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Son Cubano

544 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001, New York City, NY 10014 (Chelsea)
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Ranked #3,583 of 11,596 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Cuban
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Chelsea
Description: Upscale supper club
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48 reviews from our community

70% Recommend
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Sondrio, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

My experience with friends for a good dishes but overall for very good music and dance in afterhours.

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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We went for happy hour appetizers to reduce cost before we went to a show at the McKittrick Hotel. we had several items like a stuffed potato, roasted pork and a plantain dish. absolutely delicious. dinner was pricey. but this place seemed right out of a Havana wet dream. It all seemed to work though. Wait staff was very efficient... More

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Port Jefferson, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Had dinner this past Friday night here at Son Cubano have been there before years back at a previous location. This location is much larger and comfortable. We arrived for dinner at 7PM and the restaurant was nearly empty with a few people at the bar. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive and took care of us very nicely.... More

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Austin, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was probably one of the best meals that we had while in the NYC. The waitstaff was wonderful and the food was exquisite. Can't wait to go back.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Make sure you book ahead to get a table as you don't want to miss the food here. I wasn't sure what to expect from a Cuban restaurant but I must say that the food was delicious and it's worth being adventurous and trying something new. For starters we ordered the fresh guacamole which was the best I've had, it... More

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Bayside, New York
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126 reviews 126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

The food is fairly authentic. The atmosphere was inviting and the staff welcoming. A bit over priced but, what do you expect when in NYC.

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Astoria, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

A Cuban-themed restaurant/bar in the heart of Chelsea in NYC, Son Cubano gives an ambiance reminiscent of that of the 50’s and 60’s supper clubs. Upon entry into the premises, one is quickly brought back to the era with its classic dining arrangement and décor. Rather appropriate as I met up with some old college friends whom I have not... More

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New York City
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162 reviews 162 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Beautifully plated, delicious Cuban classics, with a twist. For example, the Baby Pernil, is a slow braised Pork Shank, instead of Pork Shoulder, and excellent. The Serrano-wrapped Plantains were also a hit, as was the Octopus appetizer. All of the seafood and fish dishes we had were delicious. The service on July 4th was abominable. Plan on long waits for... More

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Morristown, New Jersey
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93 reviews 93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I celebrated my birthday here with nine other people. The menu was pre-fixe, so we were limited with choices, but what we had was very tasty. For appetizers, we had Empanadas with Spinach, Croquettes with crabmeat, and Stir-fried Pork with lemon and garlic. Our entree choices were equally delicious. I ordered the Churrasco (skirt steak with yucca fritters). I highly... More

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Rome, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

nice ambience and nice music. food typical cuban flavour, and service very attentive. the waiter was a ver good cuban guy wha took very good care of us

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