Most people think it’s easier to leave Fort Lauderdale and head south than to find a delicious Cubano in the city. If you think a good Cuban sandwich in Fort Lauderdale is a myth, we’re glad you came across this guide. 

While the "Venice of America" may not be soaring with the best Cuban restaurants, Fort Lauderdale has some gems to offer. So if you wish to spend a relaxed dinner night and enjoy Cuban cuisine, consider visiting any of these five spots. 

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925 Nuevo's Cubano's
Restaurant $$
925 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33311
925 Nuevo's Cubano's is Fort Lauderdale’s colorful and hidden spot serving the most authentic Cuban sandwiches in the city. Their pan con lechon made with sixteen-hour roasted pork and a Materva is worth trying too. The places boast glowing reviews for their hospitality.
Colada Cuban Coffee House & Eatery
Restaurant $
525 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33301
A coffee house and breakfast joint in the A.M. and craft beer spot by night — that’s Colada! It’s a traditional Cuban cuisine spot in a fast-casual environment. Its heart lies in serving the best-in-town Cuban pastries & sandwiches.
Crazydilla Food Truck
Restaurant $
Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
Are you one of the experimental kinds? If yes, Crazydilla Food Truck has the right treatment for you. There are eight signature quesadillas on offer at the truck blends them with the most popular sandwiches. Their Cubadilla is a twist on a traditional Cuban sandwich. It includes pulled pork, serrano ham, pickles, and Swiss cheese with a garlic-mustard aioli.
Padrino's Cuban Cuisine
Restaurant $$
1135 North Federal HIghway, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33304
Padrino's Cuban Cuisine has been carrying the 40-year-old legacy of the owner’s mother’s authentic Cuban recipes. While the contemporary-warm ambiance is pleasing to the eye, the appetizing Cuban sandwiches are a treat to your taste buds.
Las carnitas
Restaurant $
3221 Davie Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33312
Las Carnitas offers Latin American specialties and goes beyond just coffee and empanadas. Their Cuban sandwiches feel like a burst of hundred flavors in the mouth — from sweet and tangy to salty and nutty. Do try their Mexican tacos and typical Honduran food!