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“Delicious Cuban...Try it.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Las Culebrinas

Las Culebrinas
4700 W Flagler St, Coral Gables, FL 33134-1452
305-445-2337
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Ranked #71 of 280 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Orlando, Fl
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Delicious Cuban...Try it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012 via mobile

Close to Vicaya, we stopped here for dinner. First course is hot bread and a lentil soup to die for! We ordered grilled steak and the grilled seafood platter. Yum. Portions are large. The interior decor is nicely done. Waiters are knowledgable and food is served fast. I will be back!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Seoul, South Korea
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220 reviews 220 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 108 cities Reviews in 108 cities
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
“Unpretentious Spanish food in Miami”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We've been taken to this place by relatives who are regular customers. We liked the mix between Spanish and Cuban cuisines, perhaps missing some authenticity though.
The place is kind of gloomy and a renovation would definitely make it more welcoming.
We started with Spanish tortilla and then ordered grilled octopus, Galician fish casserole and mahi-mahi with smoked ham, served with rice and tasty fried plantains. The sangria is also worth a try - much better than many we had in Spain.
The waiter was courteous, efficient and fluent in both Spanish and English. He was also knowledgeable of the menu and gave us good recommendations.
We enjoyed the whole experience - the food was very good and we definitely recommend it!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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MIAMI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“LAS CULEBRINAS ON WEST FLAGLER STREET - THE BEST!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Las Culebrinas on West Flagler Street is the best - it is both my husband's and my favorite restaurant!!!! The decor is absolutely charming - it has a small and cozy feel - and the wait staff is fantastic. The food is great - the portions are huge and the prices are very reasonable!!! You got to try it. Las Culebrinas is located somewhere around S W 45 Avenue and West Flagler Street (sorry: we KNOW where it is at - we just do not know the exact address - the restaurant sits on the corner - it is a somewhat small, rounded building)

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Coral Gables, Florida
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Culebrinas is great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012 via mobile

If you want to eat Cuban food this is the place to go. We ordered the fried cheek peas (garbanzos), they melt in your mouth. I ordered the grilled seafood it was very good.
The bread and garlic butter, OMG, very good.
They have some good wines, we had an inexpensive Albariño, very good.
Desert was fabolous, best flan I ever had
I will return.

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Miami, Florida
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“LOVE THIS RESTAURANT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Great Cuban/Argentinian fare in a nice atmosphere. The service is always pleasant and prompt. Family friendly. Order a variety of tapas instead of a full meal. You'll love the variety. Warning- if you don't like loud music, don't go on a Friday or Saturday night.

Visited April 2012
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