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Restaurante Dona Nora

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Calle 37 | #4219 e/ 42 and 44, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
0143523331
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pennsylvania
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Limited menu. Only one fish offered and not a good one. Rice was good. Nice atmosphere, drinks and wine.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Along the Prado, the main street running thru Cienfuegos, one finds the non-descript entrance of paladar and Casa Particular Dona Nora. Once going up a steep flights of stairs, you are in what is a living room decorated with tables with tablecloths and glass and flatware. You are essentially in a wonderful living room with a balcony that overlooks the... More 

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Sibenik, Croatia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My grilled fish was so seasoned with cumin and salt that it was not edible. My friends had somewhat (not a lot) better meals but it was also nothing special. The drinks, rice and the salad was OK. The decorations is lovely. Wouldn't recommend.

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Dona Nora for lunch along with our 12-person People to People group. We met the owner, who shared with us his vision and the story behind his opening of this privately run restaurant. Given that we were there as a group, we were given limited choices in what we can order, so we never had a chance to... More 

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Liège
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening at this paladar: good food, good atmosphere with music and cocktails. We were six and only had to wait 5 minutes to get a table during busy evening hours. But when it's full, you have to wait a little bit to catch a server and order something!

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Chelmsford, England
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food provided at this restaurant. Nice atmosphere with lady singing/playing guitar in background. Staff attentive.

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Vancouver, Canada
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Intimate restaurant in an upstairs location on the main drag. Efficient and friendly service with excellent food at very reasonable prices. Liked it so much, we returned the next evening. Pleasant and unobtrusive live music as well. They don't take reservations so you may have a bit of a wait. Try the rabbit and ropa veija (shredded lamb).

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've had one dinner at this lovely restaurant with friendly staff. The meals were tasty and the ambiance was great. A definite must-try in Cienfuegos!

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Kings Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Delicious food, great service. It can get crowded but it is well worth the wait! I highly recommend Dona Nora!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here three times during our Cienfeugos stay. The food was great and the building is lovely. They have a roof terrace also and we had a drink up there one night whilst waiting for a table

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 37 | #4219 e/ 42 and 44, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Cienfuegos Province  >  Cienfuegos
  • Phone Number: 0143523331

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