Cubacàn Restaurant and Bar
800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11:30 am–10:30 pm; Fri-Sun, 11:30 am–11:30 pm.
Style: Located on the Asbury Park boardwalk, Cubacàn has a contemporary design that complements the modern Cuban cuisine. Bamboo plants and other live greenery make the interior lush and add to the island mood.
Don’t Miss: Try the sopa de frijoles negros (black bean soup) served with chopped red onion ($5.95) or the fried calamari with a spicy mix of salsa verde, salsa rojo and garlic aioli ($12.95). Sample a zesty ensalada de piña, a summer salad with pineapple, green beans, habanero, onion and cilantro topped with a tropical vinaigrette ($8.95). Or try traditional churrasco, grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce, white rice and black beans ($17.95).
Heads Up: Cubacàn is a short walk from Convention Hall and the Stone Pony.
The Scoop: A wide variety of drink specials are available, including sangrias, martinis and margaritas.