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Meson del Principe

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Calle Astilleros # 7 | Entre San Ramon y Lugareno, Camaguey 70100, Cuba
+53 5 2404598
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Kent
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went around 5pm midweek to try and book for that evening and could only get an early 6pm table. This place seems to get booked up quickly by groups and it is quite small. It is nicely located in a small back street not far from the centre. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the food was of... More 

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Parsippany, NJ
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278 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were brought here on a Grand Circle tour. We had several choices for entrees. We had chicken soup, lamb stew and grilled fish. All very tasty. There was music which was pretty good. The owner was available for questions. However our orders weren't taken until he finished the Q&A so we waited a long time to eat. But everything... More 

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North Yorkshire
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

In three weeks travelling round Cuba, this was our favourite restaurant. The well-mannered staff fit nicely with the cosy Spanish colonial atmosphere. Even though my Bucanero beer was almost drunk they replaced it without being asked when a fly landed in it. The food is not outstanding but is better than we had expected in Cuba, with the house special... More 

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Thank TimW24
New York City, New York
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This was our introduction to Cuba dinner on our first night in Camaguey. The for was a pleasant surprise for Americans primed to expect naught but rice and beans. The usual welcome drink followed by two beverages and three courses: chicken soup (reliably excellent), a choice of a main dish, and dessert. The food was not exceptionally prepared, but plentiful,... More 

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Thank dwalkowitz
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This restaurant is a couple of blocks from the Hotel Santa María in Camagüey, Cuba. The food is very well prepared and the portions are substantial. The personnel is very cordial and helpful. When one of our party could not crack the shell of the unbelievably succulent crab (which was huge) the manager took a hammer to it and helped... More 

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London
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Meson Del Principe has a nice ambience, especially in the second room from the street, and we were pleased to see locals eating here. The restaurant is in a residential street just half a block from Plaza de Los Trabajadores, but you can't really see it until you are right outside. It doesn't help that the street has two number... More 

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Richmond, London, UK
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I went to this restaurant because of the glowing Lonely Planet review, but was sorely disappointed. There were no other diners, surely a bad sign; my fish was very dry, and seemed to have spent a long time since it last saw the sea; the seats were so rock-hard that I was in a hurry to leave, and willingly forewent... More 

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Sara M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson del Principe, responded to this review
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Lamentamos mucho que su experiencia en nuestro restaurante haya sido tan mala, nos hubiese ayudado mucho que su malestar se... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A welcome drink is always a great thirst quencher on a hot day! There was a large selection of entrees to choose from but their chicken soup was outstanding! The Cuban lamb stew and shrimps Cuban style were our favorites. The garnishes were very special too.

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Thank Phyllis K
Sara M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson del Principe, responded to this review
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Gracias por escribirnos, apreciamos mucho su complacencia, para eso trabajamos y nos hace muy felices! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nice location , good service, nice food and good cocktails ..all at affordable prices .. Team warmly welcome us ...this restaurant was one of our best surprise on our 15 days Cuba Hollidays .

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Sara M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson del Principe, responded to this review
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Gracias por escribir, nos encantaría recibirlo una vez más y lograr que supere la complacencia hasta 5 puntos. More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

The Meson del Principe did an excellent job accommodating our group of 25. The food was fine but nothing special except for the chicken noodle soup. An unexpected house specialty that was delicious and hit the spot.

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Sara M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson del Principe, responded to this review
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Gracias por escribir, nos encantaría recibirlo una vez más y lograr que supere la complacencia hasta 5 puntos. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Astilleros # 7 | Entre San Ramon y Lugareno, Camaguey 70100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Camaguey Province  >  Camaguey
  • Phone Number: +53 5 2404598
Description
Open every day of the year, the Meson del Principe Restaurant captivates guests with an exquisite and personalized taste of Cuban and international cuisine, to enjoy the magical atmosphere of a legendary colonial court in the city of Camaguey, or in a lounge reserved, ideal for sharing with friends or family room. Backed by its quality and environmental management according to international standards, provided as a prelude to their delicious a la carte offerings of meat, fish, chicken and seafood dishes and salads with the option to taste more than 20 Cuban cocktails, and liqueurs, rums and wines ideal for the palates of the finest sommeliers.

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