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Buena Vista Latin House

$$ - $$$
Latin, Caribbean, Bar, European, Spanish, Pub, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8/14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
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Kyiv, Ukraine
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My two friends and I stopped in for coffee and ended up ordering salads, wine and entrees- al for about $40 total. Fresh food, deliciously prepared, although not everything on the menu was available. We took the advice of our friendly waiter on what to order and weren't disappointed. Interior looks small from street, but downstairs, there is plenty of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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383 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

great find in city center...throw back of a corner bar that is fun to hang out in. Food and drinks were outstanding and the prices were very reasonable...live music was excellent too...only knock was the slow service

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Thank Deigs
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Cool music, nice staff, delicious food and cocktails!!! Very nice place for fans of hot Latin dance and also to practice foreign language.

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Thank Irina T
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

I eat well here but it was more like homemade food, not a special "cuban" revelation. The type of places that mimic to stand out but they honestly don't. Decent place, take it for sure if you don't have any other solid options.

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The place has a very good 'atmosphere'...with good food. And good service...the band that played wasn't that good, but that's ok...

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Thank alsimplicio
Kiev, Ukraine
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Tasty spicy dishes, friendly staff and great Latin live music. It's not possible stay calm and not to dance!

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Thank Nadin_chick
Scotland
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488 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Wow! I just popped in here to sample the late night buzz that the place was giving out when I walked past, and ended up spending 3-4 hours here. Great vibe to this place with a good selection of cocktails to sit back and enjoy when you soak in the Latin American vibes. Definitely a hidden gem on the Kyiv... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

The place is great to be get together with friends, the food is good, the price is also good the only 'but', was the band that played...very boring versions of latin songs.

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Thank Andre S
Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Nice place! I was there with my husband recently. Everything was tasty and just wonderful. We will come here one more time!!!

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Thank Yulia Z
Istanbul, Turkey
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409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Not the place to go for food, although they have some cuban dishes who dont look particularly appealing. I had a cubano sandwich which was okay. good draft beers, with an excellent Spanish Estrella but of course you should drink rhum. live music as of 10pm on friday and saturday, very cool ambiance and people. the place has a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Caribbean, Bar, European, Spanish, Pub, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8/14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
Description
Atmoshere of Latin America in the very centre of Kiev.Live music (Cuban, Spanish, Argentinian, Latin)Business lunchesSalsa and Bachata classeshttps://www.facebook.com/buenavista.kyiv+380442795127+380504431117bv.latin@gmail.com

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