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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“plantains” (41 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (16 reviews)
“yellow rice” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is odd: across from a failed mall, in an old strip off the highway, and near the airport..... but the food is fantastic. The shredded pork loaded with onions and a side of black beans/rice and plantains is the best I've had in...More

Thank CJAce11
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Now, I wouldn't trade a night in Havana for Carmen's, but it does have very good food. Our shredded pork was pretty close to Cuba and the black beans and rice were very close to Cuba's best. The empanadas were spectacular. I do want to...More

Thank a1963corvette
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Raleigh on business and was looking for some food from my island, PR. Even though it says it's Cuban food, they are so similar, that I felt it was close enough and worth trying out. So glad I did. I went alone and...More

Thank lourey41
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Arriving late at RDU and checking in at an airport-area motel, my wife & I were hungry, and expecting to have to settle for something far less than wonderful. So we were understandably surprised and delighted to find Carmen's a short walk away from our...More

Thank rogerh8808
Reviewed 29 July 2017

It was absolutely delicious my husband and I were so happy to find authentic food. Muchas gracias para todo

Thank gboriquehernandez
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15 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!
27 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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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