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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%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (50 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (20 reviews)
“yellow rice” (20 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
108 Factory Shops Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560-8516
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you have had true Cuban food, this place will disappoint you. The food by no means is bad, just lacked good flavor. I would not eat there again.

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were traveling to our hotel near RDU and wanted a great place to eat. Trip Advisor readers again helped guide our way - this time to Carmen’s Cuban Cafe! Don’t let the setting - small strip mall - fool you! It’s a quaint restaurant...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cuisine offered is not always available, so we recommend when near the Raleigh Durham Airport that you seek out this venue for lunch or dinner. The three of us each had a different item, and each were happy with our selection. The Shrimp dish...More

Thank Taylo102
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Great menu and nice atmosphere in this hidden gem. Worth a trip if you are staying at a nearby airport hotel.

Thank JamesSMc
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Carmen’s Cuban Cafe, located near RDU airport, is worth visiting from all areas of the triangle. The plantains are great and the pork dishes and tops viejo are outstanding. Very authentic and well prepared Cuban food.

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Our family was spending the night at a hotel near the RDU airport and decided to search out nearby restaurants. The word CUBAN got our attention. The food was fabulous!!! We loved all the authentic Cuban cuisine. We feel in love with the plantains and...More

Thank Cyndiewho
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Micro Hotel next door and wanted to eat at a place we could walk to. There were few choices, and we selected Carmen’s after seeing their menu online. It is set in a small strip mall, one of...More

Thank peaceluvrun
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The plantains were good and the bistec pollo was excellent. The boiled yucca was slightly undercooked but the mojo sauce was really flavorful over it. Only negative is beans and moros both have pork so my wife could not have rice and beans. Service was...More

Thank Norjeff2
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great Cuban restaurant. They also went out of their way to cater to my kids and offered them and lunch menu with sandwiches. Even though our visit was at dinner time. This is a great Cuban restaurant. They also went out of...More

Thank carolinesteve2018
Reviewed 2 April 2018

As a family we happened to visit Carmen's Cuban cafe on good Friday afternoon 2018. Ambiance is good, staff are very nice, we tried cuban coffee and tostones as appetizer . We really liked it. They dont have much variety of sauce options but what...More

Thank J J
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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 ElConnoisseur | 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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