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Padrino's Cuban Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
+1 954-476-5777
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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Sunrise, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Combining quality food and exquisite service, this one of the best restaurants in all of South Florida. Portions are plentiful and delicious, whether Cuban, Spanish or American style they are good at everything. Very nice and relaxing environment, this is a great place to bring a date or have a family dinner.

Thank bkkinley
Helena, AL, United States
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The fried pork chunks and the Palomilla were delicious. Everything is always fresh and well prepared. Large portions and you will never leave hungry.

Thank Roger K
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104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was very good and attentive. Sorry to say our two entrees were just ok. The seasoning was not how I would expect. Dessert and coffee were delicious

Thank Franklyn D
Weatherford, Texas
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly greeting, clean restaurant, very pleasant service and flavorful meals will certainlybring me back! My chicken was packed with flavor, generously portioned, and served with beans, rice and plantains. More than I should have eaten, I couldn't stop myself. Really nice job at a very fair price.

Thank Mark D
Monterey, California
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This particular Padrino's location has great food. I later tried a different location and it was pretty bad. The Moros are garlicky and yummy. Once a month there is a pig roast and the lechon was great. The servers were helpful and kind.

Thank Ethelethel
Clearwater, Florida, United States
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant! Great service- amazing food- and big portions! If you come in before 4:30 pm they have a luncheon menu..... great value! They also have a variety of mojitos...... we had the guava one- delish!

Thank Robin B
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok I will start with I grew up in Miami so I know Cuban cuisine and this place is amazing. Do get a Mojito🍹. They have different flavors, we got Guava and Lychee...yummy. Standard pricing and you will want to come back.

Thank ingy2009
Rockford, Michigan
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband wanted Mexican, but I encouraged him to try Cuban food. Southern Florida is a great place to delve into the Cuban cuisine! Begrudgingly, he gave in to my begging, while I was crossing my fingers it lived up the the Trip Advisor hype. Just flying in, we were famished, so we immediately ordered the Sampler appetizer. It had... More 

Thank AnneB1977
Yonkers, New York
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were hungry when we arrived in Plantation. We were in the mood for Cuban food and we asked the concierge at the hotel and she strongly suggested. When we got to the restaurant we are instantly happy with the service and the food a must-try!

Thank paule70
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a great restaurant! Portions are more than average (if you leave hungry that's your own fault cause the food is plenty) and absolutely delicious. 7 of my out-of-town colleagues joined me for their inaugural journey down to cubanfood-delightville and all (yep, 100%) felt that was one of the best meals they had ever had. Don't take my word... More 

Thank Malalande

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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
Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
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: 801 S University Dr Ste J105, Plantation, FL 33324-3367
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Plantation
  • Phone Number: +1 954-476-5777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?