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“Unfriendly staff”
Review of La Cubanita

La Cubanita
Ranked #185 of 313 Restaurants in Leiden
Cuisines: Cuban
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Dit restaurant is te vinden op meerdere plaatsen in Nederland, maar in Leiden is het sowieso doordeweeks altijd vol! Reserveren is dan ook zeer belangrijk, want anders moet je lang wachten of moet je verder zoeken. Onbeperkt Tapas-eten is erg lekker en je mag zoveel rondes doen die je wil en het liefst zou ik alle gerechten proberen, maar ik zit voor die tijd al vol!
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We had a reservation here at 5.45 pm yesterday, Saturday 25/10. This was our third visit in two months because we like the food. We were received as if it was an interrogation and then led to a table deep inside in view of the open garbage bin and the stacking area for dirty plates (the place was empty at the time except for one table). When we said we didn't like the table, the lady told us extremely rudely that there was no other table available. So we left. We aren't going here again.

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Thank Sanjib1961
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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Taken to la cubanita by friends and we got lucky - all you can eat tapas (no dessert) for €17 - a bargain given each dish was great, the service was pleasant and quick and the atmosphere was buzzing. Have the sangria - lovely.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

If you go with friends is nice but some times it is really croud.
The food is okey if you don't want to spend too much money
but to have fun.

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

I do not understand why this place is so packed and popular. A far from authentic "tapas" bar with a Cuban theme. You can add your comment on the wall, ceiling, table, bench or the Che Guevara picture, if you find a blank spot. And that's pretty much the best about this otherwise unremarkable restaurant. As for the food, everything is oily and bland, and the sangria is nice and watery. On top of that, not even cheap for a student town. But the service is friendly and efficient, and if you go with a group of friends, you won't even notice where you are!

Thank Psasha
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

The venue is cute, the walls covered with messages left by previous patrons, and service is friendly.

The weekdays 17.50 euro deal for unlimited tapas sounds good, particularly when you consider the prices of individual tapas. However, getting the tapas at your table is a very slow affair, while many of the tapas are surprisingly small, considering their list price.
Most of the tapas are nice, but not exceptional.

Getting the unlimited tapas deal comes with a bunch of house rules, the most condescending being not being able to ask for a glass of tap water.

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1  Thank MastaBaba
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