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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 106
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place to meet up with friends

Cafe Cuba is a nice place to meet with friends. Decent coffee, delicious cakes, and generally okay service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Susie J
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Berlin, Germany
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Omapere, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Called in here late afternoon , excellent service great menu well priced and cake to die for with a wonderful coffee

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Porirua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

What a selection, just didn't have enough time to try more, so will definitely return. Friendly staff who were representing their local turbos team, throwing in a special as well, now that is supporting the local boys

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I went there for a quick breakfast before an early Sunday walk. I've had good bubble & squeak at other cafes in town so decided to give it a go here. It was nice but I do like it fired up more. I ordered a coffee and because of the tendency in PN to server it buckets I specifically pointed... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In Palmerston to attend a week long course and found thus awesome place for lunch on the Sunday. Although extremely busy the staff were efficient, happy to help when we needed a refill etc. Food was divine. Large portions, homemade and words cant describe how great it was. The antipasto platter for 2 was in fact just that - enough... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Cafe Cuba is a nice place to meet with friends. Decent coffee, delicious cakes, and generally okay service.

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My son and I dropped in here for breakfast. Nice local feel to the place, well run and a great NZ breakfast experience all around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This place has yet to disapoint me. It is always a busy place no matter what time you go. Food is always excellent along with coffee and smoothies.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

in Palmy, Cuba coffee shop closes later than other coffee shop so you can sit outside to chat with your friends, enjoy great coffee here and other delicious food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Always great food, great service, very friendly staff always willing to go out of their way. Best place in town for Moccha's!!!

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Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

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