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Good Cuban Sandwich on LI?

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CurlieGlamourGirlie Aug 17, 2007 08:33 AM

After seeing Howie try to attempt this on Top Chef (I haven't seen this week's yet, so no spoilers please!) and remembering a place in Chelsea that had them in the window, my pregnant brain has decided we must have one.

Any suggestions on where I can get a good one??

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    love2eatout3 Nov 1, 2007 11:28 AM

    Laguna Grille in Westbury has the best Cuban Sandwich.
    1610 Old Country Road off Post/Merrick Avenue
    The food is excellent - great Cuban Restaurant

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      GCGuy Nov 1, 2007 08:10 PM

      Hmmm...not too off topic, the chicken and avocado sandwich is also top notch.

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        Hicksville Jan 25, 2008 05:08 PM

        GRINGO ALERT!

        Just came back from the Laguna grille. While if I were comparing it to Subway, this was a good Cubano. Being a gringo myself, I have the good fortune of marrying into a latino family. And one f the benefits is going to REAL spanish restaurants. This is a place for folks that get a little shaky when they hear los palabras en espanol. You folks are really missing out.

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          MKS Jan 26, 2008 12:40 PM

          I really don't want to miss out. Where do you go?

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            Hicksville Feb 10, 2008 02:54 PM

            Its been a while, but Ithink this is it.

            La Cubanita
            1827 5th Ave
            Bay Shore, NY 11706
            (631) 273-9218

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              MKS Feb 11, 2008 03:41 PM

              Thanks. Gotta love a good Cubano!

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                Hicksville Mar 1, 2008 12:53 PM

                anytime, if you go there, please report back. hoping its still good.

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                  MKS Mar 2, 2008 01:48 PM

                  Will do.

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                nypb Mar 2, 2008 08:04 PM

                Cool, I'm heading home to LI this Wednesday and am craving a good Cubano. If I nake it there, I will report back.

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          jpf1980 Aug 17, 2007 02:21 PM

          i've only had bites of it, but my fiancee likes the one at Luguna Grill, they have 3 locations. The bites i have had are lll very good.

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            GCGuy Aug 20, 2007 10:31 AM

            Yes, that is pretty good. Only been to the Westbury one. Love the place, very nice people, solid food. The chicken and avocado pannini is tremendous. I like the option of black bean soup instead of fries, too.

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              Scott_R Aug 21, 2007 10:04 AM

              for those having trouble finding it, it's "Laguna Grill"

              http://www.bodeonline.com/lagunagrille/

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