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Caribbean Sweetness

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Caribbean, Cuban
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1824 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 82
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Husbands favorite

Small family owned restaurant. My husband will go out of his way to have lunch here. Owner is friendly and food is great. It's a small place and service is usually quick. He usually gets a Togo order as well to have a "snack" before dinner. You won't be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Small family owned restaurant. My husband will go out of his way to have lunch here. Owner is friendly and food is great. It's a small place and service is usually quick. He usually gets a Togo order as well to have a "snack" before dinner. You won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have only found Cuban food like this in Cuba or Key West! Certainly a gem for Spartanburg! Daily specials are always fresh!! Coconut pudding is my fav dessert - like a taste of sunshine!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The sandwiches are the only item listed in the menu, and they are great. Many make the mistake of not realizing that they also serve "meat and 3" style dinners listed on the board. I love the jerk chicken, with yellow rice, red beans, and plantains!

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Roxboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Tamale was great, according to the kids! The Cubano was good (ask for extra mustard and pickles). The corn, the black beans, the red beans and the island shrimp were fantastic. The jerk chicken could have been a bigger portion but, with all the other sides we got, it really didn't matter. GET THE CORN!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

The food is to die for. Always made perfect every time and the service from Gaston and his crew is top notch, its like eating at your best friends. They are amazing!

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Newnan, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If this is any indication of how my 41 day, cross country and back is going to be (food wise) then we are in for one fantastic trip. Found this place using TA and so glad we did! My Cuba Sandwich was so good just as my wife's shredded pork, plantains and corn. If you are passing through Spartanburg and... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband is from Miami and loves Gaston's food. He has a variety of sandwiches and entrees we both enjoy. I like his tamales and chicken and his black beans and yucca.

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Inman, South Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food. Fun environment. Tried new foods and loved it. Owner is excellent at recommending new foods very friendly. Bringing friends for couple date night. A new favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

The sandwiches are very good. You won't find a better Cuban sandwich. The service was also very good. The owner was very friendly and entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The food was really authentic Cuban food. The best we've had since we left Florida. The owner was really attentive and friendly while giving us perfect service. A definite must if you're in Spartanburg.

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Additional Information about Caribbean Sweetness

Address: 1824 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1824 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?