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Cafe Cuba

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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A great little cafe

Always lots of yummy snacks.good vibes and eclectic place with happening people,good coffee and easy to find a park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Suzieb827
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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Always lots of yummy snacks.good vibes and eclectic place with happening people,good coffee and easy to find a park.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I met up with some friends on a Saturday morning and the place was humming! Busy, but our order came through quickly and with a smile. Definitely a place I'd go to again!

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

i haven't been to café cuba for a while, but the last time I was there, all I can say is WOW. a lazy glass of wine with a slice outside in the even sun. my friend and I weren't rushed to leave and had a wonderful young lady come and ask if we required another drink. a lovely way... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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259 reviews 259 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had lunch here with a biggish party of family members and it was a great experience. The mains menu was quite extensive and I struggled to choose as everything looked so good. I opted for the Chicken Burger which was gorgeous. Everyone else's meals looked delicious too with huge portions. Even though we'd all eaten a lot, some of... More 

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love cafe Cuba. It's a great place to go for coffee & dessert, or coffee n a slice. So much good food. The desserts are amazing!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

In spite of the frequent adverts on radio, actually sitting down for a meal on a lively afternoon took me all of 9 out of 10.75 years to accomplish. Possibly because it was not in the regular line of travel? I love the Thai chicken curry with papadom. it's a busy little cafe but has these lovely open door seating... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

If your after long Cues, long waiting time, mediocre food in a fairly grubby setting then this is the perfect place for you to dine

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is where I usually go for brunch. Nice food, good service. Wish so many other people didn't have the same idea.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Our meal was excellent however the service from waitress was not!. Not bothered was my thoughts at the end of the experience.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Expensive but great food (cakes and slices). Very crowded so not good for meetings really. Waiting time can be long and often not enough room to swing a cat.

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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 0 - 21

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