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Restaurante El Cuajani

Carretera El Moncada km 2.2 Dos Hermanas, Vinales 22400, Cuba
+53 5 8828925
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  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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International, Fusion, Cuban, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Carretera El Moncada km 2.2 Dos Hermanas, Vinales 22400, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real diamond of a place! Great food! Great service! Plan a trip here if you only eat out one place in cuba!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views, beautiful people, beautiful food and absolutely delicious! Don't let the taxi's take you past this gem. It is a must!

Thank Courtney T
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We had our best meal in Cuba at this restaurant -- better than even our meals at the more famous paladars of Havana. Everything was so incredibly clean at this place I could have had my meal on the kitchen floor. I had emailed ahead...More

Thank neptuno3
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip to Cuba and certainly the best meal. The service was very friendly. We arrived quite late for lunch after a horse riding trip and were the only customers in. The place is beautiful and had really effective air...More

Thank brightyellow4
Reviewed 7 September 2018

With no menu, the fresh garden picks and incredible variety of unique meals at Restaurante El Cuajani blew us away! Beautiful and delicious food - I had a vegan butternut squash risotto and my boyfriend had fresh ceviche (caught on the day). We were sad...More

Thank MaeEats
Elqueesha, Owner at Restaurante El Cuajani, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you so much for your post. I am so glad you both enjoyed the food and that our waiter was very personable. Overall we try to offer a unique experience in the Valley using our fruits & vegetables depending on the season. Merci pour...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Wow. I had read the good reviews here but didn't expect to have such a magical experience here. We were docked on a cruise ship in Havana for 2 days and on the second day took a tour to Vinales. The tour company usually suggests...More

Thank iamlisad
Elqueesha, Owner at Restaurante El Cuajani, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you so much for your positive comments. We are so happy that your drive out to Viñales and that your lunch at El Cuajaní was such a magical experience. It was a pleasure meeting you and so glad you decided to venture out and...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were a group of 16 including 4 children. The visit surpassed the expectations we had based on the reviews. It is amazing having a gourmet lunch in a Cuban Bohio Style just at the Mogotes and with air conditioning. The food was delicious, the...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The food was excellent. The place is lovely. The owners are very friendly. And the green salad told you "eat me, eat me, they picked me up today, eat me, eat me". It was amazing! I will back for sure!

1  Thank Orapma V
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The dinner was the most delicious and unique experience that happened to me in Cuba, not just from the culinary point of view but also as a whole - the tour of their exceptional garden, the presentation of their cooking philosophy and the tasting of...More

Thank TJASA_1_12
Elqueesha, Owner at Restaurante El Cuajani, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hola Ljubljana, Thank you so much for your eloquent words. This is especially meaningful coming from such a talented pastry chef. I remember the second time you came for dinner it was raining & you both came walking with your umbrella. I couldn't believe it!!!...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

It is no surprise that this is rated the top restaurant in Vinales - it was one of the best meals I had in Cuba during our 10 days of travel. The waiter seemed to take great pride in the fact that the fruits and...More

Thank Lauren S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera El Moncada km 2.2 Dos Hermanas, Vinales 22400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Pinar del Rio Province  >  Vinales
  • Phone Number: +53 5 8828925
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A farm in the Vinales Valley located in the outskirts of the City at the foot of the famous 'Mogotes' in a relaxed setting emphasized by a lush vegetable garden and featuring a brick oven using vegetable coal for roasting.
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