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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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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“empanadas” (49 reviews)
“tapas” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
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1 - 10 of 711 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not have a reservation but got a table after a short wait at the bar. The barman was very friendly and pleasant. We were seated upstairs at a good table. The decor is very tropical hacienda style. Downstairs is like a courtyard. Upstairs...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank steaknchips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Fantastic selection of mojitos. Mouthwatering Cuban food. Dancing at 10.30pm. The ambience is like having a meal at a sidewalk cafe in Havana.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosanne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exploring Philly for the first time; Cuba Libre just happened to be near our hotel. From the first bite, we knew we made an excellent choice! Highly recommend the trio of dips- it may sound generic, but they are each wonderful, especially the cauliflower hummus....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vargy77
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

First - the most delicious Cuban cinnamon mango butter and toast YUM! 2 - FRESH mojitos so delicious!! 3- Ropa, Seafood Paella, crab guac with plantains 4- CUBAN COFFEE Our waitress was perfect! Such a great foodie experience :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jess2impresss
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We took the special menu and received a wide variety of specialties. Great taste and flavoures. Also a wide choice of mojito recipes. Friendly and good service. During weekends there are often special salsa evenings organised.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank josz134
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We love the Museum of the American Revolution which is just a short couple blocks away, and to top off that experience, enjoy a great meal, lunch or dinner at Cuba Libre. A friend was visiting and she loved the food. The seafood soup was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CaptMakai
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Walked past this restaurant and knew I had to eat here. I love any oppty to eat Cuban. This isn't traditional presentation but some things showed promise. Was looking for that tangy citris-y flaver in the roast pork and it was there. Mmm good. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DAuntDeb
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We stopped for lunch and had a bento box. It was amazing. Spinach puffs were crispy outside with gooey goat cheese centers, the most amazing black bean soup I've ever had, marinated tenderloin over mash and flan for dessert. My husband and I shared and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MLPerry
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Being Cuban I am probably bias but in reality the food was not that great the flavors were lacking and the portions are so small for the value. You are paying to be in a beautiful fun space. The drinks are weak and the bar...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CJProma
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Our visit was wonderful !!! We started out with a few drinks at the bar and the bartender Keenan was very knowledgeable and recommended some wonderful libations. We then sat down for dinner and our waitress Vienna could not have been better!!! She knew the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul V
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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
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sarah m
20 May 2017|
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Response from Cotton B | Reviewed this property |
Ok round $10
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BraveAdventurer
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
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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