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Cucharamama

233 Clinton St, Ste A, Hoboken, NJ 07030-2554
201-420-1700
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Ranked #17 of 247 Restaurants in Hoboken
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 6:00 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
Short Hills, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The mojitos are outstanding and so are the short ribs of beef. I had the duck breast and that was a bit fatty. Nice atmosphere in a store front local restaurant.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were recommended to go here by a local Hoboken resident (one of four restaurants that she suggested). We were very lucky to get a last minute reservation on a Sunday - they were very busy. The service was very good - nice cheerful staff as well. The food was excellent with just the right level of spice for the... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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119 reviews 119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 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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24 reviews 24 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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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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Additional Information about Cucharamama

Address: 233 Clinton St, Ste A, Hoboken, NJ 07030-2554
Phone Number: 201-420-1700
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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