Plaza de Dolores
East of Parque Céspedes is the pleasant and shady Plaza de Dolores, a former marketplace now dominated by the 18th-century Iglesia de...
Museo del Carnaval
A colorful museum displaying the history of Santiago's Carnaval tradition, the oldest and biggest between Río and Mardi Gras. Drop in to...
Situated opposite the Bacardí Museum, the equally Hellenic provincial government seat is another building from Cuba's 20th-century...
Café la Isabelica
Smokier, darker cantina-type cafe with the prices in pesos.
La Perla del Dragón
So-so Chinese restaurant with a nice setting on Plaza de Dolores.
Restaurante Matamoros information
Lonely Planet review
Some interesting wall art, a couple of bolero-singing muchachas and a decent menu (if you're happy with chicken and pork) have breathed new life into this once-dingy joint on Plaza Dolores that celebrates the life and career of Cuba's greatest son exponents, the Trio Matamoros.