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Don Carlin Restaurant

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11447 W Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323-1465
+1 954-578-1464
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So yummy! My family of five stopped in for dinner and were not disappointed. Very friendly staff, very kid friendly, and great food. Will absolutely be back!

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Thank laweber28
Sunrise, Florida
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Trust me on this I am 1/2 Cuban and I grew up eating cuban food... the food might be good but this is not authentic Cuban food. Everyone that works or cooks their is from somewhere in South America.

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Thank Frances N
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The ox tail was excellent. The beans was perfect also. And the homemade lemonade. You have to taste it. Very nice place. :-)

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Thank Michael-M12345678
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had lunch with a Spanish friend who lives in PR & he gave it a thumbs up I would have to agree. Service can be a tad slow

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Thank Kcuface
Sunrise, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is good and the place is clean. It says cuban cuisine on the sign but the people that cook there are all from South America. You can get chicken steak, black beans and rice and plantains for $12.00. But ask for the garlic sauce for the black beans because it doesn't taste like authentic Cuban black beans, it's... More 

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Thank Frances N
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We like family owned establishments v. Chains and this is hands down superior to a chain. Waited till after second visit to review. Pulled pork apps are to die for. All other food in visits, fresh/made from scratch... Can not be beat. One of best ever is the seafood special(paella). Need to order immediately as it takes 60-75 minutes. WAIT!... More 

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Thank ricklax1
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We were in the area on a Sunday at lunchtime and did not want to go near the mall crowds for food. We are Cubans, but do not cook Cuban food often. We ordered 3 appetizers, 3 dishes, and a dessert. All the items we tasted were delicious! Even the bread they bring you when you sit down is yummy!... More 

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Long Island
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291 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

My brother introduced us to Don Carlin's for a real taste of Cuba and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience beginning with the enthusiastic greeting by Hugo and followed by his quick, friendly service.Our food was delicious--Ropa Vieja for me with tender beef, the requisite rice and beans and sweet fried plantains. Our Arnold Palmers were made with fresh lemonade and... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We were a little concerned when we walked into Don Carlin because we were the only customers. Sure were glad we stayed for dinner. The roasted pork and the pork chunks both had excellent flavor. Perfect along with rice, black beans and fried plantains. All the servers were friendly and very efficient. Several more customers arrived while we were there.... More 

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Thank Eleanor L
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We stopped for a quick dinner based on the concierge recommendation and he was right about the food. Very authentic and delicious with fresh made sangria! The service was great, very accommodating and made some great suggestions on menu items.

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11447 W Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323-1465
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Sunrise
  • Phone Number: +1 954-578-1464

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