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“Best pastries, Cuban and Media Noche's in Central Florida”

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Yaya's Cuban Cafe & Bakery
Ranked #51 of 72 Bakeries in Orlando
Cuisines: Cuban
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

While most bakeries have tons of pastries, Yaya’s baked goods including cuban bread, and delicacies are made daily and have the taste of freshness. My favorite of their pastries is their Quesitos, which are puff pastry full of sugared cream cheese, which are flakey and delicious! Don't bother getting one, at $1.35, instead purchase the half dozen for $7.50! You know you are going to want to eat them ALL! :)
Grab a cup of their fantastic Cafe' con Leche! Terrific taste, and so wonderful with the pastries!

Their Cuban sandwiches are delicious, but their Media Noche's are my favorite!! Get there for lunch EARLY before the seats are full, and get the lunch special which comes with Half sandwich, Black bean soup with rice, or a salad, and choice of drink for $7.95. I opt for the Cafe con Leche as my drink, then add some $ to make it a Grande'. YUM! This is making my mouth water, just writing this!

Though they have two locations, both are run the same. Terrific “fast” service, and friendly staff. Though the Curry Ford location is new, and noisier, it is the most popular due to its more central location, near Crystal Lake Drive. The other is in a neighborhood off Semoran Blvd, 2 blocks south of Colonial Drive, on the Southeast part of town.
The only reason I gave it a 4 star is that they don't have enough seating at peak times. Their food was excellent. Enjoy.
In the future, their name will be changing to Zaza New Cuban Diner so look for them on Facebook, and their future updates!
https://www.facebook.com/search/results.php?q=yaya&init=quick&tas=search_preload&search_first_focus=1361816371558#!/pages/Yayas-Cuban-Cafe-Bakery/144266835633976?fref=ts

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Hubs and I were running errands on a different side of town and decided to be adventurous and try something new for lunch. We landed at Yaya's and what a treat it was! I had the cuban sandwich, hubs had the vegetarian "haystack" (plantains, black beans, rice, salad, cuban bread) and we shared a mofongo. Everything was cooked perfectly! We usually don't even attempt to find cuban food in Orlando (we travel to South Florida often so wait until we are there)... but I will definitely return to Yayas! Service was fantastic. Very friendly staff and everyone helped out. Go there!

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Thank Bluezfan
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Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

True Cuban coffee & pastries. No need to drive to Miami. Miami is here! We will continue to go for breakfast especially, but lunch & dinner as well.

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Thank Ovalfire
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Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

Excellent Cuban food in Orlando! Great value and food is tasty, may not look like much outside, but worth goin through the door!

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Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

This place has been here since I was a kid and the food is still delicious as ever! It is a dive but don't let that keep you from enjoying some good food! I recommend the steak in a sandwich or plate with the fried plantain and mojito sauce! The red beans are great- but get the Cuban coffee and pastry before you go!

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Thank Grace4696
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