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Cuban Pete's

428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
+1 973-746-1100
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
428 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3742
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've eaten at Cuban Pete's about 3 or 4 times now and every time i dine here the food is amazing. I love there coconut rice and fish dish. i would definitely coming here for an awesome dining experience !

Thank Kass_L10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant used to have good service and food. Now its the total opposite. Not to mention, the host/manager is rude and uninterested in hearing anything a customer has to say. The food looked thrown onto my plate. The servers had no idea what they...More

Thank S. C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner here. This was not our first time here and each time we try new things, always pleased. Be sure and bring a bottle of wine to have with dinner

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only way for this place may to become a bit pleasant, would be for a change of the entire place and start with a decent, caring staff, otherwise, keep those reviews coming and, believe it, sooner or later, and they are approaching this sorry...More

Thank gordi128
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancée had Ricky Ricardo's short ribs and I had their flounder with garlic sauce (I'm already engaged). Both were delicious and the salads were very good too. We sat outside in the courtyard and you felt like you were in Havana. We ate before...More

Thank steve f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cuban Pete's has a friendly staff and a variety of dishes. however, the restaurant is extremely loud, long waits and a cuisine that lacks flavor. The majority of the people that frequent the restaurant have little knowledge of authentic Cuban cuisine and Caribbean flavors. Most...More

Thank Joel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jack here. Cuban Pete's is an old staple of mine, one I used to frequent quite often. The only reason I haven't done so in recent memory is simply, lack of opportunity. Needless to say, once the occasion presented itself, Jill and I jumped on...More

Thank JacknJill A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually recommend this place when anybody asks me for suggestions on where to eat in Montclair. I've been here maybe a dozen times. Quite honestly, I was always on the fence about the service and food quality – but it has always been a...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by my daughters coworker. After reviewing all the great reviews we decided to try. Good thing we got their by 6:30 on a Thursday evening. The outside dining area is an oasis! The ambience, waiters, music and overall atmosphere was fantastic....More

Thank bprevite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food from this place is always delicious and consistent for the most part. It is a beautiful restaurant with a nice Cuban theme in Montclair which makes it unique and stand out. However, service is very mediocre especially is you are trying to get...More

1  Thank Scarleth G
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15 August 2017|
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Response from mnlduffy | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not - We tried to come with a large group. They do not take reservations and then I asked to break up our large group of 6 adults and 10 teenagers and they refused to sit us at two separate tables. They are not... More
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
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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