Add Your Review

Thanks for visiting Cuba De Ayer. We'd love to have your feedback!

Silver Spring

Don't remember the name of your dish? Find it on our menu!

Which dish or item did you try?

You are submitting your information to Cuba De Ayer and Popmenu, which powers this site and is sponsoring this giveaway. By submitting, you agree to the Popmenu and .

Our Latest Reviews

Byrdaire 1 day ago

Camarones en Aguacate

Whenever I go to Cuba de Ayer, I have to have the wondrful shrimp in garlic lemon wine on avocado. I can just eat that every day.

Natalifanigonzalez 4 days ago

Combinacion*

I always get the combinacion as appetizer while having a mojito. Then I eat el steak encebollado. The flan is so delicious too!

Stor0910 5 days ago

Bistec Palomilla

I have been going here for over 10 years and I challenge you to find a better Cuban restaurant in the DMV

Rdguru00001 7 days ago

Tres Leches*

This is an excellent dessert to top off the day.

Sara 7 days ago

Camarones en Aguacate

This is is perfect combo of garlic sauce and lemon with shrimp on avocado. I could eat this everyday.

Tlscag53 1 day ago

Picadillo

My go to meal at Cuba de Ayer is the Picadillo! I love the combo of the raisins and olives, spices with the ground beef. That with mixed rice and beans is just wonderful

Dana 5 days ago

Camarones Al Ajillo

This shrimp dish is so good! I get it every time I go. So much sabor! ❤️ Highly recommended. Oh and I have to mention the empanadas. Chef's kiss good! The habanero sauce is just the icing on the cake!

Gregory 7 days ago

Camarones Al Ajillo

Camarones Al Jillo, Black bean soup, plantains, and mojito. Excellent food and beverages. Great music and atmosphere. Friendly and attentive staff. Love this place!

Daniel 7 days ago

Vaca Frita

Cuba de Ayer's vaca frita is not merely my go-to dish at Cuba de Ayer, but it is the standard against which I judge all other vaca frita anywhere. And frankly, in the DMV, all of the others come up short. The vaca frita at Cuba de Ayer is perfection itself. Perfectly shredded. Perfectly seasoned. Fried enough to be crunchy in part, but somehow also moist and flavorful. I order it every time I go to Cuba de Ayer and I crave it when I am not there.

Sara 7 days ago

Empanadas*

The empanadas are addicting. We'll order these when we have people over. The beef and chicken are our favorite. It's a perfect blend of stuffing and slightly sweet crusty shell that makes it so delicious.



PAST DRAWING WINNERS

June 2021:
Sylvia, Urth Caffé
Los Angeles, CA 

May 2021:
Amber, Haute Dogs and Fries
Alexandria, VA

April 2021:
Travis, El Monumento
Georgetown, TX

March 2021:
Susan, Alden Park
Plymouth, MA

February 2021:
Leilani, Hon Machi Korean BBQ
San Antonio, TX

January 2021:
Goodrich Seafood & Oyster House

December 2020:
Hallee, Pizza Sociale
Los Angeles, CA

November 2020:
Barbara, PPC Italian Restaurant
Plaistow, NH

October 2020:
Charn, Vitaly
Costa Mesa, CA

September 2020:
Carol, Stroud's BBQ
Daytona Beach Shores, FL

August 2020:
Jo-El, Mick's All American
Mount Joy, PA 

July 2020:
Bronson, Los Dos Potrillos 
Colorado

June 2020:
Elish, Crump's Landing
Homosassa, FL

May 2020:
Carlson, Papi Grande's Mexican
Amherst, NY

April 2020:
Sommer, Little Calf Creamery 
Thousand Oaks, CA

March 2020:
Theresa, Woody's Crab House
North East, MD

February 2020:
Maria, The Rustik Fork
Riverside, CA

January 2020:
Marsha, Stefano's Restaurant
Florence, SC

December 2019:
Alma, Karai Ramen Bistro
Jacksonville, FL

November 2019:
Courtney, Axe & Arrow
Seattle, WA

October 2019:
Andy, Backwoods Brewing Co.
Portland, OR

September 2019:
Amanda, Home Restaurant
Los Angeles, CA

August 2019:
Jennifer, Mark's City Grill
Columbus, GA

July 2019:
Rebecca, Frank Gourmet
Buffalo, NY

June 2019:
Donna, Dino's Sports Bar
Cape Cod, MA

May 2019:
Karen, This Little Pig
Amherst, NY

April 2019:
Alicia, Plant Based Pizzeria
Atlanta, GA