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El Alba

Buen Viaje, Santa Clara, Cuba 26, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
+53 42 203935
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (5 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Buen Viaje, Santa Clara, Cuba 26, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alba restaurant was my favorite restaurant in the whole city. Every time I visited I used to go 3-4 times in a span of 15 days, sometimes with my Cuban family (about 10 people). To my surprise on this trip (December 2017), I visited...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

...but we had to wait a bit. The restaurant was full of people enjoying the home cooked Caribbean cuisine.

Thank Restful M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for good local food, look no further! The portions are large and the prices very low. The staff were very friendly and our food arrived promptly. It was recommended by our casa particular host as a good example of Cuban food...More

Thank FlamingoHeights
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Super fast service, not a huge menu but great value and good standard Cuban food. Went with a colleague for lunch. Sat on main floor. Clever cartoon art work. Meat, rice and beans with a 'salad' of cucumber and tomato for equivalent of $2 USD...More

Thank DealHawk2
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It's not a fancy place but it is a place to get a good plate of basic Cuban fare. Prices are fair and service is good. We found one place we liked better in town but there are others not as good. El Alba was...More

Thank Mike_Sump
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Gtreat place to have a nice traditional Cuban meal with great Cuban beers and nice cocktails. The pork and the shrimp was really good and you have to have the congris. (black beans and rice mixed together)

Thank Vincent E
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Don't be surprise when you first read the menu, they all in CUP!! A Plato comes with meat, rice with black bean and salad are starting from 50CUP to 100 CUP. I had this grill pork which is 50CUP and their portion is huge !...More

Thank Nic T
Reviewed 1 March 2017

There were a few mosquitos around which is not good. Their service was very slow when the place was crowded. The food was average but it was very very cheap.

Thank Aylin A
Reviewed 1 February 2017

arrived close to closing and when never felt rush the food was fesh and well prepared and the staff quite pleasant ate dinner there 3 times after that great Job !

Thank Icecarver64
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place and noticed all of the locals in here so thought it must have been good. And boy did we hit the jackpot. We had a 2 mains, 2 side and 2 drinks all for 220MN (9Cuc) and the meal was...More

Thank Getjoassabroad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buen Viaje, Santa Clara, Cuba 26, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Villa Clara Province  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +53 42 203935
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