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Cafeteria San Carlos

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Prado esq. Ave. 56, Cienfuegos, Cuba
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a nice little haven for the locals. I enjoyed my lunch here. The pork was cooked well. I enjoyed the service and the quite scene

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1 Thank rajigupta322
Taos, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Sandwiches, service, and prices very good. Recommended by and patronized by locals. Soft drinks, beer and water. Returned 3 times in 2 days!

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1 Thank ampatt2016
Paris, France
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a nice quite place for some food and a good cold bottle of rum. The price was under $5.00 CUC for all of this

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5 Thank Aron H
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Had one of the best sandwiches I had at this restaurant. I had tuna sandwich and my fiancé had ham and cheese. It was a great place for lunch as food is well prepared and service is fast. unlike some of the other restaurants, you get Cubans coming in to eat. You also have the theatre of garlic and cigar... More 

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5 Thank sunnyray_13
Syracuse, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Good thing we dropped by here. This is a government run restaurant. The food was not expensive. Under $2.00 CUC person and plenty of change to spare. The drinks are good and cold and was about $1.00 each. Keep the tab or pay as you buy your drink or they will over charge you for the drinks.

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8 Thank Mary B
Kingston, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

This a good place to relax and drink a couple of beers in the hot afternoon. the food is good and the service is slow.

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9 Thank Bjorn J
Bancroft, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

The food and the price were pretty goo. We came here to get away from the down por. The beer was nice and cold and the food was not bad.

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10 Thank Norm P
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

nice place for a cold beer, the beer and bottle of rum is about the same price as in the shops, here they serve it cold. We sat here till the rain stopped. We went down the road to exchange our money in the bank.

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17 Thank Christine Y
Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

This is a basic Cuban cafeteria, nothing special, but it is clean, the employees are pleasant enough, and the food is not terrible. It's more popular with locals than it is with tourists, although you'll see all kinds of people here. Lots of people seem to come hang out with friends and drink beer, but it's not loud and rowdy.... More 

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16 Thank ochunmimadre
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

They had different burgers and sandwiches, not bad let's say, but just okay for the price. Try the malt and condensed milk drink, sweet but tasty! Friendly staff!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cuban, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prado esq. Ave. 56, Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Cienfuegos Province  >  Cienfuegos

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