Moros Cuban Restaurant

380 N. Harbor Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631
562-694-4169

Details

  • Sun, Tue-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
  • $$
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Prix Fixe, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
All the Cuban classics at Moros Cuban Restaurant—ropa vieja, rabo encendido, lechón, flaky empanadas, jolting cortaditos—are similarly great, similarly cheap. Consider a quarter-chicken order: skin as crispy-golden as a wonton, meat tender and moist with a bitter orange-based mojo reduced almost to a marmalade, sticky and bittersweet. Comes with rice and plantains. Total price? Six pinche bucks. When the most expensive thing here, a magnificent paella as large as a basketball hoop, costs only $16, Moros is not only a great restaurant but a miracle as worthy of a pilgrimage as Lourdes.

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    In the world of searing condiments, few are as caustic as a properly made mojo de ajo—olive oil spiked with garlic, the soy sauce of Cuba. Too often, though, its non-coño presentation renders mojo to something approxima...

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