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floridita 4 floridita 5 opened in 1817 & located on the corner of obispo & monserrate streets of havana, FLORIDITA is credited for inventing the frozen daiquiri in the early 1930s. it was said that this establishment was frequented by ernest hemingway, & other foreign intellectuals & artists like ezra pound, john dos passos & graham greene. what i like about this place is its old world charm - the red coats of the bartenders go swimmingly well with the regency style decoration that dates from the 1950s ... & not to mention the scrumptious butterflied lobster tails