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Sol Ananda

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Real 45 | Frente a la Plaza Mayor, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with amazing live music. The food was fresh but just lacked a little flavour. For example the grilled lobster was served with nothing. It could have done with a little garlic butter or something. The salad was not dressed either. Also the food was slightly overpriced. Presentation was great though. We still had a very pleasant evening.

Thank jamesdimitrifletcher
Milan, Italy
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a really bad experience in this restaurant. I ordered the fish of the day and I got food poisoned. My friend instead ordered a the fish Sol Ananda and it was ok, but really nothing special: vegetables' side dish are so small that you can barely see them and the white rice was one of the worst we... More 

Thank fesbel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

The atmosphere was great and original. Good service even if a bit slow, but it was full and without reservation we made it to have a table. Good typical Cuban food. Good quality, which is difficult to find in cuba as food is not their specialty :)

Thank Fabio P
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

The best food I ate in Cuba and friendly staff. I had a great seafood meal with fantastic presentation rivalling European standards. The Indian twist on certain dishes was welcome and I can say it was not too far off the real thing being of Indian origin. The staff were courteous and service was impeccable. Although the restaurant was full,... More 

Thank PClond
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with a group of almost 20 and they were very accommodating. The food was wonderful, but the atmosphere was extraordinary! I can not wait to return to Trinadad, Cuba for another visit. We even got to meet the owner whom told us the whole story behind this paladar and many others like it.

Thank Jessica C
Montclair, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Our lunch at Sol Ananda was superb on every level--service, food and ambiance. We were introduced to the canchanchara cocktail and enjoyed it immensely (and the post meal cafe was divine too). I can't speak highly enough of how organized the service was, particularly for our very large party. I ordered pork, which was plated beautifully and tasted great. I... More 

Thank LuvToTravel075
New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We stumbled across this restaurant as we passed by, looked in and saw the beautiful setting. It didn't disappoint, good food, good service, nice music which was low-key and meant you could still talk (not always the case!). Certainly the setting was splendid.

Thank goldengirlNewZealand
Phoenix, Arizona
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111 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Very pretty and charming inside with an interesting layout. There were several long and small tables occupying every inch in this restaurant. The table cloths were white and crisp; the dishes and glasses sparkling clean. The decor was almost Victorian. Just beautiful. Water was served in small bottles. A welcome drink consisted of fresh fruit juice with chunks of papaya,... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Slightly strange setting with a bed etc in the dining room (all antique of course) but very good food with efficient and friendly service with as smile. We really enjoyed it. Its not for those on a tight backpacking budget, but neither was it overpriced for what was on offer. Delicious food and definitely different from the usual fare and... More 

Thank GillJezz
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Sol Ananda was a great surprise after having gotten food poisoning at Guitarra Mia the night before. We walked right into Sol Ananda around 930-10PM and shared a main course fritter dish with pork and South Asian/Caribbean flavors. I was nothing but floored at the spice medley after a few days of typical Cuban food. It was very good. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Cuban, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Real 45 | Frente a la Plaza Mayor, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Sancti Spiritus Province  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: 53-41998281
This is a paladar in Trinidad.Local phone is 041998281

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?