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Padrino's Cuban Bistro

#34 of 2,917 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Hunters Creek
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13586 Village Park Dr, Suite 304, Orlando, FL 32837-7686
+1 407-251-5107
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First off I have to say one of the best Cuban lunches in the area. Buffet options or full service. The lunch specials. Service is excellent and atmosphere is deco Nuevo calm and cool. If you are looking for an excellent plate of beans rice and pork look no further.

Thank Stephen C
Poughkeepsie, New York
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally enjoyed our dinner. We love trying different foods and this Cuban food was very good. Portions were bigger than we could eat and unfortunately it was our last night in Orlando. Very good choice!

Thank Believer17
Fort Lauderdale
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had Rosa's chicken. Very flavorful and moist. Lunch specials even on weekends. Reasonably priced. Great place for a family lunch.

Thank theowood
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the Ropa Vieja (old clothes). Shredded beef simmered in a tomato based sauce with onions and peppers over white rice with maduros (sweet plaintains). So, so good! Their classic mojito was also on point. Very refreshing with just the right amount of rum. Will not pass up on this place the next time I am in town!!

Thank 537sherylr
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I had the Paella and it was missing flavor. I asked and they do not use saffron in the Paella. It is what you would expect from a chain restaurant. The Flan was good. The service was good. The staff was friendly and I enjoyed speaking with them. I wish the food was better. I gave it 3 out of... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I grew up eating Cuban food at home, so on our recent visit to Orlando our friends took us here. The place has a very nice atmosphere and the staff is friendly and attentive. They had a guitar player and singer on the night we visited, which was a very nice touch. As far as the food, there were some... More 

Thank 68mbl5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love Cuban food and Padrinos is quick to impress. The price points are excellent especially for lunch. The pork platter is my personal favorite with a Champs Cola to wash it all down.

Thank Stephen C
Greenwood, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I can truely thank Trip Advisor for helping me to find this restaurant once again. We ate here three three years ago but didn't remember the name. We based our decision solely on the ratings. When we pulled in to our surprise it was the same one. The food here was just as good as before. My husband tried the... More 

Thank Dawn W
Jacksonville, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I've recently had the pleasure of eating here twice -- once for lunch and most recently for dinner. Being from South Florida I have very high expectations for Cuban food and Padrino's (who has 3 locations in South Florida) is the real deal! The food is outstanding from beginning to end. On my most recent visit we had a party... More 

Thank Christine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited one evening during our stay in Orlando. Decor is not that great and it is certainly not in a well trodden area however food and service were very good and the menu was interesting and different. Good value.

Thank Angela S

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13586 Village Park Dr, Suite 304, Orlando, FL 32837-7686
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Hunters Creek
  • Neighborhood: Hunters Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 407-251-5107
With a long list of positive press and great reviews since its opening, Padrinos Cuban Bistro prides itself on preparing authentic Cuban dishes ranging from Palomilla Steak and Seafood Paella, to the original style Cuban sandwich. Also well known for their signature desserts, the restaurant can offers favorites such as the Cuban Flan and Tres Leches, a homemade semi-sponge cake saturated in a sweet combination of three milks.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?