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“Lived up to its billing!”
Review of Jose's Real Cuban Food - CLOSED

Jose's Real Cuban Food
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout
Sarasota, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Lived up to its billing!”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Jose's is becoming one of the more famous eateries in the Bradenton/Sarasota area and for good reason. The food is outstanding and Jose is an excellent host. Yeah, it's small. Yeah it's hot in there. Isn't that what you would expect in an authentic Cuban restaurant? Try everything on the menu. My guests and I tried the specials and we were not disappointed.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank TomTilert
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Cape Coral, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very friendly welcome”
Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

They greet arriving customers like long lost family. Food was very good and was served in such a great quantity that enough was taken home for another meal. Restaurant is small and very old Florida in atmosphere

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Sruediger
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2 reviews
“Jose was helluva host!”
Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Jose was having a bad day, with days of rain he ceiling was leaking and he had to close but welcomed us to order take out. His service and kindness was the ultimate!
Food was awesome too :)
Thanks Jose!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank TimBroom
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Longboat Key, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
185 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Shhhh --- Don't tell everyone...this is A GEM !!”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

This tiny place doesn't look like much from the outside , but the FOOD .......!!!! Real Cuban , really delicious , and outrageously inexpensive...

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
Thank OMALILY
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
176 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“What a place, the food is amazing”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

We have been several times and love it. Dinner or lunch the food is amazing. Its a great place to meet up with friends.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Beryl28
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