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Edmonton, Canada
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time I was here I spoke about some issues I had. I said they told me they had no chicken or pork. They tried to overcharge me... Well I was totally prepared for the same story about having no chicken or pork which are the cheapest things on the menu. They told me the exact same thing. Every... More 

1 Thank Joe S
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little spot if your at a resort in varadero it's in town. We were getting a bit tired of resort food so ventured out and stumbled upon this place. The fish was perfectly cooked. A little pricey but I suppose that's because we had little money budgeted for outside food since we were staying at an all inclusive.

Thank Glee4462
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good. Don't expect big portions. The band will play for you at a price. It's a basic sea food restaurant of sorts. It's outdoor eating so it is hot in August.

Thank johnNO16JY
Gatineau, Canada
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I've been to this restaurant several times in the past years and I've never been disappointed, I have notice that the price of the wine have sky rocketed, I'm not sure if it's because of the oncoming US tourist invasion but I recommend you do like me, bring your own wine.

Thank Travel_Guru6440
Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Stopped here for lunch last week. The waitress was very friendly and spoke English quite well. We ordered garlic shrimp which was lovely and well presented, 1/2 a chicken Cuban style (it was just roast chicken) and a tuna salad. With a couple of beers and 2 Sprite, the bill came to about £50 CUC. Not great value for money... More 

Thank Heather P
Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Don't let yourself discouraged by the emptiness of this place. Their filet mignon is amazing and so is the service. They also have sea food but I don't eat that. Filet mignon with peas, rice 17.50 CUC. So worth it.

Thank audrey22
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stopped here for lunch one day while exploring Varadero - we had the chicken/rice and beef filot mignon/rice. The food was good. I would recommend trying their Pina Colada (extra ice) - so good!

Thank earyan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Let's be real, one of the perks of Cuba is how cheap everything is, right? Not this place. It was about $40 for lunch but that was our own fault for not reading the menu outside first. Once we were in, we were too tired and hot to go look elsewhere. Good food though!

Thank Tyrel S
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Attended this establishment with friends, good service, friendly staff, food was just ok as far as my meal went. Ordered a Steak well done when served was completely raw inside, sent it back and did not come back much better. The rice was very good as well as the veggies. Others in the party had the sea food which they... More 

Thank Mark C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great food. Decent price and excellent service. Cannot go wrong with the lobster! Be sure to have an after meal cigar, with honey

Thank Adrian H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Cuban, Caribbean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: 5345612632
The lobster was very good here.....price was only $15.00 CUC. The filet mignon was also good here. This restaurant is right across the street from Josone Park in Varadero.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?