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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“empanadas” (48 reviews)
“tapas” (58 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 S 2nd St, Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank MLPerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank CJProma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a regrettable dinner elsewhere, we stopped in Cuba Libre for a couple drinks. I had a coconut cuba libre which was surprisingly good (Im not a rum and coke drinker). This is a shout out to the bar tender though, with his mane of...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the occasion to go to Cuba Libre recently and was reminded how good the food really is here at this restaurant. Food was great, services was even better. We cant wait to come back to Philly for this restaurant.

Thank gregorye701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere and décor! Lots of great new and reasonably priced food. A definite must see and do if in Philly!

Thank MargieSt_Louis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to get in here without a reservation on Saturday night and were unable to. But we returned on Sunday and the restaurant was almost empty. We are glad we returned because the food and service were excellent. We had a great server and...More

Thank Mandy007
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were served here by Gilliana yesterday and she was lovely. We asked if we could sit on the veranda to just have drinks and she arranged this for us. We had some Cuba libre cocktails as well as a classic mojiti and they were...More

Thank suzannebrady
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This was our 4th time here. The food is consistently great!! Dishes are colorful, fresh, and yummy. The vibe is bright and cheery. The menu has lots of options for different palates. We especially love the grilled octopus and the ribs. Wine and cocktail options...More

Thank KimHanc
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Incredible food ! Must try the crab dip n chips and the paella :-) Apollo our waiter was great. To start the Mango butter with bread was out of this world. Lovely way to start the meal.

Thank nicolealvares
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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
sarah m
20 May 2017|
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Response from Cotton B | Reviewed this property |
Ok round $10
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
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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