El Sazon de Cuba - CLOSED - Closed

16618 Clay Rd.
Houston, TX 77084
Critics' Pick
El Sazon de Cuba - CLOSED +

Photo by Troy Fields


  • Mon-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-8pm
  • $; $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • BYOB
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
At El Sazon de Cuba, the food is hot, the music is cool and a chill Miami vibe permeates the small, modest restaurant. Owner Julio Iglesias moved here from Miami, but his family is Cuban, and he grew up eating the food he now serves at his restaurant. The menu features Cuban classics like ropa vieja, enchilado de pescado, filete relleno and, of course, the Cubano sandwich. Newcomers to Cuban cuisine should try the Cubano here, as it's a perfect representation of what a Cuban sandwich should be. Other highlights are the home-made flan and the unique Cuban pizza, topped with cheese and ham. The best thing about El Sazon de Cuba, though, is the family who welcomes customers with open arms and plates full of food. They want you to love Cuba as much as they do, and they're going to convince you to do so through their food.
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