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Cuban Pete's

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428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
+1 973-746-1100
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cuban Petes is a lively, noisy and fun place to dine on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair New Jersey. When you enter you are greeted with Cuban and Latin music, waiters in Cuban shirts and fedoras and an tropical atmosphere. Cuban Petes is a byob and additionally, if you wish, they will take your wine and turn it into one of... More 

Thank arubaphil
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun atmosphere. Staff is friendly, helpful & efficient. Tapas choices were all very good tho the ground beef is a bit salty. Main entrees are huge (Arroz con pollo). Cuban sandwich was excellent. I wish they served alcohol, but at least they had mojito mix in pitchers (good but WAY too much lime juice). The one weird thing about... More 

Thank Jonathan H
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there at 615 and left at 740 never receiving our food. The waiter kept saying the kitchen was backed up but that doesn't explain why 6 other tables that came in 20-40 mins after us received their food and we did not . And management did not even care about our concern, never came to our table , and... More 

Thank jazlyn e
New Jersey
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Cuban petes on a Friday so it was Lent and could not have any meat that day. Not many fish alternatives and the two fish alternatives were just ok. We had a late lunch so there were only a few people there so service was good but given what other alternatives there are in that city this place... More 

Thank filet
Montclair, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here for the great food and mojitos which you need your own rum for adding (byob) But the place is horrible with service and everything is sticky and smells dirty. They definitely need to work on cleaning their dishes and tables better But the atmosphere is beautiful. Nice spot for a date but not a first date...too... More 

Thank Lykitta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've have many dinners in the past that was great but I went for lunch and was very disappointed. my appetizer was a hot mess and pulled pork was dry and chewy so chewy I lost interest and wasn't that hungry and left. it's a shame because I traveled from central jersey for this lunch .

Thank joysassie
Maplewood, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the owner Dominick Restaino to be friendly, gracious and extremely accommodating. We were a group of 7 on an awful rainy/wintry night yesterday ready to celebrate my husband's bday. We had reservations to Escape the Room nearby & were pressed for time. Even before he knew this Dominick tried to get us seated as soon as possible. The... More 

Thank mrsgtou
Montclair, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to go on off hours, food is great but place gets very crowded and loud and it will definitely slow service down. Go with an open mind and go with the flow and you'll enjoy the evening.

Thank EmWittmann
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time at this restaurant, the food is great and the portions are incredible. Tow people can share one meal. The Sangria selection is great. Only problem is there is no alcohol in them, which is fine its a BOB type of place but it should say it in their website that way you can be prepared if... More 

Thank Maritza G
Clifton, New Jersey
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cuban Pete's is one of my favorite places to eat. Fresh cuban food with a twist. From the tropical fruit iced tea to the numerous varieties of punches you wont be sorry. There are very long wait times up to 2 hours on weekends and most evenings. Once you are seated, service is fast. The appetizers are amazing and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-746-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?