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Cuban Pete's

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428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
+1 973-746-1100
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Clifton, New Jersey
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cuban Pete's is one of my favorite places to eat. Fresh cuban food with a twist. From the tropical fruit iced tea to the numerous varieties of punches you wont be sorry. There are very long wait times up to 2 hours on weekends and most evenings. Once you are seated, service is fast. The appetizers are amazing and the... More 

Thank rayej
Shamong, New Jersey
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403 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. We went with another couple, and we all loved it. We started with Tostones and Empanadas. My fiancee had the Cubano. I had the Suckling Pig. The other couple had the Ricky Ricardo's Ribs and the Churrasco Chipotle El Gaucho, respectively. While we all loved everything, the Churrasco dish was the best. In addition, they make... More 

Thank 2TravelLuvers
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst choice you can ever make if you are requesting a table for 3 or more. This guy, "the owner," yelled and screamed at us for asking more than once when will our table be ready. We waited close to two hours. Watched other people get in front of us. I thought it would be a fun place since I... More 

Thank Kathryn R
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant so much. I've been coming here for years and I've never had any kind of bad experience. My favorite plate is the vaca frita. also the mango mojitos is a great mix for rum, I love that this restaurant is BYOB it makes it so fun !

Thank Roselly g
Mt Tabor, NJ
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never been to this restaurant before this night. My friend had been once before. Her daughter was having a birthday party for 10 girls (including my daughter) and invited a few adults. She asked me to get there by 5pm on Sat, Feb 4th to secure a table for 10 for the girls and a table of 6... More 

3 Thank mnlduffy
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this spot up North Jersey with my friends that recommended it. Had a 9 person party. It was a busy Saturday night and told us we had an 2 hour wait ! Noticed the owner and a person in the Party spoke to him about the wait and he quickly found us seating just like that !... More 

Thank reycangri609
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is my local go to spot when I'm in the mood for Cuban. It's a great location in Montclair, but at times it can be a mad house just to get around. They do not take reservation, which can be annoying at times because you're waiting 30+ minutes for a table in the summer time. You get very... More 

Thank chan1986
new york
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have lived in Montclair for 20 years and my daughter wanted to go to Cuban Pete's. There was a 90 minute wait at 9:30 PM when almost every other restaurant in town is emptying out. There were people crowded everywhere and you could barely get down the stairs. The hostess would yell out a name and no one could hear... More 

Thank reillyelmo
Browns Mills, New Jersey
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first experience with Cuban food was not so great so I was a little reluctant to go to Cuban Pete's. I must say that the food was so good. The portions are very generous and the prices are good as well. I was a little disappointed to listen to a server complain about another server in front of us.... More 

Thank Ruby M
West Orange, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great location, nice variety of Cuban dishes. I love the coconut rice. Dominick has a great spirit and make customers f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-746-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?