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Jose's Real Cuban Food - CLOSED

8799 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2210
+1 941-795-4898
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Jan 14, 2017
“Just as good as they promise!!”
Sep 6, 2016
“Very good ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8799 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2210
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

we had just eaten at a Cuban place in miami several days before trying Jose's real cuban...only found it cause we were going to Aces to see a Blues guitarist....yelp told me it was close to Aces....so we tried it and were not disappointed.....the pork...More

Thank o_lynne
Reviewed June 3, 2012

not only do we frequent Jose's for dinner with family and friends but we recently purchased a massive quantity of pulled pork and rice&beans for a party we held for the Founder's Day parade. the crowds raved and we relished in the all-you-could-stuff-in-your-face venue. love,...More

Thank fluidtherapy
Reviewed May 31, 2012

We ate here after reading reviews and love it. I had the blacken swordfish with rice and beans, my wife had the Cuban sandwich. Food was excellent and service was fast.My only con was it's very small so get here early or in between lunch...More

Thank N0fish
Reviewed May 29, 2012

The #1 with yellow rice rocks!!! Go hungry, you won't be disappointed. Amazing pork.... friendly service. If you go, you will be a believer!

Thank Stcloudmom
Reviewed May 25, 2012

I gave it 3 stars because the food was very good, but I almost did not want to eat it when seeing the state of the place. It was the dirtiest place I have ever eated in....floor, cooking area, around fridge and coolers, EVERYTHING! I...More

Thank Evelyn W
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Hard to find, and nothing to look at. Went there only because of Tripadvisor rating. Not disappointed. They first ask if you have been there before, If not, they give you a free sample of the shredded pork. It is to die for. Best Cuban...More

Thank fabio4029
Reviewed May 19, 2012

If you have spent the day on any of the beaches in Longboat Key, Holmes Beach, or Anna Maria Island and are beginning to get mighty hungry then you need to go east on Cortez Road to Jose's Real Cuban food at 8799 Cortez Road...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed May 17, 2012

I visit San Juan atleast once a year and enjoy the Puerto Rican food. Joses black beans and rice are the best you can get here in the states

Thank Horseball
Reviewed May 16, 2012 via mobile

We were so hungry after 3.5 hrs of kayaking and our guide told us to head to Joses-so glad we did! first time in they give u a sample of roast pork-oh my good! I had my cuban favorite arroz con pollo-chicken and yellow rice,...More

Thank BeachbumAggie
Reviewed May 9, 2012

I have tried a couple of different dishes at this place and I have to say that I have thoroughly enjoyed them all!!! Never knew what yuca was but found out I really like it!!! The pork is awesome, the people are awesome!! Will definitely...More

Thank Wanderer691
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $15
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8799 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-795-4898
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