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“Total package” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
2801 Pacific Ave, The Quarter at the Tropicana, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6347
609-348-6700
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Ranked #31 of 326 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $35
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Pizza, Cuban
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Brighton & The Boardwalk
Key Largo, Florida
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Total package”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went here after not being able to get in to PF Changs
What a pleasant surprise
Food was fantastic, I had the arroz con pollo
My wife had the lechon asado
Fantastic
The waiter was very attentive.
The ambiance was fantastic.
Was a little pricey otherwise I would score it perfect

  • Visited July 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Always amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I got the Ropa Vieja.. I don't know if I spelled it right.. but soooooo good. Food here never disappoints!

Visited July 2014
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Atlantic City Late Night Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My Girl friend and I went to here on July 3rd at 2:00 AM. It was a $5.00 cover each was really good. They had a some great music playing. We both had Cuba Libre for drinks, before heading out at 3:00 AM or so.

We had a great time and this is a great place for dancing.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Middletown, New York
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Happy Hour Can't Be Beat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went to Happy Hour at Cuba Libre last night and loved it! We ordered six items off the Happy Hour menu for $25 and the food was delicious, The portions are appetizer-sized, spicy, and there is a wide selection. We liked every one of the things we ordered and there was enough for two for dinner when you order six items. We ordered empanadas, shrimp ceviche, meatballs, chicken bites, mushrooms, and fritters. The staff was super friendly and courteous and I can't wait to go back and try more of these delicious dishes.

Visited July 2014
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our first time in a Cuban restaurant and it was some of the best food we've tasted in a long time! First, I have to say the bread that they bring out is like pretzel bun bread with cinnamon flavored butter that tastes like butter and mix of jam, so finger licking good! We ate the whole basket. The Tapas appetizers were amazing! We had baby octopus and shrimp with grilled corn that came in melted cheese plate with onions on top and chips to scoop all of this goodness up. So heavenly! For the main course we had their signature dish that was a mixed grill of different meats, and shrimp. It was so big that it made us wish we hadn't indulged in the delicious bread as much. We ate about half of it and by the end basically wobbled out of the restaurant! It was such an amazing meal that we now must find something at least remotely similar back at home. Must try!

p.s. It isn't cheap, but the atmosphere is very romantic and definitely great for a special occasion or just to treat yourself!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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