Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

10 S. 2nd St. (Market St.) Send to Phone
215-627-0666 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
A taste of Old Havana is on tap at this Cuban restaurant.
Your Opinion
Add your own review


 
Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.0 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.0 rating over 4 reviews
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Philadelphia, PA

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Restaurant Review

: Though the décor is a façade of reconstructed balconies, terra cotta-tiled rooftops and mysterious doorways, the food concept by consulting chef Guillermo Pernot, introducing Spanish and Nuevo Latino specialties such as paella, is quite authentic. Included in the mix are Cuban dishes such as arroz con pollo; malanga fritters; ropa vieja (shredded brisket stew); and shrimp mojo. Even the tres leches cake is well executed. A $42.95 tasting menu is a good deal, offering 12 tastes of “the forbidden island,” well-sized portions that hit on all the menu highlights, from the empanada of the house to the grilled skirt steak and the vanilla flan. Hang out late on weekends and take in the Ricky Ricardo-style floor show.

User Ratings & Reviews for Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
 



AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.