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Varadero

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Cuban, Seafood
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Cra 51 B 79 97, Barranquilla, Colombia
3786519
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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I had the amazing experience of getting to eat here with a group of people who let me try their dishes. I didnt eat a single thing that didnt make me want to steal the plate from people i did t know well enough to actually do that. English menus available, staff very friendly. Well worth it,

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Meag33
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Guelph, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Guelph, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I had the amazing experience of getting to eat here with a group of people who let me try their dishes. I didnt eat a single thing that didnt make me want to steal the plate from people i did t know well enough to actually do that. English menus available, staff very friendly. Well worth it,

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Queens, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Moderately price. Food was good. We're from NY so finding a good place to eat was important to us. We felt like we were eating at a decent NYC restaurant. Service was good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I've eaten at all the top spots in barranquilla and this is, imo, the best food I've had in the 7 months I've been in Colombia. Moderately priced, great atmosphere, great drinks and a fanatic menu full of delicious food!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Coming from Florida, it's not the most authentic Cuban place you'll ever go to, but it's definitely the best in Barranquilla. The environment is excellent, the service is good, the food is high quality, and the live entertainment is a lovely bonus.

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19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The patacones rellenos are the best. Live music is excellent and proper for the ambiance. This is a place that I will come back no doubt.

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crimsonidle
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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The food here is good, I had the signature dish of fried fish which was pretty tasty on the whole. The service I was not pleased with. We asked for a table outside, which they were clearly not happy about. They said there were mosquitos outside (not true). They reluctantly gave us a table finally on the nice terraza. I... More 

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Bogota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Food was great, people are very nice and their recommendations very good. The restaurant is very cozy, the music is great and in general you are going to have a great experience.

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Medellin, Colombia
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60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's a pretty little restaurant. The service is very good, the food is delicious. You get more for than you pay. The ambience is cozy, the music is great and anyway is a very good option if you are in Barranquilla.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Best seafood restaurant in town! Food was delicious and the live music made it even more memorable! Some staff were most attentive but some also weren't.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

you don't have to loose your time looking for a great restaurant, this is it, great ambient, waiters are there right to make you feel confortable, food is awsome and quick, great ceviche varadero and great seafood rice, deffinitelly I'll get back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cra 51 B 79 97, Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Atlantico Department  >  Barranquilla
  • Phone Number: 3786519

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Cuban, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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