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4 Caminos, Yaguajay | Guardalavaca, Banes 01 52 44 7116, Cuba
+53 5 2787505
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

Only 3,5 km far from the Sandy and clear waters of guardalavaca beach in the Holguin province, at cuatro Caminos town. It is placed an amazing restaurant where you can please your deepest will of the Cuban cousine or to have a refreshing mojito or an always welcome cubalibre, a very cold Cuban Cristal beer or any other of the... More 

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Gananoque, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

I wanted somewhere nice to take my friend from a nearby village for lunch. My hotel tour rep recommended Dona Barbers, and I was so happy she did. Not only did they serve excellent food, they spoke both English (for me)and Spanish for my Cuban friend. The prices were reasonable, and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I will be returning there... More 

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Murray Harbour, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

We have been to this restaurant 3 times and the food is the best!! The service was top notch .Auberto pick us up @ the resort and took us to the restaurant (Thanks Auberto) you were great! The meal was to die for! I had the scallops but they call them clams either way they were great.I am a fisherman... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

Two years ago I found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and decided to visit on my trip to Holguin. I was actually looking for somewhere to have a wedding dinner. The hotel arranged for a cab to the restaurant and I knew instantly this was the atmosphere I was looking for...and the food sealed the deal! When I asked to speak... More 

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Angus, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

Once again we had a superior meal. Went on 6 March with 4 other freinds and family and yhey all said that it was the highlight of their trip. Barbara went out of her way and prepared a small birthday cake as I had requested by email reservation from home. Had recommended this place to others from our resort who... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2013

As a couple we were the only ones here besides the parrot. We started off with a cold bottle of Cristal. Then we had a very large salad consisting of sliced tomatoes, lettuce, cabbage, cucumbers, and shredded squash with oil and vinegar. We both had the grilled shrimp which were not really grilled but simmered in a creole sauce I... More 

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Angus, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2012

Went with 6 others last Friday for dinner. All of us where blown away by the entire meal and setting. They even customized some of our meals (breaded shrimp vs. other forms). The prices of the meals average 10 CUC and the amount served, lets just say, don't eat anything else that day if you plan on finishing your meal.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2012

This Local Paladare - a private restaurant in Guardalavaca is a MUST DO, do not miss a trip off the resort to eat at this fantastic restaurant. A cab ride costs $10 CUC, return trip, and we left from Club Amigo Atlántico, which was a 5 minute ride. I wanted to go somewhere different and off the resort to eat... More 

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Woodstock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

Dona Barbara Restaurant...this restaurant is located about 3 kilometers from Guardalavaca...........IT IS A MUST DO!!!!!!!........the atmosphere is fantastic......the food is "OVER THE TOP".......great portions and excellent service. Call Aubertos Taxi....he will take you there in a 1957 Buick Roadster...........get the experience.....YOU DESERVE IT!.....;;;;;;you need more info.....email me at mcrobins@rogers.com I have been visiting this area since 1995.

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New Brunswick
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2012

Friends of ours had been to Dona Barbara Restaurant in Cuatro Camino, just 10 min from Guardalavaca in January and Highly recommended it. On my last visit to Guardalavaca April 2012 myself and 13 of my friends made reservations Since we were such a large group we decided to make arrangements, but you can drop in for lunch or dinner.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Caribbean, International, Cuban
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Caminos, Yaguajay | Guardalavaca, Banes 01 52 44 7116, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Holguin Province  >  Banes
  • Phone Number: +53 5 2787505

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