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Kuba-Kuba

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1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
(804) 355-8817
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9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Waynesville, Missouri
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We will be back. We checked out the reviews and they did not lie. I ordered the ropa vieja and my hubby ordered the Cuban sandwich with chorizo. Absolutely satisfying and plentiful. They also had a hot sauce made from mango, carrots, and habanero peppers that added the perfect balance of sweet and fire.

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Thank Cbm364
Jacksonville, Florida
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an excellent little hole in the wall. Sit at the bar and watch the cooks. Excellent list of traditional and contemporary Cuban fare. The Fernandes' escaped from Cuba to Richmond's benefit. Try the Paella. It will feed a small Cuban militia.

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Thank Mark H
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool factor high, food delicious & very generous portions. Service is fine. Not killing you with kindness, but that's okay because everything else lines up perfectly. Check it out! Don't think you'll have any regrets.

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Thank RetiredMJJ
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a family dinner with children. Absolutely one of the best. The portions were huge! A the price affordable. Very authentic. A definite highlight of the night! Service was awesome!

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Thank Ljw30
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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123 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this based on reviews for an early breakfast on a Saturday. We found the place without much issue but Fan street parking is poor for visitors. We squeezed into a space within a block. I imagine lots of driving or walking during a busier time. We got coffee but were disappointed that we could not get added liquor... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me preface my review by pointing out that I was born in Cuba and grew up in Miami, so I have a higher-expectation of what Cuban food should be like. I ordered the Ropa Vieja (shredded beef) with white rice and maduros (plantains). A traditional Ropa Vieja should be drenched in tomato-based sauce with lots of onions and peppers.... More 

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Thank JurisDr
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

KubaKuba has a policy of not seating you until your party is all present. I guess I see the need, but still find it off putting. BUT! We didn't go there for seating, we went because the food is supposed to be good. It is. When seated the staff was attentive enough without hovering, drinks were quickly brought, questions answered... More 

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Thank me_and_Mary
Reston, Virginia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by someone local and after reading the recent reviews on Trip Advisers we stopped in for a late Sunday lunch. I ordered the Paella Valencia and hubby ordered the avocado salad, both of which we shared with each other...the portions are huge. The paella was disappointing in that it was very bland and after a few... More 

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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. Would recommend this to anyone. Cutomer service was great. I'd been hearing so much about this place that I am glad I finally went. My daughter and I loved it.

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Thank kittypickens61
Blacksburg
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love pork and that means I love Cuban restaurants. Four of us went to Kuba Kuba because everyone in Richmond recommends it. As we were walking in the aromas were great. However, the food was not! Of all the items ordered three were good: avocado salad, black bean soup, and coconut risotto balls. But the sandwiches and entree were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $25
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 355-8817

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