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Fidel's Cafe

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234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
644 8016868
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuban on Cuba

Great variety of food and drink. Reasonably priced and can manage a three course dinner for two for under $100. Highly recommend the milkshakes and nacho chicken

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Wonkyferg
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Great variety of food and drink. Reasonably priced and can manage a three course dinner for two for under $100. Highly recommend the milkshakes and nacho chicken

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were wandering along Cuba Street looking for food and went in and out of four or five places before getting to Fidel's. It looked like it would be hard to find a cooler, quirkier place so we searched no further. The menu looked good, but we both ended up,going for items that were on display in... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I like fiddles thats why we keep coming back. sometimes a deviate from church on sundays and go here to have a good fry up and read there paper with endless coffee. They have all sorts of grub, something for everyone. it is popular so you may have to move around. garden at back, patio at front and tight little... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Showed up for dinner and loved the atmosphere, the decor of the restaurant was very creative and unique. We sat down while we waited for the second part of our group to arrive. While waiting we ordered appetisers, which were delicious, and pre ordered our dinner and were told would be put in when our friends arrived. Our friends had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I went in to get a coffee and a muffin. There is a big sign at the door say wait for the Maitre D' and they will seat you. You wait for 3 minutes in which time two waiters see you at close range and ignore you and then other guests arrive and because there is so little space to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Fantastic coffee and service, great atmosphere.This is a wonderful place to spend some time with friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Friends trip to Wellington was told about their milkshakes - amazing Also had salt and pepper calamari very nice. Fun friendly chilled atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Cuba St is a foodie Mecca in Wellington. It's hard to decide where to grab a coffee. Based on the recommendations of others we decided to try Fidel's and we are not disappointed. Shabby decor, hustle and bustle, fast friendly service, great coffee and delicious, generous serves of food. No surcharge despite being Easter Saturday. If I had to find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Met up here for breakfast with a friend - and even though she's a local, it was her first time. Convinced her the Snickers Shake was a must have - she agreed at first sip. We were there for a breakfast and it didn't disappoint - servings are big and the quality is good. Have done both breakfast and lunch... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My partner and I had a lovely evning here. The jerk chicken is a must have- very unique. The restaurant is really quirky and located on cuba street which has a good vibe at the weekend. Definitely worth a visit when in Wellington!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 644 8016868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 19
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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