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Padrino's Cuban Bistro

#32 of 2,912 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Hunters Creek
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13586 Village Park Dr, Suite 304, Orlando, FL 32837-7686
+1 407-251-5107
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank 68mbl5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Stephen C
Greenwood, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Jacksonville, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Christine M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Angela S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a quick lunch stop and no burger or tacos! Fresh bread and delicious sauces capped off my toasted sandwich. Well worth the stop.

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Thank ed s
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have come here for about five years, and the food is always top notch. We are Cuban and the recipes are true old Cuban recipes. I've had the Paellas, creole shrimp, pork roast, Cuban flan, tres leches,chicken soup, mofongo,.... Everything is wonderful. The staff is Hispanic, but never a Cuban. Friday's and Saturdays there is live entertainment; usually a... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love cuban food. Actually, I'm a Caribbean girl, so rice and beans with plantain is always a good dish. My husband and I have been traveling for a few weeks now and we thought it was about time we had some real, good, non-fast food. So searching through this app while we're visiting Orlando with the kids we decided... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?