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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
+1 215-627-0666
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“empanadas” (49 reviews)
“tapas” (61 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here for Brunch on a sunday before visiting Liberty Escape Room. The restaurant has a very interesting interior decor that was worth it just to see. Staff was very nice and accommodating - they were happy to seat us even though 3 of...More

Thank pauli B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The environment is fast and furious, with crowded tables resounding with laughter and convivial conversation. The food is awesome . . . tantalisingly diverse and tasty. Crab guacamole, guava bbq ribs, coconut crab fritters can be followed by ropa vieja or ribeye jibaro. The service...More

Thank borrum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been back to this restaurant a few years and it really shows everything still the same still looks like you’re in Cuba. Love this place. Food is just great I had black bean soup and spareribs. My wife had the seafood soup consisting...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOVED this restraunt & the decor. The outside is very inconspicuous you would never know this little gem was there. There's paid parking across the street I believe it was $8. The food was very authentic Cuba. The grilled pineapple guacamole with plantane chips is...More

Thank glennajW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cuba Libre is one of my favorite restaurants to eat in when I am in Philadelphia. So after a long day, I thought I'd treat myself to at a nice dinner there last night. I called the restaurant at 8:20pm to find out the closing...More

Thank lezlie h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for dinner last night and everything was amazing!! The food was great and our waitress was awesome!! This was our second time coming here our first experience wasn’t the best. Last night was great though.

Thank Keisha J
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I'm going to start off by saying how I really do LOVE this place. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is awesome, drink choices are perfect... All around an impressive place to eat! Now I'm going to explain why I'm giving 3 stars (and really...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful ambience with good service. We were not rushed, nor were we ignored - Great timing between courses.

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We had brunch a la cart before a show at the Arden. The food was delicious! We had the pastry basket (yum), the Cuban sandwich (perfect - my husband is cuban, so we try them wherever we go and this is one of the best),...More

Thank miscalane
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

First time eating Cuban food and as a Spaniard myself I gotta say it was a complete new experience to my palate. Everything here was absolutely delicious, the pineapple guacamole with fried banana is incredibly tasty and the ribs are a MUST TRY. I never...More

Thank Kelo P
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Angelique C
28 August 2017|
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Response from jasminaki | Reviewed this property |
i have no idea either,but saturday night so u should really make a reservation and maybe they can tell u some more about pricing
sarah m
20 May 2017|
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Response from Cotton B | Reviewed this property |
Ok round $10
26 February 2016|
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Response from RealLifePamAndJim | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we took my younger sister there. I believe underage just can't sit in the bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
    (Between Market & Chestnut Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Phlash, Septa Market-Frankford Line (2nd & Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-0666
  • E-mail
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