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Little Ricky’s Cuban-American Restaurant Soft Opening with a Pre-Fix Menu in Brookland

by Prince Of Petworth November 9, 2012 at 4:30 pm 13 Comments


3522 12th St, NE

Little Ricky’s located at 3522 12th Street, NE is soft opening at 5pm. Their facebook page says:

Little Ricky’s an American Paladar is finally going to open it’s doors on Nov 9th at 5pm. IMPORTANT TO NOTE- we will not be offering a full menu but rather for the month of November we will offer on Fri, Sat, and Sun evenings a Pre-fix 4 course meal. The menus will be posted in the next couple of days. The pre-fix dinner price will be south of $25 a person.

Or the Bar will also be open so just come in for a drink- that’s cool too.

Friday Nov 9th Pre-Fix Menu
Apps course choice of: Croquettas (Ham or Bacalao); Black bean Hummus with Plantain chips; Gambas al Ajillo
Soup Course: Green Plantain Soup; Caldo Gallego Soup
Main Course: Pollo Navarro (1/4 roasted chicken with hell’a good mojo); Lechon Asado; Grilled Fish (Lime & garlic marinade)
Sides (choice of 3) Black beans & rice; Tostones; Maduros; Yuca con Mojo; Tater Tots; Grilled veggie medley
Dessert Course: Flan; Ice Cream of the day; Arroz Con Leche

You can see more from their eventual permanent menu here.

  • ah

    Has anyone tried their suf-fix menu?

    Jebus – Prix-fixe, restaurateurs. I’m looking at you Caucus Room.

    • +1000!

    • You got a typo in “Jebus” there.

      Mais plus un quand meme.

  • anon

    lame name, but menu looks amazing.

  • AshleyG

    That is a weak Cuban menu…

    • Anononnah

      What would you have preferred – Fidel’s Place?

  • Nathaniel

    Especially since the closure of col brooks any restaurant in brookland is welcome. I am very excited about this place

  • Is pre-fix spanish for prix-fixe?

    • hillizen

      There were also some pretty terrible typos on the website. Comida Cubano? Ollé? The second isn’t even a Spanish word. And those were just the ones in large type. But all in all, I’m willing to give them the benefit of the doubt. I miss all the Cuban restaurants back home in Miami. Nothing here has been able to capture those same flavors, let alone at the large portions and decent prices of even a mediocre Miami restaurant.

  • petwurf

    I’m waiting for the Fix menu.

  • dcgirl53

    I went on Friday night..the food is great. The decor is very inviting..all in all a great new place! Still have some kinks to work out in terms of timing the food, but I have faith they will get there! At any rate the food was good enough to come back for and I think this is a great addition to the neighborhood!

  • Josh

    Have not gone yet, but I’m sure it will just make me want Kuba Kuba in Richmond. Can’t somebody just open one of those in DC and make everybody happy?

  • RozCat

    Wow– only 5 posts before someone brought up a “not as good Cuban in Miami” comment.

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