics,Transportation, Lodging, On the ground support services, and, well, everything. Tony laid out what was to be offered in the Tour package, and unlike many in the business, he delivered to the most minute of details. His coordination of Flights was well taken care of, as well as necessary Visas. He communicated what...

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Judith Chevalier
1 year ago

We visited three cities and Tony arranged the housing and the transportation and a number of experiences for us. We are a family of 5 and the kids range from 19 to 7, but everybody was very happy with the places we stayed and the activities we had. We really did get to meet a number of interesting people and got a closer look at life in Cuba than we would have if we had set it up on our...

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Mercedes Sera
1 year ago
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Bill Shorten
1 year ago

My Brother and I took my father to Havana for his 80th birthday and had a great time. Tony and Havana VIP tours arranged a trip great trip with wonderful restaurants and activities throughout Havana as well as a trip to Vinales and the Tobacco growing region. Our guide Estrada was a wealth of knowledge and our host was most gracious during our stay. The Art, culture and people are phenomenal.

If you are planning to go...

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Paul Audia
1 year ago

An amazing experience from start to finish.

From the planning of the trip to the people we met and guided us through the country, this was an educational and informative trip filled with Cuban culture, history, and Art.

I'm not big on planned trips but I am so glad we found you and your team for this experience! Thank you!

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Cyndy Stanley
1 year ago

Our daughter asked that we take her to Cuba for her college graduation trip. I found Tony's name in an article on CNN website. We couldn't have been more pleased with his arrangements. We visited 4 cities in Cuba and everything within Tony's control went smoothly. Our wonderful guides and drivers showed up on time every time. We met wonderful Cuban people wherever we stayed and toured. Tony couldn't have done a better job. If you want to go to...

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Deisy Suarez
1 year ago

Tony is the best ! He arranged a 5 day havana tour for me and my friends. We stayed at a private house and ate at the best local places. Our driver was amazing and couldn't recommend any other concierge company in havana. Our experience was truly magical and unique.

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Stephanie Marsh
1 year ago
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Linda Meier
1 year ago

Tony arranged a 2 1/2 week custom visit to Cuba in March for four couples. We stayed only in "casas", frequently ate in private restaurants, visited with families and were very pleased with our itinerary. I would agree that of all the wonderful experiences we had, the people themselves and their stories and friendliness were the highlight. I would highly recommend using Havana VIP to organize a customized trip free of hassle and complete with backup support should it be...

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Daniel Goldstein
1 year ago

Havana VIP Tours is an excellent tour operator. Very professional service with friendly, knowledgable local partners. I highly recommend having Tony arrange your trip to Cuba.

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Jennifer Brandenburg
1 year ago

Our visit to Cuba was a fabulous experience. We learned so much about its interesting history, rich arts and culture through a very full and diverse set of daily activities. Our interactions with Cuban people were insightful. The trip took a lot of advance planning and precise scheduling by Tony and his Havana VIP Tours team. Our guides and drivers, as well as our hosts at the casa particulares, all took good care of us – special recognition for Hector,...

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Pat Topitzer
1 year ago

Tony arranged our 8 day visit and he completely hit itout of the park. We presented something of a challenge... 2 no-longer-young grandparents with their 23 year old granddaughter. and one of us had some significant physical challenges as well. Between the guides and the drivers, the lodgings, restaurant recommendations, the itinerary, I cannot imagine we could have been any more thrilled with our first visit to Cuba, The people, of course, are the major draw in our view, but...

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C Cybele Raver
1 year ago

Tony and his team were terrific- we felt lucky to be so fully immersed in art, culture, and history while visiting Havana and Trinidad. Tony listened closely to our preferences and interests, providing us with excellent itinerary, superb guest-house stays, talented and engaging tour guides, and warm and helpful drivers for ground transport.

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