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Cuban Pete's

428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-1100
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Ranked #50 of 177 Restaurants in Montclair
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Cuban, Spanish
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Rumson, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ordered shrimp with garlic sauce to start . You get 3 shrimp! The best thing about the garlic sauce is dipping your bread , right ? Not here, they don't have bread ! What ? I ordered Ropa Vieja and it was OK . I can't say this place is terrible ,but compared to the cuban restaurants in west... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Be prepared to wait at least 90 minutes inside a cramped area jammed with dozens of people jammed into the same area as waiters scream that "hot coffee!" is coming through. Or, you can wait outside on a 30 degree night, but remember - the door cannot stay open! At least that's what we were told by one of several... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Having dinner at Cuban Pete's is a night of it's own. Don't plan on doing anything else. You'll most likely wait quite a while for a table. That wait is due to the slooooow service for those that have made it in. It's not BAD service....just sloooow service. The fact that it's always packed is a testament to the food... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The only downside of Cuban Pete's is the wait. It can take 1-2 hours to get a table at peak times on a Friday or Saturday night. I've eaten here at least 3 times. Each time the food was excellent. Sometimes the service could be slow but that is usually because it is packed to the hilt. Sometimes the music... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Food is great and always consistent. They need to manage weekends better with the amount of people waiting.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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160 reviews 160 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have frequented Cuban Petes a few times and have never been disappointed. The food is always delicious the service is good the only thing they could use improvement is the parking. They do have their own lot but it fills up quickly

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Middlesex, New Jersey, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

And I do mean experience! Love the atmosphere, Lively & Loud!! Server was absolutely wonderful, Patient, Well informed, AND CUTE! Menu so varied, anyone with any dietary restrictions should be easily accommodated.... The PorkChunks and Stuffed Plaintain appetizers really hit the spot!! as did The marinated skirt steak with wonderful Coconut Rice!! Didn't do dessert, was too full and took... More

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Montclair, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and visit this place. You won't regret it! Try the flounder with yellow rice. Amazing!

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have eaten here several times. Love Cuban food. Don't think it's very authentic. Service is average. My kids seem to like it, but if someone suggests it I suggest other places in the area.

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Irvington, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was taken here for my birthday and I enjoyed every minute of it. It was a really tucked away so you would really miss it if you didn't know what you were looking for. we were greeted with waiters in the old style Cuban attire. They look very cute and was very attentive. Pics will show you just how... More

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Additional Information about Cuban Pete's

Address: 428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone Number: (973) 746-1100
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Cuban, Spanish

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