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Barbacoa

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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero 42200, Cuba
(045) 66 7795
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Brantford, Ontario
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want a taste of home, this is a great place to go. Great steak dinner with garlic mashed and veggies.

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St helier
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for dinner here one night. Starters were lovely, chicken was very tender although the beef my wife had was a little tough. Liqueurs were lovely. Had a great feel to it and would return if in the area again

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a romantic dinner while the grandparents babysat :) Excellent value for money @ roughly £15 a head for the food, including sides and coffee. The food was superb, well presented, fresh and far better than anything triple the price in England. We got chatting to the owner and the restaurant has a fascinating history and inside... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was very attentive and the decor was very comfortable. The food was very good. The lobster and camarone grille were very good.

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Thank loufrancavilla
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77 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely steak with a very tasty peppercorn sauce. I also had a lovely dessert. The waiter was a bit 'cold' at first but he was more friendly towards the end of the meal. It had a nice atmosphere and I would come back here again.

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Thank Lucy C
Mississauga
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Barbacoa is great when you are dying for a nice steak/filet in the carribean, BUT every year we go, we find that the service is SLOWER and the waiters aren't as friendly. If you are in no rush, or don't care about service, the MEAT is PHENOMINAL!!!

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Gatineau, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Great dinner at a very reasonable price! The have a very good singer that sings Cuban songs. We had the Chateau Briand and Supreme of Chicken...32 CUC, no wine! highly recommend!

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Thank JAZROK
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

This is a nice restaurant, located between the Starfish Quatros palmas and the Barceló Arenas Blanca. I would recommend it as one of the top 10, but there are better places to eat in varadero. The Langosta is always good, problem here is their Langosta is sometimes small.

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Champlain, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

everything is very good,,,,the service is very good, some choice of wine, very good steak, lobster and polo

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Thank yvonbouffard
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Amazing steak and french fries! A taste of home...... Good service and the price was good.... A must if you're in Varadero.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Caribbean, Seafood, Cuban
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: (045) 66 7795

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