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Lidia's Cuban Kitchen at the Beach

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1929 Route 35 N, Ortley Beach, NJ 08751-1244
+1 732-250-1777
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible14%
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“empanadas” (5 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (4 reviews)
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1929 Route 35 N, Ortley Beach, NJ 08751-1244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are ever at the Jersey shore you are inundated with Italian restaurants some great, some terrible, most are OK. My wife and I being here off season wanted to try something different and Lidia's fit the bill. The food was tasty, and not...More

Thank baedad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s cuban food, pork and beans are pretty cheap Ingredients — kind of painful bill — mediocre service —

Thank L H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was excited to try Lidia's. We got there and there were only 2 other tables occupied. It's a BYOB, which is nice. The server came over to our table rather quickly and gave us our menus. She also told us what the specials for the...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We had been here several times and enjoyed the food. Tonight we first had to wait for this old, angry waitress to allow the other waitress to seat us at one of the empty tables. As soon as we sit down, we order empanadas and...More

3  Thank KensingtonFoodie
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing, DELICIOUS experience at Lidia’s! We did not make a reservation, so there was a little bit of a wait– but we were seated ASAP (about 5 minutes)! Our friendly server, Nick, server informed us that the kitchen is small and that...More

Thank anna1713
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

I had been there before with my husband so I decided to bring my children and grandson First they didn't have the nachos then black beans were hard,tostones were soak in grease so were the maduros and to top it we were 5 people they...More

1  Thank Narfsurf
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Love their ropa vieja. You know when a restaurant is good when your children licks the plate clean. I called for pick up and they had amazing to go containers that separated each item. My boys do not like when their food touches, so it...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We are cuban and we know of a well cooked cuban food, service was good and the young lady that waited on us was very nice, but the food🖓the black beans did not tasted as cuban black beans, the masitas de puerco, pork fry chunks,...More

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed August 3, 2017

I usually only take the time to write positive reviews for well deserved businesses, but the experience I had at Lidia's was probably the worst dining experience I have ever encountered. After watching the manager walk around to other tables to talk to them and...More

1  Thank Rgoodstein
Reviewed July 24, 2017

While the food is very good, they need to get their act together. 5:30 on a Saturday they were out of so many menu offerings. I was embarrassed for the waitress. That seems to be a common complaint about this place, but nothing is ever...More

Thank Aldo V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1929 Route 35 N, Ortley Beach, NJ 08751-1244
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ortley Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-250-1777
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