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Cuba's Cookin'

Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0627
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The waitress that served us was rude and not attentive at all. The food took a very long time and was mediocre at best. When they give you the check after your meal things get confusing. You will be charged in US dollars even though...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking forward to having a good cuban meal but left disappointed. Quality of food was average and portions were small. Service was slow and prices too high for what is served.

Thank masspjm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were struggling to find a lunch place and this one popped up on TA. So we went here and the food and drinks hit the spot. They were out of chips and papaya (thanks a lot Venezuela for the embargo. Cuba just can’t seem...More

Thank docoprofessor
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went here on a Thursday night, it wasn't too busy. The staff were pretty tentative, never had to wait too long for service. The food was tasty and overall the value represented the service I received.

Thank Ericdmc85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alfredo, our waiter was really friendly and funny! We arrived late and still got served and the food was delicious! Highly recommended!!

Thank Séverine R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good taste of Cuban cuisine ! Excellent customer service, Alfred ! Nice environment, 100% recommended ;D

Thank Celii G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there on New Years Eve. 6 people in all. 4 adults and 2 children. At first our waiter seemed nice. When our grandchildren started to use their iPads things changed. He started to lecture us on why they shouldn’t have them. Also being...More

Thank Tuckermart
MAXAMILION, Owner at Cuba's Cookin', responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Please allow me to respond to your posting immediately. It's been 18 years since Cuba's Cookin' has been operating and as a Cuban cultured establishment our motto has always been and will continue to be; "Para servirle," which means we're here to serve you. For...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 adults had dinner here. We had been to the old location 12 years ago and liked it. The cuban grouper was delicious! Fresh and pleasantly seasoned with yellow rice, beans, and fried plantain. The picadillo was also very good. The empanadas...More

Thank cld63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch and enjoyed the guacamole and plantain chips more than anything else. Overall the food was good but not the best Cuban we've had. The decor is fun!

Thank JPVM13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t been to Cuba’s Cookin for several years. It used to be great, especially when it was in its previous, smaller location in town. It was unique, especially their Mohitoes We were very disappointed. Food was cold, tough and not worth the price. The...More

Thank clive w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0627
Newly located in the Renaissance Marketplace downtown, Cuba's Cookin' has moved with the times just as when Fidel began his march on Havana in 1959. This is what Havana would have looked & felt like.... and when the live music starts up nightly....this is exactly what you would have heard & seen back then. A moment in history brought out in Cuba's food, mojitos, art, culture and dance. A real authentic dinning experience you will take home forever from your trip to Aruba.
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