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Don Arturo

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1198 SW 27th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-2933
+1 954-584-7966
11:00 - 21:30
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The service was ok, the waiter seemed overwhelmed at times. The Milanese was good. The boiled yuca was great. The flan tasted old, but was not terrible.

Thank Sal M
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Tamale Cubanos are delicious. The staff is friendly. The dining room is suffering from a identity crisis. I could not focus on my meal because there is music playing in the bar and live music in the dining room. Listening to both is weird. It ruined my meal and atmosphere. Pick one or the other. Thank goodness for the staff.

Thank Foodywaves
Port Charlotte, Florida
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have been coming to Don Arturo's for thirty years. It is always excellent food and service. I recommend Masa de Puerco, yuca, moros. Don't miss out on the Cuban coffee called colada.

Thank Ed W
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Good food. Tasted the tamale and steak. Service was good. Rice and beans were good and the fried tostones were really good.

Thank Victor H
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Really want to try this place. We heard great things.. Got all the way there but never got the chance. Why does it close so early..? 9:30pm is a very weird time.

Thank Shellyello
Jackson, New Jersey
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was in Ft Lauderdale for a night with the family. I was looking for a place to eat some Cuban food. I didn't feel like driving down to Miami and was told about this place. We went on a Wednesday evening for an early dinner. The place wasn't crowded and we sat right away. We were waited on right... More 

Thank Heyguy74
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Good food & plenty of it! Only thing is that not many people go there, it was pretty empty when we went granted we have an early dinner. They do have entertainment, but not very good. Good food for a great price though. I'd say 3.5/4

Thank 761eminec
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and great food. I would recommend this restaurant for anyone in the area. I returned here and remembered eating here in the past on a trip to this area.

Thank eaglevr
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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283 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Loved this meal!!! We ordered tostones as an appetizer and three different entrées ...all lunch specials under nine dollars. The food was delicious I would definitely recommend the fried steak it was crispy and the chimichurri sauce was excellent with sautéed onions .... My sister said the roasted pork with sweet plantanes were amazing. It fills up for lunch so... More 

Thank Kathleen K
San Francisco, CA
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

The food here is amazing. We had both the chicken and pork with rice/black beans. Huge portions with plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day. The decor is a bit dated but you can overlook that for the great food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1198 SW 27th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-2933
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-584-7966

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?