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“Great date night”
Review of Cabana El Rey

Cabana El Rey
Ranked #2 of 412 Restaurants in Delray Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Winter Garden
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great date night”
Reviewed May 31, 2009

After walking Atlantic Avenue and checking out the many restaurants, our choice for the night was Cabana el Ray. We arrived early and were the first to dine for dinner. Our server was attentive and offered mango and passionfruit mojitos that were excellent. Meal began with a yummy salad including hearts of palm, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, etc. Then we continued on to garlic pork chops and salmon with lobster bisque sauce, all accompanied by black beans and flavorful orange rice. This was a real treat and very large portions (headed to Kilwin's on Atlantic Ave for ice cream later).

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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“Best Mojitos and a wonderful blend of Cuban, Caribbean and Latin flavors”
Reviewed April 14, 2009

My wife, Stacy, and I have spend the last five months in southern Florida and we can say without a doubt, Cabana el Rey , on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, is our favorite restaurant. Its menu is focused on challenging one's palate with the flavors of the Caribbean. The wait staff is superb...Junior, Pamela, Tony, Else, Ericita, Raoul, Manny and all the rest are the most knowledgeable servers and bar staff we have ever encountered. The managers, Gene and Rick, insure that their staff can clearly describe not only all the ingredients but also the manner of preparation of every dish. They understand and care about dietary restrictions. The Mojitos are traditional and wonderful -- the best I've ever had...and I've done a few Mojito-crawls in many, many places. Everything is unique. They have a wonderful style of wings that incorporates Cajun flavors of New Orleans with the mole of South America and the Jerked BBQ spices of the Caribbean Islands. Their salads use a splendid mix of fruits and cheeses and the dressings can’t be described. Their Cuban Sandwich is the best I’ve had – yes they include pickles. Finally the Paella Valenciana successfully competes with the Spanish dish as does the Arroz con Pollo. The music is Latino and the atmosphere is Caribbean...great ambiance. If you ever get here you have got to try this stellar eatery...it will become your haunt as well. Stacy and I will probably see you at the bar.

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“Best Mojito's!!!”
Reviewed March 21, 2009

Every time I travel to Delray I must go to Cabana for lunch. They have the best bread, salads and mojito's ever!! Great atmosphere too! One of my fav places for lunch here.

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“great food, great atmosphere”
Reviewed September 13, 2008

great food, great atmosphere

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“Delicious civiche & nice...”
Reviewed April 12, 2008

Delicious civiche & nice cozy/romantic atmosphere

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