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El Sol


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Seafood, Spanish
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Come here if you want small portions and food with no taste. I would not recommend this to anyone. BEWARE!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Luis R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location, extraordinary view, wonderful service ...great WiFi and internet acces!... I higly recomend it

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank yatusabe8
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. We always come back to it while in Santa Clara. Will be back for sure next time too

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank 289ivab
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We had one of the finer meals in Cuba at El Sol. The flavoring of my rice with fish was great. The staff was exceptionally friendly.

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Trevor H
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Plenty of food. Very easy to order more than you can eat so be careful unless you have a huge appetite and a hollow leg to go with it. Doesn't always have everything on the menu but that is to be expected in Cuba. Two...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Rabbyt
Reviewed February 5, 2018

we ate on the 2nd floor but didnt know there was a roof top. it was very nice. great service and good food for great price. i will definitely return and recommend.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank luckeelu
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Very slow, unfriendly staff. Food came out very quick, was cold and not tasty at all. Place felt crowded , prices were ok. Would not go back.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank hribic13
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Good food ,taste and fresh. Abundant portions and kind service. Average price per plate 5 to 7 cuc per person . I don't try any alcoholic drink.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Teresa Barbara P
Reviewed February 20, 2017

El Sol was recommended to us by our casa hosts and it did not disappoint. The staff was friendly, the food was delicious (especially the paella) and the atmosphere was fun! I will definitely go back next time I'm in Santa Clara.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank whitethorne
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The locals recommended this restaurant. They feature Cuban Paella, which is popular at the restaurant. The hostesses were attentive and very gracious. Dinner for two was roughly $24 CUC, but you can definitely eat for about $14 CUC for two persons, as the menus is...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank hfdiaz58
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