Saturday, November 14, 2009

The Rumba Room Opens for Lunch

Posted By on Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 10:53 AM

The Rumba Room, best known as a downtown salsa club at 303 South Main, is now open for lunch.

Friday afternoon, the dance floor was empty but the tables by the bar were busy with customers ordering a Cuban sandwich or Veracruz shrimp. The Cuban sandwich looked delicious: ham, pernil (Cuban roast pork), mustard, Swiss cheese, and pickle on a French baguette. It costs $8 and comes with fries.

I didn’t try anything, but the menu looked great, offering a dozen sandwiches, tacos, and slow-cooked shredded beef priced from $6 to $9. I can’t wait to try Arroz con Pollo, one of my all-time favorite Cuban dishes. It’s a traditional chicken dish service with rice, black beans, and sweet plantains.

If you want to stop by and try the new menu, don’t wait until the weekend. Lunch is offered Monday through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Let us know what you think.

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