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Cafe Cuba

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Bar
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Nieuwmarkt 3, 1011 JP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 627 4919
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Confortable seats and nice enviroment. The waiters not very pleasant, one of them was at the bar drinking a coctel. they have a pool table but the sticks and the play flield were in horrible consition. Not bad to drink some gintonic.

Thank Sitohaus
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent hours here people watching with friends. We got good seats under the heaters but after that it got very busy. Reasonable table service and a good choice of drinks including cocktails. Not expensive and a great spot to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank Newlys10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great music, impressive drinks, vibrant atmosphere. Go check this place out, grab a cocktail and relax.

Thank Matt R
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Came here 3 times when in Amsterdam! Great cocktails my favourite was strawberry daiquiri. Good music friendly staff. Give it a try

Thank Chefritchie
Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely cocktails, reasonable prices and great cosy little relaxed atmosphere. I could easily have stayed in here all afternoon.

Thank MindyanaJones
Beypazari, Turkey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and cozy place but some of the staff is very rude. If you close your eyes for several minutes. They can warn you by saying "Cuba cafe is a cafe, not hotel!!" It doesn't matter how offen you order. You can find much more beautiful places.

Thank Taner Y
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to enjoy your cocktails or beers. Nice atmosphere along an elongated bar. We had Pornstarn Martini, Strawberry Collins and Moscow Mule and all of it was greatly prepared. Good prices (~7€ per cocktail).

Thank branimir_2016
London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went for a drink and found it to be busy - a lot of people sat outside enjoying a drink. Inside it has a cool vibe, they've clearly thought about trying to give it a Cuban feel. Nice spot for a drink.

Thank doronsalomon
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Cafe Cuba on Nieuwemarkt, center of Amsterdam is quite a cosy place. Young & friendly personel, marvellous cocktails. All ( almost ) languages are spoken there, from English, to Ducth and Spanish !!!

Thank Evelyne D
Leixlip, Ireland
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We thought this looked nice and sat down for a drink and a snack. The staff were unhelpful, the snack was awful, and the beer was overpriced

Thank B0naparte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwmarkt 3, 1011 JP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 627 4919

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

Staying in Centrum

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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