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Fuego Latino Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Caribbean
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1417 E Commercial Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334-5715 (Commercial Blvd)
+1 954-351-7754
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I hate bad mouthing a place but it's wrong for people to spend there hard earned money on this place. I'll keep it simple. Slow and poor service and the food had no flavor. We started with the pork empanadas and there wasn't much pork in them and the pork had no flavor. We also ordered the fried yuca and... More 

Thank Anthony C
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I noticed the new sign when I drove up and immediately met someone who told me he was the new owner. He said he bought the place a couple months ago and just changed the name. I noticed the menus still have the old name and the same phone number, so I'm never really sure what's going on. The food... More 

Thank Frank d
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

I visited this restaurant on vacation with my two sisters and father; of the four of us, only my dad had been there before. I am not a huge fan of Mexican food (I don't like cheese or a lot of spice), yet I wound up ordering the fish with shrimp scampi from the Mexican part of the menu, while... More 

Thank btobey
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

This place used to be very good about everything, but my last time it was very bad. I got there with a group of friends.... Service was really bad... Just one waiter for the whole place.... Drinks took forever and my first order was mojito what I had to send back and opt for margarita instead. The food was ok.... More 

Thank Carlos P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

I always come here to eat and always was great till today feb 20 one day after my birthday somebody ask what we want to eat next they bring cold dry bread before was ships with great homemadr salsa and when we ask what we want they dont have fish or steak . Before people are friendly but now they... More 

Thank Jose C
Ft Collins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Cuban food with an amazing price. We took family from South Africa here for lunch. I had the Shrimp Creole, my wife had the Ropa Viejas and the others all had the Fajitas. Everything was so fantastic. The Fajitas were not the standard fajitas that you can get at any restaurant. They had an amazing Cuban twist that was very... More 

Thank Wehrli
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We have been coming here for a few years, however haven't been in awhile and forgot how delicious it was. This is Cuban & Latin cuisine.You walk in and are greeted by the owner. Warm homemade crispy tortilla chips and mild salsa(a hot salsa is available if requested) are brought to your table. They definitely take the edge off if... More 

Thank Dez S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

So far Chicken soup way to salty even with the lime . Steak flavor very good large portion came w/ white rice black bean n plantains .! When you walk in small bar with a window for coffee. Plus a large signage of their sandwiches with prices .big room . But not much business on a Saturday afternoon. Their front... More 

Thank Ann H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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94 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

We have eaten here many times. They never let us down. The food is always fresh, tasty, nicely prepared, generous portions, not expensive and authentic. The menu has something for everyone. The daily specials are super good. Atmosphere is cozy and comfortable. Service is very friendly - Thank you Myra for being a great host/server. You always make us feel... More 

Thank linynick
Wildwood, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

I skipped lunch and was famished for an early (5:00) dinner and was thus the first diner that night. The staff was, of course, attentive and helped me decide what item to order. As I was alone, he brought me a small plate of marquitas to sample and they were crispy and delicious. The Lechon Asado (roast pork and onions)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $29
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 E Commercial Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334-5715
    (Commercial Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Oakland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 954-351-7754
For authentic Cuban cuisine, Fuego Latino is Fort Lauderdale's finest. With an established reputation for using the freshest ingredients available in traditional Cuban recipes, you're in for flavors you'll come back for. Ignite your passion for Paella and let us show you the true taste of Havana today.

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