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Gustazo Cuban Restaurant and Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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$6 - $24
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Spanish, Cuban
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love that small plates give the opportunity to try more things on each visit. I love spicy food but my wife, not so much. I also have a couple of friends I dine with regularly who like flavorful foods but not too hot. Gustazo...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank michaelrO5974CB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. We used to go as a last minute plan but it has become so popular that you should make a reservation.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank DonnaT223
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here by chance on our way north. The food is wonderful. Delicious and made from quality ingredients. Authentic. Try the camerones. Try the piquillo peppers. A good selection of beer and wine. Worth getting reservations. We were lucky to get in. Definitely want to...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank BRCanning
Reviewed December 19, 2019

It can get a little pricy for small portions, but I have never had anything but an amazing experience! Worth it!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Paul N
Reviewed December 17, 2019

Had a wonderful dinner (my husband a pork entree and myself several tapas)...all very good. Very reasonable prices and attentive service.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Carole L
Reviewed November 27, 2019

I ordered their Polenta con Camarones al Ajillo ~ Cuban style grits, shrimp cooked with garlic, butter and sweet smoked paparika with avocado. Warm, comforting and sinful! Thank you for this delightful treat. Located in Waltham downtown facing the Common, Gustazo is one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank breenhaziq
Reviewed November 7, 2019

Although I cannot attest to the authenticity of this Cuban food, I can say that it was truly delicious and interesting. I wish I lived closer to Waltham so that I could return to try more if their offerings! The three tapas we had were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed October 18, 2019

We were 2 couples on a Thursday night at 7:30 pm. We almost missed the restaurant because there is no external lighting but inside the small restaurant our reserved table was ready in a few minutes. The walls were covered with colorful Cuban posters and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Jo-Ann M
Reviewed October 18, 2019

I'd never been to a Cuban restaurant or had Cuban food. I love finding something that is different from what I'm used to. Small place, had a really bustling atmosphere and authentic feel. Food had terrific rich flavor.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Joe T
Reviewed September 29, 2019

I've never been to a Cuban restaurant before, so I am no judge of Cuban food, but this place had great tapas, similar to Spanish tapas, as well as large plates. The deserts were fantastic. The restaurant is rather narrow, but has a lot of...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Saw both wine and beer being served On my way! March 29, 2017. So, yes.
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