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Caribbean Sweetness

1824 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
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Ranked #1 of 277 Restaurants in Spartanburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I eat here maybe 3-4 times a month. The place is always clean and the food is superb! The owner and staff always go out of their way to accommodate us (as well as others I have observed) no matter the time of day. Truly a place you need to try if you live in the area... More

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were here for dinner and it was excellent! The spicy pork was amazing and the yukas were wonderful. It was authentic Cuban food and everyone in our group was well pleased with the food and the service. Even the beer selection includes Cuban beer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Highly recommend going. It was a treat. Everything we had was excellent. Enjoyed meeting the owner as well. Hope this place sticks around. Will definitely be going back.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband and I went here for dinner based on reviews we had seen on Trip Advisor and it was a great dining experience! The food was very fresh and the owner told us all about this cooking methods and what each dish had in it before we ordered. We also had some Cuban beer and it was good as... More

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Granite Falls, North Carolina
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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Visited Caribbean Sweetness on a road trip to Atlanta - just looking for some good food. We definitely found that at this restaurant! The owner was wonderful and served us even though it was pretty close to closing time. The food was phenomenal! The spicy pork was excellent and the jerk chicken was delicious too. The black beans and plantains... More

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Boiling Springs, SC
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19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Not your regular restaurant. A simple, hole in the wall, almost miss it kinda of place. BUT the best food!!! The owners cook it and serve it! We had the Cuban sandwich, fried plantains, and coconut flan. Excellent!! I'm originally from Florida so this Cuban food was a taste of home for me. You will go back! They have a... More

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Union, South Carolina
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41 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Been wanting to stop here for awhile. I was passing throughout spartanburg on my way to another restaurant when I decided just to pull in here and get something finally. I got the cuban sandwich with the cosava chips. I must say, I was not disappointed at all!! The sandwich had great flavor just to be pork, ham, swiss cheese... More

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Inman, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Didn't even know this place existed until my Uncle took me for Lunch one day. WOW! The food was crazy good, value was outstanding and the Host was gracious, kind and funny! The food was very authentic, best I've ever had actually. I will be going back here anytime I'm in the area. You owe it to yourself to stop... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Been hearing rave reviews about this place and finally made it. Reviews spot on! The food was fabulous...jerk chicken, beef barbacoa, pork with mojo. And the sides, mmmm. Best tamale I've ever had. To top it all off, the host is really great. Made us feel at home. Coming back here for sure. Did I mention the prices? Best deal... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I had a mango smoothie. Then ordered picadillo with ripe plaintains, red beans, and white rice. Mango smoothie was excellent! The sweetness was just right - it tasted natural. The picadillo was excellent too! I loved the sides, especially the ripe plaintains. My husband had a cuban sandwich. He said was great - the sandwich wasn't greasy like other cuban... More

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