Americans can finally freely travel to Cuba now and everyone seems to have Havana on the brain. Whether you are planning a trek to the island country or not, these ten Cubano sandwiches loaded up with roasted pork, ham, and melted cheese are worth the lunch-time calories.Read More
Where to Find Denver's Best Cubano Sandwiches
A little taste of the Cuba right here in the Mile High City
View as Map
If you buy something or book a reservation from an Eater link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics policy.
Buchi Cafe Cubano
The Cuban mix at this beloved cafe costs $10 and features Cuban roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, onions, and mustard. If you feel like mixing it up, try the Aye Conyo for only a dollar more. It includes the addition of pepperoni, turkey, hot peppers and key lime mayo.
Olive & Finch
Chef Mary Nguyen's Cubano is made with Black Forest ham, house-roasted mojo pork, Swiss cheese, yellow mustard, dill pickles, and whipped butter. The $10.50 sandwich is served hot on ciabatta.
Frijoles Colorado Cuban Cafe
This casual family-owned spot is located in a strip mall but the authentic Cuban sandwich is worth traveling for. The combination is traditional and it is served on locally made fresh bread. Bonus: The fried plantains are a hit.
Cuba Bakery Cafe & Sandwiches
There is nothing fancy about this $6.95 Cubano but the straight-forward traditional ingredients make for an irresistible combination. Owned by an immigrant family, this cafe and bakery is a friendly and authentic spot in Aurora.
Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria
This casual cafe and sandwich shop has locations in the Tech Center and at Glendale's City Set. Its $7.25 classic Cubano is served on traditional Cuban bread. Bonus: You can place your order online.
The popular Uptown spot has a classic $10 Cubano it serves for lunch or dinner. Soon, an Arvada location of the modern diner will open.
This new Lowry spot, as well as its sister eateries Masterpiece Delicatessen, offer a $12 Cubano that includes slow-roasted mojo brined pork, Black Forest ham, Swiss cheese, dill pickles, yellow mustard, and garlic aioli, all on a pressed roll.
Also featured in:
The Kitchen Next Door Glendale
All three locations of the neighborhood pubs that is part of The Kitchen family serve a $9.95 classic Cuban sandwich.
With five locations stretching from Downtown Denver to Steamboat Springs, this growing sandwich empire dishes out an $8.95 version of the sandwich that includes smoked ham, slow roasted pulled pork, Jarlsburg, chopped pickles, hot cherry peppers, mayo, and yellow mustard.
Americatus New-World Italian
This quaint RiNo spot serves an $8.50 Cuban sandwich at lunch that inludes braised pork, smoked ham, house-made mayo, Dijon mustard, dill pickles, and Fontina cheese.
© 2023 Vox Media, Inc. All rights reserved.