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“I’ve owned Cuban restaurants down in Miami for the last 20 years,” he says. “I came up here a year ago, and I saw the opportunity to become the first [brick and mortar] Cuban restaurant in the Springs.” (Editor’s note: Actually Cubanacan, now defunct, may have been the first, circa 2007, but Havana Grill does appear to be the sole Cuban spot today.)
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So far, Rodriguez says the restaurant’s most popular offering is the churrasco — skirt steak — and the Cubano sandwich. Rodriguez cites, in part, the house-baked pan Cubano, made from frozen dough flown in from Miami. He does the same with the bakery’s various pastries, which he says usually sell out by day’s end.
“If you love sweets, you have to have the guava or the guava and cheese [pastelito].”