Are you looking for a way to spice up date night? Do you desperately need to impress your in-laws when they come into town? Whatever the occasion might be, one of the easiest ways to someone’s heart is through food that will warm their soul and blow their mind. At El Embargo, we are focused on offering top-tier Cuban cuisine that utilizes the flavors and ingredients of our native island. If you live in or around the Chattanooga, TN, area, come and dine with us to see what you’ve been missing and all of the quality dishes that you have to look forward to.
Popular in the coastal regions of Latin America, made from fresh raw fish that has been cured in citrus juices in a blend of spices and red onions.
Classic Cuban turnovers with choice of picadillo (traditional ground beef filling) or cheese served with our famous Embargo '62 sauce 3 per order.
Island Mussels* gf
Mediterranean black mussels prepared in a savory island white wine sauce.
Mariquitas Con Mojo v|gf
Golden slivers of fried green plantains served with a garlic mojo dipping sauce.
Yucca Fries v|gf
A traditional starchy root vegetable made into fries and served with a creamy aioli dipping sauce.
Masitas de Puerco gf
Marinated fried pork chunks served with sautéed onions and lime wedges.
Our showcase includes Masitas de Puerto frita (Marinated Fried Pork Chunks), Beef Empanada with our famous Embargo '62 sauce, Yucca Fries with a creamy aioli, two Ham Croquettas.
Three breaded creamy béchamel and ham blended croquettas served with pickles and saltine crackers.
Tostones Nachos v|gf
Twice-fried green plantains smothered with Monterey Jack cheese, black beans, house-made pico de gallo, sour cream Choose from chicken, pork, or vegetarian.
Food is the zest of life, so what you eat is important to us. If you’re ready to try any of the amazing Cuban cuisine offerings on our full menu, come and visit us at El Embargo. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or searching for a new destination for family dinner, we’re here to welcome you with open arms. Call us today to inquire about our current menu specials.