La Cordobesa (map) may not have the absolute best Cubano torta I’ve had (that award still goes to Costa Azul), but the Cordobesa Cubano does win in terms of sheer number of different meats: FIVE. Unfortunately I’m not sure what they all were, but here is my best guess: ham, chicken, chorizo (I think), beef, hot dog. There were no beans or egg, but it did have plenty of queso, avocado, and jalapeno.
We also tried two tacos: lengua and pastor. I was hoping for some pineapple on the latter, didn’t get any, but was still very happy with it. The lengua’s texture was just about perfect in its tenderness. The tortillas (which were doubled up) were almost the best part–they seemed very freshly made and were a little bit greasier than usual (in a good way).
We also had a “picadita” (solas, as opposed to con carne), which we got with green sauce. It was extremely spicy. In retrospect, the waitress definitely seemed skeptical that we would be able to handle its hotness. She was right about one of us. It was a fluffy thick gordita-type tortilla covered in sauce, crumbly queso, onions, and cilantro.
The fresh salsa situation was lacking a bit, but they did have the cutest bottle of hot sauce (which was also delish) that I’ve seen: