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7:00 PM
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Victor's Café

4.5
6103 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Cuban
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  • Pre/post Theatre (121)
  • Good for a Date (120)
  • Authentic (118)
Since 1963, Victor’s Café, a family-run New York City neighborhood gem, continues to be a culinary voyage to Cuba offering an incomparable experience with its harmony of authentic cuisine, warm hospitality and stylish environment. It has the unique distinction of being both luxurious and casual, serene and high energy, family oriented and romantic, exotic yet familiar.

The cuisine at Victor’s includes the most delicious, authentic dishes combined with the restaurant’s exclusive creations that represent the evolution of Cuban cuisine. Signature dishes include Victor’s famous black bean soup, shredded beef (“Ropa Vieja”), and roast suckling pig (“Lechon”).

The restaurant itself is divided into three spacious dining rooms, accented with warm lighting, colorful Cuban art, tropical ceiling fans, and lofty sky-lit ceilings. Its Cuba Lounge is intimate and warm, featuring a tapas menu and a variety of Cuban cocktails such as Mojitos and Sangria.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Cuban, Latin / Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Sunday ~ 11:45am - 11:00pm
Monday ~ 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday ~ 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday ~ 11:45am - 11:00pm
Thursday ~ 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday ~ 12:00pm - 12:00am
Saturday ~ 12:00pm - 12:00am

Sunday ~ Thursday: Cuba Lounge open until 12:00am
Friday ~ Saturday: Cuba Lounge open until 1:00am
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Phone number
(212) 586-7714
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Accommodating from the most intimate of gatherings in one of our private rooms, and up to 200 guests seated or 300 standing in a more cocktail party setting, Victor’s Café is the ideal place for your private, corporate, charitable, fundraiser &/or holiday event.
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Private party contact
Monica Zaldivar: (888) 772-4230
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Catering
Please e-mail monica@victorscafe.com or carla@victorscafe.com to get information.
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Cross street
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue
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Parking details
There is a parking lot across the street from the restaurant, Central Parking, located at 888 8th Ave New York, NY 10019. Victor's Cafe validates for 20% off parking.
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Public transit
Stops E train to 7 Ave, #1 train to 50th Street, N R Q to 49th Street
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Entertainment
Live music in our Cuba Lounge & Bar.
Free Wi-Fi
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Special events & promotions
Please e-mail monica@victorscafe.com or carla@victorscafe.com to get information.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6103 People Are Saying
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Sophiextea (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined a day ago

Stumbled upon this place which was very close to Time Square, crazy! Affordable, would be great with a group. Plates are larger than tapas and good to share. Live music came on when we were ending which was unfortunate as we would have liked to enjoy it more. Would come back again!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined a day ago

Great time, amazing food!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Victor's food was delicious. We had the PONLE ROPA A LA VACA the Ropa Vieja and Vaca Frita Duo. It was really very good but the portion was small for the $30 price tag. The Yucca fries were amazing with a savory dipping sauce that we loved. The Arroz con Pollo was also delicious and a more ample portion than the Ropa dish. Good cocktails, great atmosphere, and top notch service.

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OpenTable Diner (Poconos)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The food is delicious and service spectacular.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Loved the layout of the place. The service from the hostess to waiter was incredible. Made every effort to make sure we were well and enjoying our meal and stay. Food was excellent and desert was amazing. Definitely returning.

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DinnerDad (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We experienced the Sunday Brunch. If you enjoy Latin food, this spot is a gem. I definitely recommend the Cuban Margarita! Enjoy!

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vipBK22207 (Washington DC)
1.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great food and fun atmosphere. But can't recommend. It had to be one of the worse waiters I have ever had. He ruined the entire experience.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Appetizers were cold when they arrived at the table. Had to send them back. The waiter seemed to get annoyed. He had a slight attitude afterwards but was still professional. It took a while (about 20 minutes) for the food to return and it was obvious it was reheated in the microwave. These things happen my suggestion to the waiter is don’t show your annoyed when your patrons refuse to eat cold food. The rest of the evening went well and the food was good. I would return.

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Lbdmpd (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good but service was lacking - took forever just to get our drinks, which came almost at same time as the food. Then they forgot to bring cream/milk for our coffee even after we reminded them. Overall a different option for pre-theatre with good food but slow service and somewhat cramped interior (very crowded)

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was cold. Serve refused to acknowledge me, only looked/spoke to my boyfriend the whole night. Never going back to this place.

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