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lai lai

Calle 18, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“wonton soup” (9 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Calle 18, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Our experience at Lai Lai was most peasant and we were well taken care of. We don't drink alcohol but I do remember there were plenty of tables with bottles on them. There is a special taske to Cubish (lol) Oriental food, which we were...More

1  Thank gBster
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My family and I have been here several times. Every few years we do a big family trip over Christmas & New Year's. We also celebrate my daughter's birthday while away. She requests this restaurant for her birthday meal. Lots of food, good flavor and...More

1  Thank auntybear
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were shocked to find this Chinese Restaurant in Cuba even more surprised when the food was great just like Canadian. Very clean!!!!

Thank Bailey20140128
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice whilst staying in Varadero. Try and get the window seat so you can look at the sea. Food nice, and the lobster sizzler was enough for 2 to share with a side dish.

Thank David B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have been going to Lai Lai for years, it's the best food in Varadero! Great service, nice atmosphere, out side this time just wonderful especially for Cuba. Everyone I take there is surprised and has gone back, enjoy!

Thank Shane M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A group of 9 of us went for dinner here. Spring rolls I could have eaten a platter myself delicious! Lots of the menu to choose from and we all ordered a dish (which is a large size portion) There is a turn table in...More

Thank katkanuck
Reviewed 4 May 2017

the food were do you start had the best won ton soup and the wife had the fish soup which she said was the best she has ever eaten the portions are huge had sweet and sour chicken the meat was in strips lightly floured...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Very good place to eat food is very good and enjoyable and good service the place his very clean and food big plates .

Thank mashshva
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Same menu from year to year, leaves no surprises... nice to have during a trip. Even though a bit run down, still excellent food.

Thank F P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Its a beachfront located. Ate outside as it had a pretty view of the ocean. Surprised with how they prepared their fried chicken expecting battered pieces of chicken... was served delicious cutlets of chicken breast and not battered with rice and vegetable sidings. also great...More

Thank loucroix
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sylvie c
11 May 2016|
Response from Siobhan L | Reviewed this property |
They are open for lunch and dinner, so approximately 11am-11pm. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 18, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: 18
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