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236 Cuba St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
06 356 5750
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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

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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Happened upon this café by chance, how lucky we were! Friendly and vibrant staff, great food and coffee, could have stayed for hours. Breakfast burrito is on my must have again list...

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New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Requested a table for 6 for a business meeting earlier that day. On arrival there was no record of our request. Service staff did arrange for tables to be placed together and were helpful. Food was so so. This Cafe is up and down. When quiet the food and service is pretty good. When busy, the service and food quality... More 

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New Zealand
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

The coffee was good and having cold water in the fridge was also a bonus. Went down hill from there with the eggs bene which had mustard seeds in the sauce, a couple of hard little eggs and for some reason a couple of hash browns in the stack. The beef Nachos contained chips with cheese melted on them a... More 

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Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

So, going off the theory that if a cafe is busy, its a good place then Cafe Cuba has to rank highly. Great food, good choice and reasonable prices. I shared an anti-pesto platter with a friend and there was too much food, although it was fantasicly prepared and presented.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful good and massive servings!! Need to get in early for a table though! We sat outside and it was cool but sheltered. Nice place to relax.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Much go and eat its a much go when in town the food is good coffee is very good the cafe works very nice nice place to go

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went for late breakfast, the place has a kind of funky Cuba theme, it was fairly busy with a mix of business lunches, groups of female friends catching up and older couples having coffee. We both ordered the create your own breakfast with coffee. I really like the idea of create your own breakfast and everything was pretty good and... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After the response to my last review by Darlene (Sorry I never contacted you back I did not see the response until a couple of month later), I decided to ease my way back into Cafe Cuba, I am pleased to say I am now semi regular down there for smoothies and while I can not attest to the table... More 

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Papakura, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You haven't eaten in P/North if you haven't eaten at the Cuba Cafe. The meals are delightfully, the menu is great along with the prices. Staff/ Service is great. I had the whitebait fitters last night and where very good would recommend. All lots of people enjoying the food and each others company. And at the end of an enjoyable... More 

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My girlfriend ordered about 10 choc. silk cakes for her wedding, it was a few years ago now, but something we haven't forgotten! Great service, and nice place to sit outside and watch the world go by on Cuba Street if you have a lazy afternoon to spare! Great for girls get together, or just the "two" of you! Many... More 

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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 0 - 22

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