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Restaurante Dona Nora

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Calle 37 | #4219 e/ 42 and 44, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
0143523331
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Kings Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious food, great service. It can get crowded but it is well worth the wait! I highly recommend Dona Nora!

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Thank maureen180
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here three times during our Cienfeugos stay. The food was great and the building is lovely. They have a roof terrace also and we had a drink up there one night whilst waiting for a table

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old fashioned, well maintained place with plenty of character. Background live guitar music adds to the experience - not too intrusive. The place is clean and the service very good. Good selection of food on the menu. We had rabbit and prawn/shrimp dishes. Both cooked well and served with the same as everywhere, rice and beans, fried plantain, shredded cabbage,... More 

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New York City, New York
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doña Nora is a restaurant not to be missed in Cienguegos. It can be crowded, and you may have to wait for a table, but wait...it's worth it. The menu is large and varied, a full bar (the piña coladas are excellent...made very uniquely and artistically) and the pork, chicken and fish dishes are all wonderful, served with rice, beans,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there 2 times in 2 days. We had their 2 recommended dishes - excellent the first time, and ok the second. Plenty to eat, and prices are very reasonable. It is hard to find the restaurant, it is up on the first floor, so you have to find and climb a narrow staircase.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the atmosphere of Dona Nora. There is a really nice rooftop area that overlooks the Prado on one side and the bay on the other. We had a large group of 6, so we waited for over an hour to be seated. This was to be expected and not a problem for us. Once seated, our food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner, good chicken and fish dishes. Outstanding are the handmade French fries made from fresh potatoes. If you find them at all in Cuba, you will hardly ever find such as those!

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Thank Mercutio1980
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Amazing dinner on the rooftop, very good and diverse menu and probably one of the best atmospheres in the city! Recommended by locals

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Brussel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We absolutely loved dona Nora. The food was amazing: the best food we had in Cienfuegos and one of the best in Cuba! The atmosphere in the restaurant is also very nice (try to sit on the balcony and enjoyw the view)! We liked it so much that we went back the next day ;-) Service was great the first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had lunch with a group of 20. Best beans and rice, and those who had lamb said it was the best ever. My chicken was very good. Service was excellent. Beautiful setting, inside with lovely architecture, and balcony overlooking a quiet street. Overall a 5!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 37 | #4219 e/ 42 and 44, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Cienfuegos Province  >  Cienfuegos
  • Phone Number: 0143523331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?