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Son Cubano

Cuban Restaurant and Lounge$$$$
West New York
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    Ranked #3 for Cuban restaurant in West New York
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    Eater
    "This Cuban restaurant boasts one of the best views of Manhattan."(3 Tips)
    Luis M.
    "I love the live music here and of could the view of the NYC skyline."(2 Tips)
    Claudia
    "Having pernickety, empanadas, and great company!"(3 Tips)
    Ivonne C.
    "Great location, expensive and great service."(4 Tips)
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  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 9, 2018
    This Cuban restaurant boasts one of the best views of Manhattan. Son Cubano gives Cuban food the fine dining touch with dishes like the fried plantain baskets filled with smoky braised oxtail. Read more
  • Ron B. A.
    Ron B. AmiAugust 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Incredible. I went to dinner last night and this place is breath taking. From the minute you walk in you are given superb. I recommend this place to everyone. Read more
  • Sally D.heart icon on user image
    Sally DuForeOctober 12, 2015
    I made a stupid mistake and read some of the reviews before going ALL THE NEGATIVE REVIEWS WERE WRONG!!!I everything we ordered was Wonderful cerdo frito paella churrasco chicken n rice FABULOUS !!!!
  • Lucy M.heart icon on user image
    Lucy MariaDecember 15, 2023
    Hands down one of the best Cuban spots! Great service, great music, and delicious food. Had the crab croquettes, shrimp tacos, huevos rancheros and lobster mash and everything was amazing!
  • Ivette M.heart icon on user image
    Ivette MaldonadoOctober 15, 2016
    This is one of the hottest supper clubs I've been to in a very long time. It's a little pricey and gratuity is included, but overall, the service is amazing and the music is diversified.
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    What's Good HereAugust 13, 2014
    Try the Levante Muertos (Seafood soup with mussels, shrimp, and bay scallops, with a hint of coconut) for brunch.
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    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    This was delicious. Puerquito - crisp bacon, hollandaise and poached eggs, pulled pork, and chorizo over corn bread.
  • Gil I.heart icon on user image
    Gil IIINovember 15, 2013
    👍👍great place nice atmosphere great service. My Cuban dad said " this is the fanciest Cuban Place he had ever seen..
  • Paola M.
    Paola MontelongoJuly 17, 2013
    They change up the menu every season. a year ago I had the Paradise salad which was papaya salted mangos in mixed green salads with a lime-pineapple vinnaigrette. #AMAZING
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    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    Get the Ropa Vieja for brunch - twice cooked shredded flank steak in a Cuban Creole sauce
  • Mutton J.
    Mutton JimMay 13, 2013
    A Bergenline meets South Beach crowd swamps this swanky spot occupying prime river real estate. Service is a little spotty, but the pernil was killer.
  • Robert A.
    Robert AlonsoMarch 19, 2012
    Son Cubano serves excellent food. Lunch on a sunny weekend day is a great way to enjoy a great meal with a spectacular view of Manhattan.
  • Elsie P.
    Elsie PerezJuly 27, 2013
    Great view, 7 potencias was great too much food I had to share with my sister in law. Great music. My sibblings loved the venue, can't stop talking about it.
  • Kenji C.
    Kenji CordovaSeptember 24, 2014
    can someone tell me about there recents experienece in thes place i didnt see any reviews from 2014 and the reviews fron 2013 arent the best
  • Henry R.
    Henry RamirezJuly 14, 2012
    Service: very slow, food: regular, very expensive for what it is, great view of manhattan. Only dish worth recommending the croquetas de chiva (goat cheese croquettes)
  • Freka S.
    Freka SexyJuly 18, 2017
    YAAAAAAAAAAS! BEAUTIFUL! PERFECT! EVERYTHING!
  • Joy B.
    Joy BauerMay 15, 2013
    Love it! The view is beautiful and everyone goes over the top to give you a wonderful dining experience.
  • WiLMz D.
    WiLMz DaFoEApril 21, 2013
    If you make reservations request a view of the city.. It's beautiful!
  • Luis M.
    Luis MorenoJune 20, 2013
    I love the live music here and of could the view of the NYC skyline.
  • Paula B.
    Paula BuzzoAugust 16, 2023
    We ordered empanadas mixtas to start, prime skirt steak, and my husband ordered paella. The steak came with arrow moro, which was cold, and the paella was nothing special.
  • Kathheart icon on user image
    KathOctober 20, 2015
    Beautiful view of NYC. Amazing drinks. Nice outdoor space!
  • Paloma O.heart icon on user image
    Paloma OrtizMarch 31, 2016
    The food is great and the drinks are very good! The service is excellent
  • Pure Productive Servicesheart icon on user image
    Great service! Atmosphere is 1st class! Tip your bartenders!
  • Julia L.
    Julia Lugo ClarkeJuly 15, 2012
    Beautiful place, good food, great people watching! Nice service, good music
  • Paola M.
    Paola MontelongoJuly 17, 2013
    This time I got the roasted duck over mashed green plantains and steamed vegetables with a raspberry sauce! get that!
  • Acran S.
    Acran Salmen - NavarroAugust 13, 2021
    Been here 5+ times
    Food has gotten much better - excellent Ambient as always!
  • Inna G.heart icon on user image
    Inna GJanuary 6
    overpriced, really small portioned. The ceviche was bland, lobster/shrimp tacos were tiny. Beef rib was small portioned. The mushrooms/spinach side, plantain was good. Nice dressy vibe. Good music.
  • Altagracia P.heart icon on user image
    Altagracia PenaAugust 26, 2014
    The food is fantastic, and I love the white chocolate flan
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    Son Cubano New JerseyApril 26, 2012
    Bring Mom to Son Cubano for Mother's Day. Space is limited so make your reservation early. Click on the Flyer for details.
  • John K.heart icon on user image
    John KaoMay 27, 2015
    Food is ok but service is lacking big time. Even got overcharged and the Manager was no help. The only nice part is the view when sitting outside.
  • Celso R.heart icon on user image
    Celso RezabaMarch 4, 2016
    Mojitos are the best, the view spectacular.
  • Carlos J.
    Carlos JimenezApril 27, 2014
    Churrasco was pretty good. Staff was great!
  • Adriana A.
    Adriana ArguelloFebruary 26, 2011
    Went there last night to celebrate my brothers birthday althou i was hesitant at the beggining I ended up loving it.... great atmosphere great food
  • Astryd R.
    Astryd RosaAugust 10, 2014
    The guava butter here keeps me coming back for more!
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    Son Cubano New JerseyApril 25, 2012
    Hi there Foursquare friends, go to the Son Cubano FB page and find out how to get our free Mobile App. For html5 copy this link; http://clientpanel.appmybiz/html5/?appcode=cuba to your URL.
  • Oscar R.heart icon on user image
    Oscar RamirezJuly 8, 2016
    Everything is good. Never had a bad dish.
  • Adam A.heart icon on user image
    Adam AtiqullahJune 19, 2013
    Overpriced. Decent view but nothing to lose your mind about. Service was fine but they didn't reserve us a table in the back by the windows as we had asked for in our reservation days earlier.
  • Lauren 
    Lauren August 7, 2011
    The numerous bad reviews on Yelp made me nervous, but I'm a fan! The views and decor are gorgeous!
  • Anysa
    AnysaNovember 16, 2014
    BUYER BEWARE: on a Sunday for brunch be mindful of your tab. According to the blonde bartender at front who is otherwise very nice, after 4pm your $8 champagne becomes $12 (at the bar anyway)! #takeno
  • Mirdy G.
    Mirdy GarciaSeptember 15, 2012
    I just loved it! The service, the food quality excellent!
  • John H.
    John HornacekSeptember 3, 2013
    Service was good. Pernil was off the meat rack!!! Paul, the manager, is a tool. Please, don't ever ask him to play the music you like, because he'll change it. And his pants are tight ...
  • Becky N.heart icon on user image
    Becky NarineFebruary 24, 2013
    Great scenery, great food, sangria is marvelous!
  • Ivonne C.heart icon on user image
    Ivonne CruzAugust 4, 2017
    Great location, expensive and great service.
  • Ron L.
    Ron LeightonOctober 17, 2014
    Pernil!!! Last gasp of summer!
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HernándezMarch 28, 2017
    The Dj's are awesome on Saturdays!
  • Evelyn C.
    Evelyn CiszakMay 6, 2012
    Beautiful space & view. Host staff is unfriendly. Let's see how the rest of the evening goes
  • Tess Amiel M.heart icon on user image
    Best dinner,best music, greaaat service !!!
  • Dmitriy S.
    Dmitriy SJune 13, 2011
    Amazing guacamole and empanadas. Also try the cheese plate.
  • Lazy T.
    Lazy TravelersJuly 1, 2021
    Delicious Food, Horrible Service!
  • Claudia
    ClaudiaOctober 17, 2014
    Having pernickety, empanadas, and great company!
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