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Old San Juan Cuban Cuisine

247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
+1 859-278-2682
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  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“plantains” (8 reviews)
“roast pork” (6 reviews)
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247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and they let me practice my Spanish! Also don’t forget to try the little desserts OMG they were sooooo yummy and baked fresh. Will visit again very soon!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank camille b
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Met a friend who lived in South America for over 30 years for dinner. (Having a fluent Spanish speaker going to a new Latin American restaurant is a good strategy.) My only question was I perceived to be concessions to North American preferences. (Feel free...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 354hl
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in the area for years, but only today had lunch here. Wow! I will be back. What a precious couple. The food was amazing. I had roasted pork...could have split the meal there was so much. Tasty!! The black beans and plantains were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Alou722
Reviewed March 5, 2018

The Cuban sandwich here is the best I have tried anywhere. Very friendly people and atmosphere. I stop here every chance i get.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Pissed-A-Hole
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there. It was the best cuban food ever. Had breaded beef with black beans /rice and plantains. I highly recommend this place. Also try the tres leche.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Singleto1
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

I just ate here for the first time. First time having Cuban food and I am a fan. Got the Cubana sandwich and fried sweet plantains. Food was great. Place run by a Cuban couple and everything homemade. Will go back.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ElsieTipton
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great little AUTHENTIC Cuban restaurant over on Surfside. My husband lives for our trips to Florida so he can get REAL Cuban sandwiches made with REAL Cuban bread. He was in eighth heaven after one bite! He also loved the plantains. I love the Chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Picked up two Cubanos and an side of fried green plantains. Wonderful and authentic food. Two people could split one Cubano and have plenty to eat but they are SO good I would fight somebody for one. It's basically a toasted ham and cheese but...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Toucan-Stan
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

The food here is better than the Cuban food I've had in Miami. The tripleta was awesome. The picadillo was top notch. I found myself going back 2 days in a row. It is a must see in Lexington. A hidden gem.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Shawn W
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

I've had to come to this place 2 days in a row. Tomorrow will be the 3rd. The tripleta was better than any tripleta I've had in Miami. Yet I find myself in Lexington Kentucky. The picadillo was fantastic. This is a hidden gem in...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank MrSPW405
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-278-2682
  • E-mail
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