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Rio Cristal

  • Restaurants
  • Olympia Heights
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Rio Cristal
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Anely H.
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

French fries are the star of the menu at this Cuban restaurant, which serves America’s favorite side dish in heaping piles. Rio Cristal’s signature, however, is the palomilla steak with papitas, a think, butterflied sirloin that’s pan-fried and then literally covered in so many french fries you can’t even tell there’s meat underneath. You won’t finish it all, but the same can be said for Rio Cristal’s massive pan con bistec sandwiches (breaded steak that’s fried and served between two slices of toasted Cuban bread) and other super-size entrées. 

Virginia Gil
Written by
Virginia Gil

Details

Address:
9872 SW 40th St
Miami
33165
Cross street:
at 99th Ave
Contact:
305-223-2357
Transport:
Bus 40
Opening hours:
Mon–Fri 11am–10pm; Sat, Sun noon–10pm
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