El Oriental de Cuba
416 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA
- Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain-Roslindale
- Directions: Stonybrook at Paul Gore St
- Hours: Mon-Thurs 8 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 8 am-10 pm, Sun 8 am-8 pm
The orient in question is Eastern Cuba, inspiring amazing soups, Cubano sandwiches, and red-beans-and-rice to rank with any. Fierce chocolate batido, too. A neat little luncheonette to help us forget the loss of the Española across the street.