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Vicente's Cuban Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SANDWICHES‏
Sandwich Cubano Grande
Pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, lite mustard and mayo on pressed cuban bread.
Sandwich De Pollo
Marinated chicken‏ breast, swiss cheese, grilled onions, mustard, mayo, lettuce, and tomatoes. Pressed on cuban bread
Vegetarian Sandwich Cubano
Avocado, lettuce,‏ roasted peppers, onions, swiss cheese, tomatoes, pickles, light mustard and mayo on cuban bread.
Empanisado Sandwich
Breaded steak, swiss cheese, pickles, lite mustard and mayo. Pressed on cuban bread.
Pan Con Bistec
Skirt steak, swiss cheese, grilled onions, mustard, mayo, lettuce and tomatoes
Sandwich De Portobello
Grilled marinated portobello mushrooms with goat cheese, roasted peppers, lettuce and tomatoes on cuban bread.
POULTRY
Arroz Con Pollo
Traditional cuban dish of saffron rice and chicken. Served with sweet plantains and avocado salad.
Pollo Con Camarones
Sliced chicken‏ breast and shrimp, sauteed with mushrooms, in a basil tomato sauce with a touch of cream, served with white rice and sweet plantains.
Pollo A La Diabla
Strips of chicken breast sauteed in spicy creole sauce, mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, onions, peppers, and Spanish white wine. Served with white rice and sweet plantains.
Pato A La Naranja
Semi boneless half duck roasted until golden brown. Laced with grand marnier orange sauce and served with white rice and sweet plantains.
Milaneso Cubana De Pollo
Breaded chicken breast, tomatoes, criolla sauce and melted Swiss cheese. Served with white rice and sweet plantains.
MEATS‏
Chilindron De Cordero
Tender meaty lamb shank slowly braised in a rich Merlot wine sauce and vegetable mirepoix. Served with Moro rice and sweet plantains.
Lechon Asado
Roasted pork leg, marinated with zesty mojo de ajo sauce. Served with Moro rice, yuca, and sweet plantains.
Solomillo Don Vicente
Center cut filet mignon seasoned and grilled to perfection over a mushroom Rioja wine sauce. Served with rosemary roasted potatoes, fresh vegetables and sweet plantains.
Corte De Lomo Encebollado
Seasoned and grilled choice center cut sirloin steak. Topped with caramelized sauteed onions and mushrooms. Served with rosemary roasted potatoes, fresh vegetables and sweet plantains.
Palomilla
Thin cutlet of choice top round, seasoned and quickly grilled. Topped with grilled onions. Served with white rice, sweet plantains and black beans.
Bistec Empanisado
Breaded cuban steak served with white rice, fried sweet plantains and black beans.
Rapo Vieja (Old Clothes)
A cuban tradition. Thinly shredded beef, seasoned with red wine, tomato sauce, bell peppers and green olives. Served with white rice, sweet plantains, and black beans.
Pork Loin Medallions
Pork loin medallions grilled then finished in the oven with fresh apple-raisin-cinnamon sauce with a touch of cuban rum. Served with white rice and sweet plantains.
SEAFOOD
Zazuela De Maricos
Assorted seafood consisting of shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels, and clams. Sauteed with fresh tomatoes, peppers and mushrooms. Served with white rice and sweet plantains.
Pargo Al Modo Mio
Blackened filet of snapper, sauteed artichoke, tomatoes, capers and red peppers. Laced with muga white wine sauce. Served with white rice and sweet plantains.
Camarones Enchilados
Shrimp sauteed with onions and peppers in a spicy creole sauce. Served with white rice, sweet plantains and avocado salad.
Tilapia Dona Maria
Pan seared fillet of tilapia sauteed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, mussels, and shrimp. Topped with tomato lobster sauce. Served with white rice and sweet plantains.
Salmon A La Parrilla
Seasoned and grilled fresh salmon filet. Laced with wine lemon sauce. Served with white rice, sweet plantains and sauteed baby spinach.
Langosta Criolla
Lobster tail sauteed with extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, white wine, lemon juice and parsley. Served with white rice, sweet plantains and avocado salad.
Gratinado Del Chef
Shrimp, scallops, and mushrooms sauteed with shallots. Flambeed with spanish brandy in a creamy tomato sauce. Au gratin with parmesan cheese. Served in a puff pastry shell with sauteed vegetables and sweet plantains
Camarones Criollas
Jumbo shrimp sauteed with extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic white wine, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, and parsley. Served with white rice, sweet plantain, and avocado salad.
PAELLAS‏
Cuban Style Paella
Lobster, shrimp, calamari, scallops, spanish sausage, chicken, clams, mussels, vegetables and spanish saffron rice.
Paella Marinera
Lobster, shrimp, scallops, calamari, clams, mussels, vegetables and spanish saffron rice.
Paella Del Huerto
Vegetarian paella made with assorted seasonal vegetables and spanish saffron rice.
Paella Valenciana
Shrimp, scallops, calamari, chicken, clams, mussels, vegetables and spanish saffron rice.
TAPAS
Tortilla Espanola
Traditional spanish potato and onion omelet.
Papas Rellenas
Delicious seasoned mashed potatoes. Generously stuffed with flavorful ground beef. Breaded then rolled into a ball and lightly fried.
Filetillo De Lomo
Tender strips of beef sauteed with garlic, onions, mushrooms, and peppers in a rioja wine sauce.
Chorizos Con Setas Al Jerez
Spanish chorizo and fresh mushrooms sauteed with olive oil, minced garlic and flambeed with sherry wine.
Almejas Capricho
Stuffed clams with shrimp and crabmeat. Sprinkled with bread crumbs and parmesan cheese.
Camarones Cubita Bella
Shrimps, cream cheese, and a slice of jalapeno pepper wrapped in bacon and deep fried until crisp. Served with creamy grain mustard sauce.
Surtido De Espana
Manchego cheese, serrano ham, cantimpalo chorizo, and marinated olives.
Mejillones Al Citrico
Fresh mussels steamed in white wine and citrus beurre blanc.
Empanadas
Cuban style turnover, filled with ground beef or ground chicken. Served with spicy tomato and cilantro dipping sauce.
Meson Especial
Spanish chistorra chorizo, shrimp, calamari, scallops, and mushrooms. Grilled and seasoned with garlic lemon sauce.
SIDE DISHES‏
Plantanos Maduros
Fried sweet plantains.
Yuca Con Mojo
Boiled yuca (cassava), grilled onions and mojo.
Moto Rice
Seasoned rice with black beans.
Papas Fritas
Seasoned french fries.
Tostones
Double fried green plantains. Topped with light garlic.
Yuca Frita
Fried yuca sticks (cassava).
SOUPS
Cup
Bowl
Crema De Lagosta
Lobster bisque served in either a cup or bowl size.
Cup
Bowl
Frijoles Negros
Black bean soup served in either a cup or bowl size.
SALADS‏
Caesar Salad
Heart of romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, and parmesan cheese. Topped with a creamy caesar dressing.
Aguacate A La Vinagreta
Fresh avocados, lettuce, tomatoes, and red onions all seasoned with a vinaigrette dressing.
Ensalada De Pollo A La Parrilla
Marinated grilled chicken breast, field of greens, tomatoes, bell peppers, and red onions.
Ensalada De Pera
Pears soaked in a spanish anis sambuca, breaded and deep fried until golden brown. Served a top a field greens, dried cherries, candy walnuts, and manchego cheese.
Cuban Pepper Salad
Field of greens, lettuce, tomatoes, green olives, and red, yellow and green peppers. Served with vinaigrette dressing.
DESSERTS
Flan Al Caramelo
A cuban style custard dessert with caramel sauce.
Tres Leches Cake
A traditional latin american moist sponge cake soaked in three types of milk. Topped wih fluffy vanilla meringue.
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Dark and‏ white chocolate mousse seperated by three layers of marbled cake. With a finale of dark chocolate ganache.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Given the reviews I have to say I was expecting much more. Perhaps our first mistake was ordering the paella ... the menu said at least an hour to prepare which made us hesitate but the server said it would be more like 45mins, it...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Enrico P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lively Cuban restaurant in downtown Detroit. Skirt steak with chimichuri and the twin lobster tails were great. We can't do rice, so they offered grilled vegetables as an option - thank you. Don't forget the mojitos and caipiranhas - made to perfection!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank billh0513
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was hoping for authentic Cuban food as I love it but instead found a restaurant inspired in Cuban cuisine but lacking the flavor and experience of a latin restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank valerie1478
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in town visiting friends.They took us here.We all had different meals and everyone enjoyed their particular meal. The service was very good. The place was packed the whole time.That is a sign of a good place.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Richard O
Reviewed May 14, 2019

I love Cuban food and have had some great dishes around the states. I'm sorry to say this was not my favorite Cuban meal. I had the Chicken and Shrimp entrée in a spicy tomato sauce. It was not that spicy and the chicken was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BonnieG24
Reviewed May 11, 2019

We liked this place - food as quite good and service was attentive. It's petty loud and a bit packed the way the crowd their tables together. Would go again, but not best restaurant in town.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank helia_bunch
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Visited on a Sunday afternoon with friends. It was a nice sunny day and the place was relatively empty. Were seated promptly at a large table in the back. On Sundays there is free parking on the street. The menu is pretty extensive. Not having...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kumarsivan
Reviewed May 6, 2019

The reception and service at this place is blah. The food, just average. There is no pizzazz or sparkle here. Just a tired eatery coasting on a tired reputation. They serve at a level just to get by but there's no reason to go out...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank doodle1957
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

GOOD: Paella was amazing - great portions and worth the wait! Atmosphere was really nice. BAD: Menu showed that gratuity for 10 or more guests is 20% but when we got our bill, we were charged 25% ! Can they do that?? Drink prices changed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I guess it’s me. I’ve traveled extensively and I’ve had some AMAZING Cuban food. Our food was OK, the serving was OK, light on the black beans and plantains. The bread was average, at best. Clearly there is a pricing attitude in this area that...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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