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El Alba


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excessive wait times for decent portions of food. The drinks taste well and are quite strong. I liked this place..

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Luis R
Reviewed March 1, 2019

We enjoyed our meal here. My husband had the lamb which was especially good. Our waitress spoke very good English and was very helpful. The food is very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Another restaraunt ,mentioned by the Casa owners , can get very busy because it has a good name in Santa Clara .Early evening was a good time ,no queues, very nice interia and seperate bar,the waitress are friendly and there is a good selection of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mickknap
Reviewed December 5, 2018

We ended up in El Alba rather unplanned, and were surprised to see many Cubans eating and almost no tourists (other tourists showed up later on). Service wasn't fast, but food was good and portions sizes were also good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SirinTugbay
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Great location and easy to reach. It’s a popular spot so be ready to wait on line for an available table. Service is efficient and friendly but, most likely due to a mishap in the kitchen we waited for a whole one hour and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jorge V
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place for a college graduates get together and the place was awesome. The staff was helpful and very well dressed. The food was absolutely delicious with great taste. We highly recommend the the pina Colada.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Yunior F
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Small cozy place, rather noisy as our table was close to the street. Nevertheless, we enjoyed the intimate atmosphere, the very friendly service, the food was great and very affordable, the milkshake the best we had in Cuba. If I would have another night in...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank arrie123
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We have been here for dinner, the restaurant is very traditional and we found there as much tourists as locals. Food came in big portions and it was very tasty, the cocktail list is very generous and you can't miss to taste one of them...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Nevepilli
Reviewed January 28, 2018

The building is beautiful, the service excellent, and the food was good, but the restaurant suffers from its location at the intersection of two busy streets and the exhaust from passing cars and buses coming through the doors and windows. At night, the dimly-lit dining...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Gary S
Reviewed January 13, 2018

The Alba restaurant was my favorite restaurant in the whole city. Every time I visited I used to go 3-4 times in a span of 15 days, sometimes with my Cuban family (about 10 people). To my surprise on this trip (December 2017), I visited...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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