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1123 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4423
+1 260-471-0700
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
17 Dec 2016
“Great lunch, everything is made fresh to order. The croquetas are amazing! ”
2 Aug 2017
“Terrible experience at newly opened restaurant on Wayne Street ”
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
1123 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4423
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I understand this location just opened yesterday but waiting over an hour for lunch is ridiculous! So we got it to go which was nuts! We should have just left! Got back the office to eat and the sandwich tasted like it had been sitting...More

Thank Hunteth1
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful! Everything is made fresh to order. Right on State Street with parking in the back. Great for families too.

Thank andihamfam5
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for something diffferent for lunch. Wife searched and found this place. Read reviews and decided to try. Love it. Small place with limited inside seating and a few tables outside. Right on a Main Street. I'm not Cuban but place seems genuine. The sandwiches...More

Thank MacLuvR
Reviewed 16 September 2016

after a long morning of site visits we needed to grab lunch near downtown. my coworker suggested Caliente and we weren't sure as none of our group were very familiar with Cuban sandwiches. all i can say is it was the best decision ever. upon...More

1  Thank BillBixby219
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We couldn't pass up the opportunity to have a Cuban sandwich in, of all places, Fort Wayne. It was good...we would go back. As far as we know it is the only place in Fort Wayne for Cuban food. If that is case, we would...More

Thank Bill95403
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Wow, the food was great. The Cuban was very good. The American Cuban bbq was good as well. The jalapeño poppers were excellent.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I loved eating a cuban meal in this restaurant n FW. The restaurant is simple; the food is very good and the owners are really kind and welcoming. If you are in the area and want to have a great cuban meal for a reasonable...More

1  Thank Susi070
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I'm always up for trying new food and this hole in the wall spot didn't disappoint at all. The fresh bread and flavors were so good and the Cuban coffee was to die for. Love!!!

Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This place is great! Owners are so friendly and helpful and the Cuban sandwich is amazing! The menu has a variety of choices but not overwhelming. Something for everyone. What a gem!

1  Thank mommyof2kr
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We were taken to Caliente shortly after moving to Fort Wayne in 2010. Since then, we have made Caliente a mainstay for outstanding Cuban food. Our family favorite still remains the Cuban Sandwich. Just for s.... & giggles, we tried to duplicate it at home,...More

1  Thank Thomas H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4423
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-471-0700
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