Kuba Cocina chef and owner Felicia “Phe” Lacalle is bringing the concept to St. Pete Beach.
The first Kuba Cocina opened at Tampa Armature Works under the Hemingway’s Modern Cuban Cuisine in 2017, but the new one is at 7525 Blind Pass Rd.
The restaurant’s devotion “Cuban classics with a soul food spin” still makes up the menu, the only difference now is the ocean air (the new spot is just a few blocks from the ocean and intercoastal and on the same block as Lenny's Surf Shop). Picture it: you’re sitting right on the gulf with the breeze in your hair while you enjoy one of Kuba’s famous Cuban sandwiches and a glass (or two) of sangria. A “friends and family day” is scheduled for Oct. 29 from 6 p.m-8 p.m., but the rest of us can get in on the action on opening day, Monday, Nov. 2.
UPDATED: 10/03/20 Updated with correct opening date.
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