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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
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Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Have been coming here for so many years. It’s always good and the staff is pleasant. When I crave good Cuban food this is where I go. Strongly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed October 1, 2019

Flavorful cubano sandwich was well balanced, enough meat for average eaters. Salad also good. Lots of interesting options for a larger meals. I liked the interior, lots of light and well decorated. Service excellent.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

As a person of Cuban descent who grew up eating Cuban food in Miami, I was desperate for a taste of home in Houston. Cafe Piquet is a very nice location with a friendly staff. I ordered palomilla which was my dish of choice since...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 8, 2019

Always a pleasure to dine at this authentic Cuban restaurant. Her is what my husband and I shared. Carafe of red sangria - Leigh and fruity. Perfect for a refreshing adult beverage. Mariquitas - fresh plantain chips with a wonderful garlic sauce. We can’t eat...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Have been eating at the Cafe since the original restaurant...kinda dumpy but food was food. Then they opened this location many years ago. Still one of my favorite Cuban Restaurants PERIOD. Not just in Houston. Have eaten at many from Miami to Washington, DC to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 16, 2019

KISS method.. Good food, Very good prices, great service. Whenever I escape to Houston it is one of my stops and has been for 15 or so years. I am from Cuba.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the best Cuban restaurants in Houston. I have lived in Miami where Cubans is authentic and this place is authentic. We had the fufu de camaróns and it was amazing. It’s plantains with shrimp. It reminded us of the mofongo from...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

First off... the Congri is better than my Mama used to make, you understand? It's better. You need to ask for fresh diced white onion, but yes they somehow manage to make it better. The Pernil is so... so great. Warning: the garlic breathe afterward...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 10, 2019

My wife and I have been eating at Cafe Piquet for 20 years. The food is wonderful. The service is excellent and we really love ❤️ the ownership who never fail to make everyone who dines feel special. Thank you Cafe Piquet.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

I dined at this restaurant for lunch with four co-workers, 3 of whom had never had Cuban food and they enjoyed it. The portions are very generous especially for the price. My coworker ordered the plantain chips appetizer, and we ended up getting a huge...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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