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Is Son Cubano worth it?

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ladypandora Aug 16, 2007 09:19 AM

I've read some reviews that say the service is horrible and food is not that great but these were old reviews. Hopefully they've improved by now? Right? Right????

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    randymac88 Aug 16, 2007 09:34 AM

    In my opinion, it is still an "avoid at all costs" situation. Mediocre food, Mojitos that are not all that unique or "better" (despite the $12 price tag), and overall outrageously expensive. A few months back three of us sat down for literally 30 minutes, had one mojito each, two small shared appetizers, and all-in after tip we were out over $80 bucks. All this with pretty snooty "holier than thou" service.

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      censorone Aug 16, 2007 12:22 PM

      i agree. it's been sometime since i posted here but i went the other week and i am usually not the type to let bad service get in the way of enjoying a meal but the attitude and lack of attentive service ruined my evening. i'd rather not bash too much but i feel if you're paying for atmosphere, there are many better places around meat packing. for good cuban in the area, hopefully Chelsea Havana has or is near reopening.

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        princeofpork Aug 16, 2007 12:41 PM

        If you want good Cuban at reasonable prices you must try cafecito on ave C

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          LeahBaila Aug 16, 2007 12:59 PM

          Second cafecito

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      sam1 Aug 16, 2007 01:13 PM

      my ex girlfriend dragged me here 2 summers ago. they originally placed us at a table next to the kitchen which was so inappropriate, i complained. they moved us to the front.

      the food was overpriced, mediocre cuban food that you could get for $8 a plate at margon. dinner for 2 with drinks was probably $150.

      made me decide never to pay for a meal in the meatpacking area again.

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