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Barbacoa

Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
(045) 66 7795
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Ranked #16 of 75 Restaurants in Varadero
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

First visit I ordered a Lobster, which was on special that day, lobster was so delicious and really cheap, service was also good. Happy camper this occasion... On my second visit, I went with some cuban friends I met at the resort, server recommended Us to order the special steak house deal, since it is a steak house restaurant, I... More

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winnipeg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice on this trip once was for lunch had fries and bruschetta both were great. the second time was for vday it was nice the food was good better then average and way better then on the resort.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great value for the price. I had a lunch on 1ra Avenida near the beach that cost twice as much as my dinner here and was many times worse. So very good value for the money. Clean, good service, although a bit slow and apathetic.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I guess if you are craving steak, this is one of the top places to try. I had a rib eye steak, sauteed mushrooms and onion soup and I was so craving it so badly because the resort food was gross. It did the job of filling my hunger and making my tastebuds happy. The steak was a tad too... More

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After we discovered this restaurant, we went there every night and tried all different dishes. The lobster was great, everything tasted good and the life music was very nice. When ever you visit Varadero, just try and you'll love it 2

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Toronto
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Yet quite expensive, we loved every single bite, moments, all worth it!! Dress up and start you night at Barbacoa, it can be part of your romantic Varadero Experience, combined with El Parque,...this is a classic.

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Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were in an all-inclusive hotel and got tired of the rather bland and boring food so took the bus downtown and after much walking and talking decided to eat where we had had a good meal a couple of years before. It did not disappoint. There was none of the greasy rice and beans that seem to be common... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My meal was very good, as for everyone else in our party not so good. The atmosphere was really nice and the waiters were very nice. They had a gentlemen playing guitar and singing, and not saying that he was bad because he was actually quite good, but his singing every now and then would catch you off guard. You... More

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Pierrefonds
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have been going to Varadero for over 30 times and we always go into town to have a good langusta meal. On our last trip we decided to change a bit and favor a different restaurant to compare the food, service and if possible ambiance. We selected Barbacoa based on the reviews and according to some locals who described... More

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Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We (unfortunately) spent four days in an all inclusive, and ate out three nights since the food was under whelming at best. But the good news: there is some nice restaurants in Varadero. One of these is Barbacoa. Located in the start of the 'downtown' Varadero strip, this quaint little restaurant looks like someone's house, and whilst they advertise ribs... More

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