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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
+53 45 667795
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently visited this restaurant, and it was amazing, Not only was the food fantastic, the staff was more than accommodating! Highly recommend it!

Thank ashleyc991
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place with great food (not a common thing to find in Cuba). We had the lobster, shrimp and steak. All very good.

Thank Jimpulcrano
Moose Jaw, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a night off from the buffet at our resort to try this restaurant. The staff was attentive, the food was good, and the ambiance was nice. I recommend this place.

Thank jjan001
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great French Fries at lunchtime that we would walk to get each day! Had two meals there in one week and the Pepper Steak (twice) was cooked so perfectly you didn't even need a knife really! Tried blanched white asparagus and it was very good also.

Thank katkanuck
Monster, Netherlands
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here and enjoyed it very much. The service was good and the food excellent. Surf-and-turf looked very good.

Thank karpennewaard
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great surf n turf, cigars, wine, beer, spirits and live music. Lionel is the man. Will definitely return again as I had dinner twice in one week. A must stop.

Thank RadNar
Langley, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The food at our resort wasn't great this year and we needed to eat out often for dinner. Craving meat, we went here. The food was very good. I ordered my steak well done, and had to send it back to be cooked more, but even though it was well done it was still tender. Thank you Barbacoa for a... More 

Thank Hobbitz
Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We ate here for the first time on Dec 5/16 - my husband ordered the lobster and steak and I ordered pork loins. Both dishes were 5 star - if we could order either dish here in Canada we would in a heart beat! Service was fine - not exceptional though. The waitress was very quiet and not super friendly,... More 

Thank Laura G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had a really good meal at this restaurant, the atmosphere is very nice with a bit of hunting lodge thrown in. Our waiter was keeping a good eye on all the tables and never missed a thing. The Chateaubriand is very good and the portion was huge, we did not leave hungry or feeling we overpaid. There was also... More 

Thank LooselyRooted
Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This restaurant was right outside our resort so we walked over one evening. The steak was so tender it just melted in your mouth. They say it is from Alberta, Canada. The lobster tail was so huge and tender, and they even had garlic butter if you asked for it. The meal was so good we went back the next... More 

Thank normahCambridge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuban, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: +53 45 667795

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?