Restaurants

Top Choice Caribbean in Bayamo

Restaurante San Salvador de Bayamo

Who isn't in the mood to be serenaded by violins in a splendid colonial place? Thanks to the knowledgeable owner, dishes avoid the obvious to tap into indigenous/bucaneer influences on regional cuisine. Try tortilla…
Top Choice Cuban in Bayamo

Meson La Cuchipapa

Real comida Cubana (Cuban food) fashioned on reviving traditions rarely known to visitors. At wooden picnic benches, try cassava bread originally consumed by native Taínos, fragrant bean stews and big portions of re…
Cuban in Bayamo

El Polinesio

This longtime staple debuted in the days when private restaurants could only seat 12 people and serve pork and chicken. Today's menu ventures into seafood with wine sauce and chicken with vegetables.
Cuban in Bayamo

Restaurante Plaza

Bayamo's finest hotel (the Royalton) also hosts one of its best restaurants; nothing legendary mind you, but with an excellent setting including the option to sit outside overlooking one of Cuba's most pleasant squa…
Caribbean in Bayamo

La Bodega

On Bayamo's main square, head to the rear terrace overlooking Río Bayamo, fringed by a bucolic backdrop worthy of an isolated country villa. Set menus offer pork or vaca frita (a kind of shredded beef) with sides an…
Spanish in Bayamo

La Sevillana

Come and see Cuban chefs attempt Spanish cuisine – paella and garbanzos (chickpeas). This is a new kind of peso restaurant, with a dress code (no shorts), a doorman in a suit, and a reservations policy. Press your t…
Market in Bayamo

Mercado Agropecuario

The vegetable market is in front of the train station. There are many peso food stalls along here also.
Fast Food in Bayamo

Cuadro Gastronómica de Luz Vázquez

Along this short lane are parked at least a dozen clean-looking food carts selling bayamés street snacks (pay in Cuban pesos). Bank on hot dogs, croquettes, ice cream, sardines and empanadas.
Supermarket in Bayamo

Mercado Cabalgata

This store on the main pedestrian street sells basic groceries.
Bakery in Bayamo

El Siglo

Fresh warm cakes sold in pesos.