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1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
(804) 355-8817
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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Brookfield, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

What a find! This unique, quirky, boisterous place was one of the best meals of our trip through the Richmond area. Tucked away in a charming residential neighborhood, Kuba Kuba was fresh, delicious and reasonably priced. We shared the avocado salad and the Guava Ginger Shrimp, both of which were excellent. The place is a bit noisy, odd and colorful.... More 

Thank Gloria O
Suffolk, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We waited outside for 30 mins or so, then were seated in this fun, energetic, casual restaurant. The service and food were great!

Thank Kim23434
Miami, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Lucked into this one and are very happy about it. Reminded us how much we miss the flavors of Miami. Lots to choose from and it all looks and tastes great. We will be back.

Thank Kimda66
Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This rather small restaurant offers up authentic Cuban fare in a casual and sometimes loud environment. Often waiting lines are outside, but well worth it. I've eaten there numerous times and have never been disappointed. My favorite is of course the Cuban sandwich (pork).

Thank rlpnva
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on recommendation of my sister. Started with empenadas which were OK. Risotto cakes could have been a desert they were awesome. Sandwiches were good, fried plantains disappointed but the cake was over the top wonderful. If you want happy taste buds this is the desert for you. Cake is wonderful, frosting decadent!!!

Thank Mary E
central pennsylvania
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257 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious and service was quite good. Avocado salad shared by 4. Modelo drafts with lime. Seafood sofrito is the best ever. Guava ginger shrimp, salmon were superior. Seafood paella was good. Tres Leches cake and flan were shared as they are too good to pass up. Robust coffee. It's all good.

Thank pennstatetraveler
Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The food was alright but I don't think I'd come here again. The restaurant didn't blow me away and I'm sure you can find something better in Richmond. I was slightly disappointed.

Thank Hannah J
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Very small restaurant with very limited seating. We've eaten dinner there and it was good but not great. Ventilation awful, had to wash all of our clothing once we got home. Went again for breakfast.. wow...very good. Flavorful fresh food made to order. A true delight. Worth your visit for a very filling breakfast. Enjoy the wonderful flavors. 😋

Thank Tim B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

First visit and was really impressed. My taste buds are still dancing! Kuba-kuba has been around for years. I moved out of town 8 years ago and saw reviews that they were still going strong. So glad we finally got there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

With a good relaxed ambiance, delicious meals, and friendly service, add Kuba Kuba to your list of local haunts. Try the mango-carrot-habañero hot sauce, too. It would be good on ice cream.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $25
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
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
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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?