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Varadero

Cra 51 B 79 97, Barranquilla, Colombia
3786519
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Ranked #7 of 130 restaurants in Barranquilla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Cuban, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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86% Recommend
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Date | Rating
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bogota, Colombia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Mashed potatoes with shellfish?? Food is over-salted. Mediocre preparation and service at the leisure of the server. Not much to recommend. Chocolate pastry dessert was good....best part of the meal.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Not the cheapest place but very good seafood. The langostinos were very nice. Service could be a bit better, or maybe the fiesta had taken its toll on the staf

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bogota, colombia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Barranquilla is probably a *surprise* for anyone who a) has never visited this city or b) hasn't been there in a while. And somehow Varadero seems to capture "everything Barranquilla:" Ample spaces; friendly staff; Caribbean (relaxed) feel; Exotic aromas and ingredients; and a little something that can't be described in words...(maybe a feel of Varadero, Cuba, where I *haven't* been?)... More

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Brampton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The place itself is out of this world, great service, great location, great food, everything is great. They have band-live performance on the weekends, this place is unique. The dishes are generous and their speciality is seafood, you must go to this place.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Varadero is a very nice restaurant! If you want a romantic place with nice food, go to varadero. If you want a restaurant with music and beautiful people, go to varadero! The restaurant has this environment that welcomes everyone, no matter what you are looking for. And the dishes are great!

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Barranquilla, Colombia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

they have few authentic Cuban dishes, just for the record don't order any beans or pay the consequences.

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Ever since I was a child salads have been my top eating pleasure at any table. When I dine out I look for the salad selections on the menu because I want the best salad I can find. I am not a heavy eater so finding the right salad means a lot to me. I was with my lady and... More

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Nelson, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Very poor service, food is barely acceptable, the left hand does not know what the right is doing, and , after having waited for my coke and asking 3 different waiters for it, I got charged for 3. They would go to the computer, put in the order, and not bring the coke. I finally got it when I had... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

The food is average and expensive (25 USD). The service is awful. The people that usually goes to this restaurant are ugly. Therefore, do not go there with your lady. Definitely, not a special place.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our appetizers and entrees. The live Cuban band is very pleasant. However, on more than one occasion we have had to reject bottles of wine there ( tasted like vinegar). I wonder if they have improper wine storage. I would return there, but drink beer or mojitos instead.

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