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Carmen's Cuban Cafe & Lounge

108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
+1 919-467-8080
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“plantains” (43 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (21 reviews)
“yellow rice” (20 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got there on a Sunday evening at 7:20 PM and immediately seated. There were 4 other tables with customers. I knew right away what I wanted, the camarons en salsa verde. And for sided I got the plantations and the rice and bean mix....More

Thank RSpicer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for an early dinner so the place was no even half full. Was greeted quickly but after that service was on the slow side the rest of the meal. Ordered an old time favorite, Boliche and was so disappointed I almost cried. In Florida,...More

Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For starters, the nice reviews and unique cuisine caught my eye. It was also close to my hotel, so I walked over to give it a try. Overall, I would say the staff was very nice and attentive. There is a wide selection on the...More

1  Thank BruceR_2832
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews and looking at the menu, I guess I expected a Cuban atmosphere ? It was kinda open and uninviting. I sat at the bar. The service was good and friendly. The girl tending bar explained the menu, told me her favorites,...More

Thank Magoo41
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Our family flew in to visit relatives in the Raleigh-Durham area and needed to grab a quick lunch after our flight. Carmen's was one of the restaurant's nearby and we decided to give them a try. We're so glad we did. They had tasty lunch...More

Thank GlogowskiGirl
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I stopped by here for a quick bite to eat before heading out for the evening and I am glad I did. I was greeted immediately when I walked in. I was having a bit of trouble deciding on what to eat but the waitress...More

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I popped in for a late dinner on a Saturday evening. The food was just delicious, it was classic Cuban food, exactly what we wanted! Fried plantains, boiled or fried yuca, black beans or red, yellow rice or white, delicious garlic bread....More

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was relatively quiet. Ordered my favorites - ropa vieja, platanos maduros, tostones and yellow rice. The tostones were a bit too flat and dry, but everything else was muy excelente ! Would definitely return for more.

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The Ropa Vieja with yellow rice and red beans is excellent. Perfectly cooked and great flavor. Add in some tostones, and the meal gets even better. A colleague had the Bistec Empanizado with the plantains that was lightly breaded, and tasted delicious.

Thank Travis T
Reviewed 22 September 2017

need. We were looking for something different, and Cuban food filled that need. The appetizers were good, but the ceviche could stand to have more shrimp and fish, and less onions and sour/tart added flavors or juice. The fish entree was good, but the skirt...More

Thank Boat-Captain
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Response from DisneyPhotoMan | Reviewed this property |
Yes; it's a good complement to the restaurant, and a necessity when it become a dance club at night!
27 February 2017|
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Response from ElConnoisseur | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, so call ahead and ask to be sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Morrisville
  • Phone Number: +1 919-467-8080
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