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Bienvenidos! We are a family-owned, fast-casual cafe offering authentic Cuban cuisine and our famous rum cakes, with two locations in Blue ridge, Georgia. Our smaller to-go location, with indoor and outdoor dining, reminiscent of a Cuban walk-up window cafe, "La Ventanita" offers fresh off-the-press Cuban sandwiches, pastries, the best Cuban coffee in town, grab-and-go Cuban food bowls, desserts and rum cakes!
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
CUISINES
Latin, Cuban, Cafe
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cuban sandwich was as good as I have ever had the rum cakes are outstanding. We will definitely go back here when we are in the area. There is very limited seating.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 19, 2022

I was helped with my selection of rum cakes by Barbara (actually there are 3 Barbara's). They were a fun group and I ended up purchasing all flavors of rum cake.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 18, 2022

This little place is a gem! Warm hospitality coupled with wonderful food and cakes. Be sure to try the lemon cake bites!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 16, 2022

I recently visited the Rum Cake Lady on my trip to Blue Ridge and WOW - I wasn't expecting to find such great Cuban in the mountains! The two women that were at the front taking the orders were so sweet, I really enjoyed conversing...with them. The food was just as great as the customer service. I have Celiac Disease and thoroughly enjoyed the: pork tamale, beef picadillo bowl, and bought not just one, but TWO, mini limoncello rum cakes. I know Celiac may vary on sensitivity and reactions, but this cafe didn't make me ill which is a HUGE win (if you know, you know). I could not recommend enough!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 3, 2022 via mobile

Very friendly staff and EXCELLENT food. Everything was fresh and delicious, highly recommended. We tried the Cuban, beef empanada, chicken tamal and papa rellena. We forgot to take pictures bcz we are it so fast

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 25, 2022 via mobile

I stopped here before checking into my hotel. I had a Cuban sandwich and empenadas. The sandwich was spectacular! Best I've had. My last Cuban sandwich was in Tampa and was ok at best, left no impression. I will drive the 2.5 hours to eat...here regularly. This place is a must try.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 24, 2022

Born and raised in Tampa, and being Cuban, I was excited yet skeptical of this place at first. My girlfriend and I decided to stop in. What a fantastic experience from the moment we walked in the door! The papa rellena with the pink sauce...was great. The media noche with the black beans and rice with the platanos we’re great as well. Girlfriend got the Tampa Cuban with a tres leche cake and Ofcourse had the golden rum cake. Everything was amazing even the cafe con leche! Had a nice chat with the lady working (mostly in Spanish) and I was so glad I stopped in. I wouldn’t hesitate to put this place against any of the famous spots we have back home. Will be back some day!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 16, 2021

stop here for lunch based on reviews. was not disappointed one of the best Cuban sandwich I had mostly due to they used baked pork and not slice port for the meat. The only thing wife did not like they had no ice for drinks.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 16, 2021

Latest visit did not disappoint. Service is first class. The smiles and efficiency are to be applauded. The food - OUT OF THIS WORLD - everything we have tried is scrumptious.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed November 9, 2021

The food was great. We've had a lot of Cuban food, having lived in the Tampa area, and this was just as good as the good ones there. My husband had a Cuban sandwich and I had black beans, yellow rice, and plantains. Yum! However,...I really wish they had seating inside to get out of the elements to enjoy their great food. We visited on a chilly day. They have a tiny store front where you can purchase cakes and place your order for food. Friendly staff. The kitchen is next door and has a window through which they serve your food to you when they call your number. After you place your order, you go outside to their covered porch dining area to wait for your food. They also have uncovered seating behind the building. Cute and probably lovely al fresco dining if the weather is fair. After we go our food, we chose to eat in our car because it was just too darn chilly to eat outside and I didn't want my hot food to cool off too quickly.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rum Cake Lady Cuban Food Cafe Downtown Blue Ridge

Yes, Rum Cake Lady Cuban Food Cafe Downtown Blue Ridge offers takeout services.

Rum Cake Lady Cuban Food Cafe Downtown Blue Ridge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5