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923 N Magnolia Ave, Ste 300, Ocala, FL 34475-5125
+1 352-351-4853
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Ocala, Florida
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My buddy and I chose this place for lunch one afternoon. Heard great things about it and wanted to give it a try. Needless to say we were not disappointed. He had the lunch special and I had two empanadas. His dish was served straight from the visual hot plate at the counter. Mine was cooked fresh from the back... More 

Thank Michael B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

After living in Caribbean for hears we need a good fix of Cuban cuisine. Food was delicious. The coffee And dessert was great. Only negative was finding parking.

Thank klandaw
Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Large portions of great food. Small restaurant that gets packed during lunch time but you can't get mad at a business for being successful.

Thank So_Obvious
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the lunch special , I had the roast pork, my husband the shredded pork, both with black beans and yellow rice and fried plantains. DELICIOUS!!

Thank Debbie P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

When I visit Ocala this is one of two places where I stop and eat Cuban Food. Since I live in Minneapolis we don't have this type of restaurant there and I wish we did. Growing up in a cuban-puerto-rican family, i love cuban food. I love the cuban sandwiches made here along with other menu items. Since I only... More 

Thank edmn911
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113 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Our first visit to this restaurant was at 1:30 PM on a weekday, and the place was packed - very nearly every table was full. This is a good indication regarding the quality of the food. We ordered roast pork sandwiches to go, and were really shocked at the size of the sandwiches. They were huge and packed with pork.... More 

Thank john439
Jacksonville, Florida
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433 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a small restaurant in a strip mall and food is ordered at a counter in the back and is then served to the table selected by customers. The owner brought us a sample of sweetened cafe' con leche while we waited for our meals. All were very hospitable and we enjoyed a lovely and Large lunch. Leftovers were... More 

Thank 2Starbirders
Ocala, Florida
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Came in for bread and cafe- stayed for the best Lunch Ever! Husband and I tried both the pulled pork and pico and yucca and plantain - black beans- just the best Cuban experience in Ocala. Will be returning for both the food and the service. The option to sit outside or inside in a pleasant and clean environment leaves... More 

Thank Padgette M
Ocala, FL
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174 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This small, store front establishment offers friendly service & large portions. They offer limited inside seating and a few outside tables. Their picadillo (ground beef) is outstanding. Served with your choice of rice (if you love white rice this is the place to order it) & sides. I selected the white rice (very moist & tasty), black beans (packaged separately)... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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167 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

The food here is great. I've had no bad dishes here. The cortadito (coffee + milk) is excellent too. I enjoy coming here and getting their lunches. I look forward to my next visit.

Thank guate6

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Cafe, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 N Magnolia Ave, Ste 300, Ocala, FL 34475-5125
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-351-4853

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