Rumba

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want to go to the most overrated pretentious and nastiest place in nashville?
then rumba is your destination

the add claims you might get to drink with the owners in the private bar in back---oh right. what a joke.

what a group of self

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★★★★★

want to go to the most overrated pretentious and nastiest place in nashville?
then rumba is your destination

the add claims you might get to drink with the owners in the private bar in back---oh right. what a joke.

what a group of self

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I have lived here 4 years.. and I will say that this was the worst food me and my husband have ever ate.

The shrimp temp. roll was cold and not fresh, the lettuce was limp, the shrimp came out of a can.

My husband just threw up his

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★★★★★

I have lived here 4 years.. and I will say that this was the worst food me and my husband have ever ate.

The shrimp temp. roll was cold and not fresh, the lettuce was limp, the shrimp came out of a can.

My husband just threw up his

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Awesome food - great chef. A little pricey.

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★★★★★

Awesome food - great chef. A little pricey.

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Don't get suckered at Rumba. The "friendly staff" are ready to milk you for tips. But jealous management will cut your throat.
Claims to be "the coolest" are not consistent with the treatment of patrons.
And the food is maggot

3
★★★★★

Don't get suckered at Rumba. The "friendly staff" are ready to milk you for tips. But jealous management will cut your throat.
Claims to be "the coolest" are not consistent with the treatment of patrons.
And the food is maggot

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The food and service is always great! Go on Sundays for 1/2 off bottle of wine and get the red curry!!!! :) :)

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★★★★★

The food and service is always great! Go on Sundays for 1/2 off bottle of wine and get the red curry!!!! :) :)

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We arrived to a not full restaurant but were seated in the front bar area where the tables/chairs feel like you are sitting in an elementary art class. Bit disappointed. Perhaps if I would have worn a dress with cowboy boots, we would have been seated in the dining room?

Drinks were great - hats off to the bartenders. I tried an Amazonas (some berry combo cocktail on the menu) - not overly sweet and very good. My friend had a perfectly made Kettle 1 dirty martini.

Per the waitress' recommendation we tried the Stuffed Peppadews (small peppers stuffed with goat cheese, skewered and grilled) and Fried Artichoke (panko battered artichoke served over hummus and panesco, a roasted red pepper pesto type dip/spread). Peppadews were tiny, bland and not something I would recommend to guests. The artichokes were fine, the bland spreads added nothing to the artichoke - could have provided some naan chips to eat the spreads for $12. We also ordered a trio of Satay - chicken, beef and tofu. The sauces were great and the chicken and tofu were fine, but the beef was overcooked, very chewy/tough and tasteless. They obviously used an extremely cheap cut of beef and didn't cook it properly - ugh.

Starting to think this could be our 1st and only visit to Rumba, we orded 2 more items to give them another shot - the Peppadew/Pepperoni pizza and the Barros Luca (a steak sandwich). The pizza tasted like it was a frozen pizza - horrible processed sauce and dry/bland crust , completely overpowered by the sweetness of the Peppadew. The Barros Luca had the same cheap tough/chewy steak that was used on the satay - inedible. The only highlight of the Barros was the tempura green beans which our waitress said we could substitute for fries - definitely get these! They are lightly seasoned with soy and remind me of tempura vegs from good Japanese restaurants.

Since we were still hungry from not eating most of the food served, we wanted to try the Tres Leche dessert. Luckily, our waitress didn't bother to ask us if we wanted dessert as she set the bill down on the table and walked away. After reading on the website that drinks are "half-price on Tuesdays", I was a bit irritated when the bill arrived. Apparently, the half-price drinks are well liquor and domestic beers - would have been nice if our waitress mentioned this. My fault for assuming the advertising was honest.

Won't willingly go back to Rumba, but would have a cocktail there if forced by friends in the future.

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★☆☆☆☆

We arrived to a not full restaurant but were seated in the front bar area where the tables/chairs feel like you are sitting in an elementary art class. Bit disappointed. Perhaps if I would have worn a dress with cowboy boots, we would have been seated in the dining room?

Drinks were great - hats off to the bartenders. I tried an Amazonas (some berry combo cocktail on the menu) - not overly sweet and very good. My friend had a perfectly made Kettle 1 dirty martini.

Per the waitress' recommendation we tried the Stuffed Peppadews (small peppers stuffed with goat cheese, skewered and grilled) and Fried Artichoke (panko battered artichoke served over hummus and panesco, a roasted red pepper pesto type dip/spread). Peppadews were tiny, bland and not something I would recommend to guests. The artichokes were fine, the bland spreads added nothing to the artichoke - could have provided some naan chips to eat the spreads for $12. We also ordered a trio of Satay - chicken, beef and tofu. The sauces were great and the chicken and tofu were fine, but the beef was overcooked, very chewy/tough and tasteless. They obviously used an extremely cheap cut of beef and didn't cook it properly - ugh.

Starting to think this could be our 1st and only visit to Rumba, we orded 2 more items to give them another shot - the Peppadew/Pepperoni pizza and the Barros Luca (a steak sandwich). The pizza tasted like it was a frozen pizza - horrible processed sauce and dry/bland crust , completely overpowered by the sweetness of the Peppadew. The Barros Luca had the same cheap tough/chewy steak that was used on the satay - inedible. The only highlight of the Barros was the tempura green beans which our waitress said we could substitute for fries - definitely get these! They are lightly seasoned with soy and remind me of tempura vegs from good Japanese restaurants.

Since we were still hungry from not eating most of the food served, we wanted to try the Tres Leche dessert. Luckily, our waitress didn't bother to ask us if we wanted dessert as she set the bill down on the table and walked away. After reading on the website that drinks are "half-price on Tuesdays", I was a bit irritated when the bill arrived. Apparently, the half-price drinks are well liquor and domestic beers - would have been nice if our waitress mentioned this. My fault for assuming the advertising was honest.

Won't willingly go back to Rumba, but would have a cocktail there if forced by friends in the future.

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I walked in and it was a very trendy, cool looking place and it just got better and better.
Charles, our waiter, gave us incredibly friendly, prompt service, very attentive.
We started out with drinks, my friend had a strawberry coconut rum drink and talked about how incredible it was all night. We ordered a couple of really good appetizers, one was a flatbread with tomatoes and mozzarella with a balsamic drizzle and the other was a very unique spicy veggie deal with a hot, sweet and sour dipping sauce. We ordered arugula salads with skewers of portabelos and shrimp. It was wonderful and the dipping sauces were out of this world!!! I will be back!! Great job!!!

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★★★★★

I walked in and it was a very trendy, cool looking place and it just got better and better.
Charles, our waiter, gave us incredibly friendly, prompt service, very attentive.
We started out with drinks, my friend had a strawberry coconut rum drink and talked about how incredible it was all night. We ordered a couple of really good appetizers, one was a flatbread with tomatoes and mozzarella with a balsamic drizzle and the other was a very unique spicy veggie deal with a hot, sweet and sour dipping sauce. We ordered arugula salads with skewers of portabelos and shrimp. It was wonderful and the dipping sauces were out of this world!!! I will be back!! Great job!!!

Pros: Excellent service, food and drinks--homerun!!!

Cons: That I was the designated driver

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Okay, normally I hate it when people come on here and complain about pricing blah, blah blah. But, I must say that for the quality of the entrees for the price it just didn't quite match up. My entree was over $20 and it was a pork shoulder entree. While pork should be moist this one tasted as if it were last nights leftovers. I should have known. I mean how fast can you braise pork shoulder right? The mojito and our appetizer was excellent. I enjoyed the atmosphere as it was very lively. I would recommend this place for appetizers, cocktails and the atmosphere, not for your meal.

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★★★☆☆

Okay, normally I hate it when people come on here and complain about pricing blah, blah blah. But, I must say that for the quality of the entrees for the price it just didn't quite match up. My entree was over $20 and it was a pork shoulder entree. While pork should be moist this one tasted as if it were last nights leftovers. I should have known. I mean how fast can you braise pork shoulder right? The mojito and our appetizer was excellent. I enjoyed the atmosphere as it was very lively. I would recommend this place for appetizers, cocktails and the atmosphere, not for your meal.

Pros: Great drinks, appetizers and atmoshere

Cons: Entrees bland and pricey for quality of food

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We arrived at the Restraunt at 4:15 pm, sat down and were immediatly given menus. We sat for 15 min before anyone even came to the table, waitress came to table for drink order, took order, 15 min later I got my water ( designated driver) and everyone got thier drinks. 15 min later she came to get our order ( 45 min until she took our order!) about 30 min later our food came then about 5 min after that our second rounds of drinks came...... waitress was horrible. Manager walked by our table 20 times seeing us sitting there looking dissatisfied.. never inquired anything. I will never go back there

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★☆☆☆☆

We arrived at the Restraunt at 4:15 pm, sat down and were immediatly given menus. We sat for 15 min before anyone even came to the table, waitress came to table for drink order, took order, 15 min later I got my water ( designated driver) and everyone got thier drinks. 15 min later she came to get our order ( 45 min until she took our order!) about 30 min later our food came then about 5 min after that our second rounds of drinks came...... waitress was horrible. Manager walked by our table 20 times seeing us sitting there looking dissatisfied.. never inquired anything. I will never go back there

Pros: Food tasted good

Cons: HORRIBLE service, Just HORRIBLE

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Got there around 4pm on a saturday. after waiting 10 minutes to be seated on the porch, i realized their awning should be longer. we were seated directly under the sun. 17 minutes later, our waiter came by for our drink order; 20 min. later, we received them. 35 min later we requested another round, but decided to forgo the food idea since we had plans that evening. 20 min after that i pulled the manager aside and asked about our mojitos. he said he'll go get them right away. I also asked for the check. He returned, telling us our second round was on the house. That seemed appropriate. The bill was $18.40. I gave him $40. He promptly returned with $2. I was a bit peeved. My waiter came by, and i explained the discrepancy with the bill. He said he'd go fix it right away. 20 minutes later, with no response, my date and i got up and walked out. That was a horrible first impression, and we will never return.

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★☆☆☆☆

Got there around 4pm on a saturday. after waiting 10 minutes to be seated on the porch, i realized their awning should be longer. we were seated directly under the sun. 17 minutes later, our waiter came by for our drink order; 20 min. later, we received them. 35 min later we requested another round, but decided to forgo the food idea since we had plans that evening. 20 min after that i pulled the manager aside and asked about our mojitos. he said he'll go get them right away. I also asked for the check. He returned, telling us our second round was on the house. That seemed appropriate. The bill was $18.40. I gave him $40. He promptly returned with $2. I was a bit peeved. My waiter came by, and i explained the discrepancy with the bill. He said he'd go fix it right away. 20 minutes later, with no response, my date and i got up and walked out. That was a horrible first impression, and we will never return.

Pros: great mojitos

Cons: lack of service, period.

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I have to say that I love not only eating, but dining. Nashville has some great restaurants and chefs, which surprises me because I'm from a much larger city. I have eaten at Rumba numerous times and love the food. I always get the Conch Fritters and Tres Leches cake. As for the prices, well what do you expect from a trendy spot on the posh side of town. I don't think it's terribly expensive, but eaten at places like Asia de Cuba in LA, which make Rumba look like a steal. I think Rumba is rightly priced for the location and fare. Comparing it to restaurants like Boscos makes no since. Boscos is a great brewery with average American food. It's like an upscale Fridays with homemade beer. Don't get me wrong, I like Boscos food, but it's not impressionable. Ok, wait, the beer is impressionable the food is good bar food. So if you visit Nashville and want to try something unique visit Rumba and have some Conch Fritters and a Mojito.

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★★★★☆

I have to say that I love not only eating, but dining. Nashville has some great restaurants and chefs, which surprises me because I'm from a much larger city. I have eaten at Rumba numerous times and love the food. I always get the Conch Fritters and Tres Leches cake. As for the prices, well what do you expect from a trendy spot on the posh side of town. I don't think it's terribly expensive, but eaten at places like Asia de Cuba in LA, which make Rumba look like a steal. I think Rumba is rightly priced for the location and fare. Comparing it to restaurants like Boscos makes no since. Boscos is a great brewery with average American food. It's like an upscale Fridays with homemade beer. Don't get me wrong, I like Boscos food, but it's not impressionable. Ok, wait, the beer is impressionable the food is good bar food. So if you visit Nashville and want to try something unique visit Rumba and have some Conch Fritters and a Mojito.

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This restaurant was suggested to me by a friend, and I have to say I had an extremely great evening. The food was fantastic, I had the Duck+Tamale and I have never had better grits. My wife had a couple of the small plates and could not stop smiling. The Moroccan Lamb Chops were cooked perfectly, and the Spanish Shrimp and Grits were awesome. Little chunks of bacon that were mouthwatering. The service was excellent thanks to a very sincere waiter whose knowledge of food and wine was quite impressive. We did not have any problems with valet, so for those of you cheap guys out there, buck up. It is a wonderful night when you can go out to eat and experience food. Hats off to the chef!!!

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★★★★★

This restaurant was suggested to me by a friend, and I have to say I had an extremely great evening. The food was fantastic, I had the Duck+Tamale and I have never had better grits. My wife had a couple of the small plates and could not stop smiling. The Moroccan Lamb Chops were cooked perfectly, and the Spanish Shrimp and Grits were awesome. Little chunks of bacon that were mouthwatering. The service was excellent thanks to a very sincere waiter whose knowledge of food and wine was quite impressive. We did not have any problems with valet, so for those of you cheap guys out there, buck up. It is a wonderful night when you can go out to eat and experience food. Hats off to the chef!!!

Pros: The food is exceptional.

Cons: Why is there no website to this place?

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My husband and I love trying new restaurants and sampling the best of what Nashville has to offer. I have to agree with the other postings that Rumba has some excellent drinks and it can be fun later in the evening. However everything is so outrageously priced that I would recommend going somewhere else, anywhere will be just as fun, still with a great patio and drinks that are just as good, if not better.

Our favorite brunch place in Nashville is Margot Cafe, but unfortunately the wait was 45 min when we got there, so we left. Next time we'll remember to make a reservation in order to get the brunch we crave! We had not tried dinner or lunch at Rumba, but most of what we had heard were mentions of small portions. We went to the brunch at Rumba this past Sunday and that was definitely the case. Don't go to brunch here thinking you'll get a hearty, delicious breakfast meal - more than likely it will be much smaller and more expensive than you expect. My latte was almost $5 and was only lukewarm. I ordered the Impena dish (egg whites scrambled, fresh fruit and turkey bacon) and for $10 you only get about a half cup of eggs. Luckily, I was on a diet so I didn't complain. However, my hungry husband was starving - he ordered the Arepas and was bitterly disappointed. It came out cold and was about the size of an appetizer at any other restuarant - and the dish is $12!! He sent it back and decided not to eat anything else. Instead we went to Bosco's where he got as much food as he could ever eat for less than a dish at Rumba would cost!!

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★★☆☆☆

My husband and I love trying new restaurants and sampling the best of what Nashville has to offer. I have to agree with the other postings that Rumba has some excellent drinks and it can be fun later in the evening. However everything is so outrageously priced that I would recommend going somewhere else, anywhere will be just as fun, still with a great patio and drinks that are just as good, if not better.

Our favorite brunch place in Nashville is Margot Cafe, but unfortunately the wait was 45 min when we got there, so we left. Next time we'll remember to make a reservation in order to get the brunch we crave! We had not tried dinner or lunch at Rumba, but most of what we had heard were mentions of small portions. We went to the brunch at Rumba this past Sunday and that was definitely the case. Don't go to brunch here thinking you'll get a hearty, delicious breakfast meal - more than likely it will be much smaller and more expensive than you expect. My latte was almost $5 and was only lukewarm. I ordered the Impena dish (egg whites scrambled, fresh fruit and turkey bacon) and for $10 you only get about a half cup of eggs. Luckily, I was on a diet so I didn't complain. However, my hungry husband was starving - he ordered the Arepas and was bitterly disappointed. It came out cold and was about the size of an appetizer at any other restuarant - and the dish is $12!! He sent it back and decided not to eat anything else. Instead we went to Bosco's where he got as much food as he could ever eat for less than a dish at Rumba would cost!!

Pros: trendy night scene, unusual and tasty cocktails

Cons: expensive, small portions, bad service from waiters

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LOVE Rumba! Those who cant live with a dress code, are the clientelle that this place doesnt need, so open your mind or bugg off already!
The food is fantastic, the brunch is a MUST TRY. the best in Nashville BY FAR. We frequent Rumba several times a month and everyone there is nothing but nice to us. Chris, our server last time was fantastic! great attitude, helpful suggestions, and knew practically everything about the wine list.
I only wish rumba was open later!

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★★★★★

LOVE Rumba! Those who cant live with a dress code, are the clientelle that this place doesnt need, so open your mind or bugg off already!
The food is fantastic, the brunch is a MUST TRY. the best in Nashville BY FAR. We frequent Rumba several times a month and everyone there is nothing but nice to us. Chris, our server last time was fantastic! great attitude, helpful suggestions, and knew practically everything about the wine list.
I only wish rumba was open later!

Pros: great service, great bartenders, great food, drinks, etc. EVERYTHING

Cons: not open late night!

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Oh ... the cap issue. I have to agree this place really wants to be hip but its just ...I dont know.
I was tipped off that I would be asked to take my baseball cap off by a sympathetic waiter. I was caught off guard but he was nice about it. The I got the official request that I cant wear this hat. Which was just silly because there were others with "billed caps" in the place but instead of a ball team on their cap they had rhinestones or factory placed rips, tears, and worn spots. So basically I just wasnt wearing a trendy enough billed cap. Then the waiter was too busy thinking he was a sexaul magnet and gave really careless service. The price does in no way match the quality. Ive been one other time and the place was just ok though the waitress was very knowlegable about the wine and patient and helpful and to be honest I didnt think place measured up to her service, so I gave it another chance and it got worse. The focus is on many things before the customer or what they are eating and I just dont care to spend my time or money for that....thanks anyway.

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★☆☆☆☆

Oh ... the cap issue. I have to agree this place really wants to be hip but its just ...I dont know.
I was tipped off that I would be asked to take my baseball cap off by a sympathetic waiter. I was caught off guard but he was nice about it. The I got the official request that I cant wear this hat. Which was just silly because there were others with "billed caps" in the place but instead of a ball team on their cap they had rhinestones or factory placed rips, tears, and worn spots. So basically I just wasnt wearing a trendy enough billed cap. Then the waiter was too busy thinking he was a sexaul magnet and gave really careless service. The price does in no way match the quality. Ive been one other time and the place was just ok though the waitress was very knowlegable about the wine and patient and helpful and to be honest I didnt think place measured up to her service, so I gave it another chance and it got worse. The focus is on many things before the customer or what they are eating and I just dont care to spend my time or money for that....thanks anyway.

Pros: leaving

Cons: arriving

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My wife and I went to Rumba a few months ago and really enjoyed our "date". I tried a unique puerto rican rum and the wife had a mojito. The food was good and the service was great. We loved the contemporary atmosphere. Great location near vandy on west end.

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★★★★☆

My wife and I went to Rumba a few months ago and really enjoyed our "date". I tried a unique puerto rican rum and the wife had a mojito. The food was good and the service was great. We loved the contemporary atmosphere. Great location near vandy on west end.

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Three of us went to Rumba for dinner last night and we had an enjoyable time. We sat outside on the patio with Stephen as our waiter. He gave us excellent service, knew the menu inside & out and was able to offer suggestions when asked. Everything we ate was delicious. The combo satay with its 3 dipping sauces were a nice appetizer and the Carribbean Nachos were a good size portion. The very rich chocolate mousse was a great ending to the evening. It was large enough and rich enough to be shared. We also had the chivitos, pinchos and cupcake. They have an extensive drink list and seem to be able to make anything you?d like. I recommend this restaurant and I would go back.

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★★★★☆

Three of us went to Rumba for dinner last night and we had an enjoyable time. We sat outside on the patio with Stephen as our waiter. He gave us excellent service, knew the menu inside & out and was able to offer suggestions when asked. Everything we ate was delicious. The combo satay with its 3 dipping sauces were a nice appetizer and the Carribbean Nachos were a good size portion. The very rich chocolate mousse was a great ending to the evening. It was large enough and rich enough to be shared. We also had the chivitos, pinchos and cupcake. They have an extensive drink list and seem to be able to make anything you?d like. I recommend this restaurant and I would go back.

Pros: Outside seating, valet parking, attentive service, something different

Cons: Slightly expensive

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I went there in February for my girlfriend's birthday, the first issue was they would not let her Husband wear his baseball hat, okay if we were at Ruth Chris I can see that but not at Rumba's! The restaurant was chilly needed some heat... so did the food, the quality could have been better in my personal opinion.

The soup was excellent but the entree's were just okay, the drinks were priced about $1.00 more than you would pay at other restaurants but you have at also add up the fact there is zero parking so you also have to valet your car.

This is a cool place to have Indian / Caribbean food, it was just okay nothing really memorable.

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★★☆☆☆

I went there in February for my girlfriend's birthday, the first issue was they would not let her Husband wear his baseball hat, okay if we were at Ruth Chris I can see that but not at Rumba's! The restaurant was chilly needed some heat... so did the food, the quality could have been better in my personal opinion.

The soup was excellent but the entree's were just okay, the drinks were priced about $1.00 more than you would pay at other restaurants but you have at also add up the fact there is zero parking so you also have to valet your car.

This is a cool place to have Indian / Caribbean food, it was just okay nothing really memorable.

Pros: Interesting menu selection (food)

Cons: zero parking, no hats allowed, service

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I liked the food, but was very let down by the ambience and decor. I was told it would be more ethnic with bamboo surroundings, etc. There were some metal stakes sticking up in the middle of the floor which were sharp on the top; maybe they consider that art deco bamboo?

The tables were various colors on the top, but all the seats were wooden, with NO cushions. Very "not all that." For the price and the experience, you'd think they would put a little more effort into making their customers comfortable.

The waiter was obviously new. I was told the best seat in the house was the back bar. We were not even told there was a back bar. It's a very small restaurant with no personality.

The only good thing I can say from my experience is that the food was very good. Hot, but good and they do have different cuisines to suit different palates.

So, go, enjoy the food; it's an adventure in itself, but take a cushion and make your own ambience.

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★★★☆☆

I liked the food, but was very let down by the ambience and decor. I was told it would be more ethnic with bamboo surroundings, etc. There were some metal stakes sticking up in the middle of the floor which were sharp on the top; maybe they consider that art deco bamboo?

The tables were various colors on the top, but all the seats were wooden, with NO cushions. Very "not all that." For the price and the experience, you'd think they would put a little more effort into making their customers comfortable.

The waiter was obviously new. I was told the best seat in the house was the back bar. We were not even told there was a back bar. It's a very small restaurant with no personality.

The only good thing I can say from my experience is that the food was very good. Hot, but good and they do have different cuisines to suit different palates.

So, go, enjoy the food; it's an adventure in itself, but take a cushion and make your own ambience.

Pros: Food

Cons: scene, ambience, personality, vibe

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I am a regular at Rumba and have discovered that there are certain servers that are above and beyond. Arturo is one of a kind, he will serve up whitty humor along with the best recommendations on the menu. Dave is another one of the best servers you could have at Rumba, he's to the point and can carry on a conversation.

Beside the great service, the food is amazing. I recommend going on a Monday to enjoy their "Mucho Monday," where you can pick from an appitizer, main dish and a dessert for only $22/person. You can get the Spring Roll Quesadilla to start (my favorite), then the Stir Fry and end with their signiture Tres Leches desert (another I highly recommend). Order a bottle of wine and enjoy the evening.

Rumba is a place to go and enjoy the atmosphere and the food leisurely.

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★★★★★

I am a regular at Rumba and have discovered that there are certain servers that are above and beyond. Arturo is one of a kind, he will serve up whitty humor along with the best recommendations on the menu. Dave is another one of the best servers you could have at Rumba, he's to the point and can carry on a conversation.

Beside the great service, the food is amazing. I recommend going on a Monday to enjoy their "Mucho Monday," where you can pick from an appitizer, main dish and a dessert for only $22/person. You can get the Spring Roll Quesadilla to start (my favorite), then the Stir Fry and end with their signiture Tres Leches desert (another I highly recommend). Order a bottle of wine and enjoy the evening.

Rumba is a place to go and enjoy the atmosphere and the food leisurely.

Pros: Free Valet Parking, Great Food, Great Service

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If you're looking for soul food or steak and potatoes, don't waste your time. I've been to Rumba 4-5 times in the last three years and each time was better than the time before. The waiting staff create the layed back yet detailed service while giving recommendations on food pairings. Just keep in mind that this is not Bricktops. If you want fish and chips, go across the street. And please, take your ballcap off.

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★★★★☆

If you're looking for soul food or steak and potatoes, don't waste your time. I've been to Rumba 4-5 times in the last three years and each time was better than the time before. The waiting staff create the layed back yet detailed service while giving recommendations on food pairings. Just keep in mind that this is not Bricktops. If you want fish and chips, go across the street. And please, take your ballcap off.

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I too recently had a horrible experience @ Rumba. Billed hats are not permitted!? Where are we and what kind of restaurant do you think this is? Maybe I am wrong and this is really a wanna-be high end restaurant that wishes the food was decent at best. Your food is horrible. Its not good, and if you think its anywhere close to dress code quality, please go to Jackson's to be reminded. But, at least there's no dress code @ Jackson's! Oh, and they have two kitchens? Reason, i'm not sure, b/c my girlfriend and I ordered at the same time, i got a flatbread from the "fuego" kitchen and she got the seared tuna sandwhich. I recieved mine first, waited almost ten minutes for her to get a SEARED TUNA sandwhich, then began eating so my flatbread didn't get cold, and almost finished before this sandwhich came out. AND, i still had to go to the bar to get another drink, b/c our waitress was too busy smoking and talking with someone at the side door. Come on guys, if you think this is dress code quality, then hurry up with my lame food so i can put my hat back on.

As a chef, we're trying to improve the quality of Nashville's dining scene, not the attitude. In attempt to support this, i would advise anyone to take your ballhat and go eat somewhere decent.

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★☆☆☆☆

I too recently had a horrible experience @ Rumba. Billed hats are not permitted!? Where are we and what kind of restaurant do you think this is? Maybe I am wrong and this is really a wanna-be high end restaurant that wishes the food was decent at best. Your food is horrible. Its not good, and if you think its anywhere close to dress code quality, please go to Jackson's to be reminded. But, at least there's no dress code @ Jackson's! Oh, and they have two kitchens? Reason, i'm not sure, b/c my girlfriend and I ordered at the same time, i got a flatbread from the "fuego" kitchen and she got the seared tuna sandwhich. I recieved mine first, waited almost ten minutes for her to get a SEARED TUNA sandwhich, then began eating so my flatbread didn't get cold, and almost finished before this sandwhich came out. AND, i still had to go to the bar to get another drink, b/c our waitress was too busy smoking and talking with someone at the side door. Come on guys, if you think this is dress code quality, then hurry up with my lame food so i can put my hat back on.

As a chef, we're trying to improve the quality of Nashville's dining scene, not the attitude. In attempt to support this, i would advise anyone to take your ballhat and go eat somewhere decent.

Pros: Nothing comes to mind.

Cons: Everything.

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I had a Friday night out with the girls a few weeks ago and we decided upon Rumba. The parking is terrible. Either you valet or you park a mile away. The atmosphere is really fun and all of the employees are as well. We ordered a few different dishes that way we could try a little of everything. Our server was really fun and recommeded several dishes that we loved. Their mojitos are the best!! We stayed until they closed (2 am) and had a wonderful time. If you're going for a romantic quiet night out, I wouldn't recommed Rumba it's definitely more of a girl's night out place. It's loud and pretty small. The parking is no fun but the food was above average and the atmosphere was so much fun. I loved it!

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★★★★☆

I had a Friday night out with the girls a few weeks ago and we decided upon Rumba. The parking is terrible. Either you valet or you park a mile away. The atmosphere is really fun and all of the employees are as well. We ordered a few different dishes that way we could try a little of everything. Our server was really fun and recommeded several dishes that we loved. Their mojitos are the best!! We stayed until they closed (2 am) and had a wonderful time. If you're going for a romantic quiet night out, I wouldn't recommed Rumba it's definitely more of a girl's night out place. It's loud and pretty small. The parking is no fun but the food was above average and the atmosphere was so much fun. I loved it!

Pros: Trendy Atmosphere, Good Food

Cons: Parking

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I went to Rumba with my wife and two friends on Saturday night. As we were seated, I was accosted by the hostess and told to remove my ball cap. I would have been fine with that, but the way I was told was completely inappropriate. I kindly asked why and she went on to explain that they allow no billed caps or sports apparel. I asked if i needed a jacket and tie. Next, we were seated in the bar, where we were told was the smoking section, upon further review..... the actual bar is the only smoiking section, only 3 feet away. We were told that we would have to go to the bar to smoke. I bit my tongue. As we ordered and our meal came, there were numerous people standing next to me smoking and blowing smoke on me, I was appauled that because I asked for a table I could not smoke. As I finished my meal, I turned and notice a woman standing next to me, smoking or course and wearing a Mississippi State Volleyball T-shirt. What happened to this so called dress code. The food was sub-par at best and was not all brought out at once. The servers are dressed in less than you would find walking around in the local gentlemen's club and customers cannot wear hats? Go figure. This was the most miserable dining experience I have had in a long time. I would not recommend this place to anyone, and I will never grace this establishment with my presence again. For those looking for McDonald's quality food served in an extravagant asian type display with attitude from the staff you would find in 5-star restaurants in New York, I would recommend you waste your time and money and eat at Rumba.

0
★☆☆☆☆

I went to Rumba with my wife and two friends on Saturday night. As we were seated, I was accosted by the hostess and told to remove my ball cap. I would have been fine with that, but the way I was told was completely inappropriate. I kindly asked why and she went on to explain that they allow no billed caps or sports apparel. I asked if i needed a jacket and tie. Next, we were seated in the bar, where we were told was the smoking section, upon further review..... the actual bar is the only smoiking section, only 3 feet away. We were told that we would have to go to the bar to smoke. I bit my tongue. As we ordered and our meal came, there were numerous people standing next to me smoking and blowing smoke on me, I was appauled that because I asked for a table I could not smoke. As I finished my meal, I turned and notice a woman standing next to me, smoking or course and wearing a Mississippi State Volleyball T-shirt. What happened to this so called dress code. The food was sub-par at best and was not all brought out at once. The servers are dressed in less than you would find walking around in the local gentlemen's club and customers cannot wear hats? Go figure. This was the most miserable dining experience I have had in a long time. I would not recommend this place to anyone, and I will never grace this establishment with my presence again. For those looking for McDonald's quality food served in an extravagant asian type display with attitude from the staff you would find in 5-star restaurants in New York, I would recommend you waste your time and money and eat at Rumba.

Pros: None

Cons: Service, Food, Quality, Price, Attitude from employees

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I took some out of town friends there back in Febuary, without trying it myself first! I was really happy with the experience. The food was DELICIOUS, and the interior was really cool. I had the Pom-Mojito and it was SOOOO good. We went back a couple weeks later and had another good experience. The food is different and yummy! I had the cupcake trio dessert and it was SOOOO good! Especially the Bananas Foster one! My friend had the smores and they were good too! I recommend this place and can't wait to go back! I just wish it was a little cheaper, b/c after drinks and ordering things a la carte, my bf and I can't seem to get out of there under $60 dollars! Those mojitos are so good I can't stop at one! The service was decent, not excellent, but not horrible. I think the first time we went they didn't give us silverware, and then after the meal they took it away even though we had ordered dessert! So we had to ask a 2nd time in one meal for eating utensils! But it wasn't a big deal, we aren't difficult diners!

2
★★★★☆

I took some out of town friends there back in Febuary, without trying it myself first! I was really happy with the experience. The food was DELICIOUS, and the interior was really cool. I had the Pom-Mojito and it was SOOOO good. We went back a couple weeks later and had another good experience. The food is different and yummy! I had the cupcake trio dessert and it was SOOOO good! Especially the Bananas Foster one! My friend had the smores and they were good too! I recommend this place and can't wait to go back! I just wish it was a little cheaper, b/c after drinks and ordering things a la carte, my bf and I can't seem to get out of there under $60 dollars! Those mojitos are so good I can't stop at one! The service was decent, not excellent, but not horrible. I think the first time we went they didn't give us silverware, and then after the meal they took it away even though we had ordered dessert! So we had to ask a 2nd time in one meal for eating utensils! But it wasn't a big deal, we aren't difficult diners!

Pros: MOJITOS!

Cons: A tad pricey b/c so much stuff is a la carte

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There are so many good choices on this menu from all sorts of different cuisines that we keep coming back again and again. The Frankies, Tempura Roll, and Satay are wonderful. The quality is always top notch. The dark atmosphere and tall booths make the tables intimate even when the place is packed. We've had birthday parties on the patio, brought in friends and parents from out of town and everyone's been impressed. Love the mojitos and sangria. No mojito flavored mixer here!
Now if they'd just ban the smoking it would be a 10.

2
★★★★★

There are so many good choices on this menu from all sorts of different cuisines that we keep coming back again and again. The Frankies, Tempura Roll, and Satay are wonderful. The quality is always top notch. The dark atmosphere and tall booths make the tables intimate even when the place is packed. We've had birthday parties on the patio, brought in friends and parents from out of town and everyone's been impressed. Love the mojitos and sangria. No mojito flavored mixer here!
Now if they'd just ban the smoking it would be a 10.

Pros: Food, Drinks, Ambience

Cons: Food's too good to have smoke drifting around

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Everything is ala carte even the bread. Overpriced for what you get. The jerky pork entree was served with an item that had uncooked frozen greens of some nature. The taste was terrible. The curry shrimp needed more sauce. The rosemary bread was just pizza dough with dried rosemary sprinkled on top. The small portion that was served was not worth $4.00.

0
★☆☆☆☆

Everything is ala carte even the bread. Overpriced for what you get. The jerky pork entree was served with an item that had uncooked frozen greens of some nature. The taste was terrible. The curry shrimp needed more sauce. The rosemary bread was just pizza dough with dried rosemary sprinkled on top. The small portion that was served was not worth $4.00.

Pros: Location

Cons: Bad food and no parking

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If you like Tapas (small plates), the menu here is diverse and unique. The selections on the drink menu are surprising, with mango mojitos and Brazilian Caiprinas. Our server was friendly and food delivery was prompt.

2
★★★★★

If you like Tapas (small plates), the menu here is diverse and unique. The selections on the drink menu are surprising, with mango mojitos and Brazilian Caiprinas. Our server was friendly and food delivery was prompt.

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You have to try this drink. If you like Sangria you will love this and never go back to that regular wine with juice stuff again. I have been here to eat and to just sit at the bar. The bartender has always been great, I have had slow service when eating. The food is good and the fish was very well prepared, not common for Nashville. I keep going back for that DRINK. I may be there tonight!

2
★★★★★

You have to try this drink. If you like Sangria you will love this and never go back to that regular wine with juice stuff again. I have been here to eat and to just sit at the bar. The bartender has always been great, I have had slow service when eating. The food is good and the fish was very well prepared, not common for Nashville. I keep going back for that DRINK. I may be there tonight!

Pros: Trendy but relaxing

Cons: Not open for lunch

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A really wonderful spot to get delicious food that you can't get just anywhere. The madras mojito is so good I can hardly manage to try any of the other cocktails on their extensive list. Remember to take some cash to tip the valets, as it is NOT worth the headache to try and park without them, and they seriously hustle. Everyone is so nice and the atmosphere is very relaxed, yet fun.

It is one of my most favorite places in Nashville!!

2
★★★★★

A really wonderful spot to get delicious food that you can't get just anywhere. The madras mojito is so good I can hardly manage to try any of the other cocktails on their extensive list. Remember to take some cash to tip the valets, as it is NOT worth the headache to try and park without them, and they seriously hustle. Everyone is so nice and the atmosphere is very relaxed, yet fun.

It is one of my most favorite places in Nashville!!

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This restaraunt has the best curry in Nashville! I love their staff and food! They never skimp on ingredients and are very curteous and friendly. If you are looking for a nice variety of food and a pleasant dining experience - Go Here!

2
★★★★★

This restaraunt has the best curry in Nashville! I love their staff and food! They never skimp on ingredients and are very curteous and friendly. If you are looking for a nice variety of food and a pleasant dining experience - Go Here!

Pros: Great Food and Service

Cons: Front outdoor seating on West End - some might like cars whizzing by... I don't

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A perfect late night option as you night cap your romantic rondevoux with a Classic Mint Mohito. The atmosphere is chic, the booths are cozy, and there are even TV's for you guys that ditched the latest Yankees game to take out your cutie. They have a delicious tapas type of menu as well if you head out for an afternoon thing.

2
★★★★★

A perfect late night option as you night cap your romantic rondevoux with a Classic Mint Mohito. The atmosphere is chic, the booths are cozy, and there are even TV's for you guys that ditched the latest Yankees game to take out your cutie. They have a delicious tapas type of menu as well if you head out for an afternoon thing.

Cons: A little dim for a dinner, but perfect lighting for a hot night cap

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Rumba manages to combine a funky atmosphere with above average food. The waiters are very sociable and chatty but also determined to make it a good experience. The two menus are both great though it is hard to order off of both because of the two kitchens. Recommend the tempura green beans. Have never had another in my party dislike their menu choice. Also has a GREAT sangria cocktail!

2
★★★★☆

Rumba manages to combine a funky atmosphere with above average food. The waiters are very sociable and chatty but also determined to make it a good experience. The two menus are both great though it is hard to order off of both because of the two kitchens. Recommend the tempura green beans. Have never had another in my party dislike their menu choice. Also has a GREAT sangria cocktail!

Pros: great food, great patio, great service

Cons: loud and smoky, crowded at night

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Rumba has the coolest ambience. The patio is one of the best in Nashville in my opinion, the wait staff is very cool and friendly, and my favorite part is the mango mojitos. The vanilla mojito is good too...actually I love all of them. :) The nachos, jurk chicken (misspelled b/c this thing won't let me spell it the right way!) and chicken salad are all very yummy.

2
★★★★★

Rumba has the coolest ambience. The patio is one of the best in Nashville in my opinion, the wait staff is very cool and friendly, and my favorite part is the mango mojitos. The vanilla mojito is good too...actually I love all of them. :) The nachos, jurk chicken (misspelled b/c this thing won't let me spell it the right way!) and chicken salad are all very yummy.

Pros: Ambience, drinks, patio

Cons: parking lot

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I've been here several times, although not recently. During every visit except one I have sat at the bar. Service there is great, and although I didn't have any exotic drinks, those who were with me enjoyed theirs. Great rum selection, and Speedy the bartender is one of the best in Nashville (I'm assuming he's still there). Appetizers are wonderful and a great value, I especially enjoyed the Satay. The atmosphere indoors is open and interesting. Great place to eat or stop for a drink.

2
★★★★★

I've been here several times, although not recently. During every visit except one I have sat at the bar. Service there is great, and although I didn't have any exotic drinks, those who were with me enjoyed theirs. Great rum selection, and Speedy the bartender is one of the best in Nashville (I'm assuming he's still there). Appetizers are wonderful and a great value, I especially enjoyed the Satay. The atmosphere indoors is open and interesting. Great place to eat or stop for a drink.

Pros: Food (appetizers), Drinks and Bartenders, Value

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We've been to Rumba a bunch of times and have had great luck. The menu is leaps and bounds more creative than most of the trendy restaurants in Nashville. The chef truly understands fusion cusine and does a great job meshing Caribbean, Latin American and American flavors. Last night we started with rosemary flatbread, sopa de ajo (garlic broth soup) and a wasabi caesar salad, all of which had amazing flavor combinations. Our server was very attentive but still laid-back, and all in all we had a perfect experience. Surprisingly good wine list and unusual, tasty mixed rum drinks, too.

2
★★★★★

We've been to Rumba a bunch of times and have had great luck. The menu is leaps and bounds more creative than most of the trendy restaurants in Nashville. The chef truly understands fusion cusine and does a great job meshing Caribbean, Latin American and American flavors. Last night we started with rosemary flatbread, sopa de ajo (garlic broth soup) and a wasabi caesar salad, all of which had amazing flavor combinations. Our server was very attentive but still laid-back, and all in all we had a perfect experience. Surprisingly good wine list and unusual, tasty mixed rum drinks, too.

Pros: Outside seating, Great Service, Laid-Back Atmosphere

Cons: Limited parking

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My motive for going was the buy one get one free coupon from the Citipass book but after reading the reviews I went with the knowledge and expectation of horrible service but I was thrilled with our server, Lindsay, she was extremely attentive and friendly. The food was very good - the satay was delish but dessert was a dissapointment. The decor inside is shabby trendy caribbean-ish. We opted to sit out on the patio that features a breath taking view of the new West End Starbucks. We didnt even get attitude over using the coupon like in some places.
Over all I say it was excellent and worth going back for. They even give out little complimentry to-go coffee cakes to the gals only.

2
★★★★☆

My motive for going was the buy one get one free coupon from the Citipass book but after reading the reviews I went with the knowledge and expectation of horrible service but I was thrilled with our server, Lindsay, she was extremely attentive and friendly. The food was very good - the satay was delish but dessert was a dissapointment. The decor inside is shabby trendy caribbean-ish. We opted to sit out on the patio that features a breath taking view of the new West End Starbucks. We didnt even get attitude over using the coupon like in some places.
Over all I say it was excellent and worth going back for. They even give out little complimentry to-go coffee cakes to the gals only.

Pros: Awesome Food, Great Server Lindsay, Valet Parking

Cons: Bad Patio View

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We bought a gift certificate to Rumba and were very eager to spend it. We ordered drinks, appetizers, and entrees in that order. My sister ordered a pizza which arrived 5mi ns before our 1st appetizer hit the table. A couple of mins later, our appetizers arrived, and 30 sec after that so did our entrees. The waitress scrambled to move my plate and glass around in order to make room on the already crowed table for our entrees. I told her that we hadn't even had a chance to touch our appetizers yet, she offered to hold our food in the kitchen which I declined to do. My the time I reached my tuna, it was cold. We waited about 15 mins for the server to come back to our table so that I could ask her to "re heat" my food. The service was horrible!

0
★☆☆☆☆

We bought a gift certificate to Rumba and were very eager to spend it. We ordered drinks, appetizers, and entrees in that order. My sister ordered a pizza which arrived 5mi ns before our 1st appetizer hit the table. A couple of mins later, our appetizers arrived, and 30 sec after that so did our entrees. The waitress scrambled to move my plate and glass around in order to make room on the already crowed table for our entrees. I told her that we hadn't even had a chance to touch our appetizers yet, she offered to hold our food in the kitchen which I declined to do. My the time I reached my tuna, it was cold. We waited about 15 mins for the server to come back to our table so that I could ask her to "re heat" my food. The service was horrible!

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I note that there are a couple of disparaging reviews about the staff. Not so . . . they were wonderful. I did notice one man try to "use attitude" to weasle his way onto the patio without reservation. The more he whined, the less he got. BE A MENSCH . . . use communication and social skills and you will get top notch treatment, here and anywhere. I also recommend you call ahead for outside dining . . . seems to be popular on nice evenings. They had covered patio, valet parking, and heaters at the ready for the autumn nights.

I shouldn't even do this review as people are gonna hear about this restaurant and I won't be able to get a table! LOL

2
★★★★★

I note that there are a couple of disparaging reviews about the staff. Not so . . . they were wonderful. I did notice one man try to "use attitude" to weasle his way onto the patio without reservation. The more he whined, the less he got. BE A MENSCH . . . use communication and social skills and you will get top notch treatment, here and anywhere. I also recommend you call ahead for outside dining . . . seems to be popular on nice evenings. They had covered patio, valet parking, and heaters at the ready for the autumn nights.

I shouldn't even do this review as people are gonna hear about this restaurant and I won't be able to get a table! LOL

Pros: RUM DRINKS, RUM DRINKS, RUM DRINKS

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First, I must say Chef Ben Kirk out did hisself! The Fuego (open oven) menu is creative and excellent. The main menu's food's presentation was fiestive and the taste/flavor is amazing. The desserts are scrumpish, I wish I had a chef at home like this one.
The drinks are fun and exotic. The wait staff is fun and energetic. This is not your stuffy restaurant. Yet, it is professional and well put together.
I recommend Rumba to anyone and everyone who is tired of boring corporate restaurants.

2
★★★★★

First, I must say Chef Ben Kirk out did hisself! The Fuego (open oven) menu is creative and excellent. The main menu's food's presentation was fiestive and the taste/flavor is amazing. The desserts are scrumpish, I wish I had a chef at home like this one.
The drinks are fun and exotic. The wait staff is fun and energetic. This is not your stuffy restaurant. Yet, it is professional and well put together.
I recommend Rumba to anyone and everyone who is tired of boring corporate restaurants.

Pros: FOOD, staff, ddrinks

Cons: parking/have valet

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Absolutely the worst inattentative disinterested waitstaff ever encountered in a restaurant. The food was decent when it arrived. As a group, 'haven't you gotten your food yet" is not a refrain you're expecting to overhear from your customers.

1
★★☆☆☆

Absolutely the worst inattentative disinterested waitstaff ever encountered in a restaurant. The food was decent when it arrived. As a group, 'haven't you gotten your food yet" is not a refrain you're expecting to overhear from your customers.

Pros: Location

Cons: Service, Food, Waitstaff

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Terrible service. My boyfriend and I never even got our entrees, but the rest of our group finally did, although at different times. I do not recommend going here with a large group. The staff was not prepared and not friendly.

1
★★☆☆☆

Terrible service. My boyfriend and I never even got our entrees, but the rest of our group finally did, although at different times. I do not recommend going here with a large group. The staff was not prepared and not friendly.

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I had dinner with my husband and some friends at Rumba Saturday night. Not only did we enjoy fantastic drinks, dinner and dessert; the service was top notch. The server was very helpful (as we had never been) and had great suggestions. From appetizers and mojitos to dessert and coffee, we were very impressed!

2
★★★★★

I had dinner with my husband and some friends at Rumba Saturday night. Not only did we enjoy fantastic drinks, dinner and dessert; the service was top notch. The server was very helpful (as we had never been) and had great suggestions. From appetizers and mojitos to dessert and coffee, we were very impressed!

Pros: Excellent Mojitos, Diverse Menu, Friendly and helpful

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I have had just about everything on the menu and continue to be impressed by the food. The Rib Eye over the mashed potatoes is amazing! The sandwiches are delicious (especially the Cuban) and reasonably priced. We generally eat at the bar and the bar staff is exceptional. Very attentive and friendly. I also love the dark atmosphere of this bar and Chris (Speedy) makes the best Cosmo in town. I cannot say enough great things about this place. You must give it a try.

2
★★★★★

I have had just about everything on the menu and continue to be impressed by the food. The Rib Eye over the mashed potatoes is amazing! The sandwiches are delicious (especially the Cuban) and reasonably priced. We generally eat at the bar and the bar staff is exceptional. Very attentive and friendly. I also love the dark atmosphere of this bar and Chris (Speedy) makes the best Cosmo in town. I cannot say enough great things about this place. You must give it a try.

Pros: Great Food, Best Cosmo in town, Great bartenders

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15 minutes WITHOUT even water on the table,or drinks/appetizers ordered. Finally placed drink order,another 10 min wait. When portions of dinner were wrong,waiter pulled TOTAL attitude,was unapologetic, &took things back to the kitchen only after ARGUING w/us about why it wasn't right or offering to fix it. When entrees arrived,other portions wrong,waiter AGAIN pulled attitude. After this,we were told--BY THE MANAGER--it "wasn't his problem," &he ALSO refused to fix/remove these items from our tab. He "wasn't comfortable" providing customer service or making WRONG ORDERS--orders HIS kitchen &HIS bar staff flubbed--RIGHT! Rumba definitely lost 5 customers Sat.nite, &judging from the scene the manager made w/his treatment of our table (going off on us?!),I'm sure he lost several tables more &made quite a name for himself &his establishment's reputation.... will NEVER GO THERE AGAIN. Even if food is/was good (when it was right),it's not worth being humiliated or treated like that over!!

0
★☆☆☆☆

15 minutes WITHOUT even water on the table,or drinks/appetizers ordered. Finally placed drink order,another 10 min wait. When portions of dinner were wrong,waiter pulled TOTAL attitude,was unapologetic, &took things back to the kitchen only after ARGUING w/us about why it wasn't right or offering to fix it. When entrees arrived,other portions wrong,waiter AGAIN pulled attitude. After this,we were told--BY THE MANAGER--it "wasn't his problem," &he ALSO refused to fix/remove these items from our tab. He "wasn't comfortable" providing customer service or making WRONG ORDERS--orders HIS kitchen &HIS bar staff flubbed--RIGHT! Rumba definitely lost 5 customers Sat.nite, &judging from the scene the manager made w/his treatment of our table (going off on us?!),I'm sure he lost several tables more &made quite a name for himself &his establishment's reputation.... will NEVER GO THERE AGAIN. Even if food is/was good (when it was right),it's not worth being humiliated or treated like that over!!

Pros: Eclectic Menu, Yummy Food

Cons: HORRIBLY RUDE MANAGER, AWFUL Service, AWFUL DRINKS

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My friends and I have been several times for dinner and drinks. We've been treated like royalty every time! The food is amazing, the drinks are great, and the service is beyond reproach. A manager even let my friend step into their freezer (escorted, of course) when she had a huge hot flash! I can't say enough good about this restaurant!

2
★★★★★

My friends and I have been several times for dinner and drinks. We've been treated like royalty every time! The food is amazing, the drinks are great, and the service is beyond reproach. A manager even let my friend step into their freezer (escorted, of course) when she had a huge hot flash! I can't say enough good about this restaurant!

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Asian? The food definitely has a Carribean flavor, and with a name like "Rhumba"...need I say more. The food is great. Valet parking is a must on a busy night. The drinks are great and interesting. Come on guys...couldn't you spring for some thin padded cushions for the seating? This place is too good to suffer the consequences of uncomfortable seating. I agree that the waiter staff seems to be working everywhere, slightly too visible. The great food far outweighs the few negatives.

2
★★★★☆

Asian? The food definitely has a Carribean flavor, and with a name like "Rhumba"...need I say more. The food is great. Valet parking is a must on a busy night. The drinks are great and interesting. Come on guys...couldn't you spring for some thin padded cushions for the seating? This place is too good to suffer the consequences of uncomfortable seating. I agree that the waiter staff seems to be working everywhere, slightly too visible. The great food far outweighs the few negatives.

Pros: Great food, Interesting drinks, Good staff

Cons: Uncomfortable seats, Limited Parking

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I have only sampled a couple menu items, and two deserts, and I can already tell Rumba is a restaurant that I will frequent often. The menu is mainly Southeast-Asian, South American, and caribbean. The desserts are outstanding, try the Bacardi 151 flambe flan, or the torta tres leches. Delicous!! The only down side is the EXTREME lack of parking. Man did these guys get gyped in the real-estate area. But the restaruant is good, and the food is great. I plan on getting the Satays next time, and hopefully some rum. Enjoy!!

2
★★★★☆

I have only sampled a couple menu items, and two deserts, and I can already tell Rumba is a restaurant that I will frequent often. The menu is mainly Southeast-Asian, South American, and caribbean. The desserts are outstanding, try the Bacardi 151 flambe flan, or the torta tres leches. Delicous!! The only down side is the EXTREME lack of parking. Man did these guys get gyped in the real-estate area. But the restaruant is good, and the food is great. I plan on getting the Satays next time, and hopefully some rum. Enjoy!!

Pros: Good Food

Cons: No Parking

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This new hot spot has a great cocktail menu, but we were very disappointed in the food. Not much zing to the entrees, beef was overcooked, and the presentation was uninspiring. Wait staff seemed clueless. There are some neat touches to the decor, but the service areas should have been hidden better.

1
★★☆☆☆

This new hot spot has a great cocktail menu, but we were very disappointed in the food. Not much zing to the entrees, beef was overcooked, and the presentation was uninspiring. Wait staff seemed clueless. There are some neat touches to the decor, but the service areas should have been hidden better.

Pros: Great cocktails

Cons: Lousy food

 

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