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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
+1 215-627-0666
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“empanadas” (47 reviews)
“tapas” (56 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took a group to Cuba Libre who had never been. They were able to accommodate 8 of us quickly. The guacamole was delicious. We all tried different cocktails which were fantastic. All of us enjoyed our various meals. Friendly staff and fresh food. Love...More

Thank Joanne V
Reviewed yesterday

We held a group dinner here for 50 people. All very good. The staff was accommodating to our requests and needs. Good food, we got to chose from 2 different mains, all delicious. Wine selection was so so, but ok. The mojitos in the downstairs...More

Thank IamMariaNor
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate dinner here while in Philly last week. My husband and I both enjoyed our meals. We loved the grilled pineapple guacamole with fried plantains; best thing we ate there!! We also appreciated the diligence of staff members. There were some homeless individuals bothering...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and my son took me to Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar for Mother's Day. The food was good, but not exceptional, the atmosphere was great and the service was excellent. The food was good, hot and flavorful. The portion sizes were proportional...More

Thank mariamoonstruck
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whoa. I'm writing this after putting my ELEVEN take out boxes in the fridge from our Mothers Day brunch this morning. For $39 a person, we each got way more food than one person should reasonably get. The fact that we boxed everything we couldn't...More

Thank Matt_C_NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

I convinced my husband to try this place because several years ago while visiting Miami, I failed to take advantage of the local Cuban cuisine, and to this day I remember the wonderful smells that wafted in the air on South Beach. I chose the...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for lunch. This is authentic Cuban Food. She had half of a Cubano sandwich with a bowl of Black Bean soup and I had a cubano sandwich which was delicious. The flavored Mojitos were delicious. The service was excellent....More

Thank Milford_PaMooseman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my "little visit to Havana" today for lunch. Particularly, the setting was deligjtfully like a Latin courtyard, so it was perfect on this nice spring day. Located on a quieter street as well. I tried the sampler platter and most enjoyed the empanada,...More

Thank al c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a Saturday for dinner. Service was good, the entire dinner came at the same time. We had the pulled pork, beef, crab cakes and a choice of tapas. The quality and taste of the food was really good. There was however an...More

Thank Splash73
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The raspberry mojito was extraordinary. Great food and ambience. Empanada appetizers were tasty and well presented. Overall good experience. My dish ropa vieja was really good but coworkers ordered vaca frita and were not amazed.

Thank FrancesLugo
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Angelique C
28 August 2017|
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Response from jasminaki | Reviewed this property |
i have no idea either,but saturday night so u should really make a reservation and maybe they can tell u some more about pricing
sarah m
20 May 2017|
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Response from Cotton B | Reviewed this property |
Ok round $10
26 February 2016|
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Response from RealLifePamAndJim | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we took my younger sister there. I believe underage just can't sit in the bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
    (Between Market & Chestnut Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Phlash, Septa Market-Frankford Line (2nd & Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-0666
  • E-mail
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