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Mambo Tea House

98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
+1 201-933-1262
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (15 reviews)
“empanadas” (19 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit last night and we were pleasantly surprised. Food was very good and creative. Not a wait for your food, very clean and a attentive staff. The gentleman at the front was very accommodating and as my wife said "very handsome"! I had the...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food really good. Lentil soup was awsome. Service was very good. Used a Groupon. Also it's BYOB -even better.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I visited here for dinner and was impressed by the atmosphere, the staff, and the food!! The menu had so many traditional cuban food options. Everything I tasted was outstanding. I had the mariquitas and mofongo, both were the best I have had to date...More

Thank ErinHunke
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I've met a friend for lunch and this was an ok place. The ambience and the place was good, but I was expecting more food flavor. I've ordered the muscles and the broth was good but with a lot of garlic and runny due to...More

Thank CecibelB
Reviewed 9 December 2017

It doesn't sound like a cuban restaurant, and we almost walked right by, but saw the menu and decided to pop in and try it. Well the chicken empanadas could be the best I ever had. The food was yummy and the service was very...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been in this place twice, always with colleagues. The atmosphere was really nice and food amazing. They have different menus for lunch and dinner. Prices are really good so I would advise to everyone to go there and enjoy a good meal.

Thank Emiliano I
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Well this one is a bit difficult to rate as everyone in my family had a different opinion. My wife really likes it, my kids are ... like and ok and me; ok. I think the portions are small but there’s lots of rice and...More

Thank Robert F C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic ambiance, good food and service...our go to place with friends. You can sit outside and it's a byob

Thank GinaDe1234
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This my first visit to this restaurant. My friend bought a Groupon so we could try the food. On the street parking was not easy. There is a 15 minute parking in front of restaurant, after 15 you'll get a ticket. There are metered parking....More

1  Thank M R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I'm Cuban American and I had a tremendous dinner at this fabulous restaurant. When I arrived I got a very friendly reception from Ignacio the maitrede who seated me immediately. Erica the waitress gave me excellent service she was on point. The menu was extensive...More

1  Thank Eduardo C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-933-1262
  • E-mail
At Mambo Tea House, we offer authentic Cuban cuisine and Asian teas in a beautiful and cozy setting. The merge of two cultures is a direct reflection of the co-owners. The husband and wife team are from the Caribbean and Hong Kong, respectively. Come in for some delicious cuisine and friendly service! We are a BYOB!
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