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Paseo Caribbean Restaurant

Map & Directions 4225 Fremont Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
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206-545-7440
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Delivery
  • Accepted

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Seattle Weekly's Description

It's a good idea to call Paseo first if you're planning a lunch there. They make food until they run out, which can happen very early on a Saturday. "Do you still have pork?" you ask. "Yeah, for now," the guy who answers the phone replies, before hanging up on you to deal with the line stretching out the front door and up Fremont Avenue. Almost every one of those people is here for the Cuban Roast sandwich, constructed of roasted pork shoulder, aioli, crunchy lettuce, cilantro, and just enough jalapenos to give it heat without numbing your tongue. There's no "Oh, I'll just have half and save the rest for later" here. You will devour the whole thing, scooping up the sandwich filling that falls onto your plate and licking the last bits of pork off your fingers. Paseo does have other items, even entrées, on the menu, and word is they're pretty good. But the Cuban Roast is the platonic form of "sandwich." Just make sure you get there before the "sold out" tags kept by the register start showing up on the menu.

 
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  • Eater on 07/28/11

    The messy Cuban-style sandwiches have developed an epic fan base, and a reliable line of people waiting for their fix. [Eater 38 Member]

  • Seattle Met on 11/09/11

    Lorenzo Lorenzo’s sandwich hut is so popular its addicts endure lines out the door knowing that they must pay cash, they will not get a table, and there will be hell to pay laundry-wise.

  • Seattle Weekly on 12/14/10

    Food is delicious! If you want a sandwich for lunch from Paseo you have to get their early and wait in line. It's definitely worth the wait and just hope it doesn't sell out before you order!

  • Brian T. on 03/16/09

    Order the Cuban Sandwich!!!

  • Brian P. on 03/12/10

    Order the cuban pork sandwich and begin your addiction. Make sure you get extra napkins...

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