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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had asked around while window shopping, and this was the place that kept getting mentioned. We were seated promptly, but it did take a while to get waited on, and there was a bit of confusion about our order with some of the waitstaff....But the food was really good. Top notch empanadas, yucca fries, and tostones. My daughter's Cuban sandwich was huge and delicious. My wife's masitas cerdo was tender, flavorful, and plentiful. My ropa viejo was delightful -- I just wish there had been a bit more of it. The rice was great, but the black beans were a bit of a let down.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed March 20, 2020

El Cristo-Cuban food in the heart of Little Havana. probably more like 2.5. Chose this place for it’s well reviewed Cuban sandwiches. Neighborhood and restaurant extremely busy. Got an outdoor table and waited for our waitress to stop by. Everything took a while during our...visit. But the servers were very good at keeping us informed on our meal. Wife ordered a traditional Cuban sandwich-ham, roast pork, swiss, mustard, and dill pickle. The sandwich was under grilled, still tasty if a bit heavy on the mustard. I chose a roasted pork sandwich with grilled onions and a house sauce. Unfortunately it lacked flavor, many onions, and the pork was dry and bland. We shared each sandwich and decided that the Cuban sandwiches we can get at home are just as good, possibly even better. I’d give them another try on a less busy day.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

Best cuban food ever ! Sammy the waiter convinced us to chance or ordre to at more cuban Style dish and we did not regret. Perfekt taste.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Rip off happy hour - asked before we went in if they had happy hour they said yes! So we ordered two cocktails. Then we got the bill. £32 for two cocktails!!!! On querying the bill we were informed that happy hour was for two...cocktails the same, but they didn’t tell us this before ordering. So then we had to ask for the other two cocktails that we were paying for. At this point the customer service went sour. Avoid this bar.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 20, 2020

Looking for Cuban food and found this place in the heart of Little Havana. It is on the main strip where most of the tourists are. The restaurant has outdoor seating. I ordered fried snapper with two sides. The snapper has big and well fried...with big chunks of meat to pull. It was a hearty meal. The service was good. The inside is a bit fancy, but it was such a warm and lovely day, that outside was fun to sit and people watchMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 28, 2020

We had eaten at this restaurant a few years ago while visiting Miami before heading out on a cruise, and happened upon this place while strolling through a section of Little Havana. It was a late afternoon on a Monday and my wife and I...found a seat outside with no trouble, as there was only one other couple seated outside. Service was quick, the non alcoholic Mojito I had was delicious, and my wife had a lemonade which was superb. We ordered the cuban dish that had fried rice, diced ham, pork, chicken, shrimp with sweet plantains on the side. I was pleasantly stuffed when finishing my plate. Hot and tasty.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020

Yikes. Disastro. 4 of us grabbed lunch here on a busy saturday recently, and they were packed. I felt badly for the servers who were run off their feet, they seem nice and they try, but mamma mia what a place. Was it a typical...saturday afternoon? No idea....but I'd like to hope it wasn't because they won't get repeat business if it was. After a good time waiting for a server to be freed yp, we had all decided on a sandwich and drinks...but.. no sandwiches available said the server....kitchen too busy. OK...after a while longer, we ordered various hot plates of food which took a very long while to arrive....not bad...decent grilled fish, chicken, shrimp etc....we all thought the food was a bit sparse, but tasty. We also ordered a lemonade pitcher on the servers recomendation, which was a little sweet and cloying frankly, but what she didn't tell us is it's $26! Yikes. Thats a bit much. 26? Really? My oh my....they'd best rethink their pricing, get more staff, and actually honor the menu. Disastro!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Wanted to eat outside, but the service was terrible (1 slow waitress for 6+ tables), so we moved inside. Much better service. Food was outstanding. The Cuban Seafood Paella was perfect!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

No, just no. No on the food, no on the service. There are better restaurants within 25 yards of this place. Try any of them.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Right in the heart of Little Havana. Music playing. People watching. Cuban food deliciousness. We ate outside. Took in all of sights, sounds and tastes. The food was great and a bargain. Started with empanadas with falvorful filling and spicy hot sauce. For entries the...kids had sandwiches on crispy Cuban bread. I had the lechon (Cuban pork) and my wife had grilled fish. All of it was a better than expected. Rich flavors. Throw in some Yucca fries and tamales: this wa a proper Cuban feast. All for $68. An all around great meal and experience.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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