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Old San Juan Cuban Cuisine

247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
+1 859-278-2682
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good39%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife talked me into eating at Brasabana restaurant. It was so bad I didn't finish my meal and drive to Old San Juan hoping it would be real Cuban Food. It was great. They are actually Cuban. I had a Cubano sandwich without Chorizo,...More

Thank fsbk9
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A hole-in-the- wall with great food and great owners. The sandwiches look incredible. Ask for them "toasted" with pil and salt rub! The beef dishes were well spiced, not too hot but well-integrated flavor. Prices are cheap. Restaurant is NOT fancy!

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This little place is delicious! Authentic. The couple that owns it is precious. They do all the cooking and baking. It is a tad bit slow, but so worth it!

Thank oreo2363
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I'm not a Cuban connoisseur.... it was my first Cuban in fact... but it was delicious! Great bread... tasty... It takes time to get your order but that tells me it was made for me. A bit out of the way but a fun way...More

Thank Lori U
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

While it is not fast, as the other reviews have already stated the wait is WELL worth it. The food is fantastic, and the service always friendly.

Thank lildan1980
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We love this place! It's like taking a little trip to Cuba. Take your time, breathe in the atmosphere and enjoy the wait. The food will be wonderful but the total experience even better!

Thank blugrassgal
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Lexington for a night. Found this gem on TA. What fantastic Cuban food. We had the Chicken and veggies and the Beef and veggies. Both awesome! Black beans and rice were included as well as fried plantains. Also the best Cuban bread I...More

Thank Anthony194
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We found this place on TA and thought it looked interesting. It did not disappoint. Don't be alarmed when it is in a strip mall and doesn't look like much but it is great. A husband and wife own it and work there. The empanadas...More

Thank trainer7765
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Last month we went to another Cuban place which was terribly disappointing, while visiting Lexington. This place is a gem. The couple who owns it are extremely lovely and caring and the food is made with love. The beef empanadas were amazing! We both had...More

Thank Nathanael B
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Slightly odd but with great Cubano sandwiches. I've eaten these both in the restaurant and as take out and they have always been great.

Thank Grump53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-278-2682
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Description
Homemade Authentic Cuban Food
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