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Barbacoa

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

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 

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Cambridge, Canada
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank normahCambridge
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there about 4 years ago and it was awesome. Still crave that Chateaubriand. 4 people, 2 chateaubriand, complete meal with dessert and bottle of wine only 60 something pesos for 4 people. Not expensive and delicious. I want to go back and would like to make a reservation but don't know how to reach them... Anybody can help me... More 

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Thank elevesque001
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After two weeks with boring food, we finaly got som realy tasty food. The beef/meat was very tender and good. Some mosquito, so use repellent before going there ;)

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Thank Marianne M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

but the meal was excellent. New York Steak was very good plus the sauteed mushrooms and french fries. Go around 5:30 pm to get a good seat on the front porch. Very reasonably priced too. $ 50 CUCS per couple including a few drinks.Lobster tail is really large.

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Thank Barb D
Aspen, Colorado
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here our first night in Veradero. The food was average for Cuba, not terribly flavorful. The service was also average for Cuba, it is not a place I would choose to eat again as there is better food out there.

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Thank Kelly P
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't eaten in every restaurant in Cuba nor have eaten steak everywhere but I've had several tries and none have come close to the quality of the steak served here. They claim it comes from Canada, I'm Canadian, and if it's not Canadian it's pretty close. I ordered the Rib Steak (16 oz.), expensive (36cuc) but well worth it... More 

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Thank Cubanoboy
Toronto
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is an amazing place to eat if you are looking for Chateaubriand or a great steak dinner right in town! Plenty to food and atmosphere with all the extras, including the service! Our waitress Niurka was over the top! Friendly, warm, informative, she took excellent care of us! Thank you especially for the Havana Club Majestico rum as we... More 

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Thank Leonore04
Wallington, Surrey
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great place to eat - good service, reasonably priced and great food. The skirt of beef was perfectly cooked and so tender. Delicious chocolate mousse as well. House wine is extremely good quality.

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on the last night of our Holiday , it was the best meal we had in 10 days , food lovely and fresh , piping hot and very tasty . All 12 of us enjoyed it very much . Would recommend going if you are in the area and see for yourself .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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?