Restaurante al Medina (Oficios, e/ Obispo y Obrapía, tel. 07/861-1041, daily noon–11 p.m.), in the Casa de los Árabes, one block south of Plaza de Armas, offers predominantly criollo items such as fish and rice (CUC3), salsa chicken (CUC2.50), and vegetarian specialties. But you’ll also find couscous and lamb dishes (CUC6), as well as kebabs (CUC5.50), kibbe (minced meatballs, CUC5), and hummus (CUC3). It has value-priced set meals for CUC9–12.
© Christopher P. Baker from Moon Cuba, 5th Edition