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Rubens Mexican Cafe

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5 North Division Street, Peekskill, NY
(914) 739-4330
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Peekskill, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our favorite place to go with a group of friends. Great drinks and a fun vibe. Food is good and portions are plentiful. The guacamole is made table-side and is awesome! They have late night dancing that we've stayed for a couple times and had a lot of fun.

Thank Mary Pat D
New York
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148 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We had dinner at Ruben's and it was delicious. My friend is vegan and the waitress was very accommodating. The tostadas were awesome. Chips and salsa are fresh and free. Also, the décor is festive.

New York City, New York
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Some of the best Mexican food I have had. Service is excellent and the menu varied. Good prices. Overall a nice little find!

Thank LastSecondTraveller
Norwich, Connecticut
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Looks like a hole in the wall, but as we entered we were warmly greeted and promptly seated. The waiter wear ties and are dressed welled. There was live music, which we enjoyed. We started with chips and salsa and Rubens's margaritas. The salsa is not hot spicy and compliment the corn chips nicely. the margaritas are good, not over... More 

Thank steve B
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Strolled in on a recent trip to Peekskill, NY. Place was almost empty and I was concerned about the quality, but I decided to give it a try. As the saying goes, looks can be deceiving. The food was delicious and the pricing was typical. Shortly after arriving, other people began arriving and before long there were many guests, though... More 

1 Thank dwizard214
Cortlandt Manor, New York
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Ruben's is my favorite local authentic Mexican restaurant in the area. The food is absolutely incredible- I have been there a dozen times or more and I have yet to find something I don't love on the menu. The fajitas are absolutely incredible, the staff is so friendly and fun, the margaritas are the BEST, and the salsa dancing is... More 

1 Thank SarahDarah
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Reuben's is part of the blossoming of Peekskill's downtown restaurant district. Located on Division Street Reuben's offers a cozy cafe and seasonal sidewalk table seating. The Margaritas are magnificent and the food is delicious and genuine.

Thank alliemak
Peekskill, New York
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Low quality "Mexican" food covered in sauce with a pound of rice and chalky beans next to it. Turns into an interesting club at night where the scene is grimy, dirty, and questionable. Not worth anyone's time or money. After you eat you wonder if you'll try Mexican in the Hudson Valley again outside of the city.

Thank Yiannipeaches
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I went out for lunch and margaritas on a Wednesday it took forever for a waiter or waitress to acknowledge us the bartender ended up coming over offering us drinks and took our food orders ( such a sweet lady ). The food was good I ordered a grilled chicken Caesar salad & so did my friend... More 

Thank Shayy_Truex3
Mohegan Lake, New York
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125 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a nice local Mexican Cafe. I like that you can eat outside or inside. The place is on the small side. Staff is friendly. They are also helpful in explaining the dishes and helping me to decide what to try.

Thank Shekse

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 North Division Street, Peekskill, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Peekskill
  • Phone Number: (914) 739-4330

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