The Cuban

4.4
135 reviews
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$40 and under
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Cuban
Top tags:
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
With flavours inspired by Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean, world renowned cocktails and rum punches, and of course, a rich and unique Cuban coffee experience, The Cuban Oracle is fast becoming one of the hottest spots to be seen on the Gold Coast.
When we say we are passionate about food, drink, music and Cuban culture we really mean it. This is our little piece of one of the most exciting cultures in the world and we want to share it with you.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Cuban, Spanish
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Sunday
11:00 am - Late
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Phone number
(07) 5526 9769
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Additional
Beer, Entertainment, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 135 People Are Saying
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LL
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 4service 2ambience 5

The Live music (singer) was the highlight of our dinner at The Cuban, he created such a beautiful vibe and his voice was heavenly (very much like Guy Sebastian!). The food was also fantastic and Red Sangria - YUM! Unfortunately the service was terrible, our waited was pre occupied and he was not at all friendly but the food and music will get us back there again :-)

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TB
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was unique and outstanding in taste! The atmosphere on a Saturday night is great busy but the singer made the atmosphere his voice and choice of music was great in the beackground. Definitely a restaurant I will be a regular at.

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MJ
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant, yummy food and fun vibe ! I would definitely recommend The Cuban and would go there again !

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MD
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Ordered medium rare steak and was cooked well done.

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EF
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The venue was very good but our table location was not the best. Given the restuarant was not busy we were placed in a corner where there was no atmosphere.

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AM
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere is lively with roaming entertainment. The ambiance is great with nice warm decor and comfortable seating. Service was exceptional and the food was so delicious. The Cuban is as great find!

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JP
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great and authentic Cuban food and great service in a fun atmosphere

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SE
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

The food was great but we all felt rushed to eat and leave. As we ordered a banquet style meal, all dishes seemed to be presented before we had time to finish the first and it wasnt a large enough table to leave the plates so we had to scoff what we had in front of us. It just wasnt the relaxed dining we were hoping for. The restuarant was packed and noisy, and more of a cafe style eatery. Our drinks order was incorrect, but delicious, once returned corrected. Oh and the maitre d rang us twice to see why we hadnt turned up - when we were actually seated in the restuarant.

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E
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

We ordered the banquet for 2 people and on the menu it sounded amazing and very diverse but unfortunately the food didn't match what we expected from the menu.

The meals sizes were very small and were quite bland, the mushroom tapas was 2 medium sizes mushrooms cut in half and although they tasted nice was very small. The cigars were very thin and bland and the prawns were very tough and the rice was very watery. we were hugely disappointed as was expecting flavoursome south american cuisine.

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RC
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed our visit and as it was the first time we had the Tapas menu BUT felt some of the tapas were too large...in particular the chick peas salad ...way to big...and filling therefore could not enjoy additional tapas....prices need to be a little lower for Tapas ...experience tells me about $12 ea.

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MS
2 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you ever go anywhere for dinner...you MUST go to The Cuban. It is just outstanding for food, service and ambiance.

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R
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We had a nice night at the Cuban. The food was nice and the service was good. Our waitress was very pleasant. It was fairly noisy so difficult to talk at times, but I guess that’s yo be expected at Broadbeach. Overall we had a pleasant night.

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DC
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a great night and the food was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Our waiter was very efficient and there was a good selection of wines as well.

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a
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on 15 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was wonderful! Our group of 5 ordered tapas and had a richly variable selection: prawns, pulpo, salmon ceviche, lamb cigars, and calamari. We also had a wonderful chocolate dessert. When the band was playing - and they were good - it was difficult to talk with one another.

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JC
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good service & well catered for children as well.

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VC
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We LOVE THIS RESTAURANT!! The service was incredible and the food... OMG. You can’t go to Broadbeach without going to The Cuban. It would be a crime.

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G
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and atmosphere with an awesome singer to entertain. Staff very efficient and helpful, will be back.

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JW
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambience , Great food We loved the live music !

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NH
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

I really like this restaurant unfortunately this time, the service was a bit off. Ordered two cocktails and tapas and we were almost finished the tapas before the drinks came. Our table was not cleared before our mains came. The food is always lovely. Very tasty and good example of origins. Good wine list and bar range is extensive.

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SC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The mojitos are the best anywhere, and food never disappoints. Not the coolest restaurant in the area, but good food and good for a group.

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OT
Tasmania
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience and service. The food was 1st class

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J
1 review
Dined on 20 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Lovely tapas, great pork belly, we would like slightly longer between courses, but the food was very tasty.

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KY
New Zealand
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Overall a yummy dinner and our entrees and mains were cooked perfectly. Good recommendation for wine by waiter, service was good although some staff seemed a little indifferent. Would recommend eating here as the food is worth it

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G
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Great selection of Tapas that we thoroughly enjoyed. The live music was perfect and will be back.

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TA
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love The Cuban - always great food, friendly staff and a fabulous atmosphere - highly recommend!!

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PB
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Cosy ambience. Nice service. Will be back soon!

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MS
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic!!!! Really excellent food and the service is 2nd to none. I love this place.

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CS
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The atmosphere was great. The food was good but perhaps mains a little overpriced. Over all very enjoyable night

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S
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very enjoyable Tapas and wine for a family birthday celebration. Food and service was excellent and good value. We were there during the Comm Games so plenty of atmosphere in Broadbeach, a great night!

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MY
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff are so nice , and the foods are just perfect for me.

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DW
London
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

good quality cuban food - varied menu and good service

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DR
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We had an enjoyable evening and were delighted in sharing the tapas among the table. The calamari was amazing. Will be back soon

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b
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A great vibe, good menu with a range of vegetarian options. I've been a couple of times and always have a lovely night

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OT
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We came back as we loved the food and were thrilled on Friday night with the entertainment- 2 dancers in great costumes who made the evening not only more enjoyable but also memorable-we will be back.

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JM
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 5

Had the banquet. Very small portions. Not good value. Left hungry

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NA
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best places I've ever eaten at, will definitely go again when I visit QLD.

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JN
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Beautiful food, it's great to be able to try different flavours/dishes with the Tapas option. Service was prompt and friendly. LOVED the live performance by Thomas Stowers.

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TP
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great service
Will go back again
The rum was delicious

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LP
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, friendly and attentive service, an excellent night all round. Highly recommended.

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MW
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

I highly recommend this place! The live musician was just 'wow', the mojitos were fantastic and the food was absolutely delicious 🙂

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