Top Choice Cuban in Santa Clara

Restaurant Florida Center

The town's most famous restaurant – and justifiably so. Eating here in this colonial, plant-festooned, candlelit courtyard is a pleasure. It's presided over by owner Ángel and skilled chef Wilfredo (owner of nearby …
Top Choice Cuban in Santa Clara

El Benyamino

The fountain-splashed waiting area, the sublime interior patio centered around a pool, the marble tables, the meat so tender it falls apart at the merest touch... El Benyamino might be 2km out of the center but it'l…
Bakery in Santa Clara

Panadería Doña Neli

This joyous bakery amid the austere shopfronts on Calle Maceo will have your stomach rumbling with its aromatic fruit cakes, bread and pastries. Arrive early and celebrate breakfast.
Cuban in Santa Clara

El Gobernador

In this new era of competition from independents, state-run eateries have to perform better, and this one does. In a glamorous former state office, furnished in somber colonial splendor and hung with original artwor…
International in Santa Clara

Restaurante Colonial 1878

Hold on to the table when you cut your steak here, or you might lose it on the floor. Tough meat aside, 1878 is amiable enough, though the food struggles to live up to the pleasant colonial setting.
Cafeteria in Santa Clara

Dinos Pizza

The Santa Clara branch of this Cuban minichain has a pleasant bar, air-conditioning and friendly, helpful staff. It's generally packed with young students and serves OK pizza by Cuban standards.
Market in Santa Clara

Mercado Agropecuario

Small, but centrally located and amply stocked.