Cuba Libre

★★★★★
  • 409 Colorado St

    Austin, TX 78701

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  • 512-472-2822

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It's hard not to enjoy this place! The music is fun, the atmosphere is awesome, and the drinks are fabulous! Try their mojitos... the bartenders do a great job!

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★★★★☆

It's hard not to enjoy this place! The music is fun, the atmosphere is awesome, and the drinks are fabulous! Try their mojitos... the bartenders do a great job!

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I have been to Cuba Libre before, and have never been blown away, but after my last visit this week I feel compelled to tell everyone not to go! On a Saturday night at 10pm, when most places should be more than happy to have a group of 9

3
★★★★★

I have been to Cuba Libre before, and have never been blown away, but after my last visit this week I feel compelled to tell everyone not to go! On a Saturday night at 10pm, when most places should be more than happy to have a group of 9

Pros: Not a one.

Cons: The entire experience

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The rum selection deserves 5 stars. The negative one star is for them being out of the rum I wanted. Another negative star is that the place wasn't very comfortable due to the fact I was in jeans...that place isn't for casually dressed

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★★★★★

The rum selection deserves 5 stars. The negative one star is for them being out of the rum I wanted. Another negative star is that the place wasn't very comfortable due to the fact I was in jeans...that place isn't for casually dressed

Pros: One Barrel rum when they have it

Cons: Too ritzy to the point of uncomfortableness

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If your looking for a place to have fun and enjoy latin music plus the top 40 songs. This is the place to go. They have great drink specials and delicious mojitos.

4
★★★★☆

If your looking for a place to have fun and enjoy latin music plus the top 40 songs. This is the place to go. They have great drink specials and delicious mojitos.

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I liked this place for awhile with the $35 pitcher of mojitos, until a bartender tried to double charge me for someone else's drinks.\r
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I saw her take shots with other customers at the bar so maybe she had been buzzed or something. My

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★★★★★

I liked this place for awhile with the $35 pitcher of mojitos, until a bartender tried to double charge me for someone else's drinks.\r
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I saw her take shots with other customers at the bar so maybe she had been buzzed or something. My

Pros: mojitos are good

Cons: RUDE STAFF, LIARS

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We wen to Cuba Libre on a recommendation from a friend that the drinks were outstanding. I personally found the drinks to be mediocre. They put way too much lime and mint in everything, from the mojitos, rum and cokes, even bourbon

3
★★★★★

We wen to Cuba Libre on a recommendation from a friend that the drinks were outstanding. I personally found the drinks to be mediocre. They put way too much lime and mint in everything, from the mojitos, rum and cokes, even bourbon

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I've been to Cuba Libre a number of times and it's always fun! They have EXCELLENT drinks. For food, I have tried a few things, but the only thing I would order again and again are the plantain chips (yum!)

I went to the Martini's and Manicure night ($5 martini's and $5 manicures). The Martini's were EXCELLENT, but the manicures left quite a bit to be desired. Even with that, it made for a FUN girls night out (for $5 manicure, what do you REALLY expect)!

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★★★★☆

I've been to Cuba Libre a number of times and it's always fun! They have EXCELLENT drinks. For food, I have tried a few things, but the only thing I would order again and again are the plantain chips (yum!)

I went to the Martini's and Manicure night ($5 martini's and $5 manicures). The Martini's were EXCELLENT, but the manicures left quite a bit to be desired. Even with that, it made for a FUN girls night out (for $5 manicure, what do you REALLY expect)!

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I took some family members to this restaurant after learning that there would be live music through the restaurant's web site. After sitting down we learned that there would be no live music. We stuck around to have dinner. The entrees and

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★★★★★

I took some family members to this restaurant after learning that there would be live music through the restaurant's web site. After sitting down we learned that there would be no live music. We stuck around to have dinner. The entrees and

Pros: selection of rums, ambience

Cons: entree quality and selection

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GREAT PLACE! Food is wonderful and so is the overall atmosphere! Great place to go to dinner, with the girls, or even on a date. I highly recommend this place!

3
★★★★★

GREAT PLACE! Food is wonderful and so is the overall atmosphere! Great place to go to dinner, with the girls, or even on a date. I highly recommend this place!

Pros: FOOD, MUSIC, SERVICE

Cons: GETS CROWDED

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I've been to Cuba Libre a few times for dinner/drinks and separate times for drinks only -- they have never let me down yet! Their food is great, their service wonderful, and I absolutely LOVE their drinks! From the Cubajito to the

3
★★★★★

I've been to Cuba Libre a few times for dinner/drinks and separate times for drinks only -- they have never let me down yet! Their food is great, their service wonderful, and I absolutely LOVE their drinks! From the Cubajito to the

Pros: Great food, drinks, and service - plus you can have a conversation over the music!

Cons: Sometimes a little crowded

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I love this place! It's a great place to go if you like to sit and have a few good drinks (I love the mojitos). I've never had a bad experience and have always been waited on quickly!

3
★★★★★

I love this place! It's a great place to go if you like to sit and have a few good drinks (I love the mojitos). I've never had a bad experience and have always been waited on quickly!

Pros: Service and Drinks

Cons: Can be crowded at times

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I expected it to be the same Cuba Libre as in Philly, but it wasn't. It wasn't awful though - more of a bar than a resturant. The menu is tiny, but the drinks are good!

3
★★★★★

I expected it to be the same Cuba Libre as in Philly, but it wasn't. It wasn't awful though - more of a bar than a resturant. The menu is tiny, but the drinks are good!

Pros: Very intimate...if you like that sort of thing.

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Me and the grown-up girls finally got a "night out" planned and came for Martinis & Manicures--what fun! They certainly know how to treat a lady, and the cocktails were great. Trust me, this place is a class act, from the good bar

3
★★★★★

Me and the grown-up girls finally got a "night out" planned and came for Martinis & Manicures--what fun! They certainly know how to treat a lady, and the cocktails were great. Trust me, this place is a class act, from the good bar

Pros: Luxurious Atmosphere, Comfortable, Location

Cons: Can get crowded-Come Early

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Recently planned a party there (or at least tried to). Didn't know that the corporate office did the party planning, not the bar. There was a huge lack of communication between the office and the bar and my reservations were completely

3
★★★★★

Recently planned a party there (or at least tried to). Didn't know that the corporate office did the party planning, not the bar. There was a huge lack of communication between the office and the bar and my reservations were completely

Cons: Party Planning, Customer Service

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This is the place to go if you are a sorority girl addicted to fruity drinks and fake tan. Not my scene, but if you're into that kind of thing then you'll really like Cuba Libre.

3
★★★★★

This is the place to go if you are a sorority girl addicted to fruity drinks and fake tan. Not my scene, but if you're into that kind of thing then you'll really like Cuba Libre.

Pros: Drink Selection

Cons: Parking, Atmosphere, Service

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My wife & I went to Cuba Libre and loved it! Having Lived on the west coast for years, we've become accustomed to great food. And, Cuba Libre has great food! We had a shrimp appetizer, seasoned pork and shredded beef (ropa vieja) for

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★★★★★

My wife & I went to Cuba Libre and loved it! Having Lived on the west coast for years, we've become accustomed to great food. And, Cuba Libre has great food! We had a shrimp appetizer, seasoned pork and shredded beef (ropa vieja) for

Pros: Food is Excellent, Waitstaff was Attentive, Exterior of Restaurant is Serene

Cons: Interior is Bland, Parking is Limited

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I went on a Thursday night at around 10 20 and had dinner and drinks. The service was not as bad as I expected, there were two servers taking care of us. People there are very attractive, in their mid 20s and then a bit older... some

3
★★★★★

I went on a Thursday night at around 10 20 and had dinner and drinks. The service was not as bad as I expected, there were two servers taking care of us. People there are very attractive, in their mid 20s and then a bit older... some

Pros: ambience, different, food

Cons: parking, limited food selection

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I loved this place. From the moment you step in and the curtains pull aside automatically...\r
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I was in Austin visitn a friend and had saw this place on citysearch and was glad we tried it out. Drinks are good, you can purchase and

3
★★★★★

I loved this place. From the moment you step in and the curtains pull aside automatically...\r
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I was in Austin visitn a friend and had saw this place on citysearch and was glad we tried it out. Drinks are good, you can purchase and

Pros: Cigars!

Cons: Hostesses!

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We keep trying Cuba, but no more. 9 times out of 10 we can't get served to save our lives. I could understand if they were slammed when we were there but they weren't. When we do get served it is ususallly with a side order of attitude. I

3
★★★★★

We keep trying Cuba, but no more. 9 times out of 10 we can't get served to save our lives. I could understand if they were slammed when we were there but they weren't. When we do get served it is ususallly with a side order of attitude. I

Pros: Good atmoshere

Cons: Service and attitude

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"Tapas" are Spanish appetizers (Spain). Usually, tapas bars specialize in drinks while the food is secondary, so to make a meal out of tapas patrons usually order two or three. Wake up to high octane CUBAN COFFEE. Savor PORK EMPANADAS

3
★★★★★

"Tapas" are Spanish appetizers (Spain). Usually, tapas bars specialize in drinks while the food is secondary, so to make a meal out of tapas patrons usually order two or three. Wake up to high octane CUBAN COFFEE. Savor PORK EMPANADAS

Cons: Opens at 4:30 pm, not for children.

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The only thing this place shares with the caribbean island is its name and the fact that it's an oxymoron as well. The menu at first looks impressive, finely described and apparently carefully selected choices of "tapas" (if you ask a

3
★★★★★

The only thing this place shares with the caribbean island is its name and the fact that it's an oxymoron as well. The menu at first looks impressive, finely described and apparently carefully selected choices of "tapas" (if you ask a

Pros: polite staff, good atmosphere

Cons: bad food, bad drinks

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I've been to Cuba Libre many times, always different nights of the week, but I must say that Wednsday night is the perfect night to go. Thursday nights...the place belongs to the women..Martini and manicures galore! Saturday nights are a

3
★★★★★

I've been to Cuba Libre many times, always different nights of the week, but I must say that Wednsday night is the perfect night to go. Thursday nights...the place belongs to the women..Martini and manicures galore! Saturday nights are a

Pros: great music, beautiful girls, great atmosphere

Cons: parking

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We had 6 people in our group and it was not busy, but they managed to completely forget 2 entrees. The server did not even bother to say anything about the situation until he brought the 2 meals out @15 minutes after the first 4 meals

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★★★★★

We had 6 people in our group and it was not busy, but they managed to completely forget 2 entrees. The server did not even bother to say anything about the situation until he brought the 2 meals out @15 minutes after the first 4 meals

Pros: drinks

Cons: service, service, service

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We hit happy hour on a weeknight, so the place was sparsely populated, but the 2-for-1 tapas were excellent, as were the mojitos.

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★★★★★

We hit happy hour on a weeknight, so the place was sparsely populated, but the 2-for-1 tapas were excellent, as were the mojitos.

Pros: great tapas

Cons: pricey drinks

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This place would be immensely popular in Dallas--if you are from Texas, you know what I mean. The fact that this is highly recommended as a first date place indicates to me that, the people taking a first date there, actually do not want

3
★★★★★

This place would be immensely popular in Dallas--if you are from Texas, you know what I mean. The fact that this is highly recommended as a first date place indicates to me that, the people taking a first date there, actually do not want

Pros: mojitos, Martini/Manicure Nigh

Cons: Silicone, Trashy, Aging single men

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Nice place, you will see pretty girls. Girls-bartenders are beautiful, good shape; but they are rude. Once one og the them laughed at me when I aksed 4 beers, there were for me and my friends and I never knew why she was laughing. I asked

3
★★★★★

Nice place, you will see pretty girls. Girls-bartenders are beautiful, good shape; but they are rude. Once one og the them laughed at me when I aksed 4 beers, there were for me and my friends and I never knew why she was laughing. I asked

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Fabulous spot to hit for happy hour or just a night out. Great drink selection, tasty tapas. Ample seating and fast service, even when crowded. Upscale without being pretentious.

3
★★★★★

Fabulous spot to hit for happy hour or just a night out. Great drink selection, tasty tapas. Ample seating and fast service, even when crowded. Upscale without being pretentious.

Pros: Great Drinks, Fast/Friendly Service, Upscale atmosphere

Cons: Parking

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Give me a break! Now that you have read the comments from the other bar employees that are standing aroung with nothing to do, because this place has taken their crowd, you should try it out for yourself. I say people vote with their

3
★★★★★

Give me a break! Now that you have read the comments from the other bar employees that are standing aroung with nothing to do, because this place has taken their crowd, you should try it out for yourself. I say people vote with their

Pros: Great feel, Plenty of seating, Great food

Cons: Busy, Next to Miguels

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Good looking crowd, great ratio, good setup (seating and island in the middle). young and hip crowd, people dressed to impress; upscale yet laid back atmosphere; the music could be more fun, would like to see people groovin to the music;

3
★★★★★

Good looking crowd, great ratio, good setup (seating and island in the middle). young and hip crowd, people dressed to impress; upscale yet laid back atmosphere; the music could be more fun, would like to see people groovin to the music;

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You'll will have to tip the bouncer in order to get in in less than an hour. I hate doing this thats way i avoid going to this place

3
★★★★★

You'll will have to tip the bouncer in order to get in in less than an hour. I hate doing this thats way i avoid going to this place

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A fun place to get together with a bunch of friends or for a party. Tapas are great, especially the poblano soup and roasted veggie empanadas. A hip late night spot with the "see and be seen crowd'. Great place for an early business happy

3
★★★★★

A fun place to get together with a bunch of friends or for a party. Tapas are great, especially the poblano soup and roasted veggie empanadas. A hip late night spot with the "see and be seen crowd'. Great place for an early business happy

Pros: mojitos, valet, the crowd

Cons: lines, smokers

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Austin should have more places like this, it has charm and character. A great place to take a date while the kitchen is open. Along with Speakeasy, it is one of the few places that actually has a "feel" to it. Gauranteed to see some

3
★★★★★

Austin should have more places like this, it has charm and character. A great place to take a date while the kitchen is open. Along with Speakeasy, it is one of the few places that actually has a "feel" to it. Gauranteed to see some

Pros: lots of seating, great lay out, good food

Cons: long line to get in, to many hot girls, can't pick one

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Excellent eye candy, lovely women and atmosphere drinks a lil expensive but the crowd doesn't look like they can't afford it.

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★★★★★

Excellent eye candy, lovely women and atmosphere drinks a lil expensive but the crowd doesn't look like they can't afford it.

 

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