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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“empanadas” (46 reviews)
“tapas” (52 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ohh those flavors.. we took all the kids of proposed tapas and all of them were just delicious and worth the price which is rather high. The cocktails (we took 2 different kinds of mojito) are now in our top 3 worldwide! The place is...More

Thank Natt S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We make it a point to try 2-3 new restaurants every time we visit family in Philadelphia and we tried this one last weekend. The decor is fun and the front windows open which is fun. The food however was only mediocre. We started with...More

Thank MaryPat33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for years and still impresses me. Very friendly and informative staff with a recently updated menu. They make some of the best well balanced mojitos ever..the passionfruit is exceptional. After you order, they offer mango butter with hot pressed bread...More

Thank rjg3520
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to this restaurant in-between lunch and dinner shifts so all they were serving was some appetizers and a few small plates. Not what we really wanted, but we decided to try a few things anyway. The person who seated us was very nice,...More

Thank Nicky R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made reservations, seated immediately, friendly staff. Limited menu but that meant quicker service, stated gluten free....I would check ingredients.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We past this restaurant and I mention I needed to sit down so we turned around to stop in for a drink. It was like taking another vacation. We felt like step into to restaurant in Cuba. We tried the sample tasting aged rum which...More

Thank Queens-cousins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another wonderful experience at Cuba Libre, Philly. The front desk was very helpful and informative, the service was excellent and the food was equal to or better than any prior visit. Very comfortable decor and a fun time. Restaurant Week is coming soon, a great...More

Thank RichC250
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Two friends and I headed to Cuba Libre in search of proper mojitos after aborting the Philly Mojito March. I hadn't been to Cuba Libre in many years but was hoping it was still as good as I remembered. It wasn't. It was even better....More

Thank BHL
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Brunch with my daughter on a Sunday afternoon. Highly recommend unlimited tapas option. The guacamole with plantains is a great start, along with the sweet basket. We loved the mimosas! Try the coconut or grilled pineapple. We tried the Cuban sandwich, trout, eggs in...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The décor in this restaurant is very atmospheric, you feel as if you are actually in Havana. The service is prompt and accommodating, and the food is quite good. Avoid the special fruit juices, as they are sickeningly sweet.

Thank sandora415
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 02:00
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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