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Hostal Florida Center

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is a lovely outdoor space with lotys of plants and we had a table tucked away. I had fish and shrimp in special sauce and it was very nice. The caramel flan is good too. The staff were helpful and friendly and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really regretted visiting this ‘restaurant’. I think just don’t arrive before 7:30pm as they are not ready by then. I arrived at 6:15pm and it took them 45 min to provide some bread and salad. Then now it’s 7:08pm and there’s no sign of any...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kmzhao
Reviewed 6 December 2018

We ate here during our stay in Santa Clara because it is well rated on every website. We decided to try their ropa vieja, haven eaten it before in other cities and enjoyed it. It was acidic and weird, and I couldn't even finish half...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Quite a simple place (its attached to a casa / hostal) and has a limited menu, but the food is great. I had the shrimp with red sauce, which was just so delicious and more-ish. There was also some quite nice live music, but unfortunately...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank oxcraig
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Beautiful well hidden restaurant. Lovely live music, quit, perfect for the place. Nice food, had many guests and we waited a long time for the waiters, but the food was great.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank anne s
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely one of the best places in Cuba to eat lobster. Surprisingly even not being in the sea side the quality and price of the lobster was one of the best that we found. The ropa vieja was very good as well and place itself...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DanielSarSan
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Luckely we had the lonely planet guide with us, lacking streamly and accessable internet and we found the freen oasis filled with antiques and colonial atmpsphere. We had a great night wit 3 danish girls cellebrating our own 25 relation.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ericVvB
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is an attractive setting and the staff were attentive and efficient. The food was plentiful and well presented but unfortunately, I can't give any higher rating as I had food poisoning from the shrimp and fish meal. It was definitely there I got it...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank muffpuffin
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed only one night in Santa Clara and this was our choice for the dinner - not regretting! Very pleasant atmosphere with a subtle life music and very good food.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Karolina M
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, nice place, great service and best Ropa Vieja we ever had! We returned here for our last dinner in Santa Clara because we enjoyed food, drinks and music so much! Go here for dinner, it’s the best - promised!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Leo_reist_herum
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Eileen C
28 May 2018|
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Response from ericVvB | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the restaurant is varanda-ish and in the enclosure garden of the hotel. It has a beautiful garden setting and is furnished with all kinds of antiquities.
27 August 2017|
Response from Snesnon | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! With sutch a group I recommend minimum 1 or 2 weeks before.
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