HOME > Chowhound > Southeast >

Sabor Latino- Central American/Cuban Smithfield NC

Naco Jun 23, 2008 09:29 AM

I haven't been; just came across an article about it in La Conexión. Their "Buena Onda" column is often a good source for leads on Latin American options in NC.


The article is in Spanish and while I can't translate the whole thing, it lists Cuban coffee, licuados, baleadas, pollo frito con yuca, chicharrón con yuca, tacos, pescados y mariscos, carne asada as being on the menu.


Sabor Latino
2710 South Bright Leaf Blvd., Smithfield NC
(919) 938-1514

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. r
    rq1 RE: Naco Jun 23, 2008 04:54 PM

    This sounds interesting, I have business in Smithfield later this week, hopefully I can give them a try.

    1. meatn3 RE: Naco Oct 29, 2008 04:06 PM

      Did anyone ever try it?

      2 Replies
      1. re: meatn3
        Rory RE: meatn3 Oct 31, 2008 04:05 PM

        If they didn't they didn't post. TRq1 do tell us what you find. I'm planning to go next week. I love cuban food. Got to love NC,

        1. re: Rory
          rq1 RE: Rory Nov 3, 2008 06:09 PM

          I haven't forgotten just haven't had the time to find it when I've been in the area. I will be back in Smithfield before Tgiving and hope to find the time to stop in. I will report back if I am succesful!

      2. Naco RE: Naco Nov 2, 2008 06:32 AM

        I pulled off the interstate and tried to find it a few months ago, but I was running a little short and time and had to call of the search.

        2 Replies
        1. re: Naco
          meatn3 RE: Naco Nov 2, 2008 09:13 PM

          I did drive by to see where it is. It is further south on Bright Leaf (301/96) than the Compare grocery, but on the same side of the road - west. It is a free standing building, looks like an older style mini-mart. I'd say it is about half way between the two I-95 exits.

          I drove by around 6:30 - 7 pm. They were open, but no customers. The sign advertised $3.99 lunch specials. Looks like the restaurant aspect is part of a little market. I suspect lunch is busier. Hoping to have a chance to try it in the future.

          1. re: meatn3
            meatn3 RE: meatn3 Nov 15, 2009 08:54 AM

            I thought I had updated this, but here it goes:

            I went to try them a month or so ago and they are gone, looks like a bar is in the spot now.

        Show Hidden Posts