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Balcon del Valle

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Hwy 241 | Turnoff at kilometer 23- up the road from visitor centre, Vinales 22400, Cuba
5348695847
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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ok, to be fair...Cuba is not known for good food. Yes, that is everywhere! We are foodies and adjusted our palates to this reality very quickly. Enjoy the food and a bad bottle of Chilean wine. The service is friendly and the views are spectacular!

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Thank Tom F
Billerica, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't even remember what we ate, but I remember the spectacular views. The photos don't lie. You are on a balcony out over the valley floor. Spectacular. Worth it just for the view.

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1 Thank Mark R
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is out of the town a few kilometers, but worth the trip to get there. The views are tremendous from their balconies. The menu is simply "beef, pork, chicken, or fish" with all the accompaniments. Believe me, it is a lot of food and only 8 cucs. They allowed my husband and me to share a meal, though,... More 

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1 Thank Cynthia W
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where you want to have dnner when you stay in Vinales. Make sure you arrive before sunset so you can enjoy the sunset view from The Balcony while eating tasty and copious meals. Excellent value for your money. Share a taxi on the way back to Vinales to save a few bycks - so you can tip extra... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for a drink during the afternoon. Amazing view and very reasonably priced. Definitely worth it!

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Thank Jennifer P
Bruges, Belgium
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This restaurant has the most perfect place in the valley. The view you have there while you eat is phenomenal. The food is great too and plenty for the money you pay (which is almost nothing). I really enjoyed this.

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1 Thank Charlotte C
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The actual restaurant looks a little run down but the views are wonderful. We didn't eat although the food did look good.

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Thank Sarah M
Havana, Cuba
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Stunning view - a must see. Despite some mediocre food comments here the lamb was very good. Can' beat the photos already here

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Toronto, Canada
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112 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not the best food, typical Cuban. I've had better service but it was pleasant and acceptable. The view alone is worth every peso spent here....if your heart can take sitting on the patio.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wonderful waitress, solid food (not great be Cuban-good), good drinks, and outstanding view and sunset. Not a lot of choice in Vinales and this was popular with our family.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 241 | Turnoff at kilometer 23- up the road from visitor centre, Vinales 22400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Pinar del Rio Province  >  Vinales
  • Phone Number: 5348695847
Description
Initially recommended to us by Anita at Villa Cristal, Vinales.

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