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“Hidden Gem in Lexington ky”

Old San Juan Cuban Cuisine
Ranked #98 of 944 Restaurants in Lexington
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Cuban
Description: Homemade Authentic Cuban Food
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Description: Homemade Authentic Cuban Food
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Just stumbled on this restaurant ....mom and pop ....small...just owner and his wife...and the food is inexpensive, plentiful and REAL Cuban cuisine. I had roast pork, black beans, fried plantains with fresh bread and some sort of Cuban soft drink for less than $15.00. Excellent!!!!!

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Thank Mike0912
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

I am Cuban, born in Cuba, lived in Cuba until I was 28, lived in Miami for 2 years, and I tell you the Cuban sandwiches in Old San Juan are among the best you can find anywhere in this country. They bake their own Cuban bread there, roast their own pork and put all the love a locally family owned business can only give. If calories is not an issue, Manolo's flans are phenomenal.

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Thank Angel T
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

This small restaurant and store is located close to New Circle and Nicholasville Road making it easily accessible from anywhere in Lexington. If you enjoy home made food you will love the Cuban sandwiches, Red Snapper, Rice and Beans, Fried Plantain. Wash it down with a soda or homemade pineapple shake. Old San Juan is run by a lovely couple who speak enough English to get your order. Try this restaurant when you have extra time as the food is made to order and you will wait for some things like the red snapper. This is not fast food...this is food that is prepared with care. Great for a long lunch on your day off!

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Thank Zenaida P
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Reviewed March 15, 2012

small, locally owned Cuban restaurant and market. The bread is outstanding.

Thank KyBoop
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Reviewed March 4, 2012

Went with a party of 6 and we all loved it! Homemade food prepared by a very friendly couple. They hardly speak any english, but that didn't bother us. The red snapper and fried plantations were fantastic, as were the turnovers. We also had two of their desserts, the flan and tres leches and both were full of flavor. Overall a wonderful experience!

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Thank vic088
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