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Old San Juan Cuban Cuisine

247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
+1 859-278-2682
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“plantains” (7 reviews)
“roast pork” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in the area for years, but only today had lunch here. Wow! I will be back. What a precious couple. The food was amazing. I had roasted pork...could have split the meal there was so much. Tasty!! The black beans and plantains were...More

Thank Alou722
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Cuban sandwich here is the best I have tried anywhere. Very friendly people and atmosphere. I stop here every chance i get.

Thank Pissed-A-Hole
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there. It was the best cuban food ever. Had breaded beef with black beans /rice and plantains. I highly recommend this place. Also try the tres leche.

Thank Singleto1
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I just ate here for the first time. First time having Cuban food and I am a fan. Got the Cubana sandwich and fried sweet plantains. Food was great. Place run by a Cuban couple and everything homemade. Will go back.

Thank ElsieTipton
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great little AUTHENTIC Cuban restaurant over on Surfside. My husband lives for our trips to Florida so he can get REAL Cuban sandwiches made with REAL Cuban bread. He was in eighth heaven after one bite! He also loved the plantains. I love the Chicken...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Picked up two Cubanos and an side of fried green plantains. Wonderful and authentic food. Two people could split one Cubano and have plenty to eat but they are SO good I would fight somebody for one. It's basically a toasted ham and cheese but...More

Thank Toucan-Stan
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is better than the Cuban food I've had in Miami. The tripleta was awesome. The picadillo was top notch. I found myself going back 2 days in a row. It is a must see in Lexington. A hidden gem.

Thank Shawn W
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I've had to come to this place 2 days in a row. Tomorrow will be the 3rd. The tripleta was better than any tripleta I've had in Miami. Yet I find myself in Lexington Kentucky. The picadillo was fantastic. This is a hidden gem in...More

Thank MrSPW405
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I had dinner here last night. The food was so amazing. My husband is not a fan of black beans but he ate every single bite. He said they were the best he ever had. The service was spectacular and our order...More

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My wife talked me into eating at Brasabana restaurant. It was so bad I didn't finish my meal and drive to Old San Juan hoping it would be real Cuban Food. It was great. They are actually Cuban. I had a Cubano sandwich without Chorizo,...More

Thank fsbk9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Surfside Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-278-2682
  • E-mail
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