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Vicente's Cuban Cuisine

1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
+1 313-962-8800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (54 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“plantains” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, prompt service, good environment. A bit overpriced, if you go for Paella pre-order it because take an hour (this is excellent because paella needs to be made from scratch, nothing can be pre-made). To management: Things to improve: BREAD, please made your own...More

Thank G9982WKjuanr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was fun, and great! The pear salad was awesome! Our steak was absolutely inedible. It was so salty it burned my tongue! My husband loves salty things and even said this was too salty fir him. It’s almost like the salt shaker must...More

Thank Katewn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place...great food and an interesting atmosphere. Slow...the paella takes anywhere from 45 minutes and up, which was bad for us as we were pre-theater. Certainly a great place to check out, and not very expensive, either! The calamari led to yummy sounds...More

Thank BDavis1236
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Unique and amazing menu. Different from all of the other ethnic restaurants in the area. Nice atmosphere, reasonably priced, and food was delicious!

Thank Karen K
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Had the red sangria, the calamari and a veal dish. They were each very good! Would definitely go back!

Thank Travelynn1262
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Keith, the bartender is the Ultimate! Fabulous Caipirinha, really and I’ve had them before but never like his. And that darn Sangria (I don’t even like Sangria) but my sister does and it was Excellent! Had four different Tapas from the menu. Outstanding! Been here...More

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A quick walk from Ford Field! We enjoyed a fabulous meal with friends at Vicente's. We ate outside since there was a long wait to get inside. I highly recommend the trout but not necessarily the upgrade to saffron rice. Also, a pleasant surprise was...More

Thank TakeFiveTravel
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Though I'm not Cuban, I have Cuban friends that tell me the food is just like they remember from home. We tried several dishes which I have to say were delicious and yet, not like anything I ever remember having. The service was very good...More

Thank A Brian C
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed in my meal tonight. After all, I have enjoyed previous stops here at what is apparently a popular place. Tonight I had a very helpful server. I ordrred the Ropa Vieja, seaso ed shreaded beef with rice. I also ordered a side salad....More

Thank Dogwalks
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Wanted to try something different for dinner and spotted Vicente's Cuban Cuisine. There were six of us for dinner. The food was average and a little pricey for what you got. I will say the service was good for a Saturday night. Probably won't go...More

Thank firtrish28
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Questions & Answers
August 4, 2016|
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Response from GrandpaFrank43 | Reviewed this property |
No, there was not valet service. There is a public garage directly behind the restaurant.
June 20, 2016|
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Response from G D | Reviewed this property |
I remember there was.
February 21, 2015|
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Response from Mike007D | Reviewed this property |
I was there mid-week and the dress was mostly business casual. There were some people that were quite well dressed. So a mix.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-8800
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