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1198 SW 27th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-2933
+1 954-584-7966
Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Huge portions, bring your appetite or share. Make sure you order sweet plantain, delicious! My group shared with each other, and everything was amazing. Vegetarian black beans a plus. Happy hour drinks are two for one.

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Thank Ahniwake R
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stopped in here on my vacation, the staff was very friendly and quick to ask if you need anything, the bad- they didnt have much selection of foods or drinks. i got the pork fillet and it was not that great

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Thank cabbage706
Miami, Florida
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156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a modest restaurant with delicious tasting Cuban food. The prices are moderate and their service was very personable. Our young waiter Alejandro made some delicious Mojitos for our wives and he consistently came around to ensure that we were ok with everything!

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Thank Alfred R
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited yesterday. I ordered seafood casserole. It was a big portion but the taste was good! The service was good as well. But I wondered about the restroom. It was clean. I probably went to the kid toilet...!? One of inside doors was tiny... just my curious....

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Thank Kokoricon
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The service was ok, the waiter seemed overwhelmed at times. The Milanese was good. The boiled yuca was great. The flan tasted old, but was not terrible.

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Thank Sal M
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Tamale Cubanos are delicious. The staff is friendly. The dining room is suffering from a identity crisis. I could not focus on my meal because there is music playing in the bar and live music in the dining room. Listening to both is weird. It ruined my meal and atmosphere. Pick one or the other. Thank goodness for the staff.

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Thank Foodywaves
Port Charlotte, Florida
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have been coming to Don Arturo's for thirty years. It is always excellent food and service. I recommend Masa de Puerco, yuca, moros. Don't miss out on the Cuban coffee called colada.

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Thank Ed W
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Good food. Tasted the tamale and steak. Service was good. Rice and beans were good and the fried tostones were really good.

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Thank Victor H
Illinois
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Really want to try this place. We heard great things.. Got all the way there but never got the chance. Why does it close so early..? 9:30pm is a very weird time.

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Thank Shellyello
Jackson, New Jersey
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was in Ft Lauderdale for a night with the family. I was looking for a place to eat some Cuban food. I didn't feel like driving down to Miami and was told about this place. We went on a Wednesday evening for an early dinner. The place wasn't crowded and we sat right away. We were waited on right... More 

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Thank Heyguy74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1198 SW 27th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-2933
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-584-7966

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