Don Cangrejo

CA2
Style of food: Seafood
Cost: Moderate
Type of place: State
Food
Ambience
Service
Value
Best for: After dinner party at the back
Worst for: Average food, sterile atmosphere
Ave. 1ra No. 1606 entre 16 y 18
(+53)7204 - 5002
Open noon-midnight
  • Cuba Absolutely Review: December 2011

    I once ate in Don Cangrejo years ago. This is a state-run seafood restaurant with a lovely view over the ocean. Fresh fish dishes include red snapper, grouper and prawns, CUC 8-12, while lobster plucked from the pit on the terrace comes in at CUC 20-25. Unfortunately, it suffers from the disease of many state places: the service tends to be somewhat dry, the atmosphere a little sterile and the food unexciting. Maybe it has got better and bear in mind that this is the location (out the back) of Friday night’s coolest party so maybe it’s worth checking out if you are in the area.

    
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