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El Criollito

Calle 33 N.o 5603, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good13%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible49%
2 May 2017
“Fixed Menu”
2 weeks ago
“Nice Private Dinner.”
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Cuban, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle 33 N.o 5603, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walked to this restaurant by a local "pitch man" on the street. it's a private restaurant, meaning that it's not government owned. The menu was small, but priced well. The food arrived quickly and was perfect. The entertainment spectacular and the service very...More

Thank CaptainMHB
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We came in for a light lunch, which they did not offer. Fairly expensive for the area. The food was fine. They added a 12% gratuity to our check (4 person party) This was the only place that did that in the entirety of Cuba...More

Thank McTrix
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Got sick eating their fish. 3 days of diareah causing a 6 hour clinic stay, ambulance to Habana and premature return home to NYC

Thank titiclaradiaz
Reviewed 23 January 2017

although it was a whole menu with bread, salad & main dish 10-12 CUC are way to much for the quality of the food. we do not recommend it!!!!!

Thank Rike R
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a lovely meal in this very friendly restaurant. They played live music and the service was great.

Thank DannyenCantabria
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were there last week. Avoid this place. They charge you 10 to 15 cuc for a small plate of food (you can select between chicken, pork, lobster...) with a small portion of rice and fried banana. They say that service is 12% charge and...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Nice Restaurant with good Food. The meals are not very Big. Service is ok. They are a Little bit in hurry to get the Table free after you have finished dinner.

Thank Norbert K
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This place is a scam, don't listen to the guys in the street (jineteros) that try to drag you to the place, they will tell you that they are taking you to a nice and less touristic place as a favour, but they get a...More

Thank Fern_Rom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is by far the worst meal I have eaten in a restaurant anywhere. The only plus point is I didn't get food poisoning. When we arrived for dinner the place was emply, this should have sent alarm bells ringing, and it remained empty for...More

Thank Stepneydave
Reviewed 14 July 2015

It looks that the story of the guy recommending this restaurant, and whose grandfather is the chef is repeated among other reviews. I fell for it also. Only came because they offered me any meat dish for 8CUC, instead of the usual 10-12CUC. This is...More

Thank JesLon
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 33 N.o 5603, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Cienfuegos Province  >  Cienfuegos
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