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Buena Vista Social Club

Zulueta 660 Apodaca y Gloria, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8617761
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Entertainment was great, food was inedible

Took my two daughters to this club for the evening. We started with the worst food I have ever... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerilyn M
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Winter Park
Great night out.

Food was great. Waitress service could be improved. Ordering drinks went wrong (wrong drinks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martijn P
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Best, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“cuban music” (20 reviews)
“conga line” (8 reviews)
“male dancer” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zulueta 660 Apodaca y Gloria, Havana, Cuba
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+53 7 8617761
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my two daughters to this club for the evening. We started with the worst food I have ever eaten. The appetizer was Ceviche which tasted like it had been sitting out for hours. The fish was inedible, a hard as a rock precooked piece...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great. Waitress service could be improved. Ordering drinks went wrong (wrong drinks delivered or not delivered at all) more than just once. Show however was great! Good atmosphere and a great taste of Cuban traditional music and dance. All in all I don't...More

Thank Martijn P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very expensive evening for not a very good meal. Our waitress would not accept the tip, which she asked for, and we were 'forced' to give 10% of the total cost of the evening but the meal was under half of the...More

1  Thank TwoHoots51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening, full of atmosphere. Showing us the popular cuban music. Meet and greet was fabulous!!

Thank MARSHA C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to travel in the old cars from our restaurant to Buena Vista Social Club. Yes it is touristy, but what are you in Cuba for, if not to visit all it has to offer, including the iconic club. No, the entertainment...More

Thank Rosemarie R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic show! My husband and I loved it. My husband danced on stage with one of the show’s dancers. Then my husband and I danced together on stage!

1  Thank SHORTSTOP4003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Havana and bougt tickets for Buena Vista Social Club and their show. The ticket included dinner and show. The food was good. I had lobster in tomato sauce and rice with black beans. The price included three drinks , and you can choose...More

1  Thank Odemari
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First recommendation get your money exchange in the US, in Cuba the exchange is much high. Now for an awesome show go to the Buena Vista Social Club the music is the best, the dancers were great, the music was 5 Star ⭐️. We didn’t...More

1  Thank pdrlbrrn
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The Legendarios del Guajirito is music venue, that for tourist purposes has adapted Buena Vista Social club as it’s working title. The original club where BV musicians resided does not exist any more, hasn’t for years, from what I understand. I love the Buena Vista...More

Thank OlgaM924
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Leaving the port of Havana we were looking for a 'closer to the root culture' of Havana other than the usual expensive tourists evening entertainment clubs. A very friendly resident noticed we were English by our accents and asked if we wanted help to find...More

1  Thank John H
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Mscott29
12 July 2018|
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Response from gatisdelux | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but check just in case. Great show! Food not good; don't bother eating there
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Simplelifenow
6 May 2018|
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Response from Julie F | Reviewed this property |
We went to thr show at ythe hotel nacional at night. There were musicians playing there throughout the day as we sat and had a drink there......but not the Buena Vista Social Club musicians and singers /dancers.
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