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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
(045) 66 7795
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  • 90
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  • 17
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  • 4
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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
Delicious food

If you get a chance to get to this restaurant, you'll be very pleased with the food and service. You won't be disappointed. Staff are great, had a hard time getting them to understand we wanted a dish of (gravy) for our fries. but one of the other servers we flagged over understood, and we got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
DeeQuigs
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New Waterford, Nova Scotia
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  • Late Night
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Oshawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Went for steak dinner was getting tired of seafood steaks were ok but over cooked they were all cooked medium even when we asked of medium rare. But overall not to bad

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New Waterford, Nova Scotia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you get a chance to get to this restaurant, you'll be very pleased with the food and service. You won't be disappointed. Staff are great, had a hard time getting them to understand we wanted a dish of (gravy) for our fries. but one of the other servers we flagged over understood, and we got our gravy.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

many tourists as well as Cubans suggested barbacoa and it was indeed good if you like meat it's definitely a place to go there's a large selection of rib eyes T Bones ribs New York Strip porterhouse etc etc if you do like your meat cooked medium or medium rare make sure you order one under because they tend to... More 

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Liverpool
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Beautiful steaks, pleasant staff. Well worth a visit and not too pricey. They will even let you take your bottle of wine to eat with your meal.

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Nova Scotia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The food here is delicious and very cheap, the service here is excellent! We arrived here with 13 of us and we were acommodated immediately, staff put a cpl tables together for us no problem!

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Well seasoned, not too overpriced, well cooked, decent sidedishes. We were pleased! The service was fast and accommodating. The restaurant was pleasant because there weren't too many loud groups or music blaring nearby. The performer with the acoustic guitar serenading the patrons added to the atmosphere without feeling as though we were being harassed to buy cds.

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Amazing food, a little pricy, but worth it for a romantic night out. Staff were very friendly, try the beef tenderloin!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Loved this restaurant! Spanish-style architecture, the food was delicious, service excellent, and to top off our visit, a local musician sang romantic Spanish love songs!

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were staying at a nearby hotel and felt like going off the resort one night for dinner. We chose Barbacoa mostly because of how close it was, but we were really impressed with everything. The dining atmosphere was semi-casual but comfortable. The food was absolutely delicious. One of the members of our group ordered the Chicken Caesar Salad which... More 

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Timmins, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food was great and the service was excellent here! They even had someone sign to us on Valentine's day! Great place! Clean washrooms too.

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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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