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Elena's Cuban Cafe

2246 E Edgewood Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-3643
+1 863-665-3333
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“black beans” (6 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
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2246 E Edgewood Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-3643
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for over 10 years. The food is always amazing !!!! If you want real Cuban food this is the place to go.

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Elena’s Cuban Café serves good quality Cuban food. Today for lunch I had the daily special: Picadillo. This ground beef dish was mixed in a flavorful tomato sauce with diced onions and green olives. The dish came with a side of delicious sweet plantains and...More

Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a popular place (rather small) for good Cuban food. It's a family operation and everything is unsophisticated, but tasty. We love to go here for a good, solid lunch. They haves specials each day, too. Clean and efficient, you order at the window...More

Thank franciefuhrel
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Empanadas were good, cheese are more like a fried arepa but were tasty. Rices white, congrí, and yellow (with chicken) were all flavorful, but "Arroz con Pollo" was a little heavy on cumin. Pork chops were very tasty, liked better the smoked pork chops, but...More

Thank magvel004
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was our first visit to a Cuban Cafe. We didn't really know what to expect but we thought it would be better than it was. The food was okay but nothing to write home about.

Thank Montana M
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I enjoy eating here because it is one of the few spots I can get Cuban food in Lakeland. Anytime the owner takes my order, he can come off as rude. But when a man comes in, he is talkative and friendly. I especially notice...More

Thank mcqueenbee
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I got takeout from Elena's last night for my son and I. We got the Ropa Vieja, a Cuban sandwich, and some potato balls (potato stuffed with ground beef and then fried). Everything was great! It's great to know that I can get good Cuban...More

Thank 10Miler
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I'm from Miami and whoever is or has been in Miami knows that the latin food there is as close as its own country's origins. I've being looking for a cuban restaurant as good or as close to the ones in Miami and finally I...More

Thank GMAC2305
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Friday evening at 6 pm. The Cuban folks here must eat their main meal at lunch and as I noticed sandwiches and fries at night. I ordered the Friday special of cod cooked in tomatoes and onion. It was refrigerator cold in the middle and...More

Thank Love2eat32547
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Elena's has amazing food and great prices. It has everything, in my opinion, to be the best restaurant except for one thing: its business hours. You want to grab something for dinner but you only have until 7pm because at this time, the restaurant closes....More

2  Thank Fabiane B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2246 E Edgewood Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-3643
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-665-3333
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