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Mambo Tea House

98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
+1 201-933-1262
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (15 reviews)
“empanadas” (19 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (10 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It doesn't sound like a cuban restaurant, and we almost walked right by, but saw the menu and decided to pop in and try it. Well the chicken empanadas could be the best I ever had. The food was yummy and the service was very...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been in this place twice, always with colleagues. The atmosphere was really nice and food amazing. They have different menus for lunch and dinner. Prices are really good so I would advise to everyone to go there and enjoy a good meal.

Thank Emiliano I
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Well this one is a bit difficult to rate as everyone in my family had a different opinion. My wife really likes it, my kids are ... like and ok and me; ok. I think the portions are small but there’s lots of rice and...More

Thank Robert F C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic ambiance, good food and service...our go to place with friends. You can sit outside and it's a byob

Thank GinaDe1234
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This my first visit to this restaurant. My friend bought a Groupon so we could try the food. On the street parking was not easy. There is a 15 minute parking in front of restaurant, after 15 you'll get a ticket. There are metered parking....More

1  Thank M R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I'm Cuban American and I had a tremendous dinner at this fabulous restaurant. When I arrived I got a very friendly reception from Ignacio the maitrede who seated me immediately. Erica the waitress gave me excellent service she was on point. The menu was extensive...More

1  Thank Eduardo C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I'm so happy I could find a nice place to enjoy a nice dinner with good music and good food. I had the perfect combination of mojitos and the ceviche. My husband loved the churrasco and the mojitos aswell. Next time we'll save some room...More

Thank Na D
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for almost 4 years and i don't know why it's taken me so long to write a review. We simply love the place! Everything from the appetizers (love their empanadas), entrees like Churrasco grilled to perfection and...More

Thank BurtNun
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

$24 for farm-raised salmon and the pernil was very bland. The salmon serving size was too little for the price. The side vegetables were overcooked and the house salad was ordinary. The pernil came with sliced tomatoes and raw onions, which didn't complement the pernil....More

Thank Grateful_Sojourner
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My friends and I made reservations for 6pm on Saturday night Aug 12 at 5pm. We were celebrating my girlfriend’s birthday. When we arrived we were quickly seated. Our waitress was Stephanie and she was excellent. This is a byob restaurant. We brought several bottles...More

1  Thank Caribbeantravelqueen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-933-1262
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At Mambo Tea House, we offer authentic Cuban cuisine and Asian teas in a beautiful and cozy setting. The merge of two cultures is a direct reflection of the co-owners. The husband and wife team are from the Caribbean and Hong Kong, respectively. Come in for some delicious cuisine and friendly service! We are a BYOB!
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