We may not be in South Beach, but if you’re looking for authentic Cuban food in Cocoa Beach, Café Playa is the place to go. Café Playa has it all: hot Cuban sandwiches, plantains, rice and beans, roasted pork and chicken platters, café con leche, among other things. Located next to Coconuts in Downtown Cocoa Beach, Café Playa has quickly become one of the local’s favorite spots to grab a bite to eat.
Café Playa specializes in traditional Cuban cuisine, and Cuban food lovers will tell you that this place is the real deal. The Cuban sandwich alone has fans all over town coming back for more, multiple times a week. Served on freshly pressed, warm Cuban bread with juicy pork, ham, melted Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard, this Cuban sandwich is just like one you would get in South Florida.
If your taste buds are craving something different, try the roasted chicken or pork platter served with rice and beans. You’ll be in heaven, we promise. Other local favorites include the Medianoche sandwich, croquettes, sweet plantains, flan and café con leche.
The restaurant is small, but relaxing. The staff friendly and wants you to feel at home. Other than the flavorsome and authentic Cuban food, the prices at Café Playa are cheap! Sometimes in Downtown Cocoa Beach, it can be tricky to find a mind-blowing meal for a good price. Look no further because Café Playa’s prices are more than reasonable. Next time you’re in Downtown Cocoa Beach, be sure to stop by Café Playa.
For more information about Café Playa in Cocoa Beach, please call (321) 613-3642
By Alyssa Brady, Staff Writer