The food at Cuban Island is amazing! The Ropa Vieja is one of the best I have had in the US. The rice beans are well done and full of flavor. Delicious plantains and Yucca. If you are in Roanoke, VA, the Cuban Island is...More
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I stopped there during a quick visit to Roanoke. I met the family that owes the place and they were very kind and accommodating. The food is very authentic and plenty to eat. Would eat there again.
We wanted to eat at Cuban restaurant. This place is first rate on food and cleanliness. Next time, I will check out their Cuban club next door (opens only on Friday and Saturday nights). Any questions about food, feel free to ask them. It is...More
A deliciously vibrant restaurant with both great food and fun loving staff. Start with a simple Cuban pressed hot to crunchy perfection along with a nice bottle of beer or Cuban coffee and you'll find yourself wanting more. Very clean restaurant. Fast friendly service.
Call ahead if you plan to carryout. I went on my lunch break and It took 19 minutes from ordering to get my sandwich and I was the only costumer. The sandwich was big, and very delicious. The chicken was freshly cooked and a generous...More
Each visit to Cuban Island leaves me with a smile on my face! Such tasty food, friendly and welcoming owners...all in a super-clean establishment!
Although Fidel Castro has only been absent from the world scene a brief amount of time and travel between Cuba and the United States has only recently loosened up (the January 27 action by the current U.S. President notwithstanding), authentic Cuban Cuisine is and has...More
We have eaten a lot of Cuban food, as my wife is from Cuba. To say that this place was disappointing, is an understatement. We had the Ropa Vieja and it tasted like it was 'phoned in'. The spices tasted more Mexican than Cuban, and...More
I first tried Cuban Island as a quick lunch while working in the city as a police officer. I normally have reservations going ANYWHERE in uniform for food, but my issue was quickly put at rest by the owners. The interior is clean, food is...More
Let me start by saying that I am no expert in Cuban food, but I have travelled to S. Florida a number of times and always seek out Cuban food while there. I have never had a Cuban sandwich without roasted pork. WTH? Meat portion...More