Welcome to Copacabana
Copacabana is a family restaurant owned and operated by Gustavo Garcia and his wife Marion. Copacabana is very committed to providing Jupiter and surroundings with the most authentic Cuban cuisine and drinks.
Copacabana is a unique blend of authentic Cuban and Caribbean cuisine. Presented in a tropical setting with lots of pictures of Cuba during its glory days of the 1950’s.
Gustavo was born and raised in Varadero, Cuba and graduated from the hotel & management school in Varadero, Cuba. He worked at several five star hotels; such as Melia, Sol Riu and Intercontinental Hotel as a food and beverage manager. He came to the U.S just before he turn thirty years old. His dream was always to own his restaurant in the “free country”. His dream became a reality in 2007 when he opened his first restaurant Casa Cuba.
He is a true family man, he has been married to his wife, Marion since 1995 and they have two sons. Marion is from Holland and also graduated from the hotel management school in Holland. She has worked in the field of tourism in several countries such as Spain, Israel, Morocco, Greece, France and the Caribbean. After several years in the tourism business she changed her career to finance, where she worked as a vice president branch manager for an international bank. Once Gustavo and Marion met, together they decided to combine their experiences to create a special cultural restaurant combining entertainment as well as excellent cuisine where all nationalities could experience a great meal!