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“Mmmmm...Cuban Food!”
Review of Frijoles Colorado

Frijoles Colorado
Ranked #7 of 393 Restaurants in Lakewood
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cuban
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

We have been to this restaurant several times. This past weekend led us to their doorstep again. Absolutely in love with the vegetarian plate - beans and rice, Yuca, and plantains. Couldn't be better. Hubby enjoyed the pork plate; tender, juicy and tasty! Don't forget to enjoy a guava and cheese empanada, too. So worth the drive...

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Thank leoclab
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Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Finally! A small, family owned, Cuban restaurant! Authentic Cuban, tastes straight from Mom's kitchen. The lechon was tender and delicious. The black beans and yucca were also awesome. The Flan and Tres Leches were a delicious way to top off a meal.
This place is small (eight tables). You order at the counter. May have to get there early to find a seat. We drove 18 miles to get there and will do it again soon! Que Rico!

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Thank Nosoda
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Having spent a lot of time in South Florida and enjoying the great Cuban food there I had often wished for a great Cuban restaurant close to home. I was excited to hear that this restaurant had opened in the hood and gave them a few months before trying them. Slow roasted pork, Lechon Asado, is how I rate a Cuban place. Ordered this and their grilled steak entrees. While the flavor was good, the pork was dry. Usually this is served with a mojo sauce and their menu references the mojo style, but none offered. The red beans were very tasty as were the plantanos. I wrote to the owner the following day with some feedback and would have hoped for a response but nada! I will try and again and hope they stay around but dissapointed that they didn't value the feedback. One advantage was they offer take out which we opted for and seeing how small the place is, I think this is the way to go.

Thank jjtmcd
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a little joint in a strip mall in Lakewood that is a convenient place to stop by coming down from the mountains after a weekend of skiing. You can get a sandwich or a platter of Cuban goodness. The sandwich, although flavorful, seemed kinda skimpy for the price. It would be nice if it came with sides. The platters are huge and worth the price, and you get a good variety to the plate. The rice and beans were surprisingly cooked perfectly, though not greatly seasoned. The plantains or yucca were delicious! Bring some friends and order a variety of things and share!

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Thank joet602
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

A friendly place where the people who work there and possibly own it (they were so dedicated to quality and service) are warm and friendly. The food was fantastic. The meals are big (especially the plate dishes) and the sandwiches are huge. All of the food is delicious. Cuban pork dishes with lots of garlic and carmelized onion are so tasty. The beans and rice mixed together and the root vegetable really added to a very tasty dish. Don't miss this place if you are in Lakewood!

Thank radar63
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