Best Cuban Food In Chicago

October 5, 2010 5:20 PM


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Habana Libre

1440 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 243-3303

You’ll feel like you’re in your grandmother’s kitchen at Habana Libre. This cozy Cuban restaurant on the northwest side of Chicago cooks delicious roja vieja, jibratos, and Cuban rice- and it’s BYOB.

Café Bolero

2252 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-9000

Café Bolero serves up authentic Cuban food in a sophisticated atmosphere that will impress your sweetheart – without breaking your bank account. Try for a seat in the back room, which is almost entirely lit by candles.

90 Miles Cuban Cafe

3101 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 248-2822

You can start your day out with a great breakfast of omelettes, pastries and their famous cafe con leche.
A taste of the forbidden is closer than you think, with their mouthwatering authentic hot Cuban sandwiches. End your night with their delicious plates of any of meat accompanied with black beans, rice and plantains. They also offer healthy and vegetarian alternatives to satisfy all customers.

Cafe Laguardia

2111 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 862-5996

Café Laguardia is known as one of the best Cuban Chicago restaurants, located in the Bucktown Wicker Park neighborhood. Well-known in the local neighborhood for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere, it’s the perfect place for eating some home-style Cuban food, trying some well-prepared Cuban drinks from the fully-stocked bar, or just relaxing in the leather couches next to the fireplace.

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412 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
Neighborhoods: Near North Side, River North
(312) 644-1900

This Pan-Latin Grill and Mojito Bar is located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, specializing in Cuban-American cuisine, and specialty drinks. Massive windows opening up onto Clark Street make their River North pan-Latin eatery a prime pick for a spicy lunch date or a happy hour mojito. Dishes range from Mexican-style carne asada to apricot-mustard-chipotle pork chops to a traditional Cubano sandwich and fries served with chimichurri for dipping.

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