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204 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1716
+1 804-225-9216
11:30 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sad that the place you could get real Cuban sandwiches made on real Cuban bread made in Miami and trucked here and great mojitos is closed. If you want real Cuban bread now, you can get some that's made locally at Pop's Market on Grace.

Thank Changeservant
Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Hearty Cuban fare for a reasonable price. I heard that it gets noisy later in the evening when the bar fills up, but early evening was quiet. Good service.

Thank car0lf58
1 review
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Although the food looked and smelled good, we never got around to tasting. We noticed not one but 3 Roaches crawling along wall and floor. When we brought the attention to the waitress she acted like she didn't see it. We gathered our belongings and got out as fast as possible

Thank Melvin G
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We went here because of a Groupon purchase. We like to try new cuisines and restaurants we haven't been to. So, on a Saturday early evening we decided to get dinner at Kenn-Tico. The appetizer croquettes were good, our Mojitos were not tasty and no where worth $8.00. The dinner portions were large and we enjoyed our food. But it... More 

Thank CatMom2013
Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

The place is nice and quiet, good for family dinners where people can talk without shouting to be heard. Service was excellent and food was served very timely. All the dishes were delicious. However, in the El Cubano Especial, I was not able to distinguish any flavor from the Chorizo. The plantains were done perfectly and we ordered extra to... More 

Thank Rumy M
Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Chicken Soup is the best, try with 1/2 cuban sandwich or tostones you will love it.The parking is on the street or across there is a pay parking building.

1 Thank Macarena's L
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Was searching for a place to eat dinner near my hotel and found this place on a Yelp. I'm a big fan of authentic Caribbean cuisine, so I figured I'd give this place a go. I had the croquetas de jamón, which were tasty and then the steak and onions, w/ some maduros and it hit the spot. The decor... More 

Thank Duane T
Charles City, Virginia
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94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Try the pork roast and fried sweet plantains. The prices are reasonable and my buddies Cuban sandwich looked fantastic. The service was also very good and it was speedy. We were in and out in thirty minutes. I want to go back.

Thank Charlie0375
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Kenn Tico is a Cuban restaurant that seems very authentic. We nearly did not go in. The place was no busy and the graffiti on the walls and basic décor nearly made us turn around. It was the good reviews from Trip Advisor that won the day and glad it did. The manager/owner was very welcoming as were the waiters.... More 

Thank Alan H
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

While visiting a conference in Richmond I found this little place with authentic meals from Cuba. Most of all I value meals. My first "Caribbean" experience :) And it was worth it :) Delicious, healthy and great food

Thank Stas P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1716
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-225-9216

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