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728 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Downtown)
(414) 225-1760
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Ranked #130 of 1,410 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Cuisines: Cuban, Latin
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Wisconsin
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Bland Cuban food, really? Relatively small place, right down town. Has great promise, but certainly did not meet it during my visit. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Three friends three different entrees, none all the great. Only been here once but the food was really average at best. With that said, I'd come in for a beer and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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411 reviews 411 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

They have a very good Cuban sandwich here, but there is more on the menu to like. Love this cozy spot on Milwaukee street and like to come here, especially in the summer when they open the windows wide to the street with cafe seating on the sidewalk. I always order the Cuban guacamole and plantain chips. We had the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a must try if you are in the are their plantain and guacamole is so good. And any of their margarita is delicious

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

While the atmosphere is appealing when you walk into this small restaurant, not sure that I would go back. There are a variety of items on the menu. My husband had the cuban sandwich; he felt it was dry and it came on a plate without any sides. I had fish, it was very bland; The guacamole was good, the... More 

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Watertown, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I took a customer to Cubanitas and it was awesome. Friendly service and authentic food. It was reasonably priced as well. They have a front patio that opens to the city streets... really cool.

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Calgary, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Fantastic, friendly service, incredible food (so delicious), great experience! Recommend if you are looking for something as an experience.

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Miami, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Was traveling to Milwaukee with my elderly parents from Miami. We had lived in Milwaukee 50 years ago and my parents wanted to see their old city. We were pleasantly surprised to find a Cuban restaurant (we are exiles from Cuba that now live in Miami). The food was wonderful. The staff was very friendly. Location was great.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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319 reviews 319 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Glad we got there a bit early because there was quite a line by 12:15. Lunch time you order at the bar, and they deliver the food to you. Husband had the Cubano / I had the Lechon Asado (roasted pork) --- both were very good. We'd recommend!

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was close to the Hotel metro so i walked there (like a two minute walk) first night I got into town. the restaurant is warm and inviting; they have a smattering of tables as well as seating at the bar. I was served quickly both times; The Cuban sandwich was very good the first night; the pork and potatoes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Being that I'm Cuban when I first heard about this restaurant I was skeptical but they proved to be a worthy opponent. The dishes are authentic and taste just like my grandmother used to make them. I love the plantains...those are a fav! Job well done!

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Additional Information about Cubanitas

Address: 728 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: (414) 225-1760
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Cuban, Latin

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