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Restaurante Museo 1514

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Simon Bolivar #515 e/ Juan Manuel Marquez y Fernando Hernandez Echerri, Trinidad, Cuba
+5341994255
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Like dining in the 1930's!

We asked for a table in the corner for a romantic meal when we booked and that is exactly what we got. The waitress's service was impeccable and the music was like all Cuban music - first class! The food was very good and complemented the wonderful atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
jennyandchris2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We asked for a table in the corner for a romantic meal when we booked and that is exactly what we got. The waitress's service was impeccable and the music was like all Cuban music - first class! The food was very good and complemented the wonderful atmosphere.

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Santa Barbara, California
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This private paladar is amazing! It is filled with crystal, silver and china from a bygone era. The staff is extremely attentive and the food was delicious. The wine was 'off' - but that happened a lot in Cuba! The drinks/cocktails were delightful though! They have a small group playing music every night. The evening we were there, a couple... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

the ambience is stunning. you feel like you stepped back in time. beautifully laid out with old crockery and beautiful glasses. we sat in th courtyard which was very romantic but I would go for the living room. Make sure you have plenty of time as the food takes ages. Some of it is very good, some mediocre.

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Esher, United Kingdom
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Quite the most eclectic restaurant I have ever eaten in. All the tables are packed with china and glassware, the side cupboards are also overflowing with the stuff and it all make for an amazing evening experience. The music and atmosphere is second to none and when the staff get up to dance encouraging diners to join them the whole... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A romantic colonial type of restaurant in the centre of Trinidad. Food is great (grilled fish) and the staff even more so. Atmosfhere is fabulous. Highly recomend!

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had a great night of entertainment at this restaurant. The tables are beautiful presented with lovely glasses, porcelain and other artefacts. The food is OK, not special but quite tasty. However, once the band started playing the whole place came alive with all the staff and some of the diners joining in the dancing. Well worth a visit

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you eat nowhere else, eat here - if you can get a table! The décor and table ware are simply outstanding - Victorian glassware and china, silver plate cutlery - honestly its an amazing place! And then there is the food. Such food! Cuba may not be renowned for it cuisine but here what dishes they have on offer... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a lovely meal here on Christmas night 2014. It is a very old world classy place, old crystal glasses & cutlery, linen tablecloths and waiters in suits. The food was beautiful, slightly above the norm re price but worth it for the ambience and surroundings.

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The actual restaurant is fascinating. The owner collects glass and pottery and every inch of the place is filled with his collection, even the dining tables. He is very friendly and excited to show off his collection and discuss it with you. Once space was made on our table for food the meal we had was excellent. Fresh lobster dishes... More 

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The owner of this restaurant collected lots of China and wine glasses in the right moment to expose and use it later in her paladar. What a great experience to dine like the king or the queen of all caribbean islands. The food is nice, the wines lovely, and you certainly can afford it - the prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Simon Bolivar #515 e/ Juan Manuel Marquez y Fernando Hernandez Echerri, Trinidad, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Sancti Spiritus Province  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +5341994255

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

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