$10 for $20 Worth of Cuban Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Cafe Piquet

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Creole sauces and plantain sides decorate the award-winning restaurant's Cuban entrees, such as oven-roasted pork and plates of red snapper

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$10 for $20 Worth of Cuban Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner

An appetizer of tostones ($4.50) mixes fried green plantains with garlic sauce. Meat entrees include the popular holiday dish, pernil ($12.25), an oven-roasted pork topped with garlic sauce or the chuleta empanizada, a fried, breaded pork chop ($10.99). Click here to see the full menu.

Cafe Piquet

Though the imperial Doric columns inside Cafe Piquet aren't indicative of the cuisine's origins, the pictures and artifacts on the walls—which range from movie-star portraits to framed bills of currency—all pay homage to Cuba. The authentic decor echoes the traditional recipes in the family-owned kitchen. There, chefs layer swiss cheese, ham, pork, mustard, and pickles onto medianoche sandwiches that helped the restaurant win the 2009 Houston Press award for Best Cuban Restaurant. The paper deemed the sandwiches "easily the best in the city," and commented on the menu’s knack for drawing crowds of native Cubans with its recipes.

Those recipes include plates of grilled red snapper, pork chops, and sirloin steak that arrive with sides of plantains and yucca, imbued with flavor from garlic and creole sauces. After devouring the dishes, full visitors who have become sleepy can conclude meals with cups of cuban coffee.



Reviews

Best Cuban food In Houston! From the Crouqettes to the ropa vieja! ... no one leaves hungry!

Art B., Yelp, 6/26/12

Great for large gatherings or cute dates - decor is very homey and just as friendly and warm service.

Jennifer M., Yelp, 10/10/12

Tips

  • “Everyone is very nice, me and my friend always go there for lunch and we appreciate Rogelio for his wonderful service and kind.. :)”

  • “Great food, nice waitstaff, good service.”

  • “Good service with excellent food”

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    Bellaire

    5757 Bissonnet St

    Bellaire, Texas 77401

    713-664-1031

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