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Cuban Island Restaurant

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2910 N Highway A1a, Melbourne Beach Florida, Indialantic, FL 32903-2145
+1 321-241-4886
11:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Florida
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ropa vieja and mar y tierra were both outstanding. The sangria was awesome. The mar y tierra was a combination of ropa vieja, shrimp and a ground beef with delicious seasonings on a pan fried green plaintain. It comes,with a salad but you can swap out the salad for yellow rice which I did. It was comparable to what you... More 

Thank Don N
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This popped up when I put in Cuban food near me while near Patrick AFB We were not disappointed. We had the Churrasco Steak with Chimichurri Sauce. It was full of flavor. We live in the Daytona Beach area and this will be a definite 'must visit again' place. Quaint little place. Get there early or you will wait. The... More 

2 Thank 333CherT
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a unique experience. We were in Melbourne for the week and we visited twice. The first time was at the bar and we were well attended. Food was fabulous. Drinks were fun. The wait staff was very attentive to our needs and the other diners at the bar were friendly. Nice atmosphere and very authentic Cuban food.

2 Thank X516RSlindah
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch, for two in this cozy Cuban restaurant. Surprised when they brought us an appetizer of thinly sliced Cuban bread with a dip of ham salad, sauce on side made of olive oil, onions and habanero sauce-tasty. Very good lunch, sandwiches were large and juicy. Wait staff was very good. Cuban music on the flat screen TV. Nice... More 

2 Thank melbchsurfer
Savannah, GA
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small restaurant so be prepared to wait if you go at prime time. Get a drink at the bar, (we got a mojito), and wait outside and they will call you. The food was great. The service was superb. The hostess was very pleasant and as sweet as can be. Our waitress was named Love I believe... More 

1 Thank Lesterlee927
Melbourne Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and pretty authentic. We ordered food for take out but will definitely be back to eat here again soon.

1 Thank PeteKleinman
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The restaurant is cramped with narrow spaces between tables. The acoustics are terrible so it is very loud in there. Not a place to have a quiet conversation. Just good food in a clean place. The wait staff was a little distracted but the food came out beautifully presented. I had the cuban sandwich which was very fresh, tasty, and... More 

2 Thank jjz2015
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I was in business trip at Melbourne and feel to test Cuban food. There are many you can find but Cuban Island only local knows the quality of food. The seafood paella is the best I ever ate. The owner is so friendly and nice. I recommend if you stop by at Orlando get the car and try their Cuban... More 

2 Thank Morgan O
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I lived in Miami for most of my life.this restaurant.is the best for Cuban food in county.The food is the real deal

1 Thank Paul L
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

WARNING...Visiting Melbourne/indialantic area? ...if you want to be yelled at by your waitress, have the restaurant owner hide in the kitchen and refuse to speak to you...go to Cuban Island Restaurant. I've never, in 59 years, been so offended, appalled and mistreated in a restaurant. NEVER! Btw...It began when I politely told her that I ordered the tuna, not pork... More 

1 Thank MJM1899

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2910 N Highway A1a, Melbourne Beach Florida, Indialantic, FL 32903-2145
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Indialantic
  • Phone Number: +1 321-241-4886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?