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Balcon del Valle

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Hwy 241 | Turnoff at kilometer 23- up the road from visitor centre, Vinales 22400, Cuba
5348695847
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Hawera
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365 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What makes it so good? The location is outstanding! Three terrace decks built side by side hanging over the valley giving an infinity view is just breathtaking. There is not a bad seat in this outdoor restaurant. Book a table half an hour before the sun goes down and experience the sunset over the valley and mogotes. The menu is... More 

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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really couldn't get a better location than this. We got here at around 7 for the sunset after taking a cab from vinales town (3 cuc). Stunning view from the balcony. There's a set menu of several courses (bread, salad, soup, mains, desert) and you can choose lobster, pork, shredded beef or chicken. It was excellent. The only thing... More 

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Thank Claire C
Sandpoint, Idaho
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of packing in the sights of the Viñales Valley, we stopped here for a lunch on the patio. It has a great view of the mogotes and surrounding Valley. It's cozy and comes complete with wandering chickens and baby chicks. The sides are served family style. The portions are big. Five langosta(slipper lobster)! Flavors were big and... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Balcon del Valle in Vinales Cuba was the best meal we had while visited in Cuba. The snapper fried fish was delicious and tasty. It reminded me of Hellshire in Jamaica. The view was to die for! As you sit overlooking the plains of Vinales! Beautiful view, great food. The servings were plentiful at a reasonable price! I would definitely... More 

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Thank Debi Shakira D
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Balcon del Valle 3 days ago with 8 members of my family. Good food and amazing view. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is simple, nothing amazing, but solid and dependable. Good chicken, excellent fish, and ropa was great. But what makes this an experience is the view. What a view!! If all you do is stop by to have a beer, DO IT!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on our day tour of Vinales. Our guide, Lisandra B. with havanatur.cu arranged delicious vegetarian meals for us including soup, rices and vegetables, fresh fruits and coffees. The views here are simply amazing. We had a wonderful meal.

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new york
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142 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Do go there with a taxi for the view, but skip the meal and do not order anything but drinks or a fruit plate. On the whole, the food is very bland, lacks freshness and taste. Vinales has much, much better restaurants to offer.

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Thank ginsengNewYork
Lincoln, England
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Typical Cuban food, most of it produced by the restaurant not different to anywhere else, but organic and served with a smile. Lovely view of the valley

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Thank Tutin
Miami Beach, Florida
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132 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The view is one of the best you can get. The food is not bad but not impress. they serve a typical home made Cuban Fare .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 241 | Turnoff at kilometer 23- up the road from visitor centre, Vinales 22400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Pinar del Rio Province  >  Vinales
  • Phone Number: 5348695847
Description
Initially recommended to us by Anita at Villa Cristal, Vinales.

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