Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Orlando

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$30 and under
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Cuban
Cuba Libre features a contemporary interpretation of traditional Cuban cuisine & a broad base of authentic Cuban cocktails, including an extensive rum selection highlighting our signature mojito. Passing through the doors of the restaurant, guests are transported to Havana, Cuba, circa the 1950s. One-of-a-kind mill work & architectural salvage including unique doors, gates, cabinetry, furniture & accessories help capture the essence of old Cuban architecture. Our name is our hope for the future of the treasured island nation of Cuba. Cuba Libre will not accept reservation from diners under the age of 21 after 9PM on Friday & Saturday, & the dress code for Friday & Saturday is upscale casual. Complimentary valet parking available for your convienence.

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4.6
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Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was incredible and food was spectacular

TC
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

First time at this location but we frequently visit their DC location. Always amazing food and solid, friendly service. Definitely recommend the pineapple guacamole and coconut mojito. Every entree we’ve had has been amazing but my personal favorite us the Peking chicken. Everything including the interior of this place takes you right to Havana. Amazing.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Not a favorite
Service could have been better. Waitress was nice, but took forever.

SS
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening. Tiffany, our server, was outstanding.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was outstanding. Everything was absolutely great. We’ve been to the one in AC; both have been so good.

EC
Cincinnati
43 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A very special dinner experience. Especially enjoyed the rum flights and appetizers. Outstanding service!

OT
Orlando
12 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday! Our guest was honored!

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a Birthday and our waiter Anthony was excellent! We had a great time and food was superb!

T
Houston
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, atmosphere and service will are exceptional. I had a flank steak entree and it was a little tough, but the flavor was good. My sangria was excellent. The portion size on the appetizers was a bit small for the price. I wish I had ordered the paella; it looked really good. I had appetizers, drinks, entree and dessert and I left still a bit hungry. I would definitely go back. I just wish the portion sizes were a little larger. The music was a bit loud and I had to shout over it to talk to the people at my table.

BG
New England
17 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food was ok - nothing special. Ambience is energetic and overall nice.

L
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lots of fun, upbeat place. Great food and drink

JM
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience2

Service was awful! Waiter forgot to place the order for our daughter’s dinner. We asked three times where her dinner was and still no dinner. Finally stopped a manager and after another almost 45 minutes got her dinner. Food is amazing, service is atrocious.

d
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was everything I hoped it would be. Great atmosphere and even better food. We had a party of 8 and tried a lot of different starters and entrees together. Everything was excellent. I haven't had paella this good since I lived in Spain.

d
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place

OS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and great food!

RR
Orlando
7 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived slightly opening and was sat immediately. Welcomes by friendly staff. Server was very attentive, gave us first time visitors a tour of the menu, and was nice. Food was amazing, worth the price, and I’ll definitely be back.

DM
Columbus
17 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a great place to bring clients.....food and service are outstanding!

c
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service in a festive atmosphere with good background music made for a great dinner.

OT
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great, no complaints, food, service, setting and especially the DESSERT ❤️

J
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server explained about food and drink kindly and food was awesome!!!

W
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous place to eat, great vibe and food, fantastic happy hour

JC
New England
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Anthony provided Outstanding service, and an interesting and diverse menu made for a great experience at Cuba Libre !

OT
Orlando
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My guest and I were greeted and seated at 5:pm by a very friendly hostess.
We came to Cuba Libre to celebrate my B’day. The server Richelle made our night very pleasant, always attentive and the timing of her service was excellent.

Our food taste was superb.! I had the Pardo Frito and my guest had the Pez Cabía. Our server recommended the appetizer Ceviche Mixto. It was a great choice.

About the interior of the restaurant, you need to go to experience it by yourself, it is amazing.!

AF
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing food, amazing service and top notch ambiance! Cuba Libre was wonderful and I highly, highly recommend!

George, our excellent waiter, was the best we have ever had! He was attentive, professional, communicated great, and addressed ever need. He truly was the best! Way to go George! Thank you so much!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family Christmas party , food was tasty , dessert was reasonable priced. Ambience and service was excellent , highly recommend it for all occasions

PS
Orlando
13 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience3

Over priced food and drinks. The Mojitos appeared watered down and the $31 Churrasco steak was overcooked and tough as shoe leather, and only accompanied by some water cress. The Ceviche appetizer was good, but pricey at $17. The Paella serving seemed more like a starter than an Entre. All in all, expensive and not great quality, even by the low I-Drive standards.

TB
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and Great service despite being very busy. My dish lechon asado was so good I would go back tonight to have it again.

CR
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The interior design was like being in Havana. Our server was good, attentive and helpful. We were celebrating a birthday. They bring out a dessert tray of with a sparkler. The dinner was tasty, but the portion for the price was not a value.

OT
Orlando
9 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Anthony our server definitely makes the restaurant experience an amazing one. I frequent Cuba Libre but his care and service makes you feel special. Food was great as usual.

B
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the ambiance were excellent. The staff was extremely friendly.

OT
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Nothing special. Wouldn’t come back again.

N
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

The decor is beautiful but the food is mediocre. Missing the Latin flavors.

DN
Orlando
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my 3rd time here. It is always a pleasure. The food is great and the people are attentive.

m
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating a birthday. Service and food were excellent. Great experience.

YA
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding the service, the food, the place. My family had a great time and my boys had an awesome birthday celebration.

OL
Chicago
88 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were not able to get in last night since they were book past 21:00.. so we tried again today! Smart choice on are part . Got a super server In Carlos who recommend the perfect selections for my wife and me! Drinks were wonderful!

RR
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience2

I was there for magical dinner. The food was terrible. This was one of the worst restaurant from the magical dinner lists.

DC
Raleigh
15 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Our bartender/server, Romel, was wonderful. He was informative, charming, and made a great cocktail!

NP
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

This restaurant was excellent - didn't give it 5 stars because our cocktails / mixed drinks were weak/ light on alcohol and in smaller than usual glassware, a margarita in a small white wine glass and a caipinrinha in a small whiskey/bourbon glass...
Food and Service were 5 out of 5 - I would go back and just drink beer not a mixed drink.

l
Charleston
8 reviews