There’s lots of good reviews for Cubana Cafe on Yelp! In each of it’s locations in Brooklyn, they serve a complementary plate of tostones with two salsas, rather than some slices of bread. Appetizers consists of empanadas, papas rellenas, ceivche, and a few mixed salads.
Sandwiches? The classic Cuban sandwich, along with the palomilla (pounded) chicken or hanger steak sandwich, along with others. Like any other Cuban restaurant, ropa vieja is served, with, of course, sauteed onions and rice & beans.
As for their other plates, try out a Latin American staple arroz con pollo, half chicken served with rice & beans; palomilla, pounded chicken breast marinated in garlic, lime, & onions and served with rice & beans.
Cubana Cafe carries a full bar, has full, courteous waiter service, outdoor seating, and take-out & delivery. Cash only.
272 Smith St.
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
F G trains to Carroll St or Bergen St.