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310 S State Road 7, Margate, FL 33068-5703
+1 954-979-7977
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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185 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Not only good Cuban bread but lots of baked goods to choose from sweets galore not sure but you might be able to get a Cuban sandwich.

Thank Franklyn D
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157 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A legitimate yet small Cuban bakery having all of the tempting offerings you would expect to find. The bread is the best in the area

Thank Franklyn D
Coral Springs, Florida
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Delicious little place. I had Cuban coffee, and a papas relllono. Loved them both. My friend had a Cuban breakfast sandwich and he loved his too. I highly recommend trying this place.

Thank Ron D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2016

love the food the people are amazing cakes are beautiful and delicious ill be cominng back alot more one of my favorite places now

Thank Chantelle P
Newark, Delaware
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We had lunch at El Recreo, first time there, a really delicious sandwich cubano (assorted meats on a grilled roll), absolutely delicious, and also huge for around $5. Also cortaditos = caffe macchiato. The coffee was also delicious, but note, it is pre-sweetened. if you don't want sugar, say so in advance. There are also many other sandwiches and Cuban... More 

Thank Peter C
Boca Raton, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a small bakery that serves great food. When I say small, I mean a couple of stools at a small wood "counter" and 3 small round tall tables. Obviously, this is not a 4-star bistro, but what it IS is a really good place to get a Cuban sandwich (pulled pork instead of sliced, which is wonderful), a... More 

Thank RichardO946
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180 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Tiny little cafe in a little strip mall. Went in for a sandwich and coffee. The cafe con leche was delicious, got a Cubano sandwich which was OK but very generous, and flan which was a little chewy but good burned sugar sauce. Very inexpensive.

1 Thank Candice C
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Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

I love getting my breakfast sandwiches. It's almost an obsession because their bread is incredibly freshly made. I love this place and the two Cuban ladies that work their bottoms off to make it possible.

Thank Kim S
Coral Springs, Florida
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This place is easy for me to get to because it is on my way to work. My experience has nothing to do with the quality of their bakery products. I had the cafe con leche and a pollo empandada. The service and cleanliness were excellent. The cafe con leche was weak and not made fresh. The pollo empanada was... More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I've solicited this bakery several times for catering trays for my parties and they are always great. The pastries here are wonderful, as well. The employees are so sweet and helpful. I have to try more of their menu and Cuban coffee!

Thank Alina M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Caribbean, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 S State Road 7, Margate, FL 33068-5703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +1 954-979-7977

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