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Cuban Pete's

428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-1100
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Ranked #39 of 170 restaurants in Montclair
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Cuban, Spanish
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Montclair, New Jersey
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Rice beans, coconut fish with mango salsa, chicken with a spicy gravy. The best beans in Montclair! A bit loud and the seating is crowded into overdone rooms, but did I already say the food was sensational? Service was courteous and Prices reasonable for the generous portions served. Will go again.

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New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited there on a warm Saturday afternoon. I enjoyed how there was outdoor seating that was not right on the street. Their courtyard between the buildings gives a great atmosphere - must be awesome at night. Food was good. Started with a pitcher of Sangria, some small tapas plates, and had a Cuban sandwich and a grilled chicken sandwich.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've been hearing about this place from friends...so finally went to this place on a Sunday with 9 other friends. We had a great time! good food, excellent service, reasonable price, and nice Latin ambiance. Try not to come on a weekend....we had to wait but its expected since they had to create a table for 10.... If you are... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed every minute at this restaurant. It's bring your own liquor, and they will add your wine in the sangria for you. The food as fresh, made to order and perfect. All the seasonings were incorporated perfectly. The music, live band, and the atmosphere makes you were not in Montclair. Will definitely return, and soon.

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Newport News, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This restaurant is a little piece of Havana that will ALMOST make you want to move to Joizee. The al freso courtyard is complete with palm trees, water fountain, and blazing sun in the summer months, unless you get lucky with a shady spot like we did. We tried many appetizers and found them all delicious. Be sure to BYOB... More

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have been to Union City, hoboken, and other towns for Cuban even NYC.and this place is great! The atmosphere is just cool and crazy..just as any place in Cuba! The waiters wear their fedoras and guayaberas, yes it is hectic...but everyone wants to be there and you are not there for the service but the food and the craziness!... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This restaurant is an absolute treat! As soon as you walk in, you are transported right into a tropical oasis, live music, mini palm trees, the decor. It is just pleasant. The food, has the authentic Cuban taste (I'm Cuban). The portions are huge, the staff friendly, the punch "sabroso". I will be back and can't wait. Too busy eating... More

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Piscataway, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I've been to Cuban Pete's 3 times. My first time I was celebrating a friends birthday, we waited a little over an hour for a table. Well worth the wait!! The staff, the food, the decor and the over all experience was amazing! Each time I leave Cuban Pete's I can't wait to return!! I love it there!!

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Mobile, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

First, I will say the food was fabulous! The sangria was tasty. (Bring your own wine to mix in) friends who recommended the place kept speaking about the reasonable prices. And they are....if you order for yourself! Don't let the waiter trick you into getting appetizers enough to go around the table. Those prices are outrageous! He suggested that we... More

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Clifton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My son lives in Montclair and wanted to go here for his birthday dinner. Four of us arrived at 6:00 but my son called and said he would be about 15 minutes late but knew what he wanted so we could order for him as he and the rest of us were all starving. The waiter said it was against... More

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