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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero, Cuba
+53 45 667795
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High Wycombe
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just amazing! Ate here 2 nights on the trot. Great service, lots of drink choice and just the best food in Varadero. Try the shrimp in butter and the grilled lobster. Beef carpaccio for starter isa good choice too. Lovely ambience, very clean, recommended without question.

Thank AndrewPSmith
St. Stephen, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So glad La Barbacoa was handy to our all inclusive so that we could have a really good meal. This is a restaurant that we would go to again if we were ever to choose to return to Varadero.

Thank RevBobJ
Stratford, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place to have steak and lobster . I had the skirt steak and my friend had the lobster . Both were delicious . The atmosphere was nice and the service was friendly and fast . The restaurant was located across from our hotel at the Palma Real. Such a nice relief from the repetitive buffet . Prices are somewhat... More 

Thank OnwardZ
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

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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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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

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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?