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Caribbean Sweetness

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Caribbean, Cuban
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1824 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
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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: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 85
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 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
Tasty food and service

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a shot with my family of 4 while driving back to Ohio from Myrtle Beach. We were tired of fast food and chain restaurants on the road...this was a good diversion. It was about 10~15 minutes east of I-26, so not right off the highway... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Ruben F
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a shot with my family of 4 while driving back to Ohio from Myrtle Beach. We were tired of fast food and chain restaurants on the road...this was a good diversion. It was about 10~15 minutes east of I-26, so not right off the highway. It is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My wife and I had a great meal and a fun night out together. It was our first time eating there and we will deffently go back again. The food was great and the beer is kept on ice and really hit the spot since this summer has been so hot. Its a great place to go with family and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I ate at Caribbean Sweetness today for the first time. Needless to say I will definitely be back! The food was delicious and the customer service was phenomenal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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Clemson, SC
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?