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Cuban Pete's

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428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
(973) 746-1100
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Place was very loud, the server took around 10 to 15 mins to get to our table. We had to return the Sangria, (really bad) the order was changed, and the churrasco rumbero had not taste. If you want good Cuban food better to drive little more to Habana 59 (monachie) or Rumba Cubana (west New York).

Thank Curramba65
Morristown, New Jersey
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, food was absolutely delicious. My only complaint was that the plates as well as the silverware was not clean food was still on the plates as well as the silverware. The water glasses were smudged and not very clean. If you can get some clean silverware and plates the food and atmosphere are great. This happened to us... More 

Thank Bill N
Fairview, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I like the ambiance and attentive service but wasn't impressed with the food. My table ordered a number of favorites and they were just okay.

Thank 1993_NDuran
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't know where to begin, all I can say is on a scale of 1-10 it;s a 100 ok, lol that is off that scale, this meal was so delicious, the spinach and manchago cheese empanadas were so tasty, the peach lemonade sangria made me sing, They had a band come out and play the bongos I truly enjoyed... More 

Thank karenelainesoulangel
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm in New Jersey for a training and some of my colleagues suggested we should go to this cuban restaurant for lunch. Being from the Caribbean and very familiar with cuban cuisine, I had really high expectations. And this place was more than expected. The food was delicious, the place was nice, the service was excellent and the price was... More 

Thank cbgonzalez
Montclair, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was decent. We had the short ribs that were super tender and shrimp, which was ok. I've only been here a couple of times but it is always crowded. If you are looking for a loud and festive place, you may like it.

Thank mallyalovestravel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: Good food with authentic Cuban flavor (sabor) and fresh ingredients. The virgin sangrias and mojitos of various flavors are delightful accompaniments to the food. Service is fairly good even on a busy night. Cons: The wait times can be somewhat trying on your patience. There is the occasional dead air when you don't have any wait staff attending to... More 

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my girlfriend there for her birthday they have a great atoms other great food for good prices. My only complaint is you can barley hear yourself talk it's so loud.. Other than that don't really have any complaints.. So if your looking for good food with good prices and don't mind the noise it will be a great... More 

Thank Danny J
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to like this place. Seemed festive and the host and server were pleasant. The food was OK. But the music was turned up way too loud for any conversation, the room was too hot and the floor was sticky. On balance it wasn't that great of a dining experience.

Thank patnovak
Newark, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my husband and three kids. As soon as we sat down, I automatically fell in love with the decorations, but they didn't distract me long enough. We were all extremely thirsty, waiting for at least a half hour when a short young man arrives at our table to take our drink orders. We ordered two pitchers of Mojitos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: (973) 746-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?