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Buena Vista Social Bar

#335 of 1,933 Restaurants in Kiev
$$ - $$$, , Caribbean
Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8/14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 50 344 4812
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cubano” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“live music” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Central American, Caribbean, Latin, European, Spanish, Pub, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8/14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We had booked a table in advance. When we came, our table was waiting for us) Very quickly all were served, the menu is interesting and there was plenty to choose from. By the way, service here is at a good level. I will advise...More

2  Thank 4fun2lena
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I was in this Bar with my friends from England. Fully satisfied with the service, menu and atmosphere. Especially my friends were excited about music and Dancing! Impressions will stay for a long time. It was really awesome! Thank you! I will be frequent guest...More

1  Thank vararanem
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very easy to find . it is located in the downtown. Crazy place: good live music, vibrant atmosphere . In my opinion the best place to meet cool people . Drinks were outstanding and the prices were very reasonable. Is typical in this little club...More

Thank xbacco80
Reviewed 1 January 2018

As the website directed we called ahead for a reservation. But when we arrived the place was empty. The food was very good, but I had to find our waitress two times. Each time she was sitting and texting on her phone. I can recommend...More

Thank David F
Eugenia N, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Buena Vista Social Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hello David, Thank you for your review. We are sorry about your inconvenience with table service. Could you please help us to solve this problem and describe your waitress? We will be happy if you visit our bar once more so we can change your...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Have a business lunch here. Service is on a high level. Dishes are very tasty and look splendid. Alive music helps to dive in a necessary atmosphere and mood. It was interesting to know about salsa evenings! I’ll definitely visit this bar once more again!...More

3  Thank photowise2
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Live music will make you feel so good!!! It’s one of the Bar with really perfect and so cozy design. Here you can even DANCE!!! Yes! Dance Salsa on weekends ;) Of course you must book the table in advance. I like the kitchen here,...More

2  Thank Lena M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

It was hot there when I've been visited Buena Vista last time, and I'm not about the weather)) It was the whole Cubano relaxing atmosphere and dances and live singers and good alcohol. My friends brought me there and the first part of the evening...More

2  Thank Наталия Ч
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Despite I adore Cubano places (or places with Cubano atmosphere) this is not the place you should consider to get in touch with Latino culture. For example, tacos that was served to me were not true tacos I got used to. Prices for cocktails are...More

Thank Suncatcher16
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My two friends and I stopped in for coffee and ended up ordering salads, wine and entrees- al for about $40 total. Fresh food, deliciously prepared, although not everything on the menu was available. We took the advice of our friendly waiter on what to...More

1  Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

great find in city center...throw back of a corner bar that is fun to hang out in. Food and drinks were outstanding and the prices were very reasonable...live music was excellent too...only knock was the slow service

1  Thank Deigs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Central American, Caribbean, Latin, European, Spanish, Pub, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8/14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 50 344 4812
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