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lai lai

Calle 18, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (12 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
“chicken balti” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 18, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must, great food, great prices and great service. It is always a stop during our week in Varadero.

Thank auntybear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant first week of February. Beautiful view of the ocean from the room to the left when your enter. The good was very tasty!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted to see that Lai Lai had survived hurricane Irma. We ate there again as is our ritual on our annual visit to Varadero. Food was just as great as ever. Fast, fresh and non-greasy. Inexpensive as well, as we ate a large...More

Thank SKSC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant in the late lunch time. The waiter didn't allow me to go inside because I had sand on my feet. Ok, anyway the restaurant is just beside the beach. He was staring at me cleaning my feet, what wasn't comfortable. Then...More

Thank Olga J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch during my trip to Cuba the food was great they had REAL coke which was a treat in Cuba and the service was nice. Even the bathrooms were clean with toilet paper ! We had fried rice won tons won’t ton soup...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Food was great! We stayed at the su beach hotel which is across the road. The place was very clean, and food was amazing. We ordered 3 different plates for the 2 of us and all were too much to eat. Food was better than...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I did not expect to find delicious Chinese food in CUBA. But that we did. I have been here twice (once in 2015 and once in 2017) both times were very good. The food is served piping hot and is in large amounts. both times...More

Thank Tasia S
Reviewed 16 January 2018

One of better places to go while in varadero,they really take care of you and make you feel comfortable.Food is great and the atmosphere is unique.

Thank Cassy Q
Reviewed 6 January 2018

the best food i had in Varadero! the fried wontons were the best I have ever had. It was not like Chinese food in canada but it was amazing. just remember that each dish is family size so it is meant to share. the first...More

1  Thank joiful22
Reviewed 24 December 2017

If you really like and want Chinese food, a visit to Lai Lai is a must! Food is hot and fresh generous portion sizes... The best Chinese food in Varadero, Cuba!

1  Thank Jeff F
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sylvie c
11 May 2016|
Response from Siobhan L | Reviewed this property |
They are open for lunch and dinner, so approximately 11am-11pm. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 18, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: 18
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