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“Patience required.”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Barbacoa

Barbacoa
Ranked #9 of 111 Restaurants in Varadero
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Havana
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“Patience required.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

You have to be patient to eat here. The service is as slow as molasses in January. Slow even in Cuban standards. The food is always good however. Try the Canadian Beef. The best house soup in Varadero.

Visited April 2013
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“one of my favorite restaurant in varadero”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

i just to live in varadero but now im living in toronto so i have the luck to go very often to varadero .. but always have to go back to this place. why here is my top 3 reasons serivce, staff and food quality .. if you want to enjoy a great time with family, friends or you couple here is one of the best spot in varadero .. my favorite meal .. chicken soup. new york steak!!!

  • Visited March 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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“pretty good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

we went there on the recommendation of our taxi driver. it was pretty good, nice spot loved the outdoor tables. I found service was slow. We had the chateau brigand and it was great! it came with a few sides and great garlic bread to start! would defiantly go back again :)

  • Visited March 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Finally Ate Here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

Been past this restaurant for the last 13 years but never stopped in, until now, invited our Cuban friends along, everything was great, food, drinks, service and atmosphere, Barbacoa deserves a return

  • Visited March 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food & service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Went here with my boyfriend and another couple. My boyfriend and I had the chicken parm to split as we both weren't too hungry and the server was so nice he divided the chicken up on two plates and gave us both or own rice and salad. Restaurants at home don't even do that for you.... we didn't even ask but he knew we were sharing :D My friend had the lobster and got two lobster tails. She said it was very good!

  • Visited March 2013
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