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Carmen's Cuban Cafe & Lounge

108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
+1 919-467-8080
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (43 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (19 reviews)
“yellow rice” (18 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family flew in to visit relatives in the Raleigh-Durham area and needed to grab a quick lunch after our flight. Carmen's was one of the restaurant's nearby and we decided to give them a try. We're so glad we did. They had tasty lunch...More

Thank GlogowskiGirl
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I stopped by here for a quick bite to eat before heading out for the evening and I am glad I did. I was greeted immediately when I walked in. I was having a bit of trouble deciding on what to eat but the waitress...More

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I popped in for a late dinner on a Saturday evening. The food was just delicious, it was classic Cuban food, exactly what we wanted! Fried plantains, boiled or fried yuca, black beans or red, yellow rice or white, delicious garlic bread....More

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was relatively quiet. Ordered my favorites - ropa vieja, platanos maduros, tostones and yellow rice. The tostones were a bit too flat and dry, but everything else was muy excelente ! Would definitely return for more.

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The Ropa Vieja with yellow rice and red beans is excellent. Perfectly cooked and great flavor. Add in some tostones, and the meal gets even better. A colleague had the Bistec Empanizado with the plantains that was lightly breaded, and tasted delicious.

Thank Travis T
Reviewed 22 September 2017

need. We were looking for something different, and Cuban food filled that need. The appetizers were good, but the ceviche could stand to have more shrimp and fish, and less onions and sour/tart added flavors or juice. The fish entree was good, but the skirt...More

Thank Boat-Captain
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I'm not sure how authentic this Cuban restaurant is really, but the food was substantial and the quality was good. Has a bar where you can sit and eat. For a Saturday night it was not that busy.

Thank BlueHeeler777
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Recently stopped in here with a friend, and wasn't disappointed! The service is good, and the menu outside the norm enough to be exciting. I opted for the Ropa Vieja, which came with a choice of rice (opted for yellow), beans (black), and side (plantains)....More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great Cuban food. Our family enjoyed our meals. Portions were large and provided a good value for the price, but it meant we had no room for dessert. We used to live in the Tampa area and this place is as good as the mid-priced...More

Thank RascalNC
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I've been to Miami a number of times and I can say without hesitation or qualification that this is NOT very good Cuban food. If you think Sbarro is fantastic Italian food, or that the China Wok at the local mall food court is fantastic...More

Thank JoshTowson_Maryland
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16 May 2017|
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Response from DisneyPhotoMan | Reviewed this property |
Yes; it's a good complement to the restaurant, and a necessity when it become a dance club at night!
28 February 2017|
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Response from lrushing007 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, so call ahead and ask to be sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Morrisville
  • Phone Number: +1 919-467-8080
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