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Hostal Florida Center


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service

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Reviewed May 28, 2019

We were staying at Florida Terrace opposite which belongs to the same owner, and breakfast is served at Florida Center. We also had dinner here on our first night. Just as well, decent places to eat are very hard to find in Santa Clara. We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ullabee
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Recommended by Lonely Planet and proved to be a jewel, so much so that we went back a second time. Perfect ambiance and very laid back. The menu is a bit limited but servings are very generous and it was difficult to finish the main...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank P3417HErichardc
Reviewed February 3, 2019

I ate dinner here the first night I arrived in Santa Clara for a special occasion. It did not disappoint. This place has the best plant filled, dimly lit outdoor restaurant for all your romancing and exotic travel vibe feels. It was in the higher...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CandiceG1234
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Overly friendly and helpful staff welcoming you into a fantastic place to stay. Dinner was delicious and breakfast equally fine. Owner was omnipresent and always ready to help with a recommendation, phonecall or otherwise.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jteesmith
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The restaurant is a lovely outdoor space with lotys of plants and we had a table tucked away. I had fish and shrimp in special sauce and it was very nice. The caramel flan is good too. The staff were helpful and friendly and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Really regretted visiting this ‘restaurant’. I think just don’t arrive before 7:30pm as they are not ready by then. I arrived at 6:15pm and it took them 45 min to provide some bread and salad. Then now it’s 7:08pm and there’s no sign of any...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kmzhao
Reviewed December 5, 2018

We ate here during our stay in Santa Clara because it is well rated on every website. We decided to try their ropa vieja, haven eaten it before in other cities and enjoyed it. It was acidic and weird, and I couldn't even finish half...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Quite a simple place (its attached to a casa / hostal) and has a limited menu, but the food is great. I had the shrimp with red sauce, which was just so delicious and more-ish. There was also some quite nice live music, but unfortunately...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank oxcraig
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Beautiful well hidden restaurant. Lovely live music, quit, perfect for the place. Nice food, had many guests and we waited a long time for the waiters, but the food was great.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank anne s
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Definitely one of the best places in Cuba to eat lobster. Surprisingly even not being in the sea side the quality and price of the lobster was one of the best that we found. The ropa vieja was very good as well and place itself...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Eileen C
May 27, 2018|
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Response from ericVvB | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the restaurant is varanda-ish and in the enclosure garden of the hotel. It has a beautiful garden setting and is furnished with all kinds of antiquities.
August 26, 2017|
Response from Snesnon | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! With sutch a group I recommend minimum 1 or 2 weeks before.
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