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.

Carribean Cafe

Caribbean, Cuban
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1000 Webb Chapel Road, Carrollton, TX 75006
972.418.7071
Website
Improve this listing
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 19 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Staying True to their humble beginnings....

I returned to this restaurant, in this location for almost 10 years, during a recent trip to Dallas. When I lived here this was a staple for me as the food, ambiance and service were tops. This time I went on a Saturday afternoon, around 2:00 p.m., the place was by no means full, maybe 3 of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Rafael A
,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Add Photo Write a Review

19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a casual dinner type atmosphere. They feature real plantains (sweet or savory), black beans and rice, fried yucca. The food is filling but not highly seasoned. (I have heard that spices are hard to get in Cuba so this must be authentic). If the food were spiced better they would have a real hit. Service is average to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I returned to this restaurant, in this location for almost 10 years, during a recent trip to Dallas. When I lived here this was a staple for me as the food, ambiance and service were tops. This time I went on a Saturday afternoon, around 2:00 p.m., the place was by no means full, maybe 3 of the 20 tables... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arkansas
Level Contributor
191 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We found this restaurant by default and we were happy that we did. The place doesn't look like much from outside but has good Cuban food and friendly people. The food seemed authentic and was very flavorful and a good selection. The sampler appetizer with pork, yuca, and salty plantains were tasty. We ate tilapia, Cuban sandwich, and rica virus,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Every city that my family and I visit, we make sure to try local Cuban food restaurants and after evaluating over a dozen (including some in Miami, Florida) I can declare that this (along with “El Meson” in Houston, Texas) is the finest I have appraised. The restaurant itself does not look attractive on the outside and the neighborhood is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I drove by the restaurant tucked away in a shopping plaza. I will say the lunch portions were larger than expected but overall the prices were high for sandwiches. But the feel and the interior design of the seating area and bar room was good. Played good music as well. Nice and friendly staff. Would go back again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Plano, Texas
Level Contributor
526 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My partner and I visited for lunch today. I was very excited about finding a Cuban restaurant somewhat near us. When we arrived we saw the restaurant in a small shopping center next to restaurants that looked "eh." As we walked inside, we immediately were like "oh wow.." It was really, really nice. It was simple, but elegant. The staff... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
KC
Level Contributor
86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you like to try new restaurants, this place won't disappoint. Food was very good, I had picadillo. Cozy restaurant with a small bar.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We came here for dinner one Saturday night with our kids. The food was delicious and reminiscent of a favorite restaurant in RTP, NC. We were pleased with the options on the menu. However, there are a few draw backs: 1. Our waitress didn't bring all of our food out and seemed taken back when we asked for the remainder... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Carrollton, Texas
Level Contributor
313 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed the Carribean Cafe. The Cuban bread is outstanding. The Cuban sandwich and Ropa Vieja were both great. The Cuban coffee to follow was bracing in just the right way. Service was attentive but not overbearing. The location is not in the best area to begin with and the strip the restaurant is pretty ratty. This place should... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I was raised in Miami, so I know what Cuban food should taste like, let me tell you this is the best Cuban food your going to taste outside of Miami. You won't go wrong with the choices here. First always ask for the cuban bread they serve, its really great. I always get the beef breaded steak, its delicious... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Carribean Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Carribean Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Webb Chapel Road, Carrollton, TX 75006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Carrollton
  • Phone Number: 972.418.7071

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Carribean Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?