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Buena Vista Social Club

Zulueta 660 Apodaca y Gloria, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8617761
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Buena Vista Social Club

If you're as big a fan of Cuban Son music as I am when you get a chance to see Buena Vista Social... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
FreddyFishstick
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Milton, Canada
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Good lunch venue

Visited BVSC for lunch. Food tasty with one or the Cuban options. Place had atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter H
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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 4 days ago via mobile

If you're as big a fan of Cuban Son music as I am when you get a chance to see Buena Vista Social Club live in concert you jump at it. And when an excursion to see this legendary band became available during my recent...More

Thank FreddyFishstick
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited BVSC for lunch. Food tasty with one or the Cuban options. Place had atmosphere and waitresses were attentive. It is not an amazing gourmet experience but added to Cuban experience

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing evening in Varadero watching/dancing/singing and people watching the Buena Vista Social Club. What a fantastic night, copy of cd and picture with the artists. Highly recommended!

Thank blessed116
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a fan of BVSC, this was a complete let-down. This was more of a show, than a 'concert' performance. Too little emphasis on the band, songs etc., and too much audience involvement (on/off stage etc). Also, the service/waitresses/staff were soul-less. It felt like speed...More

2  Thank MrRaff007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your trip to Cuba cannot be complete without experiencing a night of dinner, dance and Cuban music at the Buena Vista Social Club to see the performance of this very vintage group.This is a very rustic setting with veteran performers and singers who will keep...More

2  Thank Gillian M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is awful. Music is good. We saw it at the hotel Nationale and the show was found the swimming pool so it was very chilly and windy. I would t go again but it was worth seeing once and not expensive (25 CUC to...More

1  Thank Jan O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think someone has bought this place and revamped it I expected a rustic Place , bit run down and relaxed . It was very corporate and felt like Las Vegas . Some of the musicians were part of the old school but it was...More

2  Thank IndiaKate
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous night here! The music was amazing and the atmosphere fantastic! There is singing and dancing everywhere. We had a snack while we were there which was very tasty. Even if you are not going for a meal, get there early (8.15 as...More

1  Thank Alison J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an excellent athmosphere! They are singing, dancing in an very authentic cuban style. There is also food and drink but don't expect to eat like in a restaurant. We ask for wine and it was enough. The waiters/service are better then in Paris...More

1  Thank Gheorghe C
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Really good night, loved the show, the female singers could of dressed a bit more retro to get the full feeling of the club. We were sat near rear so were able to get up and enjoy a dance, You were allowed to get up...More

1  Thank holiday-mood4me
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bella10262
April 10, 2018|
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Response from jetiamulligan | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I’m not able to answer that question. Enjoy your cruise 🚢
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April 9, 2018|
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Response from perthlouise | Reviewed this property |
you could do the Buena Vista Social Club but I don't really think a 13yr old would enjoy that, alternatively you can be hire a classic car and driver and maybe book that for night time, they are everywhere and I am sure that... More
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April 5, 2018|
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Response from IndiaKate | Reviewed this property |
If you head towards Placa Vieja you will find music spilling out onto the street . Also the roof bar of the Hotel Ingleterre has amazing life music . The bar that Hemingway drank in , around the Placa Vieja area has great... More
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