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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
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Plantation, Florida
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the buffet at lunch, they have a chicken soup, and ensalada, with a platanitos fritos (plantains) and black beans are super delicious, some times they have Vaca Frita and pork shops, and you have to try the cuban flan

Thank josebJ7185TO
Plantation, Florida
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. It has an upscale feel without the upscale prices. The food is delicious and the portions are huge. You won't be disappointed !

Thank Dana F
Bronx, New York
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the urge for some plantains so I chose this spot. The buffet was alright. The yucca was salty but the plantains were good. The cafe con leche is a must have!! I was fine with the coffee alone.

Thank Lorne W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a huge Cuban food fan, and live in an area that lacks many options in this genre. Padrino's, also called Padrino's Plantation was a great opportunity to try some classics while on vacation. The lunch crowd was robust, mostly enjoying the buffet. We were offered the buffet but also told menu service was available; however, it seemed a... More 

Thank midlfig
Hollywood, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eric the server and Eric the manager were super friendly. I recommend the Tilapia and the Flan de Queso. Sobresaliente!

Thank johngringo2016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good prices, fantastic ambience. Couples can have nice dates, serving is enough for families and the staff/service is highly recommended.

Thank Harold L
Greensboro, NC
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Lunch buffet was a great value at $10.99. Lots of variety and the food was vey good. One of our group got the Cuban sandwich instead of the buffet and said it was very good. I will definitely return when I am in town.

Thank Bill S
Muskogee, Oklahoma
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This place is really good. The environment is nice and the customer service is good! Their plantains are great! They have plantain chips that are completely different but unbelievably good! Highly recommend this place.

Thank foote410
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The pig roast every 2nd Friday for $20 is quite an experience! I have never seen a whole pig carved by a chef🐖 The meat was tender and flavorful. The chicharones were not too hard and the yuca was delicious😍 The place was packed on a Friday and there was no wait for a table. It's a great spot for... More 

Thank Dru M
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended restaurant and they didn't disappoint. Great tasting food and the mixture of flavors complimented the food very well. Any meal with plantain is a great meal. We loved it.

Thank Justin B

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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
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: 19544765777

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