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El Melaito

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Calle 38 y 1ra Ave, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This became or favorite place to eat. Our kids loved the hamburgers and we loved the ropa vieja, chicken breast with cheese and delicious fish. The staff here speak English and are very nice. The servings are large fresh and filling.

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Thank Janet P
Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Clean place, good food and a very nice service! I think is a family business - they do everything they can to accommodate your stay.

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Thank Florentina T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Had a couple of very good meals here but its the staff that make this one of my favorite places to eat. Clean and the prices are good

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Thank John M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

What a great place and great food . This is on the Main Street . We did a lot of walking and rested with a cold drink

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Thank Laura S
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I visited this spot on recommendation from a friend who thought i may like it... Well they were right. I had the fried chicken dinner well done. It was delish, the rice and beans were to die for!!! If your looking for a good meal for 3.75 pesos tis is the spot. Cold Heineken good food cant ask for much... More 

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Thank Kristy_3
Welland, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Nice to eat out6 in the open. Lobster was very good and a good size for the money. Service was excellent. Remember to ask for butter and garlic as they will serve it with a tomato sauce

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Thank crichard17
Kelowna, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We asked the horse and buggy guy to bring us to a nice restaurant. The food, although expensive, was excellent and served well.

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Thank David M
Cobble Hill, Canada
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

We stopped here for a drink on our walk. It was a nice little place. I had a pop and my husband had a beer. It came to $3 cuc. A couple ladies ordered a couple meals and they looked good.

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Thank lilscape
Winnipeg, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Had a great break in the day at El Melaito. 5 of us stopped in for a rest and a snack while out shopping. Ordered Ham and Cheese sandwich which was simple and awesome. beer was cold and service was wonderful. The prices are also great. for all 5 only $22.

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Thank Padlnfree
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Excellent food, we tasted their food and we love it. We recommend to eat on this restaurant, you wont regret.

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Thank Ernesto R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 38 y 1ra Ave, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero

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