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El Rancho

) #30 of 105 Restaurants in Varadero ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish
Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
+53 45 612632
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (108 reviews)
“chicken” (45 reviews)
“potatoes” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Cuban
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Reviews (827)
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1 - 10 of 827 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant a number of years ago and enjoyed our meal. We were happy to see it was still open! We enjoyed a delicious Mojito as well as Garlic Shrimp dinner and Chili Shrimp dinner. Not exactly a cheap meal by Canadian...More

Thank MexicoTraveller2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an excellent large lobster with a reasonable price!!!! This is the place!! Relaxing way to have a meal.

Thank Bailey20140128
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tall Guy and I go to El Rancho for lunch every time we visit Varadero. We are never disappointed. A great open-air venue with great service and even better food. A little pricey for lunch but the lobster is worth it. Ask first if...More

Thank BernieH2H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stopped for lunch during a trip to downtown Varadero. It is an open air restaurant. My daughter and I knew we wanted lobster and my husband ordered the chicken. The service was good, it was a quaint restaurant - wish we had gone at...More

Thank 148sandrac148
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We always eat at a downtown restaurant every trip to Varadero and chose El Rancho this time after doing the mandatory wandering around for a while thing. It was pleasant inside in the shade and the drinks were cold and refreshing. The table singers were...More

Thank Cubatan
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant after going to 2 others that didn't serve food mid-afternoon Food was good and had a pretty lively band playing.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went here following a "no service experience " at the Beatles bar. The food was tasty and the service was good.

Thank loveroffood47
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We have visited here before so we knew that we wouldn't be disappointed if we stopped here again. LOVE the smoked salmon, and the shrimp cocktail is great. We will return next trip!

Thank Corilayn
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Stopped in here while spending the day in Varadero. It is in a great location and had a nice menu with a good selection and prices. Food didn't take long to come and was very good...prob the best meal we had all week while staying...More

Thank Monctonguy
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Excellent food and reasonably priced. Staff very friendly and helpful. Only downside was the group singing at every table whilst trying to eat.

Thank Happytraveller46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: +53 45 612632
  • E-mail
The lobster was very good here.....price was only $15.00 CUC. The filet mignon was also good here. This restaurant is right across the street from Josone Park in Varadero.
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