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La Isla Restaurant

104 Washington St, and 25 12th St., Hoboken, NJ 07030-4604
+1 201-659-8197
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
$$ - $$$
104 Washington St, and 25 12th St., Hoboken, NJ 07030-4604
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1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty chicken dishes, pressed sandwiches. Reasonably priced for area and byob. Gets crowded. Small place with counter and inside and outside tables in season.

Thank LeeMacL
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious Cuban food at the end of the main drag in Hoboken. Excellent service and very quick, even though the restaurant was full. Only downside is if you have a party with more than 4 people, as the place is small. We sat outside so...More

Thank Lani307
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to La Isla several times and they're always busy which is a good sign. While the food is almost always very good I do think it's a bit overpriced and service can be slow at times. On a positive note, while the dishes...More

Thank CoquiLostInNY
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We recently visited La Isla Restaurant in Hoboken. We had heard about this wonderful spot on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. We were astounded by the tremendously fine service we received. The food we ordered was freshly prepared and wonderfully flavorful. The veggie empanadas were...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Awful on all levels. Rare that a restaurant can screw up on each course of a multi course meal. To whit: brought wrong drink order (when we noted that fact to the waitress she said she knew it was wrong), screwed up the appetizer (burnt...More

Thank HoboProf
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food all around. Ropa Vieja to die for. Customer service like no other. The flan with coconut amazing. Coffee awesome. It feels like a cafe in Havana. Must place to go!!

Thank orios253
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The best Cuban food I've ever had anywhere. It's consistently great and it's fast! The downtown restaurant is small but full of charm. We often stop by to pick up a papa rellena and some chicken, rice and beans or a Cuban sandwich to eat...More

Thank Lia M
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I brought my family to this Cuban restaurant. We wanted to try a new place for brunch ...and we were not disappointed. The food... the service ...the original drinks ...to die for! I tried (As Seen on the Food Network) Omar's Stuffed French Toast, Papa...More

1  Thank SentioPhoto
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

What a great find in Hoboken! Small, make that very small, place with only a few tables and counter seating. A steady carry out business so you can tell it has a strong local following. Ordered the special -- a shredded beef plate with rice...More

Thank Traveling_with_6-7
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visited on a busy Friday evening, so there was a good atmosphere. We had booked and our table was waiting. The waiter was efficient, pleasant and helpful. The food was interesting and enjoyable. One of our group was a vegetarian and he found the...More

Thank CTtraveller55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Washington St, and 25 12th St., Hoboken, NJ 07030-4604
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: +1 201-659-8197
  • E-mail
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