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Cuban Food, San Diego?

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I went to a great hole in the wall last week up in the Inland Empire (a place called Flamingo Palms). It was a little family owned joint with great cuban food. I had a dish which reminded me of my mom's haitian cooking (it was called Masa de puerca Frita or something along those lines). I am curious if there is a good Cuban place here in SD. The only place I know of is Miami Grill and well...the name clues you into what to expect. And hole in the wall/family owned recommendations?

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  1. Andre's on Morena Blvd. is very good, IMO. There's also Tropical Star on Balboa, but that's more Puerto Rican than strictly Cuban. Miami Grill is a bad joke.

    1. There is also Azucar in Oceanbeach (I haven't tried it yet but it got good reviews on CH) which is more cuban patisserie.

      http://www.iloveazucar.com/

      1. Yeah, avoid Miaim Grill.

        Go to Andre's.

        1. I will add Andre's to my list a places to visit. Thank you.

              1. re: stevuchan

                stevuchan, I know the I.E.=Inland Empire. I needed an address--thank you csils!

              2. re: daantaat

                Archibald and 6th or 7th (just north of the 10). Right across the street from the "Christmas House" in a little strip mall.