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Cafe Cuba

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Cafe, Bar
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Nieuwmarkt 3, 1011 JP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 627 4919
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Sydney, Australia
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504 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's called Cafe Cuba but they don't play Cuban music, it's all R&B. Inside it's rustic, dirty and needs a proper clean. Cocktails are all ice and very little alcohol or mixer. Ordered a Lychee Love cocktail (see pic) that turned out to be all ice and part of the ingredients supposed to give it flavour was just a splash.... More 

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
The Netherlands
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to sit on their terrace on a nice summer day with a scroppino or a beer and some nachos and just watch people pass by. In the evening I find it gets too crowded.

Thank Leo182x
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an incredibly enjoyable few hours one evening here recently as this cafe has outside seating and catches all of the evening sun. Extremely popular too. We sampled some of the local beers as we watched the world go by. Highly recommended.

Thank Jerry O
Zagreb, Croatia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place.feel like your in havana.bar looks old and poor almost dirty and cheap so from time to time you got a feeling that you have travel with a time machine in the past or in present in fidels cuba.nice colleczion on cocktail.

Thank Crew A
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Confortable seats and nice enviroment. The waiters not very pleasant, one of them was at the bar drinking a coctel. they have a pool table but the sticks and the play flield were in horrible consition. Not bad to drink some gintonic.

Thank Sitohaus
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We spent hours here people watching with friends. We got good seats under the heaters but after that it got very busy. Reasonable table service and a good choice of drinks including cocktails. Not expensive and a great spot to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank Newlys10
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great music, impressive drinks, vibrant atmosphere. Go check this place out, grab a cocktail and relax.

Thank Matt R
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Came here 3 times when in Amsterdam! Great cocktails my favourite was strawberry daiquiri. Good music friendly staff. Give it a try

Thank Chefritchie
Leicester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely cocktails, reasonable prices and great cosy little relaxed atmosphere. I could easily have stayed in here all afternoon.

Thank MindyanaJones
Beypazari, Turkey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and cozy place but some of the staff is very rude. If you close your eyes for several minutes. They can warn you by saying "Cuba cafe is a cafe, not hotel!!" It doesn't matter how offen you order. You can find much more beautiful places.

Thank Taner Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwmarkt 3, 1011 JP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 627 4919

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

Staying in Centrum

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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