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Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine

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73 New St, New York City, NY 10004-1605
+1 212-809-7755
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

First time at Sophie's on 68th street in NYC. Grab a quick lunch...rice and beans and a chicken empanada. Delish! Hope to try again soon when in NYC.

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Maldon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here at this busiest time of day, had one young guy running around after dozens of tables. Food took a while but it was worth the wait for sure.

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Loved it. It's a simple atmosphere, but it has tableservice, or take out service. The food was absolutely delicious. I would return here in a heartbeat. And I wish I could. But I don't live in New York. The empanadas are amazing, but the Cuban sandwich, was out of this world

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Thank SteveinParis
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Generous portions of well-prepared simple dishes, like baked chicken, fried plantains, rice and beans. Table service, but the most basic you can imagine. Fast!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

The arroz con pollo and maduros were as good as I ate in Cuba! I didn't give it 5 stars because it was a little dirty and the service wasn't all that great. Still, I would go back, especially since you can get in and out quickly for lunch during the week.

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Thank Cather2999
Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

I like to try different cubanos when I have the chance. This one was pretty good, but when I combined it with their green sauce it became AMAZING. The fried plantains (maduros) were good. I'll probably come back when I'm in NYC for business again.

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Thank parkab0y
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

Great sandwiches at reasonable prices. Make sure you get the spicy green sauce for your meal. The maduros looked excellent too.

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Thank Paul F
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

I always like trying different foods and found a place that serves good Cuban food. I enjoyed the pernil with rice and beans this time around but everything I've tried at this place is pretty good.

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Thank Viglione
New York City, New York, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

I stop by Sophies once every couple weeks for their steak and onions. Please dont expect it to be a "steak" though. It's more of a not lean piece of thinly sliced meat. While the steak is not top notch, i think of it as a vessel for the onions and the green sauce which will make a brick taste... More 

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Thank Artem K
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

I had hear rave reviews of this joint, but maybe I caught it on an off day, I had the chicken and black beans, I didn't think the food was that great. I've eaten at Guantanamera as well as some Cuban restaurants in Hoboken that were MUCH better than this place. The service at lunchtime is abysmal and there are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 New St, New York City, NY 10004-1605
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-809-7755

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

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