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236 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-1005
201-943-8808
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 10
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not their usual Self - Valentine's Day

We've been going to Rebecca's since they first opened which must be close to 20 years. They sure didn't live up to their usual standards on Valentine's Day. The food was still excellent. However, the service and delivery suffered. It looks like they were understaffed and the kitchen couldn't keep... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Phil S
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We've been going to Rebecca's since they first opened which must be close to 20 years. They sure didn't live up to their usual standards on Valentine's Day. The food was still excellent. However, the service and delivery suffered. It looks like they were understaffed and the kitchen couldn't keep up with the crowd. On top of everything else they... More 

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wladiwck
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is one of the best Cuban restaurants in all of NY/NJ. The best black beans and roast pork around.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

After moving into the area we took a walk to find a restaurant for dinner and came upon Rebecca's. We were pleasantly surprised. The service was great, the place cute and clean and the food excellent. We didn't know it was a BYOB but we love BYOB restaurants and will be sure to go back and this time bring a... More 

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I really like this place, yet there is always a few things they are off on. First, their appetizers are great, yet their main entrees and their side dished are not very good. If you are going to do black beans Cuban style you have to season it the way Cubans do, so please add a "hoja de laurel" and... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Four of us just wanted a quiet, enjoyable, somewhat different style of dinner where the food would be good and we could hear each other. Rebecca's was a rare treat. the tables were unusually well spaced apart. The service was excellent. We mentioned the patio table was a bit unbalanced and it was fixed in 2 minutes. We each had... More 

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NYC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Came here for dinner, booked reservations 15 minutes in advance using OpenTable.com. We ordered the assorted croquettes for appetizers those were yummy.. At the table we all sampled each others dish: main entrees of churrasco skirt steak (generous portion and delicious), garlic shrimp (about 7 jumbo pieces- I could have made this dish better with a better side of garlic... More 

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Saddle River NJ
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233 reviews 233 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Cuban food, start with the avocado and palm salad, split it because it is ample, then try the savannah shrimp which is crusted with coconut, and very creamy sauce with dirty rice, and don't forget the key lime pie which is made there! a little hard to find because it is the back end of river rd, in the small... More 

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is really good, but does take some time...but good food often does. The service is average, but the food is worth the wait. There are lots of Cuban restaurants int eh area, but this place earns the best food for me. Great Guacamole, fresh fish...and the pork chops are amazing, but do take 45 minutes+.

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Washington, DC
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136 reviews 136 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This was my first visit to this restaurant. I was staying on Blvd. East (a/k/a JFK Blvd. East) in West NY, NJ, and this restaurant was recommended by a friend. It only cost me about $9 for a taxi ride from 60th St. & Blvd. East to the restaurant. It's small with a beautiful décor. I had the Mango mustard... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The food here is amazing and it reminds me of my mom's home cooking. You have to have their back beans and the Ropa Vieja is an excellent entree choice. Don't Forget to order plantains as they are very tasty and the presentation is wonderful! Our server seemed to lack experience but we were so in love with the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 236 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-1005
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: 201-943-8808
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?