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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
(045) 66 7795
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Expensive for Cuba, but also good for Cuba

As most people know, food in Cuba is terrible. It is bizarre, for a country endowed with the produce and spices that the country has to produce consistently bland food is most extraordinary. In this environment, Barbacoa is a decent place. It is expensive for Cuba. The same meal that can be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We tried to ordered New york steak but they're out of it, ordered two Rib Eye Steak but there was only one left. So one of us just settled for beef tenderloin and got the last rib eye. Firstly, what kind of steak house ran out of steak?, The meat were very tender and good quality with flavour. But the... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

As most people know, food in Cuba is terrible. It is bizarre, for a country endowed with the produce and spices that the country has to produce consistently bland food is most extraordinary. In this environment, Barbacoa is a decent place. It is expensive for Cuba. The same meal that can be had in Havana for $12 is available here... More 

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Burslem, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Visited Barbacoa twice during our 2 weeks in Varadero steak cooked exactly as ordered. Sea food not quite so good lobster was a little over cooked. Very good service with a smile

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This restaurant is very close to the Arenas Blancas resort around Calle 64. The service was excellent. We ordered one lobster tail and a peppered steak and shared both. Food was outstanding and plentiful. Reasonable prices. A great menu with something for everyone. Musicians playing during dinner. Definitely recommend.

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Love this place the food is great and plenty of it. We visited here 6 years ago and the quality is just as good as it was then.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Ate here to have a break from our resort food and we were presently surprised. Had a steak and chicken and both our meals were good and reasonably priced. Nice staff.

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Edmonton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We visited here twice in May and had a great time . If you are missing Alberta beef this is the place to go

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Dartmouth, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The food is really good. We had lunch there, It was not crowded and the service was great. We were really surprised at the beautiful decor and great menu with very reasonable prices. Totally recommend it. Bad thing is it is at the begining(or end) of the strip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Nice wait, lots of food for price - great ambience, close to resort, safe to walk to & from. Took Visa.

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Tweed, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This restaurant was right beside our hotel and we had heard from friends who had travelled to Cuba in December that it was very good. We didn't agree. The atmosphere was not friendly. I think they were trying too hard to be fancy. They messed up my husbands appetizer order but made it seem like it was my husbands fault.... More 

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  • Address: Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: (045) 66 7795

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