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“Avoid this poor imitation of Cuban food”
Review of Back To Cuba Cafe

Back To Cuba Cafe
Ranked #386 of 2,099 Restaurants in Nashville
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Cuban
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Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Ordered the version of the cuban pork sandwich, it is awful! Tasteless meat, sandwich spread and old bread, tried some of their deserts and returned them, totally tasteless.

The food tasted like a bad Mexican version of Cuban food. I was not expecting anything like the famed Versailles Restaurant (in Calle 8 in Miami) but at least they could try to emulate real Cuban food.

The place is dirty, greasy, and looks like it has not been clean since it opened. A visit by the Sanitation Department may well protect the poor souls who venture into this place.

Overall I considered this place a waste of time and money. Do yourself a favor and away from this place.

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

First off, the place is small, appears to be in a low-rent place that's "sketchy" HOWEVER the food rises above it all! Step into this place, and you'll feel as though you've stepped into another country. And the staff was friendly and helpful...although sometimes a tad slow.

Fried beef was excellent! The sweet Plantains were perfect. And the Cuban sandwich was the best I've ever eaten--after many attempts.

When it comes to cost...its a great value that beats traveling to Miami...I'll be back!!!

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Thank ottofueler
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

The food is so good. I would recommend that get the food to go. The eating area is small and cramped. But still the food is wonderful

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Thank Kim W
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Place is wonderful. Food excellent and the employees work hard to please their customers. This is the type of food that reminds me of South Florida. Enjoy.

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Thank Tom G
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

Okay...it may be the only Cuban food in Nashville, but Back to Cuba is delicious! It's located in an "iffy" stripmall, but the restaurant is clean inside. Don't miss the plantains.

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Thank Needsunshine525
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