Cheap Eats 2013: Mi Cuba Café
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 19, 2013

Mi Cuba Café
Address: 1424 Park Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20010 ‎
Phone: 202-813-3489
Neighborhood: Mt. Pleasant/Columbia Heights
Cuisines: Cuban
Nearby Metro Stops: Columbia Heights
Price Range: Inexpensive
Best Dishes Cuban sandwich, Picadillo

To say this place has the best Cuban sandwich in the area isn’t saying much in a city that’s never had a Little Havana. But its rendition of roast pork, ham, and pickles on a pressed, buttered roll could compete anywhere. So could the picadillo, a beef hash that has the lusciously soft texture most versions are missing. This is as hole-in-the-wall as it gets, but the food is worthy of a festive, cocktail-fueled night out.

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