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23 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3928
+1 212-315-4313
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had fried yuca, ropa vieja and a cubano with the most scrumptuous sauces. Wonderful food! I would love to go back again and try something different.

Thank profezeta
Tenafly, New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I am working in Midtown for years and visiting this place for lunch from time to time. It is busy one and for the reason - great choice of inexpensive Cuban food. I cannot say how authentic the food is, but it is definitely tasty. You have a choice of either take out or eat inside, but the place is... More 

Thank Eugene V
Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Ok, I am Cuban and also a world class traveler. I must tell all of you something: in NYC you have NO Cuban food restaurant. No one is true Cuban food. They are Mexicans looking like a raw simplified version of Cuba. This in particular has a problem added, the quality of food is absolutely bad. The food is cooked... More 

Thank Conrado Rafael M
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Love the food for the price. My favorites are the Cuban sandwich and the roast pork served with beans and rice.

Thank Merta1900
Dallas, Texas, United States
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered food to be delivered from Tina's for us and friends based on a recommendation. It arrived fresh and hot sooner than expected, very reasonably priced. The dinner was delicious, spiced to perfection. We were delighted.

Thank Dale P
Yakima, Washington
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Small, hole in the wall place frequented be locals. I ordered the Cuban sandwich. It was one of the best I've had! My friend orders the pork pernil sandwich.

Thank morena1178
New Jersey
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is not a fancy place at all even though it has a dining room in back. It's the equivalent of an Italian Focacceria where there are several hot buffet style foods and also a Cuban sandwich station. Great service and food. A hidden gem

Thank NJ_Travelerz
San Francisco, California
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This place was awesome. It's very small but don't like the size fool you. You can order, either, to go, or sit down table. They have daily specials that are scrumptious and filling. Portions are good size. I had the Cuban Sandwich which was so good. The side of "maduros" plantains was more than enough for two people They have... More 

Thank Leasha50
Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Great "hole in the wall" restaurant near Trump Tower. A wide variety of Cuban dishes, where I stuck with the Cubano and lemonade.

Thank GeorgiaDave
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Huge portions for quite cheap prices. Get the green sauce and empanadas (with whatever you choose for your main meal). So so good.

Thank ginal641

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3928
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-315-4313

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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