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“First time visit”
Review of Tropical Kitchen

Tropical Kitchen
Ranked #5 of 86 Restaurants in Goose Creek
Cuisines: Puerto Rican
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

Some friends form Puerto Rico recommended this place and we went there as a group on a weeknight. The staff was very friendly and the food was great. My wife and I both tried the Mofongo and were very pleased. Quite authentic.Some other friends were there who tried the Cuban sandwich and commented that it was better than any they had when visiting Puerto Rico.I think we'll be back and try some of the other dishes.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

We were a bit disappointed. The reviews said Trpical was great. For me the food was ok. The service was ... none existent. Not worth a return visit.

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Jenny i, Owner at Tropical Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2016

Thank you for coming in. We have just come to see your review and we do apologize that service was not up to par. We are a small family owned restaurant and though we are at times short staffed for the amount of clients that come in at once there is no reason for our service to ever be anything less than excellent. We do invite you to stop back in if you are ever in the are and give us another try. Thank you.

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Reviewed July 26, 2013

The closest you can get to "Mami or Abuela's" cooking. The food is absolutely delicious. The cuisine is your typical Puerto Rican cuisine: rice, beans, chicken, Mofongo, salad, etc. The Mofongo was absolutely one of the best i have ever had! The Pernil was tender, juicy and extremely rich in flavors... If you are looking for authentic Puerto Rican cuisine, this is Charleston/Goose Creek's diamond in the rough!!!! We return as soon as I can. Gracias por todo!

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

Never having tried Puerto Rican cuisine, I was really curious about this place. It's a small restaurant, simply decorated. It's very casual and family friendly. We had the chicken mofongo and roast pork with beans and rice. We didn't know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised that both were really delicious. The mofongo got higher marks from us, just based on the garlicky sauce alone. The portions are really generous. We took leftovers home, and they were also very good the next day.

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Reviewed May 31, 2013

This is the BEST Puerto Rican I've ever had. Their chicken is juicy and tender, their mofongo is awesome and filling, and their Cuban Sandwiches are THE BEST I've ever had! Muy bueno!!!

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