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Back To Cuba Cafe

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4683 Trousdale Dr, Nashville, TN 37204-4584
+1 615-837-6711
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Crossville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We are from Tampa Florida where Cuban food is on every corner. Trying to find GOOD Cuban food in Nashville or Tennessee for that matter was more difficult, until I found Back to Cuba. I've been several times, usually I call in my order, pick it up & eat it for lunch. My mom had never been, so for her... More 

Thank Longleggedlovely1
Magnolia, Texas
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Came in based solely on reviews...don't usually make a eating stop in old strip centers...glad I did! Food is great...bread is light and delicious....tres leches cake for dessert! Some sort of Cuban pastry...was delicious! And pricing was good...very busy place...people coming and going!

Thank Sherry M
Brentwood, Tennessee
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I was excited to find a Cuban Restaurant located in Nashville after relocating from the Miami area of South Florida and was looking forward to finally finding a place to stop for a Colada. I visited around lunch on a Tuesday since they are closed on Mondays. They are located in a small strip mall with a gas station and... More 

Thank Ken D
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Although it's a very casual place, I consider Back To Cuba Café more of special occasion restaurant purely because I consume way too many calories when I visit. The menu isn't huge and I pretty much always end up getting a fish dish, plus (and here's the problem) an empanada or two and maybe some fried yucca. There aren't a... More 

Thank Alison M
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The bistec palomilla is amazing, the pechuga de pollo is always juicy and the rice and beans are an incredibly classic flavor that you can't get anywhere else.

Thank Lacie M
Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband is Cuban and love it.. I had the Ropa Vieja plate and impressed!!!! The bread delicious. Enjoyed

Thank Silvia M
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I'm not Cuban, but I've eaten authentic Cuban food in Key West. This tastes like the dishes I have had there. I love the plantains, the black beans and rice and chicken. The place could use more tables as its small. But it is a great place for a $12 avg Cuban meal. They have been there for over 15... More 

Thank Matt H
Nashville, Tennessee
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I was beyond excited to find Cuban food in Nashville. Decided to get a Cuban Sandwich and it just wasn't the best, it was kinda dry and just tasted like it was missing something. The coffee was okay, just nothing to rave about.

Thank samanthaannx
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Happened to be in the right place at the right time. Lunchtime came up and we happened to notice this little hole in the wall place. Food was excellent Media noche sandwich, grilled shrimp tacos, black beans. More than enough for two. Will return!

Thank JeaneVMC
Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

You know you're in a great Cuban restaurant when half the folks there are Cuban. I've been there several times, and it never disappoints. Today I had the Cuban sandwich with a side of fried plantains. Huge portions for both, I totally recommend sharing with a friend when you go. And they were both fantastic! It's a tiny place in... More 

Thank John N

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4683 Trousdale Dr, Nashville, TN 37204-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-837-6711

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