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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the Cuban food in Delray Beach. Good paella, Excellent shrimp fritters and Maduros, tasty empanadas. Ceviche was tough but tasty.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 13, 2021

I ordered Mariscadas served with rice and black beans as an accompaniment to shrimps, clams, mussels, sea scallops, and salmon simmered in a tomato garlic broth. My husband opted for the Pollo a la Parrilla. The mojito was refreshing with a surprise slice of sugar...cane as a stirrer. The waiters/waitress were friendly and customer focused. A great experience.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 12, 2021

The food tastes the exact same as the location in queens. My wife and I have been going for two decades. The atmosphere is awesome, the people are awesome, and the food is always awesome. We drive up from Miami as often as we can....The menu is classic and NEVER needs to be changed.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 6, 2021 via mobile

I've always had a good meal here. Today was no exception. I got the ropa vieja. Very tasty. Friendly and efficient service. I'll be back.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 1, 2021

Everything on the menu is terrific, from our experience. Over the years, we have taken many friends to Cabana. They all agree with us about Cabana - wonderful food, great service, reasonable prices. Our personal favorite meal is plantain chips and guacamole as a starter,...paella marinera (seafood) with added chorizo, and fried plantains (madras) on the side. Rozi was our server, friendly, helpful, and efficient. All the staff at Cabana El Rey are well trained and closely supervised by long-time manager Mario and his sidekick Jose.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 23, 2021

Last time here was wonderful could wait to come back. This time the worst!!! Very poor service!!! Very sorry coming here for my birthday. Should have listened to my husband. Don’t come hereMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Glenn F, Director of Operations at Cabana El Rey, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2021

Dear resickles, I reached out to you from our website in response to your recent experience on Saturday. I would like to get an opportunity to discuss the details so we may understand what took place. All reviews good or bad we appreciate the feedback....More

Reviewed December 12, 2020 via mobile

We have been eating at Cabana for years (10+). During the pandemic we even made a few round trips just for take out- more than an hour but so worth it. Today was our first outside dining since March and this is where we chose...to go. We even got our favorite waiter- Diego! When family comes in from out of town, this where they ask to go. My 10 year old son stated on the way home that it’s his favorite place because they have the best food and the nicest people.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 10, 2020

Every year we visit Florida East coast, we travel to this restaurant. Very easy to make a reservation, very friendly stuff, delicious food, well-sized portions, and specials are always amazing!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed December 4, 2020 via mobile

Delicious churrasco and ceviche! This is a great place to go for “elevated” Cuban/Latin food. The ceviche included shrimp, octopus, calamari and scallops. It was a generous portion of very fresh-tasting seafood for two of us to share and served with fried plaintain and yuca...chips. The mojitos we ordered were delicious and beautiful, if a little small. We decided to split the ropa vieja, but our waiter (Fabian, I think was his name) suggested we consider the churrasco instead. So glad we did! I often find in restaurants that thin cuts of steak end up dry and overdone by the time they get to your table. Not here! The steak was perfectly done, juicy and served with a great chimichurri and pickled red onion. A great meal and great service.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed November 27, 2020

When in Florida, I typically expect bad service. I was shocked how wonderful and attentive the service was here. Our waiter Angelo met our every need with grace, and was incredibly warm and polite. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. We ordered a pitcher...of mojitos and they came with a stick of sugar cane. I've never seen that before, but it was a lovely touch and the mojitos with all the fresh mint went down very easy. We got Peruvian mojitos with pisco instead of rum and I HIGHLY recommend it. We ordered the ceviche and it was delicious. The la playa salad was exquisite with beautiful and delicious grilled shrimp and scallops and the tangerine salad was delicious as well. Everything that came out of the kitchen was so beautiful it was difficult to pick what to order. The prices for everything were also very reasonable for the area. I will definitely come back and recommend this place to anyone who wants to eat well in Delray.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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January 9, 2019|
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Response from Elaine A | Reviewed this property |
I also have Celiac Disease and get sick if there is cross-contamination. Fortunately I have never gotten sick after eating at this restaurant. I let the server know immediately that I have Celiac and become extremely sick if... More
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November 14, 2017|
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Response from 35normanm | Reviewed this property |
a mojito is muddled mint leaves, some lime juice, ice, several ounces of cheap white rum, some sweetener topped with a bit of club soda.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cabana El Rey

  • Yes, Cabana El Rey offers takeout services.

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  • Cabana El Rey is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5