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4716 Del Prado Boulevard South, Cape Coral, FL 33904
239-542-9995
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 15
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A Little Cuba in Cape Coral

Not big on atmosphere unless you are looking for a Cuban Cafe atmosphere, think diner. But I love the friendly staff and patrons. People eating here are, well happy! You'll also wish you spoke Spanish.. But this is one of my favorite stops in Cape Coral. It's a must go for breakfast. Deep fried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Gfous
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Not big on atmosphere unless you are looking for a Cuban Cafe atmosphere, think diner. But I love the friendly staff and patrons. People eating here are, well happy! You'll also wish you spoke Spanish.. But this is one of my favorite stops in Cape Coral. It's a must go for breakfast. Deep fried bacon is large portions are a... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I wish I could give it 5 stars, but the atmosphere and restrooms could use some TLC. Aside from that, our waitress was good at recommendations. We had a ham/cheese empanada and chicken empanada and the chicken one was a little bland. We also had the Cuban sandwich which was really good. My husband had a steak sandwich which was... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

They have great prices and are a nice place to experience different tastes on familiar items. There breakfasts are very well done.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The food is good, the atmosphere and staff not the greatest. The wait staff is surly unless you are a male, then they can be nice as pie. The parking leaves a lot to be desired.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This place is authentic. They have 3 or more specials everyday of the week. Try the OX-tails. Superb...with mash taters and sweet plantains. Breakfast is a MUST....the price is right and they have some GREAT fruit drinks. Banana is one of my favorites. 5$ for breakfast with coffee and juice 7$ for lunch with two sides of your choice.....WOW. They... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Delicious daily specials...generous portions. English is barely spoken so listen carefully! Yummy roast pork & Tostones (crispy fried green plantains)

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant is as good as any in little Havana in Miami. Wonderful service and great Cuban sandwiches. Go!!!

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Allendale, MI
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We really like Cuban food so we checked this out based on TripAdvisor posts. We were not disappointed. The food was great and the service was very good.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I read a few reviews that this wasn't "real cuban fare"? That wasn't our experience. We really enjoyed the rice, black beans, yucca lechon asado (slow cooked pork) and flan. Nicely seasoned as cuban cuisine goes....especially the black beans. We will return to try other options. I believe they may be open for breakfast and lunch as well.

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Armonk, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

lunch is super-genuine cuban cooking.very generous portions and good service.roast pork is special as are the other black-board lunches. we have eaten here many times and never regretted it. If you require table cloth and high prices then this place is not for you. If you need a celebrity [chef?] then stay away. Just great food served nicely.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4716 Del Prado Boulevard South, Cape Coral, FL 33904
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: 239-542-9995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

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