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El Rancho

Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
+53 45 612632
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (111 reviews)
“chicken” (50 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant in varadero definitely worth a visit An inexpensive place with excellent food, strong cocktails and really friendly staff K UK

Thank 0121krussell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I happened upon this place while walking around Varadero. We ordered the beef plate. It was soooo tasty! I would highly recommend this restaurant. We had great service and the band added to the authentic cuban experience!

Thank Danielle V
Reviewed 15 April 2018

What a great spot to relax, get out of the heat, and have a lunch !!! Had the shrimp cocktail, it was soooooo good, the patrons were so friendly and polite !!!!!

Thank Debby W
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Good food, flavour was good, service was great! Nice music and atmosphere. The band didn’t push too much to buy their CD which was nice. They sang to my youngest daughter made her feel special

Thank Nadzine R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We spent one of our last days poking around Varadero. We thought we would walk down to the Beatle's bar but it's pretty dead during the day. We spotted El Rancho across the street, and thought we would grab some lunch. We weren't starving but...More

Thank Hey-Airdrie
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Nice decor, wide open venue. We ordered the Creole fish, this was very good. Service was a little slow but this is Cuba. No one seems to move fast in Cuba.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We had eaten at this restaurant in 2015 the last time we were there and found the food to be much better than we had this trip. my wife had the lobster seafood gumbo served in a lobster tail shell and it was pretty bland...More

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

wow this place is awesome even had a live band sing to us at our table food was to die for id say 5 star rating for sure oh and if you cant finish your meeal there are beautiful cats who will gladly take your...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Tried out the seafood there, it was fresh and delicious and was a nice trip from our hotel by the hop on hop off tourist bus system to not only visit the town center of varadero but have a nice lunch on the Main Street.

Thank denis l
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The restaurant has very good food at a very reasonable price from lobster tails to filet mignon a nice dinner with a beer will cost you around 20 cucs and its a very short walk to the Beatles bar, I had the filet and it...More

Thank hali678
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Around Calle 58, Varadero 42200, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: +53 45 612632
The lobster was very good here.....price was only $15.00 CUC. The filet mignon was also good here. This restaurant is right across the street from Josone Park in Varadero.
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