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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, Coffee & Tea, 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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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 29
    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
Good coffee, good buzz

Conveniently located - good indoor or outdoor seating. Coffee great, Wide range of food to choose from from soups, pasta, to focaccia bread sandwiches with great fillings to delicious slices. Service good and atmosphere enjoyable. Many a quick lunch to be had here as well as more informal dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Busy Cafe, coffee was good but the food and service lets it down. Inside need a revamp, looks a bit worn out. Silk cake is a bonus

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Conveniently located - good indoor or outdoor seating. Coffee great, Wide range of food to choose from from soups, pasta, to focaccia bread sandwiches with great fillings to delicious slices. Service good and atmosphere enjoyable. Many a quick lunch to be had here as well as more informal dinner.

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

To start this off in a positive note the service was good, staff were polite and punctual. Unfortunately for them the food didn't match, portions were poor and not as described on the menus. I was very dissatisfied and disappointed in my experience here given the supposed reputation of this establishment

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A nice relaxing cafe in the city. Great place to meet friends for a coffee and wee snack. Good staff. Menu has a wide range to choose from. Easy to access from the street. A good option to consider for meeting friends, family or business meeting

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

A busy little place. Great coffee, great service, good food. Always seems busy but plenty of seating. Rustic decor. Open early/late.

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Palmerston North
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good lunch (with a birthday voucher) and I thoroughly enjoyed my bagel with lots of trimmings and George thought his soup excellent. Busy, warm, vibrant and a good place to go for a lunch.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Well worth a visit, We had dinner here one night which was I must admit my meal was pretty average (I had the corn fritters) but the rest of the table enjoyed theirs, we had 5 adults and 4 kids, they were quick to serve the meals so no restless kids and the portions were a good size and reasonably... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have frequented this cafe regularly for years and thoroughly enjoy the cakes and coffee. This is the place to go for consistently good coffee I have had only two memorable (for the wrong reason) coffees in all the years. A bit noisy for good conversation. I see below about cabinet food is pricey but if you use it as... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Considering the fast pace of this cafe the food is always amazing. Thank you....again. For about the 100th meal.

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great food and service. Best hours in Palmy. Open for breakfast from 7am till late. Good all round cafe. Gluten free option. Very friendly and remember regulars.

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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 19

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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 19

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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?