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El Ambia Cubano

950 E. Melbourne Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901
321-327-8389
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Ranked #11 of 359 restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Cuban
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: It comes up on a google search. Urbanspoon has a listing for it.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: It comes up on a google search. Urbanspoon has a listing for it.
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English first
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Craved Cuban food. Wanted a new place. Great citrus mojito. Appetizers were big enough to share. Entrees were so good we didn't want to share. Dessert was so good we had to order one more to share. Happy family night out! We will be back.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had to come here twice, not just review the dinner but the lunch as well. Both meals did not disappoint! A very casual atmosphere with magical aromas dancing in the air. Everything is homemade from scratch. I would highly recommend this restaurant its not pretentious, and full of flavor happy and helpful staff.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This place sucks. I hate to even review something in such a negative way, but wow. First off they served plantains that where clearly frozen from a box because the came out cold in the middle. So the waitress fixed that.... no big deal. Then the food comes out. My sandwich had what looked like two cheese sticks on it... More

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I hate to write this review as, selfishly, we would like to keep this great place quiet!! It's rather small, with not much seating so can get crowded. But the food is super!! Start with a great, freshly made, Mojito or Margarita. Seven or eight family members have tried various things on the menu and have not been disappointed. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I've been to quite a few Cuban restaurants in my time, and I've got to say this place does not disappoint. The food & drinks came out quickly, and there wasn't a crumb left on any of the 12 people in my party's plates by the end of our meal. The food is so well made that even though we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Best food in town!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ We have been here about 10 times in the past two months!! The food and staff are great and we will definitely be back a few more times before we leave in July! ๐Ÿ˜€

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Wonderful little place with fresh, tasty latin american food! Intimate environment and awesome mojitos...if you like meat try the croquetas as appetizer and enjoy the roasted pork plate. Our server, Billy was great too. Can't wait to be back!

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Melbourne
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Just one more time my family went there and super super super amaizing everything , food , servers , atmosphera , Alfredo you and your staff did it again, i read other bad not worth it reviews and people has differents opinions about food , but they dont have knowlodge about the latin food so , the negative reviews about... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I am reviewing this restaurant based on one visit. Perhaps I made a poor menu selection but I found the food to be completely devoid of flavor. The tostones were hard, dry and tasteless. The " black beans " were mostly liquid and few beans. The pork was very bland. I ordered some kind of fried pork entree and found... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I was hesitant from first sight of restraint from the road and had never has Cuban food before. It blew my expectations out of the water. We sat outside on the patio(beautiful weather) and was pleasant surprised that I love Cuban food, well at least at this restaurant. The service was spectacular and our waiter helped us on what to... More

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