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Varadero Golf Course | DuPont Mansion, Varadero 42200, Cuba
+53 45 668482
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Lakewood, Ohio
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took a tour of the Manison and had a drink in the bar on the top floor. It is in great condition and worth the visit if you are in the area, Nice beach and great view from the bar!!

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Club House for the Varadero Golf Course is the former Dupont House of the famous American financier. It still maintains the charm of that bygone era with wood panelling and beautiful furniture. The restaurant is outstanding and from the third floor bar the view the view is magnificent. You can almost see Florida! There are rooms to rent if... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely room with lots of wood and windows all around. Quite a staircase to get there. Take the elevator if you are not up for the climb. Great drinks and a saxophone player the night we were there. One of our group played a round of golf earlier in the day and said it was a good course and quite... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At far end of Melia Varadero resort's beach. Mansion was built before Prohibition and fast boats used its jetty to ship booze to Florida.

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Thank Alis P
Ottawa, Canada
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319 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely mansion is built right by the water, with beautiful views of the sea and adjacent beaches. The building itself is worth a guided tour, to learn about its history and architecture. We did not stop for a meal, but there is a very classy bar on the top floor to have a drink with a spectacular view.

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Rochester, New York
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a pink convertible taxi to dinner last week for a birthday dinner while visiting varadero. We were able to have a short look around at the wine cellar & bar before our seating. Dinner was a great meal....the warm lobster salad appetizer was delicious and large enough to be an entree. Chateaubriand was tender, juicy & perfectly cooked.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Based in a mansion house with a historical interest (and currently the Varadero Golf Club), this is fine-dining restaurant which offers a menu heavily influenced by the French cuisine, which is something to look forward to. The food is actually very good, probably with added value (both in the experience and in its price) because of the location. After all,... More 

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North Bay
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a beautiful mansion. They were restoring it when we were there, but the tour that we got was great, the guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. The view you get here is absolutely fantastic and a must see if you go to Veradero.

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Decided to dine one night at xanadu while on a golf getaway, food was definitely sub-par much better at the resort a la carte. Overpriced for what we received

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Thank James J
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Came for sunset and dinner. Great view over the golf course and out to sea. We were not disappointed. Although there is scaffolding around the building for reno's the sunset from the bar/terrace was worth seeing. Dinner with a live 3 piece band was special. We could envision the lavish parties that were thrown there in the 30's and 40's.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Cuban, Caribbean, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Varadero Golf Course | DuPont Mansion, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: +53 45 668482

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