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Cuba de Ayer

15446 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866-1632
+1 301-476-9622
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“plantains” (34 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (25 reviews)
“black beans” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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15446 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866-1632
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One word describes our recent meal at Cuba de Ayer – Amazing ¡!! Hadn’t been to Cuba de Ayer since moving south. However, I was back in the area and a colleague wanted Latin food near Columbia….so we went to Cuba de Ayer. It had...More

Thank FamilyManMd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food! You can't go wrong with anything on the menu here. Empanadas are amazing; highly recommend the chicken empanadas. Top Picks: Ropa Vieja, Pollo Guisado, or any appetizer on the menu. Wednesdays - great latino band in the evenings. Happy Hour deals are very...More

Thank BBkeys02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a break in the weather and decided to eat outside. This place has a small area that overlooks a lovley parking lot (well the building blocks the noise of 198 so it is not bad) and with the umbralas and you are become...More

Thank smokeater55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner tonight. Luscious pork Pernil and beef Ropa Vieja. Super margarita too. One of our several visits here. Always very busy; great food reasonably priced. Only critique is that food is very salty. Needed lots b of water and drinks.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The staff was friendly, service was attentive, and the food was good (not very good). They serve large portions and I could not eat it all. I had two issues with the restaurant. The Caribbean salmon I had was over cooked, but I like the...More

Thank lwwisdom
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

You want to try some delicious food?? You must give them a try. I haven’t had anything there i didn’t like. The best hidden Cuban resturant in town!!!

Thank plmartin22
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Went to Cuba De Ayer with a friend for dinner on 6/22/18. We got the cutest and friendliest waitress in the place. The service was amazing and the food was to die for! If you want to have a great time and leave feeling fulfilled...More

Thank Hispanic J
CubaDeAyer, Owner at Cuba de Ayer, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks for the review! We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Every time my family and I are in the mood for Cuban, we go to Cuba de Ayer. This place has friendly staff, the food is always delicious, and the atmosphere is chill. I bring my family and clients there for lunches and dinners. This...More

Thank Joanna C
CubaDeAyer, Owner at Cuba de Ayer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

We truly appreciate your patronage and recommendations over the years, Joanna! We look forward to serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Stopped in for lunch on a recommendation and the food was delicious! It was exactly what I was looking for in Cuban food. I haven't been able to give my taste buds this type of treat since I was in Miami last year. I had...More

1  Thank JJC1985
CubaDeAyer, Owner at Cuba de Ayer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

This is what we like to hear! We hope this means we will be seeing more of you in the future.

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Great food, authentically prepared, and the bartender has skills... actually now go relatively often when the Cuban cravings hit! Modest strip mall locale, but that does not take away from their quality!

Thank Spruije
CubaDeAyer, Owner at Cuba de Ayer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us, Spruije!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15446 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866-1632
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Burtonsville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-476-9622
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