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El Cubo de Cuba

3106 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-4123
+1 971-544-7801
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good54%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“plantains” (15 reviews)
“maduros” (7 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (14 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3106 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-4123
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We both expected more meat in our dinner order as it seemed like the rice and beans took the main focus of the ropa vieja. But what meat we did get was very tasty. The mojitos were made fresh, the tostones were addictive, the plaintains...More

Thank Faran H
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I was so looking forward to coming here. Came into town on business and ate an early dinner. I was a little disappointed on the portion of the chicken. The plantains were good, I wish I would’ve ordered more. Didn’t finish the black beans. Maybe...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

For sure check out the vibe amazing food and awesomely helpful and friendly staff. Artwork and garden area is sweet. Definitely coming back for drinks. Love Love Love your spot! 💜 🇨🇺

Thank aprilgvi
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We heard good things about CUBO. We ordered the Ropita and Havana bowls for lunch. The Ropita could have qualified as vegetarian since the sparse 1 oz chunk of shredded beef was difficult to appreciate. Not enough to taste the spice with the tiny amount...More

Thank A7199PZdavidm
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My wife and I were looking for a quick, late-evening gluten free dinner. We found El Cubo and we were very happy with it. It's sort of like someone took a food cart and attached it to a seating area and called it a restaurant....More

Thank KNAPortland
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Came here for lunch around noon on a Friday. Ordered a vegan bowl (The Portland?) and another bowl that had meat. By mistake, they made us two meat bowls, but quickly changed the situation when I pointed out their mistake. As another reviewer has pointed...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem. Quite possibly the most original menu in the industry, partly because no one else specializes in Cuban food. I was really impressed by their original dishes and unique food offerings. There’s no other restaurant out there with a menu...More

Thank SuperTravller
Reviewed 8 March 2018

For the price would have loved more food (only 2 tostones should be illegal ha ha) but the meal had very good flavor. I would go again.

Thank T M
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

First time having Cuban food, so although I have nothing to compare it to, I can say that the food itself was fantastic! Dishes ordered: Mojo Shrimp, Ropa Vieja and the empanadas. All were stellar. The black beans and sweet potato fries were also winners....More

Thank 503Jetsetter
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Always excellent food with a choice to suit everyone. Great cocktails too. Friendly service and good value.

Thank Lee C
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15 April 2017|
Response from DarSigfusson | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3106 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-4123
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 971-544-7801
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