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Ever heard of a cuban place called Congo's?

ps1 Mar 26, 2007 01:52 PM

I just saw a new place about to open around the corner in Greenville, SC called Congo's and the banner on the outside says "Cuban" so I was wondering if anyone has heard of this place or if this is not a chain?

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    TREEP Apr 4, 2007 11:45 AM

    What part of town?

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      suse Apr 4, 2007 07:34 PM

      well, i can tell you it's a chain - one just opened in Chapel Hill to sort of mediocre reviews. haven't been, though.

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        ps1 Apr 10, 2007 03:44 PM

        It is opening next to the new Blooms on the corner of Hwy 14 and Pelham road.

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        acostabr Apr 9, 2007 05:56 PM

        Hello ps1,

        I can tell you that it is not a chain, but is planning on expanding. Cuban food is flavorful. If you want to try non-spicy carribbean food give it a try when it opens. I know you will enjoy.

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          ps1 Apr 10, 2007 03:45 PM

          Thatnks acostabr. I searched every where I could think of online and could find nothing about it so i assumed it was not a chain. I love Cuban food and am so looking forward to trying it. I hope it is good. i know of no other Cuban food around Greenville

          1. re: ps1
            reyechazabal Apr 19, 2007 11:25 AM


            I am also very excited for the opening of this restaurant. I lived for many years in Miami and I ate a lot of cuban food. It is the best in the whole world. I heard they are going to have a bar and offer Cuban drinks. I can't wait to get my hands into a cuban mojito, or a cuba libre. I also know they are going to offer Cuban daiquiris, and piña colada, and more. I'll definitely be the 1st one there when they open, hope to see you all there.

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          edurne Sep 6, 2008 03:55 PM

          Hello my name is Mimi and I own a cuban cafe in downtown greenville
          were located at 128E Broad st ( La Cubanita Cafe ) 864-236-5654
          hours of operation (tue & wed 11:00 to 3:00 ) (thu,fri,sat 11:00 to 9:00)
          you can see us on greenvilledailyphoto.com
          Hope to see you soon

          1. non sequitur Sep 6, 2008 04:57 PM

            Being from Miami, I believe this is a branch of the Estefan-owned chain, the first outpost of which is attached to our basketball arena.

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              karmalaw Sep 8, 2008 08:12 AM

              If it were.. then it would be Bongos...

              The word "Conga" has Cuban connotations (i.e. Conga drum) but the word "Congo" doesn't quite have that solid cuban connection... which either explains the mediocre reviews or maybe the OP has the name wrong?

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