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El Tranvia - CLOSED

Calle 37 | E/40 Y 42 # 4002, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
+53 43 524920
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
5 Jan 2016
“Restaurant was Closed with no signs as to why”
17 Sep 2015
“Closed ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 37 | E/40 Y 42 # 4002, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Went all the way there to find out that it was closed. Had been there before becuase of the roof top dining area. but It was Closed. When it was opened, food was not the greatest, service was okay to good, prices for the food...More

Thank Juanito L
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Last time I was by there it was closed. Hopefully it will have new owners and reopen. The rooftop restaurant /bar was one of the best. Maybe someone can update us on it's progress.

1  Thank Allan A
Reviewed 16 August 2015

El Tranvia located on main street up on the roof, nice view even at night. I do prefer other places to eat with more Cuban atmosphere, however can resist going there every night for Flan and coffee as both absolutely delicious! On some evenings there...More

Thank marcinMJ
Reviewed 28 February 2015

The Service is very good. The ambience is one of the best in Cienfuegos, the Restaurant is on the Roof of the building, this means open air. The Price is relatively high in comparison to other Restaurants. The Food is good, but my fish was...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Great food and service. Lovely location overlooking the malecon to watch the sunset Highly recommended

Thank barbarastarkie
Reviewed 8 February 2015

You cannot say that cuba is a great place for food. However our visit to El tranvia was a wonderful exception with good food and great service. A must visit place !

Thank martynp203
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We travelled backpacking in the country, so ate in more traditional places. Here the staff, the location, the food, the loud pop-music above all gives you the feeling, like you'd be in Europe or the USA in a "Cuban restaurant". The name comes from the...More

Thank Kishajnalka
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The best meal in Cienfuegos! The restaurant is on a roof top and has a trolley/streetcar theme. The waitstaff is very professional and attentive. English is spoken fluently. The food choices are many and EXCELLENT quality. Would not hesitate to recommend El Tranvia!!

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Setting good, very gimmicky, staff in uniforms etc, but food disappointing and pricey compared with other restaurants. Recommend Dona Nora nearby, better setting, tasty food and lower prices.

1  Thank leemcd1
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The food was delicious, the staff was extremely friendly, live music was brilliant and the owner was very hospitable. I strongly recommend this place!

Thank Magdalena U
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  • Address: Calle 37 | E/40 Y 42 # 4002, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Cienfuegos Province  >  Cienfuegos
  • Phone Number: +53 43 524920
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