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Vicente's Cuban Cuisine

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1250 Library Street, Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-8800
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic, Creative, Tasty, and Fun

I've wanted to go here for years and finally did so recently. It's just what it should be: relaxed, casual, where you can feel you can be yourself. Two of our party had a seafood-stuffed pastry dish that I've never seen before, but looked awesome. One had a fried pear salad with Manchego cheese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
EandMMichigan
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Michigan
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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125 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Michigan
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I've wanted to go here for years and finally did so recently. It's just what it should be: relaxed, casual, where you can feel you can be yourself. Two of our party had a seafood-stuffed pastry dish that I've never seen before, but looked awesome. One had a fried pear salad with Manchego cheese that also looked great. I had... More 

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Howell, Michigan, United States
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I came here with a close friend of mine on a Saturday. We ate at the bar since they were full from reservations. They offer Salsa dancing at 10PM. We had three tapas: pollo aioli (just ok), seafood special (4 stars), goat cheese & tomatos (5 stars). The sangria is good too. Overall, it was a cute place, busy, but... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Enjoyed the food and the atmosphere at a recent dinner before a Red Wings game. The tapas were delicious and served up quick to share. The Churrasco con Chimichurri was done just right and delicious, as was the Salmon a la Parrilla. They had live music on a Wednesday evening. Located on Library Street, it is a very short walk... More 

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

nobody at The desk I had to wait somebody who was outside smoking a cigarette... Inside...well, all food i ordered were cold and poorly warmed. Quality...somebody seem it around?

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United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have yet to have a bad experience at this restaurant. The food service and atmosphere is always great. The lemon chicken, old clothes, and the pear salad are al de-lux. The consensus with my wife and I are that they have the best sangria outside of Spain, and the best mojito's in town.

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Tecumseh, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stopped in for a late lunch on a blustery Valentine's day. One sip of our Mojitos along with the Cuban music made us feel like we were on vacation. Way too much food for lunch, had to take half home. We had the pollo al limon (lemon chicken) and Gratinado del Chef (seafood gratin wrapped in puff pastry). Both were... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great tasteful food. I recommend you to visit while you're staying up there. Prices are not too bad and they have hispanic people working there as well for those who like to order in spanish.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had an excellent meal at Vincent's. We will definitely be back. The food and atmosphere is well worth the price. With the Cuban music in the background you will feel like your on vacation.

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

We had a good dinner here on a Tuesday night - good service and a good selection of small plates. My least favorite item was the chorizo small plate = it was too salty for my taste. The goat cheese and empanada plates were excellent. Would like to return and try more on the menu. Very easy access to the... More 

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Pontiac, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The staff was awesome and can help a large group with the ordering. Did not feel rushed and most of us arrived at 5pm. They were a bit on the pricey side but the food portions were adequate. The vegetarian appetizer was a little too spicy for my sister but I gladly ate the rest of it for her (smile).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1250 Library Street, Detroit, MI 48226
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: (313) 962-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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