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Meson del Quijote

Varadero, Cuba
005345667796
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Ranked #36 of 79 Restaurants in Varadero
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

They had a special that included a steak covered with a nice mushroom sauce, huge lobster tail and shrimps that was the best meal I've ever had in Varadero in 8 years. Their seafood piaya was fantastic as well. There was a really cool ambience there and their a/c unit was working unlike many other restaraunts in Cuba. Only thing... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went to this restaurant in november 2014. We actually had a great time. A band offered to play music and it was pretty good. I ordered the special (steak and sea food) and it was overpriced. Because I eat it rare, they probably put mine first and let it lay on the plate while cooking my friend's steak. When it... More 

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New Brunswick
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I ordered Spanish Steak and I have to say that it was the best steak meal I have ever eaten. It was seasoned perfectly, cooked exactly as I asked, and the accompanying vegetables were very fresh and crisp. The french fries had a flavor that I cannot describe but they were amazing! The service was excellent and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Best sangria I have ever, ever encountered! Surf and turf, delicious for 25 pesos. Service impeccable! Highly recommended!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had the grilled lobster and it tasted like chicken. It was overcooked and chewy. The salad that came with it was just cabbage and other veggies with no dressing or taste. They give you olive oil and vinaigrette but that doesn't really go with slaw. Only two options for dessert -- frozen mousse or ice cream.

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North Bay, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

On our recent trip to Varadero, my husband and I stopped at this quaint restaurant for dinner. Having been to Cuba two times previous, I knew about this restaurant's reputation for Lobster at a cheap price. My husband was skeptical, but he was willing to try it. He was NOT disappointed! Not only was the service AMAZING, but each of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had a lobster evening at Meson del Quijote, and it was good if you like rock lobster, which I do not really do. The rock lobster tends to be dty and when grilled it becomes even dryer. It's a question of personal taste though and the lobster may just be the greatest thing there is for others. Only other... More 

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Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Our cava was cider, the food never arrived and there was a drunken sing along going on we left after an hour and a half of waiting

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Ask for the special..Beef(Good beef), lobster tail, and shrimp. Yum yum yum. The sun set from here is just amazing

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toronto
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We walked to and from this restaurant from our breezes varadero hotel. It's set on a hill beside an old stone windmill overlooking the varadero strip(you can see the beach too) Bring your camera for a great sunset picture. The food was excellent for Cuba. We had lobster and steak with a free drink for $25. The lobster was grilled... More 

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Address: Varadero, Cuba
Phone Number: 005345667796
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero

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