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Patio del Desimista

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Vinales, Cuba
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lovely place with great live music and people dancing salsa like it should be done. Great to just watch or join in if you were to feel like it.

Thank ccmspuijk
Athens, Greece
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

That's a nice place with live music, dance and a good selection of cocktails and rums! The service is really friendly to!

Thank Biovoyager
Portland, Oregon
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Actually, this little hangout on the main street in Vinales is a gem. The patio out front is great to watch the world drift by during happy hour. Then the place lights up after dark with local music, professional salsa dancers and a mixed crowd of locals and tourists that have no problem mixing it up. We spent an entertaining... More 

3 Thank jay r
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

They have live music from 5:30 to 8:30 on the outside patio and from 9 to close on the inside patio. The groups switch every other night. This is a small intimate place where you are always part of the action. A real fun place to get a cocktail or cervasa.

1 Thank RiverWest55
Halifax, Canada
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Did not eat here but went two nights to catch the music. Absolutely great son and salsa both nights. More laid back than the bigger club by the church and have to say that the bands we saw there were as good or better than any we saw in Havana. Young woman singing would blow the doors off any pop... More 

1 Thank Peter W
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Had a good lunch here twice and visited in the evenng for live muic and a dance

Thank Symont
Tacoma, Washington
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2011

We just stopped in for a couple of cuba libres and mojitos to listen to the music. Two different bands played that got the crowd (mixed tourist and locals) up dancing. Very nice atmosphere and service.

1 Thank BarbTacoma_WA

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Cuban
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vinales, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Pinar del Rio Province  >  Vinales

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