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Cubacan

800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 774-3007
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Ranked #20 of 91 restaurants in Asbury Park
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: New restaurant, maybe March or April of 2011
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69% Recommend
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English first
Washington, D.C.
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My friends had been here before and said the food was good. It was my first time and I was impressed. Decor was very chic, food was very good - Cuban food with a modern twist. The roast pork was very good and tender with good moros y christianos (beans and rice). The 3 ceviche (you get to choose) had... More

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I have eaten at Cubacan a few times (probably 3 or 4) and it seems that every time I have dined there the service has gotten worse. Unfortunately, though I enjoyed my more recent dinner there, I most likely won't be going back. It took 2.5 hours to EAT on a slower summer Monday evening. I love the jersey shore... More

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ. The day was overcast and perfect. Our server, Nicole was right on time with everything. Would most definitely return.

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nj
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Was looking for a place to eat before a show at the Stone Pony. Checked menus of several places on the boardwalk and decided would like appetizers and drinks. The hostess suggested Happy Hour at the bar. $3 Dos Equis and $6 Mojito. 2 bartenders behind the bar and it was crowded. They did a great job keeping up with... More

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Totowa, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had a light lunch of salad and ceviche and loved every bite. The Cuban bread they serve is delicious.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stopped here after walking up & down the nearby boardwalk. The wine list was good. We ordered the Arroz con Pollo and the Cuban Pork with rice & yuca fries. Both dishes were fine but nothing exceptional. The servers were all very nice. It's a decent spot but I would try others along the walk again before coming back... More

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East Meadow
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cubacan is right on the boardwalk. Great location. My husband and I enjoyed the food and the service was just fine. Would go back again next time we are in Asbury Park.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stopped in on a Saturday for appetizers. The deck was hopping, but we sat in the cool inside. Great decor. The waitress was young, but very attentive. We got the ceviche sampler. All three were great and the empanadas. Also very good. The waitress checked back to see if we needed more drinks or bread and plantains. We decided... More

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Montrose, PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We decided to just stop in for a glass of sangria and a couple of appetizers. Loved the sangria. Ceviche was a bit bland but empanada was quite good. Probably the least favorite food of our 4 days in Asbury.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was there with my wife last week and that evening the service was more than terrible. frankly, it was a abysmally olimpic disaster. I personally felt bad for the owner and worst for the manager who was overwhlemed with numerous requests of reimbursements and premature departures by unhappy customers that evening. My wife and I noticed to gentlemen sitting... More

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