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800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
+1 732-774-3007
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (52 reviews)
“chorizo” (27 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
$$ - $$$
800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

mediocre food, nothing incredible, not even desired cuban food. not worth the price... maybe grab a drink and dance

Thank martine g
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Six dollar well drinks and a great happy hour menu. The a bowl of mussels was $5 dollars and delicious. Bar tenders were good. And right on the boardwalk.

Thank barfoot164
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Cubacan has delicious food with a spanish accent. It is on the boardwalk in Asbury Park so in nice weather you can sit outside with an ocean view. The staff is very friendly. A good choice of wine is available as well.

Thank cherylcG6529VM
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Headed to Asbury Park Friday night just in time for a snowstorm to hit. We walked all over and decided we were getting hungry for some appetizers. Stopped in the Cubacan for the first time. It was of course quite empty however we have no...More

Thank Traci2013
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We popped in on a Friday afternoon for a light lunch (just apps) as we wanted to enjoy their amazing ocean view. Hostess greeted us warmly and sat us right away (we had made a reservation on OpenTable). The decor is pretty cool. Our waiter...More

Thank CTJudyH
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Great atmosphere, fast (& friendly) service, delicious food! Cocktails were strong but well balanced - they weren't watered down with fruit juice. Must try the black bean soup, octopus, and paella. View of the ocean tops off the experience!

Thank Taryn S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

On a semi-warm sunny Sunday afternoon, we sat outside next to the Asbury Park Boardwalk and enjoyed cocktails and appetizers. The vibe is relaxed and the service was fast and friendly. We started with calamari and yucka with red and green cocktail sauces. Plus several...More

Thank 538cheryly
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Hip and swanky inside with a Havana style band playing gives this Asbury Park boardwalk eatery a uniquely feel that you could be in South Beach. The food was spot on. Loved the carmelized flan for desert. My wife and I throughly enjoyed.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Overall the experience and food was very sub par. The wait staff was very slow and rude, the food was of low quality and the atmosphere was very cold. We waited for over 10 minutes for our drinks (while the water chatted with someone at...More

Thank boweryboynj
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Small, cozy, great food, great service. Tapas are very good. Outdoor seating in season. Highly recommend.

Thank Vlad G
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Kristine M
10 June 2017|
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Robin W
10 August 2016|
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Response from foodieg982 | Reviewed this property |
Just posted a photo of the cocktail menu to Cubacan's site. Not sure how long it takes to appear. Enjoy!
Bob M
18 April 2015|
Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Since specials change probably on a daily basis, you would need to contact the restaurant for that information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-774-3007
New restaurant, maybe March or April of 2011
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