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Vicente's Cuban Cuisine

1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
+1 313-962-8800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (44 reviews)
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (13 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening for dinner. Didn't have to wait for a table. Good food. Nice atmosphere. Outdoor seating available.

Thank teebreeze
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a working lunch with 7 colleagues at Vicente's. A large and varied menu appealed to the various dietary needs and tastebuds of everyone. I have tried several items here, and enjoyed all of them. But by far my favorite is the ropa vieja. Delicious...More

Thank AuntieRita
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visit Detroit to celebrate my wife birthday and she picked Vicente for a family dinner. Nathaniel took great care of the whole family from empanadas to a birthday 3 leches, recommended for all occasions.

Thank CAmaro1228
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Came with 3 friends on a Saturday afternoon. We had a wonderful time and particularly enjoyed the 1/2 red 1/2 white sangria (which was delicious and pretty strong). Two of us don't like a lot of "heat" in our food, so I had the shrimp,...More

Thank RickyBoo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food was average and the price was outrageous. It doesn't compare to Miami Cuban restaurants. One of the problems is that in the Detroit area this may be the only Cuban restaurant. However, there are other Latin restaurants who may offer the same or...More

Thank carmelo g
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Right in the heart of the revitalized downtown Detroit/Campus Martuis area, Vicente's is another of Detroit's many jewels. Lots of different Spanish and Cuban themed menu items, great bar and well-stocked wine list. Mederate prices and good service. Outdoor patio

Thank KennyMSQ56
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Came here one evening with a friend. He had Zarzuela de Mariscos and I had the Churrasco con Chimichurri. Sooooo delicious! The sangria was ok. The waiter was extremely attentive.

Thank prettygirl2017
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Detroit is midway between our home in Toronto and our friends in Columbus. Since our friends are Cuban, they decided that Vicente's would be a great place for dinner. We started with mojitos and calamari. Our friends were very happy with their chilindron (lamb shank)...More

1  Thank MBD48
Reviewed 6 June 2017

To start we made our reservations 3 weeks in advance. On the day of the dinner, 3 could not attend due to illness. We arrived first, right on time, and were immediately told we could not sit until the entire party arrived - even with...More

2  Thank MJL39
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Celebrated a friends birthday here by sharing dinner. Good selection of food and drinks, friendly and attentive staff. Reasonable prices. The eatable chocolate shot cups filled with frozen 43 were a hit. Good food and great coffee.

Thank YumGuru
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Questions & Answers
5 August 2016|
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Response from GrandpaFrank43 | Reviewed this property |
No, there was not valet service. There is a public garage directly behind the restaurant.
21 June 2016|
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Response from G D | Reviewed this property |
I remember there was.
22 February 2015|
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Response from Mike007D | Reviewed this property |
I was there mid-week and the dress was mostly business casual. There were some people that were quite well dressed. So a mix.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226-2252
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-8800
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