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“Vivian, will you adopt us? :) We loved it here!!”
Review of Qubano Restaurant

Qubano Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 209 Restaurants in Isla Mujeres
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
New Jersey
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Vivian, will you adopt us? :) We loved it here!!”
Reviewed December 19, 2010

We discovered this little gem about half way through our vacation and were hooked for the remainder of our days on the island! The Hungarian potatoes are a great place to start-- excellent flavor.. Definitely must try.. The Vivian salad is AWESOME. could be a meal- but somehow our stomachs grew while we were there and we were all able to eat more than normal.. The Cuban sandwich is to die for as well as the pork sandwich.. the vegetarian sandwich was very rich and DELIGHTFUL! This restaurant must be visited on any trip to isla.. We miss you already Vivian and can't wait to see you again!!

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Austin, Texas
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“DON'T MISS THIS!!!!!!! YUM!!”
Reviewed December 16, 2010

Qubano's is a find! The Toston is divine, the salads sumptuous, the Cuban sandwich would make Castro defect ! Everything is delicious. Don't miss the Hungarian potatoes if she is making them that day. There is something for everyone, kids included (try the yuca fries!). I've eaten there about ten times and have loved every morsel. I'm a "foodie" who seeks out great places to eat all over the world and can tell you this place matches some of the best. It closes at 5pm, no dinners. But even perfection needs some time off.

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Quebec City, Canada
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“Unique, charming and most of all delicious!”
Reviewed December 13, 2010

We have spent vacations in Cuba and are always are dissappointed in the food. We come to Isla Mujueres, Mexico and have Great Cuban food?! Qubano's is charming, unique and delicious. We had the fresh watermelon water, Hungarian potatoes, and split the Tostono and Torta Cubana Tortas (sandwiches). Our best meal yet on Isla. Don't miss it!

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“Plantain and yucca rule”
Reviewed December 12, 2010

Best sandwich and salad! I enjoyed every morsel! So worth rearranging our day to get into town before 5 so we could experience this restaurant

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Austin, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
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“Back in Isla, Back to Qubano's Great Food!!!”
Reviewed December 8, 2010

The food at Vivian's Qubano restaurant is excellent!!! Her Cuban sandwich is perfect, the Hungarian potatoes to die for, the big Vivian salad is delicious, the vegetarian sandwich is yummy, the burger is GREAT! And then there is "The Toston Sandwich", as I was asking Vivian less than an hour ago, "Can you copyright this?"
I am back in Isla and my first stop was Qubano's for a toston sandwich fix. Been there every day for another chance to enjoy the excellent food Vivian serves her guests.
Vivian's Qubano Restaurant and Isla's North Beach...Yes, there is a paradise

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