Cuban Sandwich Café's straight-to-the-point name says it all: This is a restaurant that makes killer-good Cuban-style breakfasts and lunches, leaving the fancy (and the overblown) to other joints. The cubano sandwich, the fried plantains, the breakfast burritos and tacos and tortas--everything here benefits from the kitchen's focus on tried-and-true craftsmanship.
It's a reliable spot for delicious, satisfying fare that won't put a dent in your pocketbook. With the marinades and sauces on hand here, it's easy to develop a mean addiction to Cuban Sandwich Café's flavors: Branching out to other lunch spots can become a real challenge.
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