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Las Culebrinas

2890 S.W. 27th Ave.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
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  • Sun-Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 11:30am-12am
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine, Full bar
  • Free Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Big portions, tasty fare, inexpensive prices -- is it any wonder the lines are so long? This Cuban-Spanish café features tapas such as chickpeas sautéed with chorizo, and cold seafood marinated in a vinaigrette dressing. Vaca frita and palomilla are excellent entrées; daily specials tend to be more inventive -- fried beef brains, sautéed frog's legs, alligator française, and goat stewed in Coke. Crema catalana, the house dessert, is blowtorched right at the table for that delicate, burnt-sugar crust.

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