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Padrino's Restaurant

801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
(954) 476-5777
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Atmosphere, beautiful. Service, excellent! On point. Food, you've died & gone to heaven. The Best Cuban food ever!! So absolutely delicious and you can have a drink if you so desire.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've been eating at Padrino's since I arrived in Florida in 1985. I started at the Hallandale location and went there at least weekly because I worked in the neighborhood. In recent years, I've been going to the one is Plantation. My husband works nearby and his office people go there all the time for the buffet. Yesterday, I went... More

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It was late, I was hungry, I stumbled onto Padrino's Restaurant. I was glad that I did. The service was friendly, the atmosphere homey, and the food was delicious. All in all a very nice meal at a very nice restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is my all time favorite place to eat. The food is incredible and better than any Cuban food I've had. The Flan is my weakness. I've had several and didn't care for any of them until I tried theirs.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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92 reviews 92 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This family has a few locations from Hallandale to Orlando, but we think this is their best. Great "standards" cooked right and a number of their own, all make it hard to pick one. Start with the Marquitas and a mohito, all good. Then enjoy the entree, but leave room for dessert they have the best tres leches and flan.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went there after football game for dinner. The food was amazing. The service was excellent and the manager was more than friendly. I have been to Cuba and the food was as good as any I ate there. Perhaps better as many items are not available to the people there. Like beef! The manager said they were old family recipes.... More

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Weston, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

After reading the reviews, we tried Padrino's and had an average experience. The churrasco was tough, chewy and definitely not worth $18.99. The platanos maduros were disappointing. I tried the sangria and it tasted like grape juice. My wife had vaca frita and it was the hit of the evening. Lastly, our server was absent and generally inattentive.

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Plantation, Florida
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130 reviews 130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I went to Padrino's with some friends for their lunch buffet. There wasn't a great selection of food, but what was there was excellent. The price was excellent too, less than $10 each. I will come back for a full dinner with my wife.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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86 restaurant reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Every time we are in Plantation FL we have to stop to get the best Cuban food! Padrino's is located in the corner of "The Fountains" shopping strip mall at 801 S. University Dr. By the time we passTallahassee, FL our salivary glands go into overdrive, just thinking about the flavors and wonderful smells of Padrino's Cuban Cuisine! We arrived... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Simple as that. None of the unrecognizably "Nouveau Cuban" fare offered by some pseudo-ritzy establishments.

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Additional Information about Padrino's Restaurant

Address: 801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
Phone Number: (954) 476-5777
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plantation
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Cuban

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