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La Nueva Era

Simon Bolivar street # 518 between Juan M. Marquez & Fernando H. Echerri | Trinidad, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
+53 5 2903791
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible12%
19 Aug 2017
“Good food in a beautiful house, but the crocodile!”
25 May 2017
“Felt sorry for the crocodile”
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
Simon Bolivar street # 518 between Juan M. Marquez & Fernando H. Echerri | Trinidad, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a big restaurant in a lovely old colonial house which has quite a nice atmosphere inside from the band playing on their small terrace. However, the food is not good - my steak was actually what I'd call a minute steak, and the...More

Thank UKbadiabranca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good choice in Trinidad. On the pricier side relatively speaking, but food was above decent. Its also very spacious and quite fancy for Cuba, which was a nice change. Generally no lines.

Thank travelfiend_30
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful colonial house with really nice food and one of the best mojitos Cubas. The service was perfect. But the huge crocodile in the small cage in the restaurant's courtyard is a crime. He grew up in it. Unfortunately we only saw it as...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I would have scored this restaurant highly on all levels until I was made aware of the captive crocodile on site. It is kept in a extremely confined concrete prison, without water or food. The image of this cruelty has not left me since. The...More

Thank nlwelgemoed
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It is a feast to the eyes, really nicely done and decorated. They have a big crocodile at the back, it barely has any space to move so I wasn't very impressed by it, but all in all, it was the best meal I've had...More

Thank dizzywombat
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went to this place for a nice evening meal and were really disappointed by the service and the food. Slow service and small portions.

Thank Volker N
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were seated outdoors on the terrace for an early dinner on a lovely Trinidad evening on a quiet night, with the local band playing easy listening music. In fact, we did not even enter the restaurant proper. The wait staff did not speak much...More

Thank Superwoman888
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stopped in here for lunch when we needed a break from walking around the city. The food was good. I was excited to see vegetarian choices, which can be difficult to get. I would probably try another restaurant if I were back in town,...More

Thank Becker45
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

• The restaurant is intolerable . We had there less than average food and also most expensive food we had on Cuba. But the saddest thing was to see a living crocodile in a small cage without any water or food provided to amuse the...More

1  Thank Shua R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The whole restaurant feels very touristy, there is even a poor live crocodile on display in the middle of the place !! It all felt a bit artificial, but everyone's food was very good, price were reasonable and service was good. Considering this place is...More

Thank Lewou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Gastropub
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simon Bolivar street # 518 between Juan M. Marquez & Fernando H. Echerri | Trinidad, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Sancti Spiritus Province  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +53 5 2903791
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