The history of the Padrino’s family in the food business dates back to the 1930’s in their home country of Cuba. They started with a small food market and winery. In 1968, the husband, Diosdado Padrino sent his wife and 2 children to the States. He followed 4 years later.
They made their mark in the food industry when the family opened the first Padrino’s Cuban Bistro during the US Bicentennial year in Hialeah, Florida. Cubans in Miami started enjoying authentic Cuban food. Shortly after that, with the hope of bringing traditional Cuban cuisine to everyone and not just Cubans, the family moved to a larger place in Broward County and opened another branch of Padrino’s Cuban Bistro in Hallandale. The rest is history.
Padrino’s Cuban Bistro is now being managed by Mario, the couple’s son, and his wife. Together they have opened more branches in different areas in Florida. They still serve authentic Cuban recipes and are always developing new and delectable recipes.
This quaint restaurant is considered to be the best restaurant serving Cuban cuisine in Central Florida. Food is presented in a stylish and creative way in a classy and yet unpretentious Cuban atmosphere. The place itself is large with comfortable seating and a relaxing ambiance. The music is very much Cuban making you feel that you are in Cuba enjoying a delicious traditional meal.
The Padrino family has come up with an interesting way of making the recipes leaving the guests baffled, satisfied and craving for more. It’s no wonder that they have captured the hearts of people from different walks of life.
The have quite a number of food selections on their menu. This includes Tapas, Soups and Salads, Entrée Salads, Sandwiches/Wraps, Entrées – beef, pork, chicken and seafood, Kid’s menu and desserts. Among these, the restaurant’s specialties, and probably the crowd favorite are Mango Chicken Caesar Salad, Blackened Mahi-Mahi sandwich or wrap, Churrasco Skirt Steak, Chicken Pinchos, Mayi’s Mahi-mahi and Pudin de Pan. They also serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Padrino’s Cuban Bistro accepts offsite catering for 20 or more people, bringing the best of Cuban cuisine to any event.
Another good thing about Padrino’s is the price. You need not pay so much just to have a mouthwatering and thoroughly satisfying meal. The staff at Padrino’s makes you feel important with their fast and attentive service.
Padrino’s Cuban Bistro
13586 Village Park Drive, Suite 304
Orlando, Florida 32837
Telephone: (407) 251 5107
Fax: (407) 251 5109