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La Casa del Chef

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Avenida Primera y 12, Varadero, Cuba
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Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Food, good music. A bit more pricey than other restaurants for the Lobster meal. Overall I would recommend

Thank Bridgette444
Regina, Canada
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come to La Casa Del Chef for a lobster lunch when in Varadero. Yamelys always remembers us and I have no idea how with the number of people they see every year. She makes us feel special and gives great service. Every year we say that we will try some place new but the service the food and... More 

Thank ellen s
Ajax, Ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been there 8 times. food is always the best cuba has to offer, please visit this place its a must see. try the lobster special...

1 Thank mikealves
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a culinary school. The service was a little slow, on vacation! lots of time! The food was so fresh and amazing! Cooked to perfection!

1 Thank Jody L
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Cannot go wrong here. Amazing drinks Soups were great both times Lobster tails cooked over a fire pit We go every trip to varadero. They have updated washrooms and great service. Even the locals eat there. That tells you something.

1 Thank Calgarycuties
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A fun experience with good food and the best staff!! Live music the night we went -- a fun duo -- had lots of good laughs.

1 Thank shannony922
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

In Cuba, you usually hear that the restaurants are just ok because it's communist and the people that work in a restaurant don't care about the food or what you order (yep that happened often). This place on the other hand is pretty fantastic; Food is great and the workers are friendly. Everything from the street churros to the seafood... More 

Thank shelby w
Gatineau, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Excellent food, excellent price, excellent service for 15 pesos. Ate the Lobster, which came with a nice soup, rice, vegetables, sweet potatoes and a salad.

1 Thank Linda T
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I go to Casa del Chef every visit - usually twice per year and sometimes more than once per trip. The bbq lobster is delicious, as is the chicken, the rice and blackbeans and the blackbean soup. One particular waitress remembers me all the time and I am sure appreciates the new faces I bring with me.

Thank calgarycrazy4cuba
St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

great bbq chicken :-),5 minutes from my casa particular. Not much to tell,just good food.And I have to write 100 characters lol

Thank dutchpaul1963

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Primera y 12, Varadero, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero
  • Phone Number: 613606

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