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Restaurant La Ceiba

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263 Pablo Pich Giron | e/ Nueva y Encarnación, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
+53 41 992408
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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447 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in a back street, this restaurant has very pleasant secluded outside dining. Service is good and the food is fine - a little variation on the standard you get everywhere in Cuba. Prices are high and you need to make a reservation to guarantee a table. A good experience, but in some ways it is a victim of... More 

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Thank sleepybexhill
Michigan
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful lunch in an idyllic back courtyard. My wife's camarones were the largest and most succulent we were served anywhere in Cuba; highly recommended. A highly-skilled classical guitarist, just completing her university music studies, perched nearby for over an hour and provided a pitch-perfect soundtrack for our meal.

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Thank Borisgoodenough
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty setting. Food was decent but staff were not particularly attentive and it was overpriced (30CUC for two main dishes and no drinks). It is worth passing this restaurant though just to ask to meet up with a waiter Giovanni who is a very helpful local tour guide who speaks many languages well.

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Thank Dani R
London
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly La Cieba has a good reputation because at three street corners on our way there we had jinteros offering 'reservation restaurant La Cieba'. As well as not needing a 'fren' to guide us there we had already booked. Located a couple of blocks from Plaza Mayor you go through the house to multiple terraces behind which form the restaurant.... More 

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Thank ExPunkLondon
Yateley
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upstairs area was very busy with a large group so we were downstairs where the open kitchen and bar are. Made fr a very entertaining meal as staff seem to have fun together, and was interesting to see what was happening in the kitchen. The chefs seemed to rotate, probably because the barbeque bit was too hot to work at... More 

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Thank Ruth448
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We sat downstairs at a busy time of day. It was interesting to watch the food being cooked but the meal itself was only mediocre and we felt that there were better options elsewhere in town.

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Thank RodgerH74
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Amazing restaurant built around a huge Ceiba tree. The setting here is a must see but need reservation. Food is very excellent. Try the lobster!

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Thank TomWhitfield
Stockholm, Sweden
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service in a really nice atmosphere. Restaurant built around a massive old tree. Lobster was delicious!

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Thank Dedef82
Warwick, England, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I'd qualify every review in Cuba with - food is limited partly because of the sanctions imposed on Cuba which has a knock on effect with drinks and the preparation of dishes. Like many restaurants La Ceiba trys its best. The food suffers from a lack of spice and seasoning and very little food is fresh. We have eaten in... More 

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Thank Len D
London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited La Ceiba on our first night in Trinidad. Not only was in the Lonely Planet, we'd also had it recommended to us by my brother-in-law. Disappointingly, it was nothing special. The setting is beautiful, but in the evenings on the terrace it is very dark – to the extent that we couldn't really see what we were eating.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 Pablo Pich Giron | e/ Nueva y Encarnación, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Sancti Spiritus Province  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +53 41 992408

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