Restaurants

Top Choice Cuban in Santa Clara

Restaurant Florida Center

The Florida has been Santa Clara's best restaurant for at least a decade. The food is as good as the experience. Diners eat in a colonial, plant-festooned, candlelit courtyard full of interesting antiques. Owner Áng…
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…
Sandwiches in Santa Clara

Empire

Perched in a busy corner, this is a simple privately owned cafe aimed mainly at locals. It's great place for a grilled cheese sandwich and a café bombón (espresso with condensed milk). Service comes with a smile.
International in Santa Clara

Restaurante Casona Jover

A longstanding casa particular renter who's decided to give it a go in the culinary sphere, the Jover is encased in a lovely 1867 colonial house with a patio and specializes in honey chicken. Give it a try!
Bakery in Santa Clara

Panadería Doña Neli

This joyous bakery amid the austere shopfronts on Calle Maceo has plenty of tables available where you can relax with a piece of aromatic fruit cake and the best cappuccino in Santa Clara.
Cuban in Santa Clara

El Alba

Cheap food and large portions sold in Cuban pesos without undue ceremony. Good if you're on a budget
Cafeteria in Santa Clara

Dinos Pizza

The Santa Clara branch of this Cuban mini-chain has a pleasant bar, air-conditioning and friendly, helpful staff. It's generally packed with young students and serves OK pizza for those on a budget (or in a hurry).
Market in Santa Clara

Mercado Agropecuario

This small local produce market is handy if you're self-catering.