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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%
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“empanadas” (49 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (20 reviews)
“chorizo” (25 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Cuban
$$ - $$$
800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Aside from the atmosphere...the food was great. The service was delightful and I would recommend it highly.

Thank bilray2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here with my wife later Saturday night (July 15) after a show at the Stone Pony. There was a wait for both indoor and outdoor seating, which is understandable because of the time and place. After waiting 35 mins for a two top outdoor...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here on July 2nd. The hostesses here are horrible. We were told it would be a 45 minute wait. We tried to put our name in and the hostess wouldn't take our name. Each time we spoke to them, we...More

Thank Kaylin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite place on the boardwalk had a 30 minute wait so we continued on to try something new. Cubacan sat us immediately. That's when the good service ended. We sat down at 8:55 outside with menus from the hostess. We received ice water from...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went this past Saturday with a group of friends. It was only fun because of the friends we went with. Service is incredibly slow. Menu limited, food okay. I had skirt steak and so did my husband, he didn't care for it at all. The...More

1  Thank Frank O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and great location with ocean views. Great service and ambiance. A bit pricy, but perfect for a special dinner.

Thank Luisa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was average lacking seasoning that's if they had what you wanted to order apparently they were out of stock on some appetizers. alcoholic beverages were a little pricey cost more than my dinner

Thank mat43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went over on the holidays and granted that it was packed for the holidays i found it amazing to see the level of unprofessionalism from the hostess to the staff on hand. Got there at 8, hostess said that they wont take any more walk...More

Thank Marcello C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lazy early dinner at Cubacan on a gorgeous holiday weekend. Service was slow but pleasant. Thank goodness we weren't starving or in a rush. Two of the items we ordered were sold out. How do you run out of chicken empanadas? We resolved...More

Thank Idania60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice time at the Cubacan, but only give it an average score. We will go back, though, and give it another chance, maybe for lunch or brunch on the boardwalk next time.

Thank David Z
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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