Cuban Restaurants in Santa Clara

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  • Habana Cuba
    Cuban herbs and citrus juices marinate slow-roasted pork, one of the many traditional Cuban dishes found on the menu at Habana Cuba. The cooks also fry omelets filled with plantains or potatoes, stuff avocados with marinated shrimp, and craft gluten-free items such as rib eye topped with onions. Bartenders complement meals with specialty cocktails, beers from all over the world, and imported coconut sodas made from the liquid that coconuts naturally excrete when placed next to a shipwreck survivor. Feasts unfold on Habana Cuba’s dog-friendly outdoor patio or within its two-level restaurant, which hosts private sit-down dinners for up to 70 guests.
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    238 Race St.
    San Jose, CA US
  • La Bodeguita Del Medio
    Good luck saving room for dessert! La Bodeguita Del Medio's filling fare exemplifies top-notch Cuban cooking in the heart of Palo Alto's Evergreen Park neighborhood. Whether you are looking for food low in fat or gluten-free, this restaurant is the place you want to eat. The bar at La Bodeguita Del Medio is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Dine out in the open during La Bodeguita Del Medio's summer season when patio tables are available for use. Score quick and easy seating for groups of any size at La Bodeguita Del Medio. Reservations are offered, so call ahead to lock down your table. No need to put on airs for a trip to La Bodeguita Del Medio — the dress code and ambience at this restaurant are totally laid-back. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy La Bodeguita Del Medio's cooking from the comfort of their own home. Street parking is available, or, on busy nights, a nearby lot is another option for drivers. Cyclists will also appreciate the plentiful space to lock up their bikes outside the restaurant. La Bodeguita Del Medio's mid-priced fare will typically cost you about $30 per person or less.
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    463 South California Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA US
  • Havana
    Havana serves up home-style Cuban favorites, leaving you with a full stomach. Score low-fat, vegan and gluten-free fare at Havana. For a specialty cocktail or nice glass of wine, take advantage of Havana's full bar. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly cuisine at Havana just as much as mom and dad. Have a large group? No problem. Head to Havana for easy seating. Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this bar. Give the bar a call to reserve your table ahead of time. Shake off the stiff workday duds at Havana — attire is casual. Getting your food to go is also an option. The bar has catering services as well. Ample parking is on hand — patrons can access the nearby garage or lot next door. Meals at Havana are moderately priced — most diners spend about $30 per person. The dinner menu is a crowd pleaser at the bar, though breakfast and lunch are also served.
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    1516 Bonanza St
    Walnut Creek, CA US
  • El Nuevo Frutilandia
    The azure-blue sea and palm-tree-lined beach on El Nuevo Frutilandia's rustic painted sign hint at the Caribbean cuisine served inside. A modest menu highlights multiple courses of Cuban and Puerto Rican dishes, including meatless options such as mofongo vegetariano, a classic dish of fried plantains smashed together with olive oil and garlic. Pork is featured throughout the menu, whether roasted and sliced alongside ham and cheese in the Cuban sandwich, or fried as chops with a spritz of lemon and crown of onions.
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    3077 24th Street
    San Francisco, CA US
  • Latin Grill Express
    Latin Grill Express: A User’s Guide Tapas-Style Dishes | Cuban-Inspired Classics | Latin American Bites | Live Music | Breakfast & Brunch Sample Menu Appetizer: empanadas stuffed with ground pork in a tomato-onion sauce Cuban Dish: roasted pork covered in cumin-citrus sauce and paired with bitter orange-marinated onions Latin American Dish: slow-roasted and grilled pork ribs slathered in housemade guava-chipotle barbecue sauce Dessert: sweet fried plantains with queso fresco Drink: sangria When to Go: Saturday for brunch, when musicians play live tunes Vocab Lesson Empanada: half-moon-shaped pastry stuffed with savory ingredients, such as meats and veggies; most Latin or Latin-inspired cuisines have some form of the dish. Tostones: fried slices of unripe plantain; a common side dish in Latin America. While You’re in the Neighborhood Before: Peruse the works of Chagall to contemporary artists displayed at Franklin Bowles Galleries. After: Unleash your inner oenophile in the tasting room at Wattle Creek Winery.
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    993 N Point St
    San Francisco, CA US
  • Paladar Cafe Cubano
    A true taste of the world, delicious Cuban fare can be found at Paladar Cafe Cubano. Plan to indulge a bit at Paladar Cafe Cubano, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare. Find the perfect vintage to complement your meal — Paladar Cafe Cubano offers a fine selection of wines, beers, and beyond. Open air seating is ready for diners at Paladar Cafe Cubano when the weather is warm. Ideal for birthday parties or other large get-togethers, Paladar Cafe Cubano has all the room you'll need to be comfortable. Be sure to make reservations so you can get seated right away. Paladar Cafe Cubano tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. Throwing a big party? Count on Paladar Cafe Cubano to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go. Drivers can leave their vehicles in the many street-side spaces. Or, for busier nights, garage parking is also nearby. The average check at Paladar Cafe Cubano will stay below $30 per person, so it's a relatively affordable option.
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    329 Kearny St
    San Francisco, CA US