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Kuba-Kuba

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$$$
Caribbean, Sandwiches, Spanish, Delicatessen, Cuban
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1601 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23220-2908
(804) 355-8817
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Today
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 126
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not your usual bar food

My daughter is moving to Richmond to attend VCU, so we were looking for an apartment and checking out the local food options. Kuba-Kuba instantly became one of our "must eat" places when we visit. The pork in the Cuban sandwich was amazingly tender and juicy. My wife had fallen in love with fried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Kentucky
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Belchertown, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I love foods from a variety of cultures but one I hadn't sampled is Cuban. So, on a recent family trip to Richmond, this was my opportunity. Given the many rave reviews, my expectations were raised. At the restaurant, the line was out the door (a good sign) and we waited an hour to be seated (understandable since it was... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This place has the best Cuban food. The trers leches cake is extraordinary. The restaurant has the appearance of a bit of a dive, but the food is great.

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Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My daughter is moving to Richmond to attend VCU, so we were looking for an apartment and checking out the local food options. Kuba-Kuba instantly became one of our "must eat" places when we visit. The pork in the Cuban sandwich was amazingly tender and juicy. My wife had fallen in love with fried plantains on a business trip to... More 

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Richmond, Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A longtime staple in Richmond, Kuba Kuba lives up to its reputation. The sandwiches (in my opinion) are the stars of the show and are far better than others I have had in Cuban restaurants in bigger cities around the US. The atmosphere is a little funky too with an open kitchen and awkward shape. This all add to the... More 

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Cumberland, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We dined here for brunch on a Saturday. This was the beginning of bachlorette festivities. The waiter was GREAT and laughed along with us, the food was OUTSTANDING, and the mimosas hit the spot! I will definitely be visiting again!

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Kuba Kuba Dos is tucked away in a strip mall surrounded by neighborhoods but it's worth the journey. Always a fan of the original Kuba, I enjoy the bright, large space of the new location even more. The menu is an exploration in traditional, sometimes exotic foods. Make sure to ask questions if you aren't sure what you are getting... More 

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Woodstock, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food here is amazing! If you're looking for an awesome place to get Cuban food, you must try Kuba Kuba. All of the food is incredible! The service wasn't that great (they were extremely busy) but the delicious meal more than made up for it. The prices are great as well.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The mussels are really good and the food is genuine Cuban. The food channel got it right when they announced it as a key place to eat. The Tre Lachee cake is extremely good.

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Bristol, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have been coming to richmond for years and finally made a stop here with my buddy that lives in Richmond ! Very fresh and authentic food

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

food here is good for sure, and i would recommend going. but if you want to do take- out there are a couple of issue - be careful to call the right number, there are 2 locations and website somewhat confusing. when you go to pick up your order, you have to go and pickup and pay at the bar,... More 

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Additional Information about Kuba-Kuba

Address: 1601 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23220-2908
Phone Number: (804) 355-8817
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
Cuisine: Caribbean, Sandwiches, Spanish, Delicatessen, Cuban

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1601 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23220-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 355-8817

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Sandwiches, Spanish, Delicatessen, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?