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Kuba-Kuba

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1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
+1 804-355-8817
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09:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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200 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

This Cuban hot spot is a great find. The food is fresh and flavoursome and the servings are very large. No doubt this accounts for its popularity as on a saturday night there were plenty of people waiting for a table (no bookings). The desserts are great and we loved the coffee sweetened with condensed milk but it is the... More 

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Thank Robbo_from_Sydney
Waynesboro, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014

Each food item was perfectly prepared. out of a party of five, we had no complaints. The presentation was also excellent and the food arrived hot. Don't forget to try the tres leches cake for dessert!

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Thank Krista D
Richmond, Virginia
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Flavorful, consistent quality, excellent service. This restaurant had been around long enough now providing great meals to qualify as a Fan standard and stalwart. Long longs tell the tale of its enduring popularity and dedicated patrons. Great for brunch, lunch and dinner. The pulled pork is a monster if a dish - sure to satisfy. The plantains also perfectly fried... More 

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Thank James D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

Consistently tasty, fun, and well priced. If you haven't had a coconut risotto cake you should. They are incredible. Everything we have eaten here has been good. Servings are large with tasty sides. Fish, pork, Cuban everything is on the menu. If you are looking for "fine dinning," this may not be your place, but if you want an small,... More 

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Thank Robert W
Richmond
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Kuba-Kuba is a hole-in-the-wall kind of restaurant with great cuban food. It is very small and they do not take reservations or seat you until your entire party is there, so plan ahead. it is great for 4 or less people. The paella is fantastic as is the cuban sandwich. The Tres Leches cake is famous there and deserves to... More 

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Thank VAtravelguy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Great cuban food, atmosphere and service. Manny's Kuba Kuba is the real deal. My husband (who, like Manny is also from Cuba) endorses the authenticity of the unique flavors and preparation of the dishes - right down to the coffee! We are so lucky to have Manny in Richmond, VA !!

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Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

been going there for 10+ years, great location in the fan, cozy and classic neighborhood eatery. outstanding cuban fare at very reasonable pricing. may have a wait because max seating 25+-, but wait is worth it! my favs are the seafood paella, plantains, any sandwich but especially the cuban pulled pork. the service sometimes drags but is attentive. watch the... More 

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Tutto del Mondo
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Searched Trip Advisor looking for a restaurant that would offer croquetas, a stable of all Cuban eating. Found this restaurant in Richmond, VA of all the places in the world, so I stopped in. Upon entering the restaurant I noticed that all the workers and cooks behind the counter as well as the wait staff were all gringos. That First... More 

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Amelia Court House, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

My favorite place for cafe con leche! I'm not one of those girls who hits up Starbucks everyday, but if this place was around my house I would definitely be getting my coffee fix from here. It's always super fresh, nice and hot, and super sweet. The Cuban sandwich with the fried plantains are my go to here. This place... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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431 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

We decided to try this one after really liking the neighborhood. We had to suffer the terrible parking and had to wait a few minutes, but it was really worth it. This is just a small restaurant but it has a lot of character and charm. I think that has a lot to do with the great friendly staff. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:30
Thursday
09:00 - 21:30
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?