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1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
+1 804-355-8817
09:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I had lunch here today and really enjoyed myself. It's a small spot that has a lot of character. I ordered the slow roasted pork lunch entree and it was great. The pork was tender and flavorful along with the black beans, rice, and plantains. It was a lot of food and tasty. I like a lot of spice and... More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My wife and I went to Kuba Kuba to enjoy my daughters birthday with my son in law. We arrived on a Saturday evening at 5pm and were immediately given a booth. I advise that if you don’t want to wait to be seated (as its a small restaurant) to arrive between 5-5:30 as there were lines outside the door... More 

1 Thank Steve A
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

With a broken airplane delaying my departure and keeping me "stuck" till next morning, I ventured (Ubered) to the lovely Fan District in Richmond for dinner. Kuba-Kuba was hopping on a Thursday. Filled with locals and families, the atmosphere was fun and funky and I grabbed a stool at the bar. The fried crab cake and spinach special was generous... More 

1 Thank KerrvilleKirk
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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292 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Miami for many years I was excited to try Kuba Kuba.... It was great. Service is a bit slow but the food is delicious. There is nothing on the menu I haven't enjoyed. Its all good... Especially the deserts.

Thank Alex R
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't walk in until 9 and it was still busy, which is a good sign. I ordered the snapper and it was the best fish ever! I think they gave me half the snapper, the portion was so large! The other guest had the kebab pork meal and again seemed like a pound of pork! The spinach ricotta empanadas... More 

Thank Lori121499
Ashland, Virginia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We ate for the first time at Kuba Kuba yesterday for dinner. Atmosphere was great!. Service by Angelica was outstanding. Angelica was very friendly, outgoing and helpful. Having never eaten there before, she described the menus and also then suggested the most popular items. We finally decided on the Portobello Press for my wife and the Chicken Pineapple Sandwich for... More 

Thank Don_Ashland_Virginia
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. It's decorated very authentic and has indoor outdoor seating. The mojito selections are amazing. The food was very tasty and traditional. I had the mafungo which I've never had but was very impressed. Everyone enjoyed their food. I would go again. Please try it.

Thank DoctorGCP
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went on a Saturday night at 5:30 and got seated at 6:30. We waited that long because we had heard good things about Kuba-Kuba. The decor is fun and the place is certainly busy. When we were seated we told the hostess that we had theater tickets and needed to order promptly. We were assured that our waiter would... More 

Thank jlmVirginia
Greer, South Carolina
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293 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Had take out- I had the shrimp And mussels appetizer with a house salad. The salad was delicious with the addition of cilantro! The shrimp and mussels were tasty with the Tasso ham and lime cilantro sauce. Wish they had included more tasty bread - I would have eaten it for sure! Appetizer portion was plenty big to serve as... More 

Thank Travelers0205
Poolesville, Maryland
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This place was recommended and from the other reviews seems to be pretty popular. I went there for a late lunch with some friends. Ordered the Cuban sandwich which was about the worse Cuban I have ever had. It was more of a veggie sandwich then a Cuban. There was virtually no trace of the meat. Also the service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-355-8817

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