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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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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

was not sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. if you expect a fancy place this is not it but it is a good place to go if youre not worried about that stuff. i had the pork chops, moro, and tostones. simply great! for desert i had flan and cafe con leche.... More 

1 Thank rz1519
Highlands, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Took the boys to an authentic Spanish restaurant because they wanted to try it. We were not at all dissapointed, the food was fantastic. More than enough and besides the dinners we also ordered the paella. Definitely a place to visit if you are looking for great food.

Thank Ramon V
Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Ate with about others using a menu selection predetermined and was happy with the food and the service. It was great to be welcomed late in the evening, normally after the restaurant closed. Thanks to the staff.

Thank Dana R
Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

This place is just great! Not only is it cheap but the food they serve is delicious. Portions are very generous. Our server was very kind and answered our questions with professionalism. I recommend the lechon asado and the trio cubano.

Thank 784MarcoC
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

We drove right by this restaurant and we were trying hard to find it! We were not sure that it was open because it was so dark, but once inside, we found a friendly waiter and great Cuban food. My chicken (I wish I could remember what it was called) was delicious as was the flan we had for dessert.... More 

Thank baseballlady
Delray Beach, Florida
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Attended a wonderful concert at neary St TomasAquinas' Bienes Center....and looked for place to eat beforehand. Salad and fish were tasty. Prices reasonable. No light in the lade' room...and manager could not replace it....so had to leave stall open..place is very tired and it may be the only place within 2 miles before a concert...eat where your live before you... More 

Thank kevin s
Littleton, Colorado
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282 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

We loved the reviews of this restaurant from tripadvisor but had to battle a rain storm in the dark to find it. It was a quiet night with very few patrons and there appeared to only be one person waiting on tables, possibly the owner or manager, while 2 other people put up Valentine's Day decorations. The manger/owner (?) was... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

While overnight in Ft Lauderdale for a cruise the next day, the family wanted to try some authentic Cuban food. Found this place on Trip Advisor and it was in walking distance. I will say up front I have only had Cuban food once in my life so I do not have a lot of experience but this was amazing.... More 

1 Thank The-TravellinDude
Cincinnati, Ohio
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

we found this place on trip advisor and decided to try it out. It was a Saturday night and it was pretty empty. But we were early (6:30pm). I started off with a mojito which was suggested by the server. It was amazing! So fresh and delicious. We then had empanadas which were delicious. Our meals came, picadillo and flank... More 

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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Good Cuban food, large portions, reasonable prices, great service. Shrimp with garlic, black bean soup, morro, esp good. Was here twice in same week.

Thank Stanford L

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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
Good for
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?