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Don Cafe

136 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415-2144
(561) 684-0074
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Ranked #153 of 551 restaurants in West Palm Beach
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Spanish
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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.
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Wellington, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were craving mofongo (smashed green plantains with garlic and chicharrones) and I remembered I had seen it on Don Cafe's menu at one time. I am SO glad we decided to go there for dinner! My husband had the roast pork dinner, and I had the mofongo with churrasco steak and both entrees were delicious!

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west palm beach
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60 reviews 60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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

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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

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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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.

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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

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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

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Florida, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 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

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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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

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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.

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