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800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
+1 732-774-3007
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (46 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (20 reviews)
“chorizo” (23 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
$$ - $$$
800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
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1 - 10 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am speechless and amazed of this place The food is amazing and the price is perfect ! And don't forget dessert ,it's mouthwatering delicious !

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Picked this spot for a first date. Big mistake. The music was so loud we couldn't talk, and the lighting was so dark we couldn't read our menus. Had to pick a fall back quickly. Did not work.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere ,service was good food was good not excellent dobt know if they arent seasoning the food because of the clientele but my food could of been seasoned better . Prices are reasonable for the area

Thank Wendell H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So first of all party of 6 on Friday night....then 3 friends joined us. We were re-accommodated with a smile (I know what a pain in the neck that can be they were extremely gracious). Servers and staff and hostesses extremely helpful and friendly. Sangria...More

Thank krisleah001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After being seated and having no one to attempt to approach us for 15 minutes, we just got up and left. Enough said.

Thank Bones57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Sunday tapas/ $5 mojitos ❤️it's one of our regular favorites . Empanadas and coconut mojitos . Nice music and decor.

Thank virginia j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 'must do' restaurant whenever we're in town. Excellent food and drinks. Love to sit outside when the weather permits.

Thank tlg685
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Wish I could give 4 and 1/2 stars. The only detraction would be that my favorite, the Cuban street corn, arrived at the table lukewarm. Aside from that, it was still dee-lish! So we're the Cuban sliders, chorizo lunch sandwich, and calamari. If the oil...More

Thank foodieg982
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It was very crowded on Saturday night but we did not have to wait as we received a side table that met our needs. We only had Empanadas as we heard several tables telling their waiters that the food was sub-par. Our food was OK...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The place is nice and clean I had a good time bit I believe it is over pricey. They are trying to be Cuban style, the food is good but it is not worth the price. I will recommend the place for just a few...More

Thank Yessenia M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Robin W
Can i see the drink menu
11 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from foodieg982 | Reviewed this property |
Just posted a photo of the cocktail menu to Cubacan's site. Not sure how long it takes to appear. Enjoy!
Bob M
what are the specials tonight?
19 April 2015|
Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Since specials change probably on a daily basis, you would need to contact the restaurant for that information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
13:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-774-3007
  • E-mail
New restaurant, maybe March or April of 2011