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El Rancho

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Around Calle 58, Varadero, Cuba
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The lobster was very good here.....price was only $15.00 CUC. The filet...
The lobster was very good here.....price was only $15.00 CUC. The filet mignon was also good here. This restaurant is right across the street from Josone Park in Varadero.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
our anniversary go-to place

My husband and I have celebrated four wedding anniversaries in Varadero and every time go to this place for lobster. Service was excellent and the food even better.Large platter of lobster, potatoes ,rice and salad. Good prices as well. Always a local band playing and singing at the tables.It has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
beachloverhalifax
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halifax,nova scotia canada
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halifax,nova scotia canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have celebrated four wedding anniversaries in Varadero and every time go to this place for lobster. Service was excellent and the food even better.Large platter of lobster, potatoes ,rice and salad. Good prices as well. Always a local band playing and singing at the tables.It has improved over the years, washrooms and decor.I recommend it to... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The biggest and most delicious lobster I have ever eaten. We made two visits on our trip to Varadero because it was so good. The singers are a little annoying and will try to sell you their mix tape, but ignore them and enjoy the food!

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Northern Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Went out for dinner with some friends. This place did not disappoint. I had the lobster dinner the other 5 had the filet mignon. It was delicious only regret is that I didn't king size my Lobster. Appetizers were great aswell, we even had live music. Definetly will be returning!

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Collingwood, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This restaurant is conveniently located on the Varadero strip. It is always busy and the food has always been great. A little more pricey than some of the others but worth a try.

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We stopped in here twice in the week we were in Veradero, once for lunch which was pork and shrimp both delicious and reasonable priced and once for appys and drinks wonderful piña coladas and the shrimp salads were excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

What a great open air restaurant in downtown Varadero. Ordered the Grilled Lobster tail and it was incredible. Great staff, live music, authentic.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Ate here with my family and friends, the food was fantastic the pinacoladas delicious and the cigars were excellent!

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Bowmanville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The chicken breakfast plate was delicious. The restaurant was clean. There was a nice breeze. The Rum Punch was good and our waiter was friendly and attentive.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The lobster was good here. Went on evening for dinner, both of us had grilled lobster. Good price and quality. Service was a little slower than last time we were there

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My hubby and I shared the giant lobster meal and it was fantastic. We werent very hungry that day thats why we shared. Huge meal with a giant lobster tail, rice, potatoes, etc. Well worth the money spent

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Around Calle 58, Varadero, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

Description

The lobster was very good here.....price was only $15.00 CUC. The filet mignon was also good here. This restaurant is right across the street from Josone Park in Varadero.

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