For over 20 years, the cheerily appointed Jamaica Plain restaurant has been the go-to spot for pork tamales, perfectly dressed Cubano sandwiches and massive plates of shredded beef piled alongside rice, beans and fried plantains (ripe or green). Even if you just pop in for a tres leches cake and a fruit batido (shake), you’ll leave happy.
When you're craving Cuban favorites like ropa vieja, fried pork chops, cod fritters and ham croquettes, the best Cuban restaurants in Boston will not disappoint. Paired with colorful decor and Cuban tunes, stop into one of these spots and you just might feel transported to the country. Sure, the best Italian restaurants, best Indian restaurants, and best Chinese restaurants in Boston are popular for an international experience, but dining at a Cuban restaurant all but guarantees that next-level celebratory vibe. For more tasty flavors of Latin America, check out the best Mexican restaurants and best taco spots in Boston.
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