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Caribbean Sweetness

1824 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29307-2335
+1 864-582-3330
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (25 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (16 reviews)
“yellow rice” (12 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
1824 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29307-2335
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31 - 40 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2016

The owner seated us, waited on us, and cooked our meal. All was excellent. We enjoyed our meal and would return!

1  Thank sophiegirl04
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Had such a great time here with friends last night. I've been wanting to go for a while but just hadn't made it happen. Loved meeting the Cuban owner/cook/server/host:) We had the Cuban sandwich, jerk chicken, yuca, plaintains, beans, rice, etc. All were delicious! Will...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I've been here a number of time and sadly he has had to make changes to his menu to attract a larger crowd. This guy can cook! and he can cook authentic Cuban foods but it is hard to find all the needed ingredients and...More

Thank rudyg644
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

A small little place that is easily overlooked but worth the find. My husband is from the Caribbean and he was very happy to find some hearty soulful food he grew up with. We had the Caribbean chicken and beef Piccadilly with rice and beans...More

1  Thank Isabel O
Reviewed 11 December 2015

if you enjoy Caribbean flavors, this is definitely not to be passed up...the locals keep this place busy at night...

1  Thank ray e
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Caribbean Sweetness lives up to its #1 status in Spartanburg! We had a wonderful lunch of the meat and three with the Beef Piccadilly, beans and rice and plantains and the Cuban sandwich. Everything was delicious and the service was fast. And for God's sake...More

1  Thank Zachary K
Reviewed 19 November 2015

The food here is great! It's made in house every day, except for the Cuban bread which the owner gets daily from Publix. It is definitely the best Cuban sandwich I have ever had and the chips (yucca, plantain, or banana) are all awesome. My...More

2  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The food is amazing. I missed Cuban food from when I lived in Florida. This restaurant captures all that I love about the cuisine. From the Cuban sandwich to the spicy pork, dining is a pleasure! Do not miss the Cuban milkshake! Delicious! It is...More

1  Thank mdavis2
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I read some reviews of Caribbean Sweetness, and just had to give it a go. It's just a little hole in the wall from the front, so much so that I drove right past it the first time. There is more parking in the back,...More

1  Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The sandwiches we have had at Caribbean Sweetness have been full of lfavor and consistently good. Service is good. People were friendly. Not a large place but a great place to try a Cubano!

1  Thank AmandaJK5
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1 February 2015|
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Response from Gwengal | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure... there are black beans, plantains, and some other "sides" that could be your main meal, but not sure if they are cooked with a meat stock or not. You could always go there for a coffee and dessert - rice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1824 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29307-2335
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-582-3330
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