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“Authentic music and food”
Review of Cuba's Cookin'

Cuba's Cookin'
Ranked #23 of 240 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Newly located in the Renaissance Marketplace downtown, Cuba's Cookin' has moved with the times just as when Fidel began his march on Havana in 1959. This is what Havana would have looked & felt like.... and when the live music starts up nightly....this is exactly what you would have heard & seen back then. A moment in history brought out in Cuba's food, mojitos, art, culture and dance. A real authentic dinning experience you will take home forever from your trip to Aruba.
Reviewed December 29, 2013

Surprised there aren't more examples of Cuban fair. This one hits the spot on many levels. Music all the time

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Reviewed December 28, 2013

The amazing thing about Oranjestad is so many restaurants cater to tourists but are still good. This is one of them. My wife had the ribs, they were great and show how tasty sugar cane can be. Just don't ask for advice on the wine menu, you'll only get up-sold. And the owner (from Canada just to be accurate) might want to keep his political opinions private. Music was fun, there were families and dates all dancing.

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

Of all the places on the island to eat, this is the first one I tell people about. It is the best Cuban food I have ever had, the drinks are amazing, and the live band is so much fun. Being able to play instruments with the band adds some excitement to dinner. Although their previous location was more intimate, their new location makes for less wait time for a table. I crave their garlic shrimp at least once a month! Cant wait to come back!!

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Reviewed December 21, 2013

I had a nice experience at Cuba's Cookin . I had a Chicken Pastor it was very favorable and the chicken was tender just the way I like it. My husband who is from Laos is not a fond of American food or many other ethnic food. But he enjoyed his spicy shrimp dish. The staff was very friendly and especially our waiter Jorge who is a great latino dancer was very friendly. The latino band was outstanding and fun to listen to. I would definitely would come back again.

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Reviewed December 19, 2013

This was the best time we had at any restaurant in Aruba! We loved the Cuban food & drinks but the music is what put it over the top! Live Latin music & good drinks...awesome! But my feet kept dancing even when I was sitting down eating! The wait staff dance with the patrons as well as couples dancing together! Lots of fun...go & check it out!!!

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