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Cuban Cafe

1007 Memorial Dr, Third Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5801
+1 732-807-4444
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“oxtail stew” (3 reviews)
“maduros” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Cafe
1007 Memorial Dr, Third Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok this place serves some of the best Cuban food anywhere. The Cuban sandwiches are without a doubt, the best in New Jersey and for that in the world. I’ve only found one other possible better in PR(read my other reviews). The other food served...More

Thank ken k
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Wonderful little Mom and Pop restaurant. Delicious food, very affordable. An unexpected delight, that I've driven past for a year or so now. So glad we stopped in on a Saturday night with Friends!

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This restaurant is owned by a husband and wife, who work as Chef and Server. It is BYOB. When we first pulled into the parking lot, I wasn't so sure that this was the atmosphere that we were looking for on a Saturday night out...More

2  Thank TerryN318
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite of beef empanadas and took the oxtail stew to go. The empanadas were great and the oxtail was exceptional, so tender and tasty. They also roast whole pigs so we will have to get a lechon for our...More

1  Thank Kickie
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Not fancy so if you are looking to impress a date this is not your place. IF you want good food and lots of it, you're in luck. best cuban sandwich I have had. Equal to anything I have had in Miami. loads of choices...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The Cuban Cafe in Asbury Park is a total find. Best traditional Cuban food I've ever had. Simple, authentic and perfectly prepared. Completely delicious. The Cuban owner and his staff make you feel like you are a long lost relative the moment you arrive. My...More

1  Thank GlobalBizWarrior
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband for our anniversary. The food was perfect and authentic. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and the staff and cook were so gracious. They gave us a slice of delicious cake with real roses! So perfect. I love it there!

Thank jackiegelou
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Whenever I want a Cuban food fix, I come here! I'm from Tampa, FL and this place takes me back home every time I dine here. The taste and smells are authentic, music and television are all in Spanish. I was smiling with my eyes...More

1  Thank dmcquay4924
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The place reminded me of a famous restaurant in Calle Ocho Miami Florida. Their beef empanadas are $ 1.50 ! The carne con papa (beef stew) is delicious. Arguably the best Cuban restaurant in Monmouth County

1  Thank mkandathil
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We live locally to Asbury Park and Cuban Cafe was recommended to us by a local businessman. My husband and I went for lunch and not only was the food amazing the staff and chef were so friendly. Very large portions of outstanding authentic Cuban...More

1  Thank Kimberly P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 Memorial Dr, Third Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5801
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-807-4444
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