A Little Bit of Cuba
A Freehold, NJ Dining Review
A Little Bit of Cuba
2 E Main St
Price: Moderate - Expensive
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Food is well prepared using fresh ingredients
On street parking on busy week end evenings can be a bit of a hassle. Try the free public lot across Main street.
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared Latin food with Cuban ambiance
Not Recommended For: Diners who may prefer traditional American food in a family oriented setting.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Pescado Frito,
Deep-fried whole red snapper; The Churrasco a la Parilla;
Angus skirt steak, house made chimichurri, white rice &
black beans; and The Lechon Asado Tradicional, slow-roasted pork, secret blend of herbs & spices, moros, yuca frita.
Liquor: BYOB, If you forget your wine/beer, there is a liquor store across the street.
A little Bit of Cuba is a BYOB serving generous portions of authentic Cuban dishes.
The restaurant is owned and operated by Chef Jesus Lopez and his wife Sandra Lopez, who manages the dining area
Mr. Lopez, a native of Cuba, while not having any formal culinary training, developed his culinary skills while working in Latin restaurants and in his mother's kitchen using many of her recipes.
The decor is attractive chic. The ambiance is cozy with toned green and exposed brick walls, and dark wood flooring.
There is soothing Latin music in the background. On weekends they have a live band playing Latin music.
The menu offers a nice variety of Cuban specialties, although for a casual dining restaurant, the prices for some of the entrees are on the high side. This is no doubt due to the large portions of meat provided.
After being seated, you are served with a basket of fried plantain, and presented with the menu, and asked for your drink order from a selection of bottled drinks
The service is friendly and attentive.
A Little Bit of Cuba is open seven days/week. Monday to Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 pm.. Friday, & Saturday 11:39 am to 10:30 pm.; and Sunday, noon to 9 pm
(update May, 2015)
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