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Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine

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73 New St, New York City, NY 10004-1605
+1 212-809-7755
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was so good. It was cafeteria like in that the food was ready to be plated from a line. We felt like we were having a genuine NYC lunch experience. I think we were the only tourists there. The cuban sandwiches, beef stew, shredded beef stew, spicy chicken, plantains and veggies were all so good. If you are... More 

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Thank Kris F
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

First time at Sophie's on 68th street in NYC. Grab a quick lunch...rice and beans and a chicken empanada. Delish! Hope to try again soon when in NYC.

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Thank WDBrowne
Maldon, Australia
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here at this busiest time of day, had one young guy running around after dozens of tables. Food took a while but it was worth the wait for sure.

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Thank C_Taliax
Paris, France
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115 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Loved it. It's a simple atmosphere, but it has tableservice, or take out service. The food was absolutely delicious. I would return here in a heartbeat. And I wish I could. But I don't live in New York. The empanadas are amazing, but the Cuban sandwich, was out of this world

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Thank SteveinParis
New York City, New York
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Generous portions of well-prepared simple dishes, like baked chicken, fried plantains, rice and beans. Table service, but the most basic you can imagine. Fast!

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Thank si101503
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

The arroz con pollo and maduros were as good as I ate in Cuba! I didn't give it 5 stars because it was a little dirty and the service wasn't all that great. Still, I would go back, especially since you can get in and out quickly for lunch during the week.

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Thank Cather2999
Providence, Rhode Island
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I like to try different cubanos when I have the chance. This one was pretty good, but when I combined it with their green sauce it became AMAZING. The fried plantains (maduros) were good. I'll probably come back when I'm in NYC for business again.

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Thank parkab0y
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great sandwiches at reasonable prices. Make sure you get the spicy green sauce for your meal. The maduros looked excellent too.

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Thank Paul F
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I always like trying different foods and found a place that serves good Cuban food. I enjoyed the pernil with rice and beans this time around but everything I've tried at this place is pretty good.

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Thank Viglione
New York City, New York, USA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I stop by Sophies once every couple weeks for their steak and onions. Please dont expect it to be a "steak" though. It's more of a not lean piece of thinly sliced meat. While the steak is not top notch, i think of it as a vessel for the onions and the green sauce which will make a brick taste... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 New St, New York City, NY 10004-1605
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-809-7755

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

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