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Cucharamama

233 Clinton St, Ste A, Hoboken, NJ 07030-2554
201-420-1700
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Ranked #15 of 243 Restaurants in Hoboken
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Ms. Elani who seated us was rude and impolite! I don't understand how someone can be so unhappy who is supposed to be a hostess. It took everything in me to not leave as soon as I arrived. My friend who has never eaten here before, called all day to make a reservations for 6p.m. last night. No answer; so... More

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Washington, NJ
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I had read several reviews of Cucharamama and most enjoyed the food, but complained of terrible service. Well we throughly enjoyed the food and while the service was somewhat slow, our server was very friendly and helpful. Based on what I had read, the service exceeded my expectations and the food easily met them. We were a large party (8... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the food. Great flavor. But the service can certainly be better. Long wait for drinks. Once you get your food no one comes back to see if you need anything or want another drink. They don't seem to smile much. It a cute romantic setting. Wait staff can step it up!

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Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The food at Cucharamama is not what most N. Americans, who are used to Mexican food, have come to expect. This is authentic and relies on a different palate of spices and more subtle flavors. Every chef/ restaurant is different but this food was similar to what I have eaten in Peru, Ecudaor, Costa Rica.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Cucharamama can take on any competition when it comes to authentic South American cuisine. The wood oven pizza adds an additional range of flavorful dishes. In the top 5 restaurants in Hoboken.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The restaurant is very nicely decorated with authentic decorations from South America. The food is delicious, especially the roasted meats, cooked in the brick-oven. The variety of the items in the menu swipes among different South American cousins: Argentinian, Colombian, Venezuelan, Ecuadorena. We were gladly surprised to try different cousins in one place only and all them exquisite! The service... More

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Hoboken, NJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been here several times, and always had a good experience. Caveat: I live in town and do not drive, so parking could be an issue. There are parking lots very close (It's next to a hospital), but not sure they validate. Food is very good, especially the hot bread right out of the oven with the cinnamon butter!... More

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New York City, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

This place does not take resavations, so be prepared to wait. And there is only parking on the street. Sitting in the front room of the resturant is where you want to be. The back of resturant seems a little too small and the table are too close together. If you are going to use the restroom that is located... More

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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews 90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My daughter recently took me to Cucharamama for Mother's Day while I was visiting her in Hoboken. I'd recently been to Peru, so finding this authentic Peruvian restaurant was a real treat. Started with a drink, appetizers and brunch menu for the special day. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the warm spring weather but sitting inside one... More

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South Brunswick, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Apps are awesome. Very good variety. Four apps. were all well shared by a table of four. Skirt steak was perfect and flavorful. Drinks were well poured. Got the Margarita wrong, asked for no salt, listen to the customers needs. Flavored bread with a well seasoned butter/garlic spread. Bread pudding flavored with chocolate and coffee was great. No pressure, a... More

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