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La Cubana

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Central American, Spanish, Cuban
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East side of Front Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has good deals for a meal + 3 rum mix drinks. Depending on what you order its worth it! The ppl that ordered fish were v happy. The fried fish had a nice seasoning on it. The pork roast was quite dry. I ordered veggie curry and was given a veggie soup...which was nice enough but they claimed... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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225 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The grilling of lobster out front finally got us in the door on our last night. Have walked past this place on several trips....should have kept walking. All 3 in my party had the lobster and all 3 were sick for hours after eating there.

Thank oceanboy75
Cancun, Mexico
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

First time was good although took ages to have out dishes, we liked it so we came back, but this time they brought wrong drinks, they said at the entrance the had the whole fish but they didn't, so we order something else and waited more than 1hour to get it, the waitress/2do on charge was the only one taking... More 

Thank Jesús M B
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We got up and left after being seated and waiting 15 minutes without so much as a beverage being offered. The lure of their delicious smelling food gets you in the door, but don't waste your time. Ended up at the Sports Bar next door. Huge menu, great service.

Thank Carrie S
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Service was terrible there tonight, we were two tables, we waited forever for the food, I had the BBQ chicken that had no taste of barbecue, just some kind of ketchup and nothing homemade, with hardly more than a tablespoon of beans, the coconut rice was actually the best part....my husband didnt even get what he ordered! One waiter, two... More 

Thank enojoe
Galloway, Ohio
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Service here is very slow. You have to pretty much ask for everything. A menu, refills, your bill.... I ordered a BBQ chicken quarter which I figured would be grilled as there was a big grill being used. Instead, I received a very scrawny wing and breast that had been dragged from a refrigerator and slathered with BBQ sauce. The... More 

Thank Pamela R
Boise, Idaho
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Good plan to make a stop for dinner here. Seating on the beach and lobster cooked on the barbie so you can see it. The local cuisine was impressive. They offered 3 free drinks with your meal as well. Prices were a little higher than some places, but food quality was good. Fun place and listened to the surf during... More 

Thank travelfromIdaho
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Nice sea view, meals starting at 12 BZD with 3 sides and 3 mixed drinks, they serve chicken, pork, beef and veggie. Try the coconut rice. wifi and good food too they also have a hostel ( wasn't there but its 30 BZD night)

Thank LuisMiranda1
Arlington, Virginia
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Go here, order the roasted pork, and enjoy! The pork was juicy and oh so flavorful, we had coconut and saffron rice and delicious roasted potatoes. A fun and delightful evening!

Thank irwinkva
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

well, i`ve read the reviews and all i can say the roasted pork i had was great, the sides were good too, went there with my wife we even stayed in the bok style rooms they had. ill recomend to eat and if you are in the backpack low budget trip is worth to ask for the rooms.

Thank Jose Luis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Central American, Spanish, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East side of Front Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker

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