Guantanamera is a place of discovery. A genuine, Cuban restaurant and bar, Guantanamera offers traditional Cuban dishes, all freshly prepared with hand-picked ingredients and served alongside island fresh cocktails and tropical smoothies. Guantanamera promises you a highly authentic Cuban experience by catering to all your senses. Its talented staff, decor, music, food, and beverage bring the ambiance of Cuba directly to Austin. We especially invite you to try our signature, hand crafted, Caribbean mojitos.
Iskander Gener left Cuba in 2008 at age 24. His circuitous path to the United States via Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Brasil, and México over the next two years served as an introduction to mainland, Latin American cuisine and her various dining customs. After finally arriving in Austin, Texas in 2010, Iskander began working at popular Cuban restaurants. His honest and hard-working character, coupled with his fun-loving and generous personality were an immediate fit...read more
Conveniently located in the heart of South Austin at 6800 West Gate Blvd., Suite #112, Austin, TX 78745 in the Cannon West Shopping Center, Guantanamera is 1.5 miles east of MoPac and 2 miles south of Hwy 71/Ben White Blvd. Shopping center neighbors include Starbucks, Chase Bank, and UPS!
See what people are saying on yelp!
"Had an awesome dinner here with my boyfriend last night. We came in around 9pm, and almost every table was full! We opted to eat at the bar, beautiful bar top, just wish the chairs were a little taller..." READ MORE
"Best Cuban handcrafted cocktails in town! The decor makes you feel like you are in different time and place. Bartenders are very savvy and informative about the ingredients in their cocktails..." READ MORE
"Mojitos where amazing! Maudros and Chuletas (pork chops) we so tasty but I LOVED the Empanada filled with beef. Will be back for sure. It was worth the drive from Leander for sure!" READ MORE