We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Don Cafe

136 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415-2144
(561) 684-0074
Improve this listing
Ranked #158 of 552 restaurants in West Palm Beach
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Spanish
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Conveniently located on the corners of Southern Blvd and Military Trail is Don Café’ Restaurant. A delightful, Latin American style cafeteria with a truly tropical atmosphere where you can enjoy an ample variety of Latin American ‘folkloric cuisine’; (rarely offered by others in the area). You may prefer to enjoy a quick and flavorful aromatic Expresso Coffee by itself, or if you are in the mood for a favorite ice cold beer or cocktail, paired with a broad choice of your favorite appetizer do so in the spacious, pleasantly adorned patio with elegant crisp Florida palm trees. Service is uncompromised and menu prices are reasonable. Thursdays and Fridays is your chance to your “minute of fame” with karaoke at full play. Express yourself at Don Café, your best and only Latin destination in West Palm Beach.
Write a Review

16 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
west palm beach
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Ive eaten at Don Cafe several times before including today and never have left a review. My lunch today was absolutely fantastic. Friendly fast service, great coffee, and the best Fricase de pollo that I can remember. Perfectly cooked in a wonderful sauce served with black beans, rice and plantons. Big portion priced very fair. By the way this place... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I travel all over the world. I can not find better coffee anywhere, whether Europe or South America. I miss it and the first thing upon my return I go for my coffee and the friendly athmosphere. As to their food? The best in South Florida! Especially their soups, chick pea(garbanzo), white bean soup(frijoles blanco), split pea(chicharos) and lentils(lenteja). Their... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great food, great prices and friendly staff!!!! The restaurant has a great outside seating and a small inside seating, it was clean and the staff was very amicable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Worst Breakfast I Have EVER had in my Life ! ! ! (How can you mess that up) Over Priced, service horrible, BURNT food, the potatoes Undercooked, got a substitute, without the server bothering to ask me.. so when she brought it she said they where out of the other item, which I had to pay for, Never made... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I love to search for Cuban food when I travel to south Florida. I was pleasantly surprised to find food with great presentation that also tasted great and yet, a terrific value. You can dine inside or relax outside. Though I came for dinner, they have a superb breakfast an lunch menu. As I read the menu for pork dishes,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Florida, United States
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The place looks like nothing special and the neighborhood isn't the greatest, but we were surprised at the expansive menu, reasonable prices and quality of the food. My Central American husband was happy to see some native dishes from his country there, and some classics from the Dominican Republic and Colombia were also on the menu, along with the long... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
West Palm Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We just left the place food was good and place look good. We were a family of 4 adult and 2 kids and they authomately charge you for 18% of tip even when service was very poor. Is not about the money y about quality of service. No coming back

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coconut Creek, Florida
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We'd seen this place driving by on our way to Mounts Botanical Garden and decided to stop for a lateish lunch on the way back home. We'd thought this was going to be more of an American diner style place. We didn't realize it was Cuban until we were in the parking lot. So my expectations were already a bit... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Quick bite to eat before starting work, close to the airport which was a big plus for us. Aside from my mofongo being a bit on the dry side everyone else enjoyed their meals.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Palm Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

just had lunch at Don Cafe. - Food was good - I would recommend to order from the daily specials. - Price was about $8.00 plus drinks and tip - Dining room inside is small for big group, but the staff made it work. - Great spot to get a cooked meal late at night. - They also have outside... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Don Cafe also viewed

West Palm Beach, FL
West Palm Beach, FL
West Palm Beach, FL

Been to Don Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Don Cafe, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing