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All 91 Asbury Park Restaurants

Cubacan

800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 774-3007
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Ranked #28 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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English first
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The food was absolutely spectacular! Service was exceptional! Live music was very good! We had a great time!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Great food great atmosphere people together never fried plantains were awesome. Drinks on the observation deck were the best!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Chronolgy: We were seated near a window so we would be able to see the bonfire which was being prepared on the beach. Our delightful server with the most beautiful smile suggested we try the beef empenada appetizer. We did! It was outstanding - semi crisp, right from the oven. I ordered a Sangria which surpassed any Sangria I... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We made reservations for Saturday night at 7:30 pm we still had to wait to get seated. The hostesses were clueless and I saw one hostess take money from a customer so their party of 4 could be seated right away. The atmosphere was like a club very loud and you cannot even hear the person next to you talk.... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Pros - right on the boardwalk, have a "rooftop" deck, more upscale cuisine than normal boardwalk fare, interesting drinks. Sleek, cool ambiance. Cons - kind of expensive. I had the ceviche and it wasn't that good, needed a little more acid. The sliders were kind of dry. Staff was super courteous and appropriately attentive.

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USA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The location is on the boardwalk allowing for breathtaking views Seating outside on the boardwalk or upstairs also outside The bar area has several flat screen TVs The outdoor bar upstairs allows for drinks and appetizers with small tables The mojitos were very good also garnished with a sugar cane Several mojito flavors are available The sliders although very good... More

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Always a good time at Cubican. Drink are well made and price is good for happy hour. The food from the HH menu is usually very good but inconsistent. The Cubano - traditional Cuban pressed sandwich is my favorite. Chicken wings are spicy & hot but on last visit, a bit too dry. Great place to sit and people watch.

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I wish I could love this place because the location is great, but the experiences I've had are just terrible! The food is OK but way over priced for the quality. Last 2 times I've been here the fish is under seasoned, over cooked yet not hot (perplexing), and their portions are very small. (And I am not a big... More

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NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great setting right on the Asbury Park Boardwalk, restaurant is beautifully decorated (although outdoor tables could use a tablecloth or table top). However, food is either a little too bland or overspiced. I would stick with the traditional Cuban fare (chicken with rice or pulled pork), which were tasty. Stay away from the other less traditional Cuban dishes, which lacked... More

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New York City, New York, USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Cubacan is a bit of an enigma to me, moreso for location than anything else. Sitting right on the boardwalk in Asbury, and just under a favorite bar, it seems to be a place that based on prior boardwalk experience would be distributing funnel cakes and greasy hamburgers. However, it is very tasty Cuban-inspired food with a real flair, and... More

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Additional Information about Cubacan

Address: 800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Phone Number: (732) 774-3007
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Cuban

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