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Cucharamama

233 Clinton St, Ste A, Hoboken, NJ 07030-2554
201-420-1700
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Ranked #12 of 243 restaurants in Hoboken
Hours:
Mon 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 11:00 pm - 11:00 am
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
St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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91 reviews 91 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
45 helpful votes 45 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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Hoboken, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I haven't been here in about 5 years and I was just as thrilled and impressed as I was the first time. The food is truly amazing. Its exciting and new and fresh. Its different than anyplace you will go. We ate at the bar, letting the bartender make suggestions for our meals and he was dead on with his... More

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scotland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We came out of our way to visit this restaurant as were staying in midtown. We read about this place online and were rather excited to eat there. Cuisine is Southern American which is something we don't get in Scotland, Mexican food is common here but not Bolivian or Venezuelan so were keen to try it. This place is a... More

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