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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero 42200, Cuba
+53 45 667795
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (89 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (18 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Caribbean, Seafood, Cuban
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Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my second visit to this restaurant and it is still one of the best. It is in a great location, has great food and the wine was really good. The price may seem higher than some of the other local restaurants but no...More

Thank cat762
Reviewed 1 week ago

went here 2 more times on this trip. right next door to solymar/blancas, so if you stay there id recommend going to Barbacoa for a nice break from resort food. prices are good. best steak i had there. for me this one edges out La...More

Thank powerchord77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of wines, knowledgeable wait staff, a bit slow in serving drinks and bit too fast in serving the food, good service excellent presentation of the entrees, but expensive

Thank Beans2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a nice hotel in Cuba Decided to take the bus to Varadero. We were so overjoyed to have found this place. We had the steak and lobster and it was wonderful. The staff were so nice and we made a wonderful memory...More

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

..then this is the place for you. Presentation is terrific and the staff are attentive and friendly - like all Cubans.

Thank icerracer
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Very good food and nice to sit outside to eat. Good service and portions felt quite large to us. A good choice when changing it up from the resorts.

Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Cuba is not know for beef. As our Cuban friend jokes, the cows are so stressed out looking for grass that they are muscular and therefore tough! Haha. Seriously though, you don't go to Cuba to eat beef but Barbacoa has steak on par with...More

Thank RiderFan83
Reviewed 10 March 2018

If there is any place a person should go it HERE the food was the best the staff were very happy people

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We eat here twice during this year trip and both were amazing. First we had steak and lobster with a side of mushroom and a cheese cream soup. Second time was Filet mignon chateaubriand for 2. Steak is really amazing at Barbacoa and even better...More

Thank StanTM
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Epic meal over there, real cuban atmosphere. Prices are decent, not far from most of Varadero resorts. Go there in old timer car if you can !

Thank Maxime N
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5 February 2018|
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Response from Mark-Cindy-E | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to reserve but it can get busy and fill up fast as it does not have a lot of tables. It is a great restaurant and the prices are reasonable. We really enjoyed it. Have fun!
20 March 2015|
Response from 3stars1wish |
Cuts are the Cuban currency for tourists. You need to pay for everything this way. The exchange rate coincides with the American rate, which means that you will currently pay about 1.30 for 1 CUC. Money can be exchanged... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 64 esq. 1ra. Avenida, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: +53 45 667795
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