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Calle 9, #51 esq. Fernandez Marcane. Santa Barbara., Santiago de Cuba 90100, Cuba
+(53) 642864
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Los Angeles, California
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183 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Compared to many of the paladares, this one stands out - both because of the food but mostly because of the charming owner, a former Basketball professional coach. Not only do you have to shoot a basket to get into the restaurant, but the coach tells you wonderful stories of his career and the women basketball team he so loves.... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Very cute place, very clean and the food was excellent. We had shrimp in a garlic sauce and homemade fritters of malanga, a root vegetable. It was delicious.

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New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Excellent food and good service. I was eating recently and be satisfied with all the service. It has good prices right to good attention

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San Francisco
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The charming owner of La Canasta was a professional Basketball coach and manager, before he retired and opened his home as a palladar. The food is good and the atmosphere is fun.

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Edmonton, Canada
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

The garden style seating was lush, private and romantic. The artwork and decor was very unique. Great restaurant, and tasty, cheap priced food and drinks. We had steak with melted processed cheese; you must be inventive with the limited amount of food available in the country, and to our surprise, this one hit the mark. I loved that we could... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

This establishment is just a few steps away from the more famous Salon Tropical. It has a much different feel in that the tables are in a garden-like setting with plants/bushes separating eating spots from one another. Somewhat on the funky side with the different colored lights and and many ceramics on display. Both times we ate here, we found... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Cuban, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 9, #51 esq. Fernandez Marcane. Santa Barbara., Santiago de Cuba 90100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Santiago de Cuba Province  >  Santiago de Cuba
  • Phone Number: +(53) 642864

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