The Lost Cuban Kitchen - KU Pasadena

$$ • Cuban
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  • Sandwiches

  • Mains

  • Empanadas

  • Veg Out

  • Sides

  • Desserts

  • Beverages

  • Sauces


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
Oh, so you're looking for a little variety? Well try any one of our Cuban sandwiches along with your choice of beverage, and a small side of yuca frita or plantains. We believe it will go over "oh" so well.
Buddy System
We'd always been told it's safer bet to have someone with you, as you never know what may happen. Hopefully we can make things a little easier for you in trusting the buddy system.. With your choice of two sandwiches and two beverages to share with someone we would only hope that you like.


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. Served with your choice of side and sauce.
Ropa Vieja
You may be rocking “old clothes,” but this unique dish is as fresh as they come. Delicately braised prime beef broken down into unctuous tendrils is sure to leave your mouth watering. Served with rice, your choice of side, and sauce.
You don’t need a medical card to try this hash. A mouthwatering blend of ground chuck and brisket, onion, tomato, olives, capers, wine, and spices will have you riding high. Served with rice, your choice of side, and sauce.
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. Served with rice, your choice of side, and sauce.
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’. Served with rice, your choice of side, and sauce.


Picadillo Empanada
Picadillo wrapped in a flaky savory crust, fried, and filled with flavor!
Pollo Empanada
Mojo chicken wrapped in a flaky savory crust, fried, and filled with flavor!
Queso Empanada
Spiced mozzarella cheese wrapped in a flaky savory crust, fried, and filled with flavor!
Empanada Trio
Triplets don't always have to be the same.. With three flavors of our empanadas to choose from, we're confident you'll be hitting all the right spots. Give them all a try, and you'll have three reasons to order more again soon!

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
Jackfruit Asado
Jackfruit braised with onion, tomato, yuca, and spices then roasted to perfection. Served with rice, it comes with a choice of side and sauce


Black Beans
You know ‘em. You love ‘em. You should order ‘em!
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.
Queso Pastelito
Spiced mozzarella blanketed in puff pastry is sure to be the savory snack you didn't know that you were craving.


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!
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A lovingly prepared pannacotta served with a cinnamon Dulce de Leche, as some things just can’t be beat
Chocolate Tres Leches
An unctuous cacao sponge cake, soaked in our tres leches, topped with whipped cream and cacao powder - you’ll want to give it 3 thumbs up!


Specialty Soda
Topo Chico
Smart Water


Dulce 1oz
A sweet yet spiced pineapple guava sauce, infused with a little kick of habanero. This sauce is really the pineapple of our eye.
Gitmo 1oz
Spicy habanero with a hint of smoke — like a fine Cuban cigar
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