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Thu, 5/28
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CUISINES
Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Papas Rellenas
Mashed potato balls stuffed with Cuban Picadillo, then breaded and fried (2 per order)
USD 8.95
Empanadas de Pollo
Fried turnovers stuffed with braised chicken (2 per order)
USD 8.95
Ceviche del Caribe
Jumbo shrimp ceviche with habanero, coconut, avocado, and mangos. Served with cilantro gastrique and plantain strips
USD 19.75
Empanadas de Carne
Fried turnovers stuffed with Picadillo (2 per order)
USD 8.95
Bocadito Cubano
Beef Empanada & Chicken Empanadas, Papas Rellenas, Platanos Fritos and Yuca Frita with Rico Sauce
USD 23.75
Croquetas de Jamon
Ham croquetas served with salsa verde and Rico Sauce (5 per order)
USD 10.75
Tapas Cubanas
3 tostones topped with 1 choice of meat. Meat Choice: Lechon Asado, Pollo Encendido, Ropa Vieja, Camaron, Vaca Frita, Picadillo, Pargo
USD 14.95
Picadillo con Mariquitas
Picadillo with Plantain strips
USD 9.75
SALADS
Dressings: Buttermilk Ranch, Balsamic, or Rico Sauce
Ensalada Verde
Fresh cucumber, tomato, red onion, carrots sticks, pickled cabbage, avocado, and mixed greens with choice of dressing
USD 12.75
Ensalada Chica
Small green salad with mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, and red onion
USD 7.75
CUBAN SANDWICHES
All sandwiches served with mojo fries or plantain strips. Half sandwich option for all sandwiches
Baracoa Cubano
Baracoa's Signature Cuban Sandwich with slow roasted pork, pecan wood smoked pork shoulder bacon, Swiss cheese, grilled onions, pickles, mustard, and garlic-lime aioli
USD 15.95
Medianoche
Cubano Sandwich served on sweet bread
USD 14.75
Vegetariano Sandwich
Vegetarian sandwich with sauteed vegetables and garlic aioli
USD 13.95
Pan con Lechon
Tender shredded pork and grilled onions with our garlic-lime aioli
USD 14.75
Sandwich de Pollo
Blackened grilled chicken with onions and bell peppers in a spicy Creole sauce
USD 14.75
Ropa Vieja Sandwich
Signature shredded beef, braised with bell peppers in white based tomato sauce
USD 14.75
Cubano Sandwich
Traditional Cuban hot-pressed sandwich with slow roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and garlic-lime aioli
USD 14.75
Vaca Frita Sandwich
Tender shredded beef seared crispy with our garlic-lime aioli
USD 14.75
Pargo Sandwich
Red Snapper Sandwich with mixed greens, tomato, avocado, red onions, and chimichurri mojo aioli
USD 15.95
Pan con Bistec
Thin cut steak with mojo grilled onions, garlic lime aioli, tomatoes, and chimichurri
USD 15.95
ENTREES
Served with black beans, rice or congri, and 3 sweet plantains. Saffron Arborio Rice +$3.45
Ropa Vieja
Signature shredded beef with sofrito, bell peppers, and onions braised in a white wine tomato sauce
USD 19.85
Vaca Frita
Tender shredded beef seared crispy with grilled onions, bitter orange, and garlic-lime mojo sauce
USD 19.85
Lechon Asado
Tender roasted pork and grilled onions with our garlic-lime sauce
USD 19.85
Picadillo
Red wine braised ground beef in a zesty sofrito
USD 17.95
Bistec de Pollo
Cilantro lime marinated grilled chicken breast with bell peppers and onions
USD 19.75
Pollo Encendido
Blackened grilled chicken with onion then slow braised in a spicy creole sauce with onions, bell peppers, and coulis
USD 19.85
Rabo Alcaparrado
Slowly braised oxtail in red and white wine sofrito and capered tomato sauce
USD 32.85
Bistec Empanizado
Seasoned, breaded, and fried thin-cut sirloin steak with grilled onions and mojo
USD 21.75
Bistec Encebollado
Grilled thin-cut sirloin steak topped with grilled onions, bitter orange, and mojo sauce
USD 21.75
Plato Vegetariano
Sautéed medley of red and green bell peppers, broccoli, zucchini, onions, and carrots in our zesty chimichurri sauce
USD 19.75
SIDES
Pan con Mojo
Sliced toasted baguette with our garlic-lime mojo sauce
USD 5.75
Mojo Fries
Fries topped with our garlic-lime mojo sauce
USD 4.95
Vegetales
Sauteed medley of red and green bell pepper, broccoli, zucchini, onion, and carrots in our zesty chimichurri sauce
USD 7.75
Arroz
Cuban white rice
USD 3.85
Frijoles Negros
Cuban style black beans
USD 5.95
Congri
Rice and black bean mixture with Sofrito
USD 5.75
Mariquitas
Fried plantain chips
USD 4.75
Platanos Fritos
Slices of sweet plantains fried golden brown (6 per orders)
USD 6.75
Arroz Arborio con Azafran
Saffron infused Arborio Rice (yellow rice)
USD 7.75
Yuca Frita
Fried yucca root with garlic-lime mojo sauce
USD 6.95
COFFEE BAR
Cafecito
2 Shots of straight Cuban Espresso
USD 3.95
Americano
Cuban Espresso with hot water
USD 3.95
Cortadito
Strong and sweet Cuban Latte
USD 4.95
Cafe con Leche
Cuban Latte
USD 4.95
Cortado Frio
Strong, sweet, and ice-chilled Cuban Latte
USD 5.95
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Reviewed November 3, 2019 via mobile

I was a bit surprised at how pricey this restaurant was for Cuban food. Most entrees were around $20 for more. Yes, the plates were large but mine had an exorbitant amount of rice and a small amount of meat. Also we had to wait...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

Tried the classic barbacoa sandwich which was delicious! I recommend the plantain chips which were excellent. Nice atmosphere—I would definitely go back!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

My family and I stopped in Palmdale on a trip up to Yosemite. When our looking for places to eat near our motel, lot and behold, we find Baracoa ! FANTASIC!! I’ve eaten at a number of Cuban places in Miami and throughout Florida and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

I pass through Palmdale about ever 2 or 3 weeks on business travel. Since I discovered Baracoa, it has been the only restaurant that I’ve eaten at on my evening in Palmdale. I’m working my way through the menu one dinner at a time, truly!...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

After putting off the urge to try out Baracoa since it opened, we decided to try it out for a Sunday dinner. We weren’t disappointed! My wife ordered the Bistec Encebollado, and I ordered the Ropa Vieja. Both of the plates were delicious. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Who would have thought that I find such a great Cuban place in the middle of the desert. The staff was super friendly, the food very reasonable priced and I had the Baracoa Sandwich with Plaintain Chips for lunch which was very authentic and delicious....More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Visited this Everytime I am in the area I try to visit and get some excellent cuban food.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Tastier and healthier, absolutely perfect and creative Cuban food. Much much better than Versailles, by miles. I don’t know how they pull this off in this outlying sleepy town. Had the regular Cuban sandwich and the pork plate.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

After a quick Trip Advisor search I became a hero with my traveling business team for recommending this place. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal and all of us ended up coming back here at least once during our week in Palmdale. This place is quaint,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

On a recent business trip, I discovered a hidden gem in a business complex. Nestled among the professional offices and shops is a restaurant that serves delicious authentic Cuban fare in a casual, yet upscale, environment decorated with art that conjures visions of travel to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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