The Lost Cuban Kitchen - KU Pasadena

$$ • Cuban
Opens at 11:00 AM
  • Sandwiches

  • Mains

  • Empanadas

  • Veg Out

  • Sides

  • Desserts

  • Beverages

  • Sauces (1 oz)


Cubano Sandwich
An undeniable Cuban classic – look no further than the name! Savor this time-honored combination of slow-roasted pork, black forest ham, Swiss cheese, yellow mustard and crisp pickles for an authentic taste of the homeland
Infidel Sandwich
Our famous – or should we say infamous – hot-pressed sandwich made with picadillo, shoestring potato, house made pickles and Swiss cheese on fresh-baked Cuban bread
El Pollito Sandwich
In the mood for a little chicken? Then our delicious mojo chicken, shoestring potatoes, house made pickles and Swiss cheese sandwich is the perfect choice


Arroz con Pollo
Juicy, seared chicken thigh sitting atop a bed of saffron rice, infused with bell pepper, onion, and spices. They may not be thick, but if you’re Havana bad day, these thighs could save lives. The only thing you need to think about is which side you want..
Ropa Vieja
You may be rocking "old clothes," but this unique dish is as fresh as they come. Classically braised flank steak broken down into curly tendrils. Comes over a bed of rice with a choice of side.
You don't need a medical card to try this hash. A mouthwatering blend of ground lamb, chuck, and brisket, onion, tomato, olives, capers and spices will have you riding high. Served with rice, and your choice of side.
Pollo Con Mojo
This glorious braised chicken thigh smothered in a saucy blend of garlic, onion and citrus is guaranteed to get your mojo back. Comes over a bed of rice with a choice of side.
Lechon Asado
The time-honored favorite done right. A healthy helping of mojo-infused slow-roasted pork. They don't call it the Bay of Pigs for nothin'. Comes over a bed of rice with a choice of side.


Carne Empanada
Filled with picadillo. Wrapped in flaky, savory crust, fried and filled with flavor.
Pollo Empanada
Filled with mojo chicken. Wrapped in flaky, savory crust, fried and filled with flavor.
Queso Empanada
Filled with seasoned cheese. Wrapped in flaky, savory crust, fried and filled with flavor.

Veg Out

Veg. Cubano Sandwich
Love the Cuban classic, but mind the meat? We’ve got you covered with our delicious jackfruit substitute. Comes with a choice of sauce
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Jackfruit Asado
Braised jackfruit roasted in our signature mojo marinade. Served with rice, your choice of side, and sauce.


Black Beans
You know ‘em. You love ‘em. You should order ‘em! Featuring rancho gordo beans
As classic as the cars roaming the streets of Cuba
Yuca Frita
Hot and crispy – served with your choice of sauce.
Just plain or plantain delicious. The sweetest of treats from little Island.


Tres Leches
Delicious sponge cake soaked in triple the milk for triple the tastiness. Topped with a light, refreshing passionfruit pastry cream and a luxardo cherry - you’ll want to give it 3 thumbs up!
Lovingly prepared pannacotta drizzled with caramel, and topped with Nilla wafers. Some things just cant be beat.
Chocolate Tres Leches
An unctuous cacao sponge cake, soaked in our tres leches, topped with whipped cream and cacao powder.


Specialty Soda
Topo Chico
Smart Water

Sauces (1 oz)

Dulce del Fuego
Some like it hot, hot, hot! This sweet pineapple guava sauce is infused with a little kick of habanero
Spicy habanero with a hint of smoke — like a fine Cuban cigar
Mojito Aioli
Herbaceously refreshing with flavor as bright as the beaches of Cuba (rum not included)
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