Though Little Havana is full of restaurants, yesterday's Calle Ocho festival saw many of Eighth Street's eateries closed for the party. El Cristo was wide open for business -- including a vendor tent out in front of the establishment serving roast chicken, fried pork, and skewered meats. El Cristo also offered a traditional Central American salad that the restaurant's representative above described as "not even Cuban."
Still, El Cristo kept it real, kept it moving, and kept its patrons happy. Here's a map of El Cristo's location.
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Check it out; even Google maps recognizes SW Eighth Street as Calle Ocho.