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La Aldaba


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed every meal I had at La Aldaba. The veggie soup was always scrumptious and served piping hot. I requested veggie soup in other parts of Cuba and could not replicate the quality of the soup that is provided by La Aldaba. Another highlight...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank restrapo
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Two blocks from Parque Vida (the heart of Santa Clara), Al Aldaba occupies a floor above a beautifully decorated casa particular. The beautiful surroundings provided a superb location for a relaxing and enjoyable group dinner. I give Al Aldaba the highest marks for its cuisine,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere. The restaurant is really nicely done with plants and stylish decoration. The service was great (they brought a fan to our table when we asked about switching a nearby fan on). A solo guitarist was playing and singing which was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RayRodgers50
Reviewed April 30, 2019

I went here based on the recommendation of the hotel staff. Just a few blocks walk and then up a flight of stairs. It was not crowded the night I was there. The food was delicious, too much actually, with soup, salad, main course, and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank The_Don_Francisco
Reviewed April 19, 2019

We were with a group and enjoyed lunch on the rooftop. The service was excellent and very attentive. The setting was gorgeous. We had beef, lamb and chicken served family style. Also rice and sweet potatoes. All the food was delicious. What a lovely way...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Suzy R
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Paladar on a rooftop terrace of a hostel. Touristic place serving three course menu for prices higher than in the local restaurants but still affordable. The food was great and the place had very ambient atmosphere.

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

I loved the atmosphere here. Great food, well priced. The service was excellent. Pedro was amazing and went above and beyond. I tried many places in Santa Clara and this place is in my top two. I am already dreaming of the next time I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CandiceG1234
Reviewed January 20, 2019

The food and service were excellent. La nourriture et le service ont été excellents. La comida y el servicio eran excelentes.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SimarDenis
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I've been to quite a few paladares in Cuba, in various cities, including Havana. This place would rank in the top 10 or top 1%. The food is wonderful, the wait staff are professional and friendly, and the atmosphere is magical. The restaurant is on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We and our friends were in Santa Clara for only a few hours en route from Havana to Cienfuegos, Cuba....our guide led us to Restaurant La Aldaba on the top floor of the Autentica Pergola Hostal -- after climbing a couple of flights (narrow stairway...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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