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Qubano Restaurant

Avenida Hildago | accross from Angelo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
998-214-2118
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Ranked #17 of 150 Restaurants in Isla Mujeres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

First off, Vivian is wonderful! and so is her new dog Cuba....My favorite is the Toston but I have never ordered anything that I didn't LOVE... Qubano is a restaurant that you must visit while on the island. You will LOVE it!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We can not get off the ferry fast enough to get to qubano. The best cuban food i have ever had in my life. Seeing vivian is such a joy and she always has a way to make you feel welcome. The tostano sandwich makes my mouth water for 364 days until i return.

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Raleigh
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We knew when we returned to Isla that we would stop at Vivian's for lunch. Her Cuban sandwiches and tostone sandwiches are the best. The Hungarian potatoes and plaintains were icing on the cake. We'll return at least one more time while we are here.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Best food in Isla! Fresh and delicious Cuban food in Isla Mujeres. Owner Vivian is a creative cook and has authentic Cuban and Cuban-inspired dishes that are delicious. My first stop in Isla and where I go for lunch every day when I'm here for a month every fall.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

First day back in Isla and first outing was to Qubano's for some delicious food. Had the Toston Sandwich and Hungarian Potatoes, my favorites! And it was great. Owner Vivian is charming and takes great pride in the quality and authenticity of the food she serves her customers. It has just reopened after a big remodel and the place looks... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Got back to Isla last night, went to Qubano's for a Toston and Hungarian Potatoes today. Ahhhhhh! My mouth is happy, I am happy. Whatever you order is made with loving care and totally delicious! And Vivian, who is responsible for Qubano's magic, is also a perfect hostess. Have one of her mojitos, a yummy meal and a few laughs.(If... More

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I will always make a stop here for the best Cuban sandwich. Great Mojitos also. Service was excellent.

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Waterloo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wonderful food and great place. Can't wait to go back. We've been on the island several times and this was our first time at this restaurant, but it definitely won't be the last. The owner is such a neat lady and staff was great.

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Memphis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Qubano is always on our "must stop" list for the Cuban sandwich and the Hungarian potatoes. The Cuban is the best I have had anywhere. We had another couple of great lunches there in July. Our only disappointment was not getting to see the owner, Vivian, as she was out of town during our visit. We enjoyed and will no... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Where to begin...the watermelon water is so refreshing, people watching is highly recommended, the toston and Cuban sandwiches are wonderful!! Last but not least, Vivian, the owner is such a gem and she makes sure everything is "just right".

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Additional Information about Qubano Restaurant

Address: Avenida Hildago | accross from Angelo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Phone Number: 998-214-2118
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Cuban

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