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98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
+1 201-933-1262
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Secaucus, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tasteless is what we would describe it. Simply TASTELESS!!!! Not worth wasting your money on. It was our first and last time. Quite unfortunate, but we have to save our fellow diners the torture of trying this restaurant. We absolutely regret our choice.

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Thank Sileena P
Weehawken, New Jersey
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498 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know that you are in for a treat when you walk in and see the decor. First you walk past outdoor patio furniture (not the standard outdoor seating you'd expect) for those lucky few who get the sidewalk seat. But don't worry if you don't get that, because inside there is a mix of tables and chairs, couches and... More 

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1 Thank psudino
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a somewhat eclectic setting for a cuban restaurant. The empanadas are amazing. The dirty rice and beans delicious as is chicken and steak meals. Service is exceptional

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Thank Joseph M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The place and service are very nice, but the food is just OK. Not worth the cost at all unless they have a special or lunch deal...

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Thank Jennifer H
Liverpool, New York
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a small location where you sit on top of each other then this restaurant is for you. Lunch for three came to $100. For the $100 you could enjoy a full course dinner at a great Italian restaurant.

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1 Thank cc746
Manhattan, Illinois
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Been to the Chart house a few times in the past two years. This allows for a restaurant to show it's stuff. When you are good [3] + times then you have me as a dedicated diner.

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2 Thank patrickdoyle148
New York City, New York
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148 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had a nice lunch here and the food is really good. We had Ropa Vieja, oxtail, chips with guacamole, coconut flan and salted Caramel chocolate cake for dessert. Then I took home some guava and beef empanadas. Everything tasted so great and I can not wait to come over with more friends and family.

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2 Thank FabGlobetrotter03
new jersey
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Tried this place out last night with a Groupon and was pleasantly surprised. The food was fresh and delicious. The service came with a smile. Will be back.

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2 Thank amitra1
Rutherford, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

This is a bring your own. Bring a bottle of red or white wine and have them make you a pitcher of sangria, Sit back and enjoy the evening. The food is wonderful, portions are large, you can share or plan to take home the leftovers.

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1 Thank karentnj
rutherford
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

They usually have live music and though it's sometimes too loud, it makes for a fun atmosphere. The staff has always been friendly and the I have never been dissatisfied with the food. Best tres leche cake!

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1 Thank Carla D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$37
Cuisine
Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-933-1262
Description
At Mambo Tea House, we offer authentic Cuban cuisine and Asian teas in a beautiful and cozy setting. The merge of two cultures is a direct reflection of the co-owners. The husband and wife team are from the Caribbean and Hong Kong, respectively. Come in for some delicious cuisine and friendly service! We are a BYOB!

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