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Mambo Tea House

98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
+1 201-933-1262
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
98 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1957
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so happy I could find a nice place to enjoy a nice dinner with good music and good food. I had the perfect combination of mojitos and the ceviche. My husband loved the churrasco and the mojitos aswell. Next time we'll save some room...More

Thank Na D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for almost 4 years and i don't know why it's taken me so long to write a review. We simply love the place! Everything from the appetizers (love their empanadas), entrees like Churrasco grilled to perfection and...More

Thank BurtNun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

$24 for farm-raised salmon and the pernil was very bland. The salmon serving size was too little for the price. The side vegetables were overcooked and the house salad was ordinary. The pernil came with sliced tomatoes and raw onions, which didn't complement the pernil....More

Thank Grateful_Sojourner
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My friends and I made reservations for 6pm on Saturday night Aug 12 at 5pm. We were celebrating my girlfriend’s birthday. When we arrived we were quickly seated. Our waitress was Stephanie and she was excellent. This is a byob restaurant. We brought several bottles...More

1  Thank Caribbeantravelqueen
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this place for years already. We live in town and love the authentic Cuban food with the combination of their teas. My husband loves the Skirt steak with chimichurri, I love the shrimp in garlic sauce with the avocado salad...More

Thank Chanunez
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The ambience is very nice but food was average. We ordered the panko crusted chicken . Looked great and would have tasted good if it had been seasoned. There was no salt in the chicken. We ordered the paella but asked for it with only...More

Thank vanimir
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I live in proximity so it is one of my few spots for lunch on a weekend. Good, basic food, engaged and chatty staff. Reasonable prices and like any place in Rutherford -- has a BYO policy

1  Thank KasiaTravel M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Recently visited this venue after an eight year hiatus and definitely noticed an improvement in its menu and dishes. Service was very good and the ambience was typical Cuban. However, can not give it higher points since it lacked originality of dishes and most are...More

Thank Jesus A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went to this restaurant for the first time this past weekend for our Anniversary with 2 other couples. The atmosphere was great. I had the skirt steak and my wife had sautéed shrimp in garlic sauce, both were delicious. For desert I had the...More

1  Thank Corey L
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We love this place for great authentic food! The place is busy and has a fun atmosphere. The service was great, knowledgeable and pleasant. We had a very nice dinner and will definitely be back for more!

2  Thank rg66
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
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
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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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