Top ChoiceEuropean in Camagüey

Casa Austria

Locals line up for strudel and decadent cakes at this Austrian-run cafe. After so much comida criolla (Creole food), travelers embrace the international menu featuring chicken cordon bleu, schnitzel and garbanzos...

Top ChoiceInternational in Camagüey

El Paso

Finally, a private restaurant with all-day hours, plus a funky interior and an enviable Plaza del Carmen location. There's flavorful ropa vieja (spiced shredded beef), heaping bowls of arroz con pollo a la...

Top ChoiceCuban in Camagüey

Mesón del Príncipe

This elegant restaurant offers an affordable fine-dining experience in a typically refined Camagüeyan residence. It is places like this that have put Camagüey at the cutting edge of Cuba's new culinary revolution...

Cafe in Camagüey

Café Ciudad

Camagüey has made Agramonte-like efforts to carve culinary quality into its historical inheritance. This lovely plaza-hugging colonial cafe melds grandiosity with great service, emulating anything in Havana...

Cuban in Camagüey

Restaurante Carmen

With a Siberian chill thanks to hyperactive air-conditioning, this popular restaurant on the pedestrian stretch of Maceo brims with locals at midday. Most come for the cheap lunch specials – get yours early...

Italian in Camagüey

Restaurante La Isabella

This hip restaurant was opened during a visit by delegates from Gibara's iconic film festival, Festival Internacional del Cine Pobre, in 2008. Blending Italian-style food (pizza, lasagna, fettuccine) with a...

Caribbean in Camagüey

Restaurante de los Tres Reyes

A handsome, state-run place set in beautiful colonial digs on Plaza San Juan de Dios that sells mainly chicken dishes. Ruminate on Camagüey life by one of the giant iron-grilled windows out front or enjoy greater...

Cafe in Camagüey

Café Cubita

Just off Plaza de los Trabajadores, Cubita is alfresco and lively. And it really does stay open all hours, offering cold beer and 3am ropa vieja (shredded beef and vegetables in a tomato salsa).

Ice Cream in Camagüey

Cremería 1514

Prize for the oddest installation in the lakeside park, Cremería 1514 serves up ice cream in the fuselage of an old Soviet plane – a 1960s Antonov A26.

Caribbean in Camagüey

La Campana de Toledo

Offering comida criolla (creole food), this classic Camagüey eatery has colonial digs, a shady patio and a serenading quartet.

International in Camagüey

Gran Hotel

A 5th-floor restaurant with superb city views and a rather nice buffet; get here early to watch the sun set over the church towers.

Fast Food in Camagüey

Gran Hotel Snack Bar

Has coffee, sandwiches, chicken and ice cream. The hamburgers (when available) are good and the atmosphere is 1950s retro.

Bakery in Camagüey

Panadería Doña Neli

For bread and delicate cakes, try this particularly well-stocked bakery, opposite the Gran Hotel. Follow the aroma.