I am a regular here for quick and yummy Cuban sandwiches. I enjoy sitting in the covered patio and listening to the Cuban salsa in the background
2. Cafe Circa
464 Edgewood Ave SEAtlanta, GA 30312
My boyfriend and I always go to Cafe Circa for a drink and dessert. This is a nice place to hang out and listen to some authentic neo-soul or jazz …
This is the best Cuban sandwich in town! I have been buying sandwiches from here and introducing new people to the crazy Cuban for years. He makes appearances as well!
the worst ropa vieja I ever had in my live . I moved from miami Florida and I know the real cuban food don't waist your time and money going there.
Where to begin?We had been kicking around the idea of visiting Mojito for some time. We had seen them on Scoutmob, but finally decided to give the place a try when we got a dining dough certificate from AmEX worth $50. Big mistake!Awful doesn't begin to describe this mess. The writing was on the wall the minute we arrived. Sure wish we had paid attention. Costly mistake.We knew where the hotel was, so no problem. However, we decided to park ourselves, driving into the parking deck expecting there to be some clue as to where to park. Nada. We called the restaurant, after driving about 3 levels with no indication of where to park for the restaurant. Parking for the restaurant was on the 9th floor, from which you have to walk down a flight of stairs and take an elevator to the ground floor. It's not indicated where the restaurant is, but we go off on the ground level and began the search for the restaurant--wandering around in the dark until we were later for the reservation than we had been after leaving a movie that lasted longer than expected. No signs. No clues. Just "find your way…" I should have heeded the warning.When we finally made it to the entrance, we saw that the place was about 1/3 occupied. We were greeted by someone yelling in our general direction from the middle of the restaurant, "table for two?" and taken around a corner, seated near windows that soon had cars arriving at the hotel, blinding us every time one approached. Really??? When the place is far less than full?We ordered a couple of mojitos and two appetizers--fried calamari and a ceviche. The calamari was incredibly salty, greasy and lifeless. The ceviche was not bad, but nothing special. The mojitos fared better. They were very good, strong drinks. At least they got one thing right…I ordered the prime rib, which I hadn't had in a good while, and my partner ordered the salmon. When they came, my prime rib was well done instead of med. rare as I had ordered it, with a lukewarm baked potato. My partner's salmon was quite literally cold. We sent both of our meals back. If you knew my partner, who was in the restaurant business for 22 years, and who understands that things sometimes happen, you'd know how bad something actually has to be for him to send it back. In the interim, we ordered a couple of glasses of wine. Geronimo didn't seem to be able to understand what my partner was ordering for us, so he ended up just (literally) pointing it out on the menu. My merlot didn't taste right, but again, I drank it anyway. Only when we got the bill did we have it confirmed that the server had indeed served me a cabernet instead. Nice pour though...When the server returned with our replacement meals, they were once again unsatisfactory, with both barely warm, albeit cooked to order, with his fish obviously dried out under the heat lamp. Also, I had asked for some raw horseradish for my rather tasteless prime rib (a $30 entree, btw!!!), and once an interpreter was brought out to determine what it was I was talking about, I was brought a small side of chopped up red radish. Prime rib on their menu, and they've never had ANYONE ask for horseradish?!We didn't send the food back again, telling our server that it was still not right, but that we would just eat it, given that we had already sent it back once. If you're like us, when you go out, you don't want to ruin the mood completely by belaboring the point over and over about the food not being right. It was obvious that it just wasn't GOING to be right. If they can't make it right even when they know it has been wrong already, then it's obvious that they aren't capable or willing. Cut you losses, which is what we did. Geronimo was very apologetic, saying how awful he felt, etc., and he DID seem sincere, but at no point was a manager brought over, or any other kind of overture made. Final tally: $85 after the discount of $50. Live and learn.
Have been to Little Cuba over a dozen times over the past several years and the food never disappoints. Highly recommend the vaca fritta sandwhich and the mariquitas (kind of like potato chips but made with plantains). Service is friendly and usually pretty quick. Recommend getting their a little before noon as they fill up with the lunch rush around 12. Only negative about the place is it gets loud when they are full.