Philadelphia, PA - The Cuban sandwich is a variation of the ham and cheese sandwich that likely originated in cafes catering to Cuban workers in Tampa or Key West. This popular sandwich can be found on menus throughout the city. Below is our top 10 list of the best Cubano sandwiches in Philly.
10 Places to Eat Cubano Sandwiches in Philly
1. Alma de Cuba - with Cuban influences, one of the cities' best happy hour with specially priced tapas and cocktails in the lounge. 1623 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
2. Cuba Libre Restaurant andRum Bar - Cuban cuisine and an extensive rum bar accented by the Caribbean decor and late-night salsa dancing. 10 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
3. Johnny Brenda's - Compact, bi-level indie rock venue also offering craft beers and seasonal American eats. 1201 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
4. Mixto Cuban Restaurant - This 2-story spot offers Pan-Latin food, margaritas, outdoor dining, and festive decor. 1141 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
5. El Punto - Get the Cubano! A late-night spot is serving a variety of sandwiches.4460 Whitaker Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120
6. Loco Lucho’s Latino Kitchen - Located in the Reading Terminal Market, an excellent lunch spot with perfect Cubanos. 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
7. Taqueria La Veracruzana - Mexican BYOB joint serves up sizable portions of tacos, quesadillas, and more in an everyday setting. 908 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147
8. For Pete's Sake - Classic corner pub for basic fare, plus wines by the glass, cocktails, and an extensive beer list. 900 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
9. Lucha Cartel - Funky Day of the Dead-inspired decor sets a lively vibe at this offbeat cantina with beer and tequila. 207 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
10. T&N Sandwich Shoppe - Family-owned deli offering a large selection of sandwiches, plus burgers, wings and great breakfast eats. 1820 W Moyamensing Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145
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The 10 Best Places for Cuban Sandwiches in Philadelphia