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Esquerra

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Francisco Javier Zerquera Nr 464, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
+53 41 993434
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went on the recommendation of our Casa owner. Menu offered only a small choice for starters and a basic meat with salad and rice. The shredded lamb and shrimp gratin we chose were very tasty, but the accompaniments were pretty bland. Service was friendly but quite slow. Wouldn't go back.

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Thank Simon D
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There were five of us for dinner and no one of us enjoyed it. The service was very slow and our waiter was not too pleasant. The shrimp was overcooked and the meals came out not warm. Would not recommend this restuarant.

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Thank Sonja C
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plain spaghetti that tasted like dirty diswater, a piece of grey fish with no sauce or butter or anything on it, and an attitude from the waiter when we asked if my dish was coming. This after waiting 2 hours and the rest of the table had been served. We paid and left after 3 hours, I never got my... More 

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Thank Mickey J
Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a nice location, but you are sitting on one of the main places, but inside, so because they got big windows, there is a lot of air and it's opened, but a lot of people will stare at you :D Food was ok, not to much for vegetarians. Live Band was cool tough!

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Thank mostrehlow
San Francisco, California
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264 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location, but the food was not up to par. Although the fish was excellent, the minestrone soup and the pork dish were both poor. The pork was so tough, we couldn't eat it. Also, our "free welcome cocktail" arrived after we had purchased a cocktail. Not very good service.

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Thank swannygal
Sutton, Surrey
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138 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food is incredible, there was a live band in there and it was always super busy. Try and book in advance or be ready to wait. Worth it though.

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Thank Duckett10
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You should definitely eat at Esquerra while staying in Trinidad. They serve good food to a reasonable price, and have a friendly staff. The drinks at the restaurant is good, try the Trinidad Colonial!

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Thank Siren E
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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58 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant looks very nice and welcoming. There is also a live music at evening. The food was good, specially the hose plate with lobster. The price is high but portion is huge, believe two people can eat it.

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Thank B0ste
Seville
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited twice - for a very late lunch and dinner. We enjoyed the food - we had mainly seafood. Service was good and the cooking was excellent.

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Thank JohnMacSeville
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't get it, why is this place rated so high? The spaghetti was terrible, the service was indifferent. For a family of 4, all of us complained about how poor our food was. I would not go to this place again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francisco Javier Zerquera Nr 464, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Sancti Spiritus Province  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +53 41 993434

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