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Around Calle 58, Varadero, Cuba
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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
Good Lobster

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
crumpskyhawk
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Winnipeg, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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london, england
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12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stopped here to have some food before we popped over the road to beatles bar. The food was nice and fresh and very reasonably priced. The cocktails and drinks were good the sangria was lovely. They have live music which is great as with most places in Cuba it is customary to tip them if they perform a song... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I went with my boyfriend and we enjoyed a fresh lobster! It was really good! Service was wonderful and we definitely come back soon!

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Vermilion, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great service and great food! Four of us went and all had some type of lobster. Very filling portions

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lobsters look great and large Mojitos for $5 each, a bottle of wine runs about $4 to $6 cuc pesos., Nice location on the main street of downtown Varadero, walking distance to Barceló Resorts.. clean and very friendly staff

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Beatles Bar was not open yet so across the street was El Rancho. We both had the warm water lobster. Was good. 18 pesos (CUC). Unfortunately every meal is salted up more then we are used to so it could have been better.

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

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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