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Padrino's Restaurant

801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
(954) 476-5777
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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
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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194 reviews 194 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
376 helpful votes 376 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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NY
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3 reviews 3 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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Sao Paulo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I´ve been there for lunch, and there is nothing special about their Buffet. Can´t tell about the rest of the menu. The price is fair.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had the vaca frita wih onions, plantains with white rice and black beans. The shredded beef was flavorful and plentiful I couldn't finish it all! I like the friendly staff and ambience a great spot to take loved ones.

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Plantation, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I've eaten at this restaurant approx. 4 times. Each time I'm never overly impressed. The very first time was when initially opened, I felt the prices were way too high for beans and rice. After a few years some friends invited me again. I still felt it was just ok. Then I was invited to meet some friends to the... More

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miami,fla
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The portions are large. The food is good. The local is in a shopping area and near shopping mall. The restaurants appearance is so so. I don't remember what I had but I never leave a restaurant without a doggy bag.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ate here based on Trip Advisor recommendations. I don't know if we just had a bad night, but the food was so-so at best. The paella especially was pretty bad. Not really paella, better to call it rice with seafood and chicken. No one in the party really complained, but no one said it was very good either. Overall a... More

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We made a reservation for 9 people and showed up with 10, no problem. We were seated right away, and the service was great. I had checked with my Cuban girlfriend and she gave the thumbs up to Padrino's, it didn't disappoint. The guys were happy with their Cuban sandwiches, I had shrimp and plantains, shrimp was a little overcooked... More

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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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