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All 78 Varadero Restaurants

La Vicaria

Ave. 1ra y 38, Varadero 42200, Cuba
(53 45) 61-4721
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Ranked #41 of 78 Restaurants in Varadero
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Livorno, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was a disappointment, it's not cheap (6$ for chicken and vegetables) the chicken looked like it had been reheated from lunch and it was dry...the vegetables were tasteless. There are mosquitoes and most of the tables are poorly lit, ants were wandering on the table... The server asked for a tip when she was bringing the "cuenta" usually... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

So our hotel food was nothing to rave about and my friend and her kids were to afraid to try food elsewhere. I decided to go shopping at the market in Varadero, and one of the hotel staff told me about La Vicaria, since I said I wanted to try real Cuban food. I ordered the shrimp cocktail appetizer, and... More

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Brockville, Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and I were really looking forward going to this elegant looking and well reviewed restaurant for what we thought was going to be a great meal. We quickly learned that appearances can be deceiving...such a let down....poor service, very salty slightly overcooked fish, bland shrimp, average Cuban rice (we had had better!), tasteless vegetables, and skimpy salad, no... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place served typical cuban food like it said. I thought the cuban soup was amazing even though it was so simple lol. I got the beef shredded in tomato sauce and it was good except the beef was so salty. Hubbie got the chicken and that was perfect and really good.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

La Vicaria used to be the elite restaurant in Varadero back in the day.Last time i went i was a tad dissapointed. The serviced wasn't the greatest: the waiters weren't uniformed properly, talking loud amongst clients and on their phones the entire time. The food took a while and it was not that good neither.The menu options were limited since... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Service was good but slow, food was good...can't really complain. Went there 2 times and both times it was good.

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Riverview, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Discovered this place because all the tour bus drivers were eating here. Good variety, Cuban style food. Group of 8 people, service was quick, got very busy after we arrived. Had 1/4 chicken with rice & black beans and 2 beer for $7 pesos. Paid $25 for basically the same meal 2 days before in Havana. highly recommend.

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Oakville, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It is a decent restaurant and one of the few Government Owned restaurants that allows you to pay with visa. The washroom smelled terrible though, don't know why. Didn't dare use it

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

It's a pleasant enough resto. Service was uneven. We went twice - the second time because we were light on cash that day and they are one of a few restos that take credit cards. Too salty. Very poor vegetarian selection (which is a pretty uniform complaint against almost all Cuban restaurants)

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

absolutely loved this restaurant. 1/4 chicken dinner for 2 under 15 pesos. and loved how they had cuban rice and beans. I would recomend this restaurant to anyone. the service was the fastest i've seen in varadero. the waitress tried her very best in english and we tried our best in spanish.

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Address: Ave. 1ra y 38, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Phone Number: (53 45) 61-4721
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero

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