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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Latin,
801 9th St NW, Penn Quarter, Washington DC, DC 20001-4784
+1 202-408-1600
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (55 reviews)
“empanadas” (60 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
801 9th St NW, Penn Quarter, Washington DC, DC 20001-4784
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1 - 10 of 831 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great diner with friends after a long conference day. Friendly service, and surprising tastes. And the drinks were superb!

Thank Zeilmeermin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Growing up in Tampa, I ate Cuban food on a regular basis. This restaurant reminded me of home. The atmosphere was great and there was good music playing in the background (I found myself wanting to get up and dance throughout the meal). We started...More

Thank BFR1920
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had dinner there a number of times. The food is good. The service varies. The bar is the best, with an incredible selection of rums.

Thank ConstantTravelerNC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my boyfriend for his last night in the US because I'm half-Cuban and he wanted to have "real" Cuban food with me before he left. Great ambiance, the decor was pretty cool, the drinks were AMAZING, and the food was definitely...More

Thank Breanna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stepped in on a whim and it was one of the best meals that I have had a while. The Bread is amazing. The chicken was terrific.

Thank Christian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seemed appropriate that we came here to celebrate a friend being liberated from their oppressive employer. It's a long story and called for a long drink. Recommend the Rum flight. Great way to celebrate Cuba: Life, Liberty and the pursuit of perfect guacamole.

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon a review of restaurants in the Chinatown area and adjacent to my hotel, I discovered Cuba Libre. I have been to the location in Philly, so I knew what to expect. Appetizers, food and drinks are tasty and well prepared. Service is prompt and...More

Thank ANT06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pup, pup, pup and my daughter had the vegetarian combo. Both were fantastic. We've never had Cuban food so this was a nice treat! Reasonably priced too. The decor is very cool and the staff is super friendly.

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would recommend visiting for happy hour drinks or on Friday night's when it turns into a salsa-themed esque night. It's a fun place to be, meet new people etc.

Thank theprincessandqueen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great decor and drinks. We stopped in for a light lunch, I had the smoked mackerel salad which was ample and lite. Wonderful sangria!!

Thank TheNeen
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John0025
15 October 2016|
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Response from LuzMarizza | Reviewed this property |
there is a parking garage near the movie theater. visiting Washington DC implies a lot of walking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 9th St NW, Penn Quarter, Washington DC, DC 20001-4784
    (Corner of 9th & H Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Two Blocks away from Chinatown Metro Stop (Red, Yellow, Green Lines). Four Blocks from Metro Center Stop (Orange & Blue Lines)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-408-1600
  • E-mail
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