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El Alba

Buen Viaje, Santa Clara, Cuba 26, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
+53 42 203935
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (5 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Buen Viaje, Santa Clara, Cuba 26, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for good local food, look no further! The portions are large and the prices very low. The staff were very friendly and our food arrived promptly. It was recommended by our casa particular host as a good example of Cuban food...More

Thank FlamingoHeights
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Super fast service, not a huge menu but great value and good standard Cuban food. Went with a colleague for lunch. Sat on main floor. Clever cartoon art work. Meat, rice and beans with a 'salad' of cucumber and tomato for equivalent of $2 USD...More

Thank DealHawk2
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It's not a fancy place but it is a place to get a good plate of basic Cuban fare. Prices are fair and service is good. We found one place we liked better in town but there are others not as good. El Alba was...More

Thank Mike_Sump
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Gtreat place to have a nice traditional Cuban meal with great Cuban beers and nice cocktails. The pork and the shrimp was really good and you have to have the congris. (black beans and rice mixed together)

Thank Vincent E
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Don't be surprise when you first read the menu, they all in CUP!! A Plato comes with meat, rice with black bean and salad are starting from 50CUP to 100 CUP. I had this grill pork which is 50CUP and their portion is huge !...More

Thank Nic T
Reviewed 1 March 2017

There were a few mosquitos around which is not good. Their service was very slow when the place was crowded. The food was average but it was very very cheap.

Thank Aylin A
Reviewed 1 February 2017

arrived close to closing and when never felt rush the food was fesh and well prepared and the staff quite pleasant ate dinner there 3 times after that great Job !

Thank Icecarver64
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place and noticed all of the locals in here so thought it must have been good. And boy did we hit the jackpot. We had a 2 mains, 2 side and 2 drinks all for 220MN (9Cuc) and the meal was...More

Thank Getjoassabroad
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We wandered into this restaurant and had a wonderful seat next to a lovely view. The staff was very nice and accommodating to our limited Spanish. The Ropa Vieja was exactly what we were looking for and found.. The black bean soup was so good,...More

Thank Carissa G
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Came here early on in our holiday & tried to order Rope Vieja but they were all out; opted instead for the waiters recommendation of beef medallions. When the food came, the rice was okay, if a little colder than I'd have liked but the...More

Thank flyingpig86
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buen Viaje, Santa Clara, Cuba 26, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Villa Clara Province  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +53 42 203935
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