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1039 E County Road 540a, Lakeland, FL 33813-3735
+1 863-701-0190
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Idaho
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped and got dinner for our family based on a suggestion. It was so good. The staff was friendly as well. Between us we got the whole cuban sandwich, garlic chicken and garlic shrimp - it was all really good as was the rice and black beans.

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Thank msbasil
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I'm never disappointed! The place is small and sometimes you have to wait, but it is always worth it. The pork is always a favorite. I also use them to cater office lunches as well and the staff loves it!

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Thank Tracy T
Lakeland, Florida
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146 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We haven't been here in quite some time, and something sure is different. On a late lunch on a Friday, the service was just terrible. The folks that used to be there weren't. Only two tables when we came in. Took forever to get some water, took forever to order food, took a long time to get food. Had the... More 

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1 Thank LuvNYC83
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you are looking for a TRUE Cuban sandwich, this is the place. There's nothing "extra" thrown on this masterpiece - no lettuce or tomato, no peppers, no funky bread. It's EXACTLY what you want in a Cuban sandwich just the individual parts come together perfectly. For me, it starts with the pork. On this sandwich, it is braised, seasoned... More 

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1 Thank Rob M
Winter Haven, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We always had to travel to Tampa or Orlando to find a real Cuban Food. However, I found out that there is one small and near by restaurant that serves real authentic Cuban food!!! I recommend it 100%. In spite of the fact that we went during lunch time, the service was fast and polite. Check it out!

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1 Thank Daisy R
Poinciana, Florida
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213 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We were in the Lakeland area having a bike serviced and the bike shop owner suggested this little restaurant when we mentioned eating lunch locally. We decided to try it and we were definitely not disappointed. The servers were wonderful in helping us understand some of the menu items. When the meals came, we couldn't believe the portions! We took... More 

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1 Thank Frank D
florida
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The place is very clean and nicely appointed. The food was really good and well priced. The portions were large enough to have lunch the next day. I was very pleased and will certainly make this a regular eatery for me and my family.

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1 Thank floridiantraveler
Lakeland, Florida
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

What a great surprise this place was. Didn't think much of it from the outside, but the food was superb. Will be back again soon

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Thank mandynunes
lakeland, fl
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This family operated restaurant has the best Cuban food we have ever tasted. We visit there regularly and are never disappointed. Their chicken fricassee is fantastic! (So is everything else we have eaten there, as a matter of fact.) Their Cuban sandwiches are loaded with succulent roasted pork,and their black beans and rice are better than "Mama" made. Located in... More 

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1 Thank henrty
Lakeland, Florida
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The restaurant is located in a small strip mall with the windows and door coated preventing one from looking in but wow do these windows hide a great place to eat. The dining area is spotless though small and quaint what you would expect to find on some narrow street in Havana. There is no fixed menu every day the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1039 E County Road 540a, Lakeland, FL 33813-3735
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-701-0190

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?