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Las Gallagas Paladar

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San Basilio 305, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Vermont, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We enjoyed a simple meal here on our first night in Santiago. It was a cozy atmosphere for our group of 15 people and the family type space made up for the plain meal. We were entertained during dinner by two excellent musicians, both playing guitar and singing.

Thank VermontTeacher44
Athens, Greece
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I am a bit torn about this place... The staff was helpful and tried to accommodate our slightly big group although it was a bit late as well. My chicken casserole was very nice but some of my friends were not that pleased with their plates. Towards the end of our meal a lady in her nightgown appeared in the... More 

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful lunch here. They gave us some lovely local beer and fried plantain chips with salad. My boyfriend had lobster which was so fresh and tasty and I had some beautiful grilled pork with salad. The little restaurant is down the bottom of some very high steps very near Fidel Castro childhood home...We really... More 

Thank nigelsuzi
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

Great meals and well worth the effort to find this restaurant. Have the lamb stew - half serve special is more then enough in the Santiago heat. Finger licking good! Also the best custard tart this side of Lisbon, so make sure to leave some room for at least one piece!

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

Up a dark side-street and a flight of stairs not far from the city centre. We had a comfortable meal marred only by the fact that only one other table was occupied during our stay. The food was well-prepared and came without overmuch delay.

Thank TonyP433
Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012

the food was good and well prepared. the problem was that most of the items in the menu did not exist, although this is something quite common in Cuba. the flan was delicious so our daughter was ready to come back to this restaurant again and again. I think it is a good choice for Santiago that for some reason... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

Good food. We were sitting on the balcony overlooking the street. The lobster portion was a little smaller than we are used to in Cuba, but still a great place for dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Cuban
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Basilio 305, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Santiago de Cuba Province  >  Santiago de Cuba

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