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Fernandez the Bull Cuban Cafe

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APPETIZERS‏
$11.99
Cuban Nachos
Thin sliced, fried plantains (tostones) topped with marinated chicken, beef or pork & covered with Fernandez cheese sauce.  Make this vegetarian by substituting black beans for meat choice.
$4.99
Croquetas de la Casa
Traditional ham croquetas that are breaded and fried until golden brown. Served as an order of four.
$7.99
Jalapeno Popper
These little poppers are stuffed with jalapeño and cream cheese. Served with spicy ranch for dipping.
$3.99
Tamal en Hojas
Traditional spanish style tamal. Hand rolled & served with our famous Fernandez hot sauce.
$10.99
Calamares Frito
Bite size‏ Calamares are breaded then fried crispy. Served with our home-made seafood sauce for dipping. This tasty dish is big enough to share.
$9.98
Boneless wings $+1.00
Chicken Wings
Our version of an old favorite. Chicken wings are tossed gently in your choice of sauces. Famous Fernandez hot sauce, garlic hot sauce or BBQ Sauce.
$5.99
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Beer battered mozzarella cheese, fried golden brown. 5 per order. Served with ranch sauce for dipping.
Small $4.95
Large $6.95
Mariquitas
Made fresh all day. Thinly sliced plantains are cut long then fried until golden & crunchy. Served with homemade garlic sauce for dipping.
$9.99
Pork Bruschetta
Toasted house made Cuban bread is topped with our famous slow roasted pork, avocado slices, diced tomato and onion then drizzled with olive oil. Served 3 pieces to order.  Make this vegetarian by substituting black beans.
$7.95
Yuca Rellena
Three large pieces of stuffed Yuca are filled with delicious seasoned beef and pork served with our famous Fernandez cheese sauce.
SALADS
$12.98
Fernandez Salad
Fresh greens‏ with a unique combination of sliced chorizo & pork with tomato, cucumber, carrots, onion, peas, capers & topped with our famous Fernandez hot sauce.
$12.98
Marinated Chicken Salad
Slow marinated chicken breast is sliced over fresh greens, tomato, carrots, cucumber, onion, capers & white American cheese. Served with your choice of dressing.
$21.98
Bife Fernandez Salad
Sirloin steak is grilled to your taste and served on bed of mixed greens with tomato, cucumber, carrots, onion, capers & white American cheese.
$4.99
Avocado Salad
Sliced avocado with onions.
$14.98
Chicken Churrasco Salad
Our delicious Churrasco style chicken is grilled, sliced and served over mixed greens with tomato, cucumber, onion, capers, carrots & white American cheese.
$20.98
Churrasco Steak Salad
Our mouth watering Churrasco steak is grilled, sliced & served with mixed greens, carrots, tomato, cucumber, onion, capers & white American cheese. Best with house dressing.
$9.98
Chef Salad
Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrots & onion topped with sliced ham, chorizo and white American cheese.
$7.95
Traditional House Salad
Fresh mixed greens topped with tomato, cucumber, onion, capers, carrots & white American cheese.
SOUPS‏
$9.95
Garbanzos Salteados
Cuban style garbanzo bean soup. Blended with chorizo & seasoned in Spanish tomato sauce. (Slightly spicy).
Cup $2.95
Bowl $4.50
Black Beans
We start from a dry bean and give it time to soak up the authentic cuban seasonings. Served with diced, raw onions on top.
$8.95
Cuban Chili - Bowl
Blending two of our favorite things, homemade Picadillo, black beans and a touch of our famous hot sauce to create a black bean chili. Perfect even in warm weather.
DINNER ENTREES
All entrees come with choice of 2 sides.  Black Beans, White Rice, Yellow Rice, Side Salad, Sweet Plantains, Tostones, Boiled Yuca, Fried Yuca, Moros, French Fries.
$29.98
El Tortito
El Torito.  AKA The little bull. Filet de Costilla: One of the most flavorful cuts of steak.  This 18Oz Latin cut rib eye steak is juicy and tender grilled to perfection.  Served with side of Chimichurri.
$11.98
Picadillo a La Criolla
Slow cooked, seasoned ground beef blended with Spanish Tomato Sauce, chopped onion & red pepper.
$16.95
Vaca Frita
Tender flank steak that has been slow cooked in the flavors of garlic & lemon. Served with grilled onions.
$24.98
Churrasco
Perfectly seasoned Churrasco steak is seared to bring out mouth watering flavor then topped with our chef’s famous chimichurri sauce.
$14.95
Palomilla Steak
Thin steak that is deeply marinated in garlic lemon sauce. Served with grilled onions.
$17.95
Bistec Empanizado
An old favorite, this thin cut steak is marinated & breaded then fried to golden brown. Served with diced, raw onions on top.
$14.98
Ropa Vieja
Translated as old clothes, this old Cuban favorite is shredded flank steak cooked in light Spanish tomato sauce with onions and red & green peppers.
$26.95
Bife' Fernandez
A South‏ American style sirloin steak that is perfectly grilled to bring out all the flavors. 12 oz. Angus beef. Topped with our chef’s special chimichurri sauce served on the side
$26.95
Filete De Solomillo
8oz Filet, Hand trimmed and grilled to perfection., Topped with our Homemade Compound Chimichurri Butter. Served with 2 sides.
PORK / LECHON‏
$16.95
Lechon Asado
Slow roasted‏ pork is marinated and cooked until tender. Then grilled and cooked to order & basted in garlic & lemon sauce.
$14.95
Chuletas de Puerco
Marinated center cut pork chops pan fried then topped with garlic & lemon sauce.
$16.95
Masitas de Puerco
Pork chunks that have been marinated & slow cooked then fried. Topped with our Mojo sauce and sliced onions.
CHICKEN / POLLO
$14.99
Bistec de Pollo a la Plancha
Boneless chicken breast, butterflied thin & marinated in our mojo sauce. Seared and topped with grilled onions.
$15.95
Pollo a la Cubana
Slow marinated half chicken is roasted then flash fried to seal in flavor. Lastly is quickly grilled & basted in Mojo & garlic sauce.
$16.95
Chicken Churrasco
Boneless chicken breast cut Churrasco style then grilled. Topped with our chef’s special chimichurri sauce.
$17.95
Pollo Fernandez
Boneless chicken breast is seasoned in garlic & lemon sauce then hand breaded & fried golden brown. Topped with our famous Fernandez cheese sauce.
SEAFOOD / MARISCOS‏
$34.98
Paella Fernandez
One of our most famous dishes created just for you. Blends seasoned yellow rice as a bed for shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, crawfish, chicken and chorizo. Lightly mixed with red peppers & sweet peas. Served with one side. Please allow additional cooking time for this dish.
$17.95
Flounder Fernandez
Filet of‏ flounder is hand breaded to order then pan fried with garlic & lemon to bring out flavor. Topped with our homemade cilantro garlic sauce.
$28.95
Surf & Turf
A perfectly seasoned & grilled Churrasco steak is made even more delicious by topping it with garlic sauteed shrimp. Served with side of chimichurri sauce.
$22.95
Surf & Sail
Combining delicious flounder Fernandez as a base, we top that with shrimp sauteed in a blend of lemon garlic sauce and a light touch of our Fernandez cheese sauce.
$19.95
Seafood Gazpacho
Spanish style creole sauce is blended with Shrimp to create this flavorful dish.
$17.95
Shrimp al Ajillo
Plump shrimp sauteed in perfect blend of white wine & garlic sauce then topped with capers. This is a house favorite.
$22.98
Scallops & Shrimp al Ajillo
Scallops & shrimp are mixed & sauteed in white wine & garlic sauce then topped with capers.
$22.98
Seadood Varadero
Shrimp & Mussels combined with spanish white wine and tomato sauce. Topped with capers.
$13.95
Corvina Filet
A tasty, light, white fish that can be grilled or fried. Served with homemade spicy, mango salsa. Served with 2 sides.
ADDITIONAL SIDE ORDERS
All entrees come with choice of 2 sides
$3.49
Sweet Plantains / Platano Maduros
Ripe plantains sliced & fried until dark & tasty. This sweet favorite is a nice addition to any meal
$3.75
Tostones
Gold & crunchy plantains that have been sliced, cooked, then smashed & fried until golden brown. Served with lemon garlic sauce.
$3.50
Moros
If you like black beans and white rice you will love this flavorful side. We cook our home made black beans with white rice and add additional seasoning as well as fresh chicharrones for extra flavor.
$3.25
Yuca
This potato like side is boiled until soft then covered in fresh seared garlic sauce.
$3.49
Fried Yuca
Also known as Yuca Frita, this tasty favorite is the crunchy, fried version of boiled yuca and is served with lemon, garlic sauce for dipping.
$3.99
Side Salad
Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrots & onion.
$2.50
French Fries
$2.75
White Rice
$2.95
Yellow Rice
SANDWICHES‏
$11.95
Fernandez Cuban Sandwich
The original our very own Cuban sandwich served only here since 1985. Our famous slow roasted, shredded pork is served with sliced ham, white American cheese, pickle & mustard. Pressed until gold & crispy.
$10.95
Traditional Cuban Sandwich
The "traditional" style Cuban sandwich with stacked ham & thin layer of roasted pork, swiss cheese, mustard, mayo & pickles.  Served with mariquitas.
$12.95
Naples Cuban Sandwich
This new sandwich was created in honor of our long history in Naples.  If you thought a Cuban Sandwich couldn't get any better, try this one out with 4 delicious strips of smoky bacon. Served with side of fries.
$11.95
Midnight Sandwich Aka
Media noche. Same as Fernandez Cuban sandwich but with sweet bread. Pressed until gold & crispy.
$9.95
Pork Sandwich
Full slow-roasted pork sandwich with grilled onions & potato sticks. Pressed until gold & crispy.
$8.95
Cheese $+0 .50
Grilled Slider Burgers
3-Mini burgers served with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo. Served with fries.
$10.95
Roger Sandwich
Created for Roger, Luis’ Best friend, who asked for something different. Adding chorizo to cuban bread with grilled onions and white American cheese. Topped with Fernandez hot sauce, potato sticks. Served on pressed Cuban bread.
$12.95
Latin Flatbread Taco
3 Flat‏ bread pitas with your choice of chicken, picadillo or roasted pork. Topped with fresh pico de gallo, drizzled with our chef’s homemade chimichurri sauce. Served with rice and beans. Make this vegetarian by substituting black beans for meat choice.
$11.95
Pork Philly
Our version of a Philly with shredded pork, grilled onions and melted cheese served on toasted cuban bread. Your choice of white American, swiss cheese or Fernandez cheese sauce. Served with Fries.
$5.99
Croqueta Sandwich
Ham croquetas and white American cheese served on pressed Cuban bread.
LUNCH SPECIAL AVAILABLE 11-4 ONLY
$8.95
Fernandez Cuban Sandwich Special
Half of the “Original” Cuban sandwich with black beans. Shown with optional side of White Rice +.99
$8.95
Pork Sandwich Special
Half pork sandwich with black beans
$14.98
Flounder Special
Filet of flounder pan fried and topped with garlic cilantro sauce. Served with black beans & rice.
$11.95
Palomilla Special
Lunch portion Palomilla Steak served with black beans and rice.
$9.95
Pollo a la Cubana Special
Roasted quarter chicken served with black beans & rice.
$6.95
Chimi Chicken Sandwich
Half grilled chicken breast on pressed cuban bread. Topped with potato sticks & homemade chimichurri sauce. Served with black beans. Add white rice .99
Beef Tacos
Cuban version of a tasty favorite. Slow cooked seasoned ground beef (picadillo), topped with homemade pico de gallo & our homemade chimichurri sauce.  (2) Tacos 8.99 (3) Tacos 12.99
Corvina Fish Taco
Light, white fish grilled or fried, with homemade pico de gallo & topped with our creamy cilantro sauce.                                                     (2) Tacos 10.99  (3) Tacos 14.99
Steak Chimichurri Taco
Chargrilled steak‏ topped with pico de gallo & homemade chimichurri sauce.                                   (2) Tacos 10.99  (3) Tacos14.99
Pork Taco
Marinated roasted‏ pork topped with homemade pico de gallo & our fresh chimichurri sauce.       (2) Tacos 8.99  (3) Tacos 12.99
About
We are Naples Oldest and Original Cuban restaurant serving our Families recipes for over 30 years. Please join us for your old favorites or try one of our new creations.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun atmosphere for a casual celebration. The staff were great in gathering to sing to the birthday girl. Food is always fabulous. A little disappointed in the wait for the food and the server who was supposed to be waiting on us but other servers...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank StarWeeks
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an excellent lunch with tasty sandwiches and side dishes. We had the plantain and it was delicious. We try to go to this restaurant every time we visit the Naples area.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot if you are looking for a good cut of meat which will not break the bank. The chimichurri sauce and the appetizers complement any meal here. Definitely recommend for families and more casual night if you are in the area!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a good beef dinner, go here. My husband’s dish was phenomenal. Everything else however was okay at best. A lot of cheap food purchased from commercial food supplier. Pre-made bread, Frank’s red hot sauce with some onions and peppers as “pepper sauce”,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank skigal79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a great day on the golf course my wife and I were looking for a fun place to have dinner. We had heard about Fernandez the Bull Cuban restaurant and decided to give it a try. This is one of those little unassuming gems...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bigbertha1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have never experienced Cuban food. Everything was really good. Our overall experience with the service and food was positive. No complaints. Would eat here again when visiting.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fancypants524
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was greeted and sat as soon as I walked in. Sarah (the server) came over right away for my drink order. She brought it quickly and I ordered pork chunks with white rice and black beans and a side of plantains. I finished my...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank johnpassino
Reviewed March 7, 2019

It was recommended. The appetizers were good. The meal was so so. Nothing really wrong, but nothing really good. We had a mixture of salads, sandwiches and dinner. It was all just blah. I cannot say anything positive or negative. It was loud, nothing to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank joyfulsoul101
Reviewed March 7, 2019

I was eatting here once every other week at least, then it seemed everything changed overnight all the staff was different and service just tanked. So went back to give them another chance and it was a Saturday night end of Feb 2019 and I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FHAQ
Lazaro F, Owner at Fernandez the Bull Cuban Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Dear FHAQ, No excuses you are absolutely correct, our sincerest apologies. In Late January and February we experienced unusual large turnover with our line and prep cooks. We assure you that we are aware and have taken corrective measures. We have since acquired new B.O.H...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019

I love Cuban food and come here to eat every time I visit Naples. Everything I have tried is very tasty.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KensingtonReviewer
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Camper513598
February 19, 2019|
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Response from Lazaro F | Property representative |
Yes we can, please go to our website for complete catering menu. You can also place your catering order through our website. If you have any questions please feel free to call 239-254-9855 or 239-653-9097 thank you..
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