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Rincon Criollo

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4009 Junction Blvd, Corona, NY 11368-2123
+1 718-639-8158
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We had a family of 6 come here on a Saturday at 5:30 pm. We were seated right away even though there were quite a few customers already there. The waiters were very polite and friendly. The menu had many choices of appetizers, chicken dishes, and fish dishes. We were given crushed toasted pieces of bread, warm with butter on... More 

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Thank Kati123456789
Bayside, New York
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244 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Cuban flavors. Authentic Cuban food all around. Very inexpensive. The wait staff are eager to serve. That's why I'm a regular.

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Thank georgeny01
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93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017

if you've been to cuba, you'll understand why you don't need to bring your salt and pepper... this is one of the most favorable places i visit for their oxtail!! limited street parking is hard to find, you must keep checking the meters, depending where you park... the wait for this place goes pretty fast... when stepping in the hole... More 

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Thank Andrew K
Sydney, Australia
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789 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Had the rope via ja (braised beef, peppers & onions) rice & beans and maduros (plantains) on a tour with Fat Dave and were very impressed. Delicious.

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Thank Riddoch88
Atlanta, Georgia
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and didn't realize I haven't given review. OMG my bad. This place is awesome Cuban food with great service. I always get the breaded chicken with rice and black beans. It is fantastic. They do have other stuff on the menu. While there on this visit, they pulled out 2 paellas. They smelled wonderful. I... More 

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Thank Ed R
Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I've had the fried chicken, ropa vieja, rabo encendido, everything is good. The coffee is amazing as well.

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Thank gorshna
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We walked here from our hotel last week. The food was amazing and quick service. Had 2 bottles of wine. I'm always uneasy about asking to use public restrooms in NYC but I had to go! Bathroom was in the basement where food was organized, beverages were stacked nicely, it was CLEAN. Bathroom was spacious and clean as well. Waiter... More 

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Thank Meshelle P
Jackson Heights, New York, United States
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2016

the best Cuban food I have ever had here in the borough of Queens. Better yet, NYC. I recently went on a trip to Cuba and this restaurant really set high expectations for me over there. Awesome flavors and soo much plates to choose from. You will not be disappointed, go!

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Thank Lewis U
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

The story behind the brothers who own the restaurant is amazing! This is like going to Havana without the airfare. My favorite dinner is the pork chops served with fresh onions and fried plantains. I have been all over the world and this place is in my top three favorite restaurants. The waiters still wear black jackets and the meals... More 

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Thank bt70nyc
Atlanta, Georgia
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place bc I heard it was good. Well, they were right. This place was awesome. Really good Cuban food. Take it from me, I've lived in Miami for many years. My fav at this place is the pollo empanizado. Wow, talk about tasty. I was here visiting for TWO weeks and ate here 4 times. I recommend this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4009 Junction Blvd, Corona, NY 11368-2123
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Corona
  • Phone Number: +1 718-639-8158

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