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Son Cubano at Port Imperial

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40-4 Riverwalk Pl, River Road, West New York, NJ 07093 (Formerly Son Cubano - at Port Imperial) (River Road)
+1 201-399-2020
Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 01:30
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with a friend on Friday night and it was awesome! everything from Valet to coat check to our server and live band. Being it was a Friday night the place was packed but not cramped dinner space and definitely not rushed by servers to pay either. Appetizer's you must try (1) Sweat plantain rolls stuffed with beef (size of... More 

Thank Episkunov
Livingston, New Jersey
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is beautiful, but overpriced for what you get. However, they know they can get away with the prices because people like the view of NYC, and after dinner it turns into a night club scene. Very loud. This place is run more like supper club than a regular restaurant. You pay from the valet to a cutting fee... More 

Thank livingston46
New York City, New York
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Believe the poor reviews of this place. The dining room is very nice and the views are wonderful. But that's about it. It is extremely overpriced, the service is inattentive and it is impossible to hear anything over the loud music. Food was just meh. With such a great location, it could be fantastic with the proper management.

1 Thank Jean D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visted Son Cubano this past weekend. My husband and I enjoy fine dining and trying new places, so to spite the poor reviews, we thought we would give it a shot. We traveled a long way for the "amazing views" of the city, But from where we were siting, which was next to a window, all we saw was... More 

1 Thank Traci P
Mt. Olive, New Jersey
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Simply put. Overpriced and mediocre food. Service was appalling. They refused to give us a pitcher of sangria when they gave pitchers to countless other tables. As we were finishing our meals, we were told they would kick us out if we didn't order dessert. The dessert wasn't that good. Avoid this place. There are many other nice places in... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had brunch there recently on Saturday, and this week, on Sunday. Nachos with guacamole is artistically presented and delicious. The Divorced Eggs were so good, I ordered them both times. My friend had the steak and eggs. She's in the food business and is so critical of restaurants, that it's sometimes difficult to enjoy my mea with her, said... More 

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West New York, NJ
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is good especially the Paella. Outdoor space is beautiful. Indoors is very noisy great for young people!

Thank potlowmi
Tampa, Florida
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This spot is great if you like more of a Lounge scene towards the night. The area is very beautiful waterfront to NYC. The food is good just a bit pricey. The music is good it just gets packed for dancing. Bote service available.

Thank cgarcia0907
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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88 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We loved the views, and the food was very good. The prices are a little high, but the food was quite good. It wasn't crowded at all on a Monday night, and our server was very helpful.

Thank aesmith3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We made reservations 3 weeks in advance for a very special event. With our reservation we requested the BEST table in the restaurant, as the reviews all boast about what an amazing view of the New York City Skyline this restaurant has. When we got there, they told us that a large group called 2 nights before and bumped our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-4 Riverwalk Pl, River Road, West New York, NJ 07093 (Formerly Son Cubano - at Port Imperial)
    (River Road)
  • Public Transportation: NY Waterway Ferry @ Port Imperial in Weehawken; NJ Transit Bus NJ Transit Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West New York
  • Phone Number: +1 201-399-2020
Son Cubano, or the "Sound of Cuba", successfully brought a style reminiscent of the elegance and opulence of "The Havana 50s".

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