cuban·burger(harrisonburg, va) home of el vaquero named the most over the top burger in virginia by esquire magazine chop·chop(salad) Black beans over white rice, shredded Jack cheese, shaved onions,
lettuce, tomato, cilantro, garlic-lime, and smoky aioli
el·Vaquero(burger) Voted one of Virginia’s Best 12 Burgers
by Virginia.org
Hand·Crafted(specialty cocktails) Fresh, and made to order
by our experienced staff

Welcome back! Our dining room is now open to customers at 50% capacity. We are also offering to-go, curbside service, and delivery through GiddyUp! Courier. To-go orders can be placed by calling 540-434-1769. Delivery orders can be placed through GiddyUp! Courier.

One of the Top 12 Burgers in Virginia

Located in heart of Downtown Harrisonburg our Cuban-American cuisine is a food lover's paradise. The menu offers a variety of options: fritas, tapas, Cuban sandwiches, and a full bar serving the finest Hand Crafted Cuban cocktails.

The decor and atmosphere offer its patrons the chance to step into the past and experience Hemingway's Havana.

Come join locals and visitors alike by enjoying a mouthwatering Cuban Burger today!

 
“This Cuban restaurant specializes in "Americanized" varieties of classic Cuban street food. Their patties are flavored with smoked paprika and come covered in crispy, thin, fried shoestring potatoes. The El Vaquero, is topped with crispy flank steak, rum-caramelized onions, Swiss cheese, and house spicy-smoky aioli. ” - - Esquire Magazine     

Our Team

Shami Pizarro Cuban Burger Assistant General Manager

Shami Pizarro

Assistant General Manager
Born and raised right here in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Shami Pizarro (née Gravatt) has been working in the local restaurant scene from the age of sixteen.
Steve Pizarro Owner of Cuban Burger

Steve Pizarro

Founder, General Manager & Executive Chef
Steve Pizarro is the Founder, General Manager and Executive Chef of Harrisonburg, Virginia’s CubanBurger restaurant and cocktail bar. Florida-born and Virginia-bred, Pizarro is a first generation Cuban-American with a deep passion for all things food and drink.