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Vicente's Cuban Cuisine

1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
+1 313-962-8800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (42 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
“plantains” (13 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here for the paella, stayed for the salsa dancing lessons. What a fun night! The Cuban style paella was beyond incredible. It was a bit busy, and we were having some issues with our waitresses and orders, but it was Cinco de Mayo.

Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was my first time at Vicente's and it was a fun night. Good food, good drink's and I got on the dance floor and learned some new step's. I like the open feel of the restaurant. (I'm a people watcher lol) So I could...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food at Vicente's was very good. Also a very nice atmosphere. Portions are very large. My wife and I split our meals. Definitely recommend and will be returning

Thank patz127
Reviewed 5 days ago

Quick business lunch with 2 colleagues....split a number of small plates and we were impressed. The staff were helpful in giving us guidance on what was easy to share. Calamari was delicious! All of the food was good in fact and prices reasonable for a...More

Thank drkahless
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Vicente's to try something different! Amazing food, excellent selections to choose from and wonderful wait staff. I'm definitely going back when we return to Detroit!

Thank Barb S S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal at a slow time of day. The food was very good, as was the service. However, the drinks we had (a mojito and a mixed drink) combined the unhappy traits of not being very good and being very expensive. The...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food and service were wonderful. We dined outside and enjoyed the fresh air. It was busy on a Saturday night, I recommend reservations.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went for an early Saturday evening visit to Vicente. Parking was a bit of a challenge (as it often is in most downtown areas). I ordered the Pollo Con Camarones which was very tasty and my wife ordered a salad. Food was up in less...More

Thank NorthernerD11
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I've never had Cuban food before and was blown away in a good way. We were able to sit on their patio and it was a beautiful experience. We ordered paella with empanadas as an appetizer. We knew up front the paella would take 45...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner before a show at the Fox Theatre. It was about a 15 minute walk. The food, drinks, and atmosphere were all incredible. We got empanadas as an appetizer and we each got a different meal. Honestly we...More

Thank rcw923
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valet service?
4 August 2016|
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Response from GrandpaFrank43 | Reviewed this property |
No, there was not valet service. There is a public garage directly behind the restaurant.
Is there a children's menu?
20 June 2016|
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Response from G D | Reviewed this property |
I remember there was.
What is the dress code at vincente's cuban restaurant in Detroit, MI.
21 February 2015|
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Response from Mike007D | Reviewed this property |
I was there mid-week and the dress was mostly business casual. There were some people that were quite well dressed. So a mix.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-8800
  • E-mail