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About Son Cubano - New Jersey

Our restaurant, Son Cubano is dedicated to a continued exploration of Cuban heritage, art, music, flavors and traditions. The open-air setting, vintage décor, live music, and spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline along with a complete menu of modern Cuban influenced dishes and traditional favorites leave a lasting impression.
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40-4 Riverwalk Place
West New York, NJ 07093
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Spanish, Cuban

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday
Lunch 11:30am-4pm
Dinner 4pm-10:30pm

Thursday
Lunch 11:30am-4pm
Dinner 4pm-12:00pm

Friday & Saturday
Lunch 11:30am-4pm
Dinner 4pm-12:30am(Restaurant closes at 2am)

Sunday
Brunch 11:30-4pm
Dinner 4pm-10:30pm

(Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 4pm to 7pm)

Cross Street:
River Road on Hudson River(2 blocks North of NY WaterWay @ Port Imperial)

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(201) 399-2020 ext. 2

Website:
http://www.soncubanonj.com/

Entertainment:
Live Bands on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Live DJ on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday


Catering:
For Catering inquiries please call our Event Department @ 201.399.2020 x 3 or Email: Events@SonCubanoNJ.com

Parking Details:
Valet Optional
Street Parking
Public Parking Lot Behind ACME SuperMarket

Public Transit:
Located on the Hudson River in Northern NJ across the NYC skyline
From NYC take the NY WaterWay to Port Imperial, Weehawken, NJ
From NYC Port Authority take the NJ TransitBus to RiverWalk Place in WNY, NJ
from Jersey City or Hoboken take the NJ Transit LightRail to Port Imperial in Weehawken, NJ

Executive Chef:
Eleazar Fuerte

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Special Events & Promotions:
For Special Events inquiries please call our Event Department @ 201.399.2020 x 3 or Email: Events@SonCubanoNJ.com

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Son Cubano - New Jersey Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (45)
Scenic View (42)
Waterfront (41)
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Romantic (40)
Good for a Date (37)
Good for Birthdays (34)
Great for Outdoor Dining (32)
Good for Anniversaries (26)
Fun (26)
Good for Groups (24)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Hot Spot (18)
Live Music (18)
Authentic (17)
Great for Brunch (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Happy Hour (13)
Casual (12)
Great for Lunch (12)
Business Meals (11)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Late-night Find (11)
Cozy (10)
Tasting Menu (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Tapas (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
People Watching (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Seasonal (3)
Healthy (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I'm a little disappointed with my visit to Son Cubanos as I have been there before with much better food and service. Appetizers were great. Main course was not. Requested window, I was put up against a pillar that made it very uncomfortable to eat or see the NY skyline. Although for two, the table was very small. When asked to be seated elsewhere, I was told nothing was available, although there remained 3 empty tables for the better part of our dining time. I felt we were being pushed out for a larger party to come in. Things have definitely changed at Son Cubanos. Respect the customer. We are who keep you open.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I had a business meeting at Son Cubano this past Saturday. Participants were coming from various locations and traffic was heavy. The staff kindly led us to the bar area to await their arrival. The Passionfruit Mojitos relaxed us until our table was ready.

The wait staff was pleasant, knowledgeable, and efficient, providing us with everything we asked for.

The meals were delicious (I recommend the branzino) and the ambience lively and exciting, but not noisy. The views of Manhattan at night are second to none.

I recommend Son Cubano for dining and special occasions (I think there were four or five birthday celebrations while I was there). Get there as soon as you can!

Tags: Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, People Watching
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·Dined 4 days ago

Tables too close to each other
The “churasco” not worth the price
Dance floor too small
DJ not all that great

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Awesome ‼️‼️

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

My overall experience here was great. Came in 20 minutes late and i was still accommodated promptly. Our waiter Cesar was just great. Always made sure we had drinks on our table and always made himself available, not like other places where the waiters just disappears.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Fun, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Romantic, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

View was amazing. Music was nice - but way too loud. Couldn't have a conversation. Food was not good at all. Very disappointed.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great! Sangria was pretty good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

At first I was contemplating to cancel my reservation due to some of the reviews. But I was glad i didn't. I went with friends to celebrate my birthday. Our waitress Claudia was so sweet and attentive. The food was pretty good I had the lobster another had the salmon and she loved it. It was fresh and well season. The cocktails was so good I had the Hennessey Guava. Go get your own experience and you might like it

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I came for a birthday dinner...The wait with reseverations was about 1/2 hour the service was great...There was a small mishap with my dinner(brought the wrong meal😞) they quickly advise the kitchen & the correct meal was served hot within 10 min. Also complemented with a Free dessert. Overall great experience & a view to die for.

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

I went for my one year anniversary and it was a great experience. Great food amazing service and the ambiance was great too also the New Jersey senator bob Menendez was there celebrating too so that says a lot

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

At first when we were seated, we had no service for almost 30 minutes...to the point that we came close to just leaving. One of the restaurants notice us and when discovered that we had been ignored, she took on our table herself and truly did an outstanding job. She was very attentive, interactive, and saved our night.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The amibiance is ABSOLUTELY beautiful with the scenic view of the city. The food was delicious! It's a perfect place for special occasions. I will definitely go back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Music, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Food was very good. Expensive, but the view makes up for it as well as the ambiance. I made a comment about birthday celebration via open table, and they did come out with a dessert before we ordered... They charged us for the one they brought, which we didn't eat... And the one we did order. A little unhappy about that. They removed it from the bill immediately though once we requested it.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (London)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great food and splendid view - our request for table by the window when we booked worked! But the band was too loud and not very tuneful.

Tags: Business Meals, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Great food. Great service! The Ropa Vieja is always on point!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Tapas, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

I would certainly go back and try this again. My wife and I both ordered the seafood paella and we were disappointed in that we found it quite bland.

However, there are so many other menu choices we would like to give it another try. Scenically outstanding location.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Very nice place!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great atmosphere and good service. The food was well presented but over cooked and warm at best. Definetly loud music so be prepared to dance by the bar. Conversation will be a challenge at the dinner table.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

TOP SHELF, will repeat.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The ambient and service was top notch, we had an amazing view of Manhattan. My only disappointment was the food, I order the Red snapper ceviche and was overcook and it seem not freshly made. The ajillo sauce for the sea bass was missing flavor and definitely salt. I will think about twice before coming back.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

There was a fundraiser going on while we were dancing, so they stopped the music the DJ was playing and they allowed someone raffling tickets by the bar on the microphone for nearly 40 minutes which was very annoying and we missed out on our dance time. Totally ruined the night. We were outside waiting for valet and could still hear the guy calling out raffle numbers. These types of events should take place in the middle of the week and end by 9 pm, not on a Friday where people go out for anniversaries and dates etc. Especially after paying a lot of money for dinner and drinks.

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

With some of her friends, I planned a surprise birthday for my girlfriend, San Cubano went above expectations. It was a great night, and the best birthday she said she ever had.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Absolutely loved this place, it only been a few days and I'm already looking for any excuse to go back.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Fun, Live Music, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

I brought my wife here for our anniversary this past Wednesday. Everything was subpar except for the amazing view of the NYC skyline.

Our waiter came over, didn't introduce himself, and spoke maybe 4 words in total during our visit. Didn't follow up to see how our steak was cooked, didn't refill our waters, etc.

The churrasco steak came out and was cold and cooked medium rare instead of medium well. We asked for ketchup twice for our yuca frites and never received it. $45 for a cold steak and cold fries - awesome! The sangria tasted like Welch's grape juice and had zero alcohol in it. We were offered dessert, but I was already turned off completely from my experience there.

I would not recommend to anyone.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Food was good but pricey, service excellent and the views amazing!

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I was the most horrible experience especially whit service you have to have a serious conversation whit your staff and let them know how to treat people in my opinion worse staff ever 😡😡😡😡

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great experience!!! The setting was very luxurious and the menu pricing is fair.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

We arrived at 9:50pm for a 10:15pm pre scheduled dinning and we ended up waiting for one hour to finally be seated. Once we were seated the music was too loud and everything was very slow. After we ordered it took almost 30 minutes to wait for an appetizer than another 30 to 45 minutes to wait for the main course meal after receiving the appetizer. The food presentation was poor not very appealing for a such a high class restaurant and the taste of the food was not tasty at all. The food had no latin or cuban taste to it at all. We had to ask for the bill because we noticed that they were almost closing and when we finally got the bill the bouncer or security worker was rushing us to hurry and pay cause they were closed even after we explained to them that we just got the bill. I understand the restaurant had a large crowd that day but I'm sure this is the usual and they should be used to it. Once we paid we were escorted out and all the doors was closed while a large amount of people waited outside to pick up their car from valet. I requested my car way ahead of time from the valet app and I ended up waiting for about 30 minutes outside for my car. The only positive thing from the night was the place was beautiful and the ambiance was great but I think the dj played the music to loud. Overall I think for the experience I had it was too expensive, and my friend whose birthday we came to celebrate turned out to be a big mess. They need to be better organized and spend more time on making the food better.

Tags: Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Son Cubano knows very well how to charge a party of 7 guests $300.00 but did not know how many slices of cake to cut for the 6 friends + myself at the end of the night. One of my friends did not get a slice of cake, I had to give her mine, and I was absolutely furious because since their prices are what they are, their service quality should reflect the amount that is charged upon their consumers. Also, before that, we continuously had to chase down our server to take our order. My two friends and I had to keep asking the bartender to get the server to check on our table. From prior experience as a server, you need to be able to be flexible and make sure ALL your tables are cleared before you could walk around aimlessly and hang out at the bar. Horrible horrible service, I was not happy, neither were my friends. Son Cubano needs better management, particularly someone who knows what's going on within the venue at all times and if the staff are taking their jobs seriously and actually completing tasks -- the title of manager is not just a bragging right you use to impress customers or to make you more in "power" than others. Learn how to do your job as manager and MANAGE the waitstaff better. WE HAD A HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

I was not very happy because we travelled from Philadelphia especially to have dinner at the restaurant and they didn't give the table that I asked for. We had to wait and they gave us the worst table, we decided to wait little more and the same thing another table without a nice view. I will not come back to that place.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Outstanding place. Loved it.. I recommend it to anyone!!. Definitely will be going back again and again!!!. If your going to go with a large group. I suggest to reserve in advance because tables to fill up. But it is a huge place. High End restaurant. Valet parking available as well...

Tags: Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Live Music, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Fun, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Beautiful restaurant but the wait time for lunch was an hour wait even if you have reservations . Very Disappointment

Tags: Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Waterfront, Live Music
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Beautiful day! 29th Wedding Anniversary celebration. Food was fabulous! We had empanadas, paella, skirt steak,and salmon and steak sandwich. Flavors were delicious.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

I had made a reservation for an outside table and when I went they told me that all the outside tables were full, and that I had to wait about 30-45 minutes for a seat. The food was a little pricey but very good. Other than that it was amazing. The employees were very nice, the view was amazing as well. Defininalty will consider coming back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Unbelievable view

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

Excellent service, beautiful ambiance and great, delicious food

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great for Weekday Lunch....not too busy....great view..can have a quiet long conversation
and afterwards walk around and take pictures of the NYC Skyline, see the World Trade Tower
and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge on a clear day.

You are directly across the West Side of NYC around the high fifties to the high sixties streets.
Good view of Cruise ships and Trump buildings. Have not been there for dinner but with two
huge bars, I can see this place rocking at night and weekends and being very vibrant, alive and
lots of cool people.

The food is great tasting as well as great in presentation and creative in the way different ingredients are blended. The bread came with Guava strawberry butter that had a light pastel color....my guest thought it was a special cheese spread.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Service could be better, more organized. Restrooms need more attention, dirty, no bath tissue except in 1 stall.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

The food was not the quality that I excepted for the price an location. Place is nice although the chairs need and up date . The service was good all the people was fast, polite and very friendly. The view is the best that this place has

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

This place is amazing! Food is delicious, great view of the city, very good service. Would recommend this place 100%!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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