Ten Best Cuban Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach
2. Padrino's Cuban Cuisine
Cuban Sandwich Factory
Padrino's in Hallandale Beach is one of four Florida locations where the Padrino family serves its traditional Cuban cuisine. Founder Diosdado Padrino opened his first restaurant in Hialeah in 1972, after joining his wife and two children, who arrived in South Florida in 1968. Today, the family operates several restaurants in Plantation, Boca Raton, and Orlando. Its Cuban sandwich is a stellar example of classic Cuban fare, made with the house-roasted pork and bread delivered to the restaurant from a nearby bakery daily.
1. The Cuban Cafe
There's nothing fancy about a Cuban sandwich, but at the Cuban Cafe in Boca Raton, you'll feel like you're getting something special. Since its start in 1991, the restaurant has been serving some of the area's best Cuban cuisine. This comes as no surprise, since the family behind the business has been passing down recipes for generations. Its Cuban sandwich is no exception, arriving piping hot, the bread well-grilled and gleaming from a sheen of butter fat. Unlike most Cubans pressed thin and flat, this sandwich takes the title of heavyweight champ. It's stuffed with large cuts of pork and several slices of thick-sliced ham, melded together with hot, creamy queso.
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