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Where can I get a Cuban Sandwich in MTL?

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hazel_clover Nov 29, 2011 04:07 PM

Just got back from NYC where I had the best cuban sandwich. Can anyone recommend a place in MTL to get one? I'm dying to have another one!! This version included ham, cheese, a warm seasoned pulled pork, pickles, and mustard.

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    OliverB RE: hazel_clover Nov 29, 2011 04:39 PM

    Olive et Gorumando is the only place in town that I can think of who even attempts an approximation of a cuban. It's quite good for what it is, imo. Don't expect Little Havana though.

    1. kpzoo RE: hazel_clover Nov 29, 2011 04:45 PM

      You might try Café Cubano - it's had some good reports here, if I recall:

      https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cafe-C...

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7700...

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        SnackHappy RE: kpzoo Nov 30, 2011 07:14 AM

        AFAIK, but keep in mind I haven't been in a couple of years, Cafe Cubano does not serve Cuban sandwiches.

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          kpzoo RE: SnackHappy Nov 30, 2011 07:49 AM

          Ah - que loco! Thanks for clarifying that - who woulda thunk.

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        EaterBob RE: hazel_clover Nov 29, 2011 06:27 PM

        The best Cuban sandwich in town is from Chipotle and Jalepeno at 1481 Amherst (corner de Maisonneuve). I have had Olive et Gorumando's and while it is a fine sandwich suitable for Parisian tourists, it is not a Cuban sandwich. Vieille Europe also sells a very fine sandwich that they call a Cuban sandwich, but isn't.

        Of the two wannabes, Vieille Europe's is a better sandwich, while Olive and Gourmando has tables and lines.

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          westaust RE: hazel_clover Nov 29, 2011 07:38 PM

          I like the one at Anton & James on Stanley, ham, chicken, mustard, cheese and pickles

          Not truly authentic but definitly good

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            hazel_clover RE: hazel_clover Nov 30, 2011 11:00 AM

            Thanks everyone. I'm going to try them all over the next few weeks I'm sure!

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              montrealeater RE: hazel_clover Dec 3, 2011 10:26 AM

              I heart the OandG sandwich - and I've never had an authentic Cuban one that I know of, so I'm fine with the faux version. It's salty, but I like salt so...just sayin'.

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