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236 Cuba St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
06 356 5750
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Situated in the heart of Palmerston North Cafe Cuba is an iconic and...
Situated in the heart of Palmerston North Cafe Cuba is an iconic and popular place to have that next coffee, catch-up, meeting or meal. Here at Cafe Cuba we have a large cuisine menu which is sure to tempt your taste buds. Offering an all day breakfast and brassiere we invite you come in and dine with us every day from 7.00am right through to our dinner dining from 6.00pm until late, Cafe Cuba is also great place to take the family with a full children’s menu available.At Cafe Cuba we know the importance of a great coffee, our fully trained staff are equipped to deliver a great coffee to you, with take away coffee available. We are fully licensed and have a large range of Wine, Bottled Beer, RTD’s, Spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
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  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic food, super service

This cafe was great - and within walking distance of our accommodation - bonus! Really busy, but our meals were served super quick. And they were really tasty. Coffee was really good too. We'll be back next time we're in town

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Kirstym012015
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Visited the café with family and friends on a busy Sunday lunch. Queue's at the counter were big but despite this the staff were efficient and served quickly and effectively. With a full café the noise was loud and thus made it difficult to hear. Not something that can be done about it. I had the fish with a lemon... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This cafe was great - and within walking distance of our accommodation - bonus! Really busy, but our meals were served super quick. And they were really tasty. Coffee was really good too. We'll be back next time we're in town

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

we called in for breakfast and were pleased with our meals ,the waiting staff were very good and the restaurant was full ,I would recommend this as it is good food at a good price.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Have been a customer here for many years and what works is a menu that stays the same, great counter food and choices. Some of the best coffees in town and they have kept the character and atmosphere the same.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great coffee, counter and kitchen food. A large menu, big variety of drinks, efficient and friendly people. I had breakfast and lunches there for 3 days while on business. Definitely a busy city cafe.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

i dont know what this picture is, but its not cafe cuba. Its a raggy old place full of charicter, but best of all great cakes. Anyone from palmy will tell you the same.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I always have breakfast here when I overnight in Palmerston North. It definitely beats the Hotel's offering. The food is delicious, with a vast choice. The coffee is strong & hits the spot. The team are friendly & the service fast. I usually get a second coffee to takeaway. When in Palmy overnight for business, ditch the Hotel breakfast &... More 

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Wellington
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Warmly recommended to anyone. Almost perfect cafe lunch. Lovely old 1920s building with masses of room inside and outside - choice of verandah or lawn dining. Good quality food, we had the whitebait fritters A+ (excellent desserts - great cheesecake.) Friendly service (although they forgot to serve one item). Dog friendly too. Not the cheapest - medium price bracket.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Service is great ,food awesome standard and pleasant place to sit outside in the sun good atmoshere place always busy and should book for special occasions

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very popular cafe with seating inside and outside have heaters outside as well. Staff very friendly and helpful, with good selection of food. Would recommend.

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Additional Information about Cafe Cuba

Address: 236 Cuba St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 356 5750
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 236 Cuba St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: 06 356 5750

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18

Description

Situated in the heart of Palmerston North Cafe Cuba is an iconic and popular place to have that next coffee, catch-up, meeting or meal. Here at Cafe Cuba we have a large cuisine menu which is sure to tempt your taste buds. Offering an all day breakfast and brassiere we invite you come in and dine with us every day from 7.00am right through to our dinner dining from 6.00pm until late, Cafe Cuba is also great place to take the family with a full children’s menu available.At Cafe Cuba we know the importance of a great coffee, our fully trained staff are equipped to deliver a great coffee to you, with take away coffee available. We are fully licensed and have a large range of Wine, Bottled Beer, RTD’s, Spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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