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Cuban Pete's

428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
+1 973-746-1100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (67 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (18 reviews)
“plantains” (31 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go here after an appointment in the area on a Saturday afternoon. This restaurant had curb appeal & felt like you were in Spanish culture. The waiters wore fedoras & short sleeve button ups. Waiting inside to sit down was cramped but we...More

Thank koabraveone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely restaurant. The appetizers were delicious - shrimp in garlic sauce, cuban sandwich, chorizos. But the star was the dates wrapped in bacon. Main courses were large and well prepared. Yes I'll drive another hour and a half to go back here.

Thank Alice G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Fantastic place! Very festive...very lively...VERY ETHNIC. This is not the place for tight-butts or those who lifestyle are complaining or trying to get employees fired whenever they cannot control everything. Leave granma home unless she’s used to ethnic restaurants with flair beyond...More

Thank Vince R
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Easy going food and fun. This place is festive and close to the Wellmont Theatre. Some open air seating available to enjoy nice weather. BYOB !

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to this restaurant. I drive past it on my way to work. The staff was accommodating. The food was very flavorful and abundant. I would return there again. They don't take reservation.

Thank dolorest322
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

What others wrote about rude management is 100% true. We asked the owner (Dominic) to lower the VERY LOUD music since the speaker was right over our heads and my grandma is hard of hearing. He responded by saying "If you don't like it you...More

7  Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 4 January 2018

After enjoying with the family The Polar Express Ride what better than to enjoy a great Cuban Style Lunch, since we were a group of eight I got to enjoy more tapas than usually, not sure but might be 16 ? I had the Holyday...More

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

went for NYE late lunch. service was fine, atmosphere was ok, food was...just good enough. this place has been around for years and I've had much better food in past here. i had been prob 12yrs ago. i hope it was just a NYE thing

Thank P B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Because I am not an "adventurous" eater I worried that I wouldn't like the menu. Just the opposite. The food was delicious and the service was grand. I would definitely recommend this excellent restaurant in the heart of Montclair.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I had a party come for a bday celebration but the owner Dominick was a complete dick.... as we all know not everyone comes at the time and he wouldn’t sit 8 of us before everyone else showed up. After asking nicely how many people...More

7  Thank Paul B
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15 August 2017|
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Response from Maria S | Reviewed this property |
By the way for those saying call and make reservations they don't take reservations.
10 January 2017|
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Response from CohenFamilyHighFalls | Reviewed this property |
I totally agree....was there recently & manager/host yelled at a patron in front of everyone who wanted a table for 7 people. Not sure what the issue was but he said to her "GET OUT, we don't want your business anyway... More
1 September 2016|
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Response from Ricardo S S | Reviewed this property |
He looked nice on YouTube but I did notice him rushing around and rudely pushing past folks - it looks like business is doing well so I wish he'd chill and smile. I'll be back but if he's directly rude to me I can get my... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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