Alma De Cuba

Cuban Restaurant and Bar · Center City West
1623 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States
Closed until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Dinner, Happy Hour
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 239 votes

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    The Vyne
    "The Chocolate Cigar is the ultimate to die for dessert!"(8 Tips)
    "Amazing Long Island Fluke ceviche!"(17 Tips)
    Ashley T.
    "Try the sugar cane mojito, they are the best in the city!!"(17 Tips)
    Mrin P.
    "The lentil and rice cakes are amazing."(2 Tips)
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  • ceviche
  • mojitos
  • chocolate cigar
  • good for dates
  • happy hour
  • romantic
  • lentil and rice cakes
  • trendy
  • lively
  • caipirinhas
  • sangria
  • oysters
  • tacos
  • good for groups
  • tapioca
  • good for a late night
  • healthy food
  • desserts
  • roast pork
  • fancy
  • Connie C.

    Excellent ambience, service and choice of entrees. Definitely have their famous mojitos

    Connie Chen · 2 weeks ago
  • Pamela W.

    verything! Hot hot hot, restaurant! Great decore! Great food, great wine. Been here a few times, and it never disappoints!

    Pamela Waters · December 10, 2015
  • Larisa G.

    Great mojitos and caipirinhas, also make sure to try the extensive selection of ceviches!

    Larisa Grollemond · November 16, 2015
  • Cali W.

    Lively bartenders, amazing sangria (white and red are awesome!), try the rainbow ceviche. Separate gluten free menu made ordering super easy. A+

    Cali Wilder · July 2, 2015
  • Patrick W.

    Vaca frita. Enough said.

    Patrick W · June 26, 2015
  • Brian G.

    The chocolate cigar desert is not to be missed.

    Brian Glick · February 21, 2015
  • Daphne P.

    The bread they bring you in the begging may be the best part about this but the duck is really good too as is the salmon.

    Daphne Papapolyzou · February 8, 2015
  • Scott C.

    Kale salad, Durango with Malbec

    Scott Craig · February 7, 2015
  • Rick G.

    The duck ropa vieja is simply amazing.

    Rick Garcia - SFS · January 23, 2015
  • Gordon W.

    The duck is great

    Gordon Wilson · January 22, 2015
  • Oyinkansola A.

    Really disappointed with my experience here. The arroz con pollo was inedible and had to be sent back and remade. I would pass this place up for Mixto if you really want Cuban food.

    Oyinkansola Ayobiojo · November 11, 2014
  • Luba B.

    Awesome happy hour deals!

    Luba Belskaya · October 9, 2014
  • Greg M.

    Good happy hour here. If you're in the lounge make sure Julia is your server - she's the best!

    Greg Maughan · October 4, 2014
  • Yoram v.

    Ceviche and the ambiance!

    Yoram van Dijk · September 17, 2014
  • Yoram v.

    Ceviche was really good

    Yoram van Dijk · September 17, 2014
  • Alyssa G.

    Restaurant week menu is very disappointing. Chose a different restaurant to enjoy.

    Alyssa Guo · September 10, 2014
  • D G.

    Lechon asado is great!

    D Gheebs · September 9, 2014
  • Leonard H.

    Nice selection of single malts.

    Leonard Hanson · August 24, 2014
  • Rost K.

    The best ceviche in Philadelphia.

    Rost K · August 13, 2014
  • Thomas V.

    I'm a big ceviche fan, and the sampling of five out of eight ceviches we had here was simply delicious.

    Thomas Vander Stichele · August 11, 2014
  • Sarah C.

    The lighting is a little dim so be aware.

    Sarah Cornsnake · August 8, 2014
  • Joe C.

    Amazing atmosphere. Cigar old fashioned is phenomenal and the salmon entree is off the chain.

    Joe C · August 7, 2014
  • Dana A.

    Love the vibe here, and great drinks & menu. Sampler platter was great.

    Dana Allen · June 22, 2014
  • Quincy I.

    Definitely, try the 'Thai Micro' cerviche!! Excellent! And, the Thai basil mojito.

    Quincy Israel · April 20, 2014
  • Ed J.

    This is one of those restaurants you go to and it is so memorable you can't wait to go back. Great ambiance and amazing food! I recommend Alma De Cuba highly!

    Ed Jessup · April 4, 2014
  • Zeynep O.

    Best Mojitos in Philadelphia!

    Zeynep Onart · December 22, 2013
  • Alyssa B.

    Chocolate cigar... doesn't the name convince you yet?? And everything on the sampler appetizer was great!

    Alyssa Bautista · December 13, 2013
  • John L.

    Just eat at the bar. Lots of fun people to talk to here!

    John Lopez · November 30, 2013
  • Neda K.

    They say just get a few ceviche instead of entries.

    Neda Khanjari · November 10, 2013
  • Casey C.

    Beautiful Restaurant. The Vaca Frita was incredible.

    Casey Chester · October 21, 2013
  • Rick G.

    Mojito, rainbow ceviche and vaca frita. Perfect combination. Fantastic!

    Rick Garcia - SFS · August 22, 2013
  • Daniel J.

    Sublime mojitos

    Daniel Jafari · August 19, 2013
  • Oscar G.

    Vaca frita. And ceviches. Must haves

    Oscar Gonzalez · August 19, 2013
  • Manny C.

    Omg!! What a great, great meal! Best Cuban I ever had, and my wife who is Cuban, said it was the best meal!! Highly, highly recommend Alma!!!!!

    Manny Cabanaman · August 3, 2013
  • Greg M.

    The pork is absolutely fabulous. But the Pan de Bono is the best.

    Greg Michael · July 31, 2013
  • Jenny W.

    Popcorn ice team!

    Jenny Wang · June 27, 2013
  • Karoline K.

    The scallops were delicious.

    Karoline Komolafe · June 26, 2013
  • Stephanie E.

    Get the date appetizer!

    Stephanie Elizabeth · June 7, 2013
  • Glen G.

    Service is great

    Glen Gilmore · May 9, 2013
  • Glen G.

    Great mojitos. Get the truffled guacamole with chips. Seats at the bar are gen full Those surrounding are gen EMPTY -,they are barely padded wood squares Why hasn't mgmt noticed?! (Still like place)

    Glen Gilmore · May 9, 2013
  • Dining Out for Life PHL

    Make your reservation now! Alma De Cuba is participating in Dining Out for Life 2013 by donating 33% of every meal sold on Thursday, April 25. Dine Out, Fight AIDS! To learn more about the cause: Read more

    Dining Out for Life PHL · April 23, 2013
  • Rachel S.

    Try the Chocolate Cigar - OMG

    Rachel Schaeffer · April 17, 2013
  • Alana

    Most amazing mojitos ever. Passion fruit suave. Too bad they're so small :c

    Alana · April 14, 2013
  • GrantBwpg

    Amazing Long Island Fluke ceviche! Try to get a cute table by the front windows!

    GrantBwpg · March 30, 2013
  • Aileen T.

    get the lechon (tho it is fatty) and vaca frita. try a couple of the ceviches

    Aileen Tse · March 25, 2013
  • Bari D.

    Lentil and rice cakes, asparagus and plantains.... So damn good and healthy

    Bari Dzomba · January 26, 2013
  • Elsie H.

    Love their buns!!

    Elsie Hwang · January 26, 2013
  • Esther

    It was awesome!!! So much ambiance and top notch service!

    Esther · January 25, 2013
  • Pamela J.

    Table at the top of the restaurant. Have the bacon wrapped dates and the albacore tuna tacos are amazing.

    Pamela Johnson · January 23, 2013
  • My N.

    Wonderful food, but I question the price.

    My Nguyen · November 21, 2012

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