$15 for $30 Worth of Cuban Fare at Gusto Cuban Café

Ralston

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In a Nutshell

  • Authentic, fresh Cuban fare
  • Specialty homemade desserts
  • Lively, festive atmosphere
  • Outdoor seating

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Promotional value expires Sep 6, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Dine-in only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

With its ever-changing coordinates and conspicuous absence from the Beach Boys' "Kokomo," Cuba is one of the more difficult to locate Caribbean nations. Dig into this enigma with a fork, knife, and today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Cuban fare and drinks at Gusto Cuban Café in Ralston.

The friendly staff at Gusto serves up an authentic Cuban menu in a casual, Caribbean-inspired atmosphere. Influenced by his mother's cooking, chef and owner Roberto Meireles uses only fresh ingredients in all of café's offerings, including starters such as the ham and chicken croquettes ($5.25) and fried yuca strips ($4.99). Flavorful entrees, such as the lechon caribeno, or roasted pork in mojo sauce ($15.99), stuff stomachs alongside succulent sandwiches including the media noche, which layers ham, roasted pork, cheese, mustard, and pickles on pressed bread ($8.99). The short shelf life of delicate regional desserts, such as the chocolate flantastico ($10) or tres leche cake ($8.50), creates a perfectly plausible excuse for eating the entire dish without taking a breath or blinking. The festive eatery boasts an outdoor patio and live music on weekends, creating a lively space for enjoying casual meals among family, coworkers, or co-crossword-puzzle enthusiasts.

Gusto Cuban Cafe

Owners and chefs Roberto and Ana Meireles pile plates high with meticulously crafted dishes of beef, pork, poultry, and seafood made to order from fresh ingredients and traditional spices. Fried plantains, tropical fruit shakes, and Cuban sodas serve as plane tickets for the palate as lush foliage, cabana decor, and a working baggage claim evoke Caribbean climes. Libations from a brightly colored bar balance the subtle spice of the restaurant's signature red Cuban creole sauce. Gusto Cuban Cafe's patio bustles during the warmer months, and salsa dancing on weekends, like getting stuck on a slide, gives people an excuse to shake their hips.

Customer Reviews

All around great!
Michael H. · 4 days ago
Great people, wonderful food!
Scott Y. · 6 days ago
Great food, great mojitos, friendly staff. Great Salsa dancing later in the night too!
A. P. · January 9, 2017
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    Ralston

    7910 Harrison St.

    Ralston, Nebraska 68128

    402-614-7800

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