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800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
+1 732-774-3007
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
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Reviewed February 5, 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
Reviewed January 4, 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 December 19, 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 November 14, 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 J H
Reviewed November 13, 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 October 16, 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 October 15, 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 October 8, 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 October 3, 2017

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

Thank Vlad G
Reviewed September 22, 2017

I have frequented Cubacan on the Asbury Park boardwalk on various occasions for business lunches/dinners or with friends and have refrained from reviewing because I felt that it could do better! The advertised description of the atmosphere is faithfully delivered here, offering clients a contemporary...More

Thank patnoelle
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Kristine M
June 10, 2017|
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Robin W
August 10, 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
April 18, 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
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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