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Padrino's Cuban Cuisine

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801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
+1 954-476-5777
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Plantation, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is tucked away in the Fountains neat Dicks Sporting Goods. Friendly people excellent food and nice atmosphere.

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Thank Pam J
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming place, friendly staff. Good food at a reasonable price. For tapas Combinacion Cubana is highly recommended.

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Thank espi
Brevard, North Carolina
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had the Cuban sandwich which was large and worth the price, but nothing special. I had the fish, scallop, shrimp dish with red sauce. It came with rice, black beans and steamed vegetables. The fish dish was pretty good but the rice, beans and vegetables were cold. I politely asked the server to reheat the dish. She returned... More 

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Thank bjanavice
Aventura, Florida
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170 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As someone who has lived in Florida for 30+ years, I can say I've had my share of Cuban food...and not all Cuban restaurants are created equally. Padrino's has definitely risen to the top of list of best Cuban places to eat at in S. Florida. This was my first visit to Padrino's. It certainly will not be my last.... More 

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Thank DannyA3579
Hollywood, Florida
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159 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go twice a year. It's too heavy for more often. Service just okay. The plantains are the sweet. The black beans are a little too thick. White rice better than the yellow rice.

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Thank Marcy S
Vienna, Austria
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was here and it was my first time to eat Cuban food... I was impressed about this restaurant. The food was amazing! I ate plantains, my first time, they was amazing! I ate "combinaction Cubana", it was a fantastic plate... but dishes were huge... very big!!!! I ordered an original Mojto and the rum was good... It's warmly recommend.... More 

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Thank WolfNath
Ohio
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday night, we sat outside which wasn't scenic but after leaving cold northeastern Ohio it was great to sit outside. The food was good and plentiful but I felt there weren't many options in the sides to order with the meal. I tried a fresh limeade which was good however when the server asked... More 

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Thank newtOhio
Jacksonville, Florida
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I felt like I needed to update a review submitted on August 2016 to state that my family and I have kept coming back and this restaurant does not dissapoint. Food quality is great, flavors are incredible, and staff is very friendly. On Saturday evenings it gets very busy. Try the churrasco and the homemade lemonade!!

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Thank Uzca
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect but was underwhelmed by the meal we ordered. The Paellla was bland and both the rice and seafood tasted and felt like they had been cooked earlier and reheated. Even the vegies were just so so. I understand what these chain restaurants do, and will be avoiding them in the future.

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Thank David C
Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is our go-to restaurant pre-cruise. There is a large selection of Cuban dishes and the sangria is delicious as well. They also have a popular lunch buffet starting at 11:30am Monday - Friday.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Plantation
  • Phone Number: +1 954-476-5777

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