Las Palmeras Restaurant & Bar

Las Palmeras on 5th Street and Durant will be back open for regular business hours starting tomorrow!Stop by your favorite neighborhood Cuban joint. You'll notice a few changes.

I'm pretty sure everyone who works there is family and they work there tails off, but they desperately need one more server. Moros y Cristianos black beans and rice are no longer, is it possible to call a restaurant Cuban without that?

Las Palmeras is a quirky, hole in the wall Cuban restaurant tucked into Atlanta's midtown neighborhood. Although the service can be a bit slow when they are busy, the food is well worth it and the family-run place has been around for a long time.
Las Palmeras on 5th Street and Durant will be back open for regular business hours starting tomorrow!Stop by your favorite neighborhood Cuban joint. You'll notice a few changes.
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Las Palmeras on 5th Street and Durant will be back open for regular business hours starting tomorrow!Stop by your favorite neighborhood Cuban joint. You'll notice a few changes.

The meat dishes were just ok. The nicest thing was the outside patio, the sweet tea and they do a good job with the arroz con leche for dessert. Service was prompt and efficient. If there's better Cuban in Atlanta, I haven't found it yet. Servers are super friendly. I don't pretend to be the most astute Cuban food aficionado, but I have some good Cuban eats during my lifetime.

Having said that, Las Palmeras is ok I was with a large group of people so to say I was able to focus fully on every aspect of the restaurant would be untrue. However, there were some things that were very distinguishable be it with a 2 or 20 person group.

The food was ok. Nothing tasted 'bad' necessarily, but at the same time it wasn't bursting with flavor or freshness either. It's the type of Cuban food you'd expect from a really good mall Cuban place if there is such a thing , but not a quaint stand-alone eatery. The ambience is ambience-less. I've never liked restaurants that have that 'converted office space feel' and this one did with the drop ceilings, poor lighting, and faded stock Cuban-themed photographs hung crookedly on the walls.

All in the entire place had a very run down feel and taste I'm sad to say. Las Palmeras didn't make me sick, but it didn't make me sing either. I have to admit that after reading the other reviews my husband and I were pretty excited to eat here. My husband grew up in Miami and is Cuban, I grew up in Tampa and have had my fair share of cuban food. Las Palmeras is NOT good cuban food. The bread that came out before the meal was OK, it wasn't cuban bread but that is hard to find anywhere outside of Florida.

We both ordered the Ropa Vieja. It was not the best nor the worst. The serving size was small for the expensive price tag. The black beans were not good at all, my husband makes better beans at home from a can! I had yuca frita which I have to say was pretty tasty and the plantains were good, but those are pretty hard to mess up.

One other thing I want to note is that they had fajitas on menu. They also had sour cream as a side and that is not a traditional cuban condiment. Overall, I wouldn't recommend this restaurant and we will not be going back. Both Coco Loco and Papi's are better. Las Palmeras offers good food in a friendly atmosphere.

Go there on a nice night and sit out on the patio. The waitstaff is friendly and not pretentious like so many other downtown restaurants. I am not a cuban expert, so I can't say if this is authentic or not, but the food is excellent nonetheless. The prices seem resonable to me This restaurant is definately a hidden gem make sure you have good directions because it is hard to find. I took my family there and they all enjoyed their meal despite having no prior experience with cuban food.

Not fine dining by any stretch, but the food never dissapoints. Portions are reasonable, unlike places that cover-up sub-standard food by giving you more than you can eat. This place has gotten popular, so the prices have increased across the board. I would no longer consider it cheap eats, but still very reasonable. Also, the restaurant is small, so it can get overcrowded at lunch when the weather is nice. That wouldn't be so bad, except that they don't have sufficient service or kitchen staff to handle even this small restaurant at capacity.

I'm pretty sure everyone who works there is family and they work there tails off, but they desperately need one more server. If you require lunch in under an hour, you're taking a risk going here. The food was great, and even time consuming dishes such as Boliche and Ropa Vieja were exquisitely done. Already loved by many, but still a wonderful discovery. On nice days, the patio is hopping. Though cuban food has a tendency to be heavy, my meal was extremely light.

Best and least oily yucca I've ever had. The new owner has cheapened the menu so much you might as well go to Papi's now and join in with the rest of the homogenized Cuban food we have here in Atlanta. The one last vestige of Cuban food has now left our city. Felipe we miss you already mi amigo! We frequented Cuban restaurants on a regular basis. We found all of the food to be genuine Cuban food and delicious.

From the ropa vieja, the pork entre', black beans, can't' remember the name of the other items, as I am not Cuban, but it was all delicious. We look forward to returning to try some more entre's.

The owner was very kind and hospitable to us. Really Enjoyed This Place — Good service, cozy We ordered cubans and really enjoyed them. Beans yummy, rice, yummy. Try it you'll enjoy it. In love with this place — My father in law is Cuban and has brought me here many times. I love this place.

I am not Cuban so I can't say if it's authentic but my father in law seems to think it is. Yes , eating out is about the atmosphere but sometimes people think too much into it!

Not so much Cuban — Being cuban myself, I found a few problems with this restaurant cuisine, for example anyone that have tasted tostones knows that the plantain must be as green as it can gets. My wife, which is not cuban but have developed a cuban taste told me even that the food did not deserve a second trip. I encourage Felipe owners name to go to miami and get a refresher course on cuban cuisine, it looks to me that he has been here too long.

Doesn't feel Cuban — I just ate here this past weekend with some friends and really liked it. The staff is great. The entrees were excellent, although the black beans were really bland. Maybe it's a cuban thing. And although I liked the rustic nature of the place, I didn't sense anything Cuban about the outdoor patio. Maybe some cuban-styled tables and chairs would have been nice comfortable, of course. The plastic tables and chairs were a bit too cheap for me. Also, this Cuban restaurant does not serve Cuban beer.

But otherwise, I recommend the place. I had the pork with onions which was amazing!! The staff is exceptionally gracious and friendly, and the food quality is great. Dining on the small patio is great when the weather is nice. Be sure to try a side of the yucca frita; it is exceptional.

If you go, note that they're closed Sun-Tues. Dine on the patio if possible — We were holed away in a second room and it was kinda stuffy. Also, each waiter thought the other was waiting on us and thus we didn't get served very quickly. Alas, they were very apologetic and gave us free dessert.

I thought the food was very good. And it was the perfect venue for a mutual breakup between my boyfriend and me. Things started to look bad when the black beans arrived and they were were tastelessBlack beans are easy to get right and if the aren't you know there are problems in the kitchen.

The yucca a classic Cuban staple, was all carbo and no flavor. The meat dishes were just ok. The nicest thing was the outside patio, the sweet tea and they do a good job with the arroz con leche for dessert. Service was prompt and efficient. Good cuban food — If there's better Cuban in Atlanta, I haven't found it yet. Servers are super friendly. Having said that, Las Palmeras is ok I was with a large group of people so to say I was able to focus fully on every aspect of the restaurant would be untrue.

However, there were some things that were very distinguishable be it with a 2 or 20 person group. The food was ok. Nothing tasted 'bad' necessarily, but at the same time it wasn't bursting with flavor or freshness either. It's the type of Cuban food you'd expect from a really good mall Cuban place if there is such a thing , but not a quaint stand-alone eatery.

The ambience is ambience-less. I've never liked restaurants that have that 'converted office space feel' and this one did with the drop ceilings, poor lighting, and faded stock Cuban-themed photographs hung crookedly on the walls. All in the entire place had a very run down feel and taste I'm sad to say. Las Palmeras didn't make me sick, but it didn't make me sing either.

Disappointment — I have to admit that after reading the other reviews my husband and I were pretty excited to eat here. My husband grew up in Miami and is Cuban, I grew up in Tampa and have had my fair share of cuban food. Las Palmeras is NOT good cuban food. The bread that came out before the meal was OK, it wasn't cuban bread but that is hard to find anywhere outside of Florida. We both ordered the Ropa Vieja.

It was not the best nor the worst. The serving size was small for the expensive price tag. The black beans were not good at all, my husband makes better beans at home from a can! I had yuca frita which I have to say was pretty tasty and the plantains were good, but those are pretty hard to mess up.

One other thing I want to note is that they had fajitas on menu. They also had sour cream as a side and that is not a traditional cuban condiment. Overall, I wouldn't recommend this restaurant and we will not be going back. Both Coco Loco and Papi's are better. Go there on a nice night and sit out on the patio.

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My husband and I ate at Las Palmeras about 4 years ago; the food was excellent. Coming from Miami/Fort Lauderdale, we know our Cuban food and Las Palmeras was well worth the trip. We came to Atlanta this past weekend for a Braves game, and were looking forward to a nice lunch at Las Palmeras%(22). Las Palmeras is a quirky, hole in the wall Cuban restaurant tucked into Atlanta's midtown neighborhood. Although the service can be a bit slow when they are busy, the food is well worth it and the family-run place has been around for a long time. Get menu, photos and location information for Las Palmeras Restaurant & Bar in Atlanta, GA. Or book now at one of our other great restaurants in eternal-sv.tke: Mexican.