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Mar 21, 2009 12:17 PM

Asia de Cuba--go or avoid?

hi Ny chowers...I will be visiting from out of town and am staying at morgon's hotel. Wondering about the restaurant in the hotel: Asia de Cuba. Any thoughts?

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  1. Expensive and overrated. I'd go there for drinks but not dinner.

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    1. re: ShinjukuAce

      Yes, it is over rated and same old, same old. There are so many better choices to pick from.
      This place needs a make over on their menu.

      1. re: ShinjukuAce

        I absolutely agree! For the prices it is so not worth it. Completely overrated!

        1. re: jra196

          Hugely overrated and wayyyy overpriced. So many better options in the city. Pretty much all of Chodorow's restaurants fall into this category (China Grill, Kobe Club, etc)

      2. The tuna tare tare app is one of the best in the city. The food is good, slightly overpriced but the portions are family style. Cool atmosphere. If you go you wont walk out dissapointed.

        1. Asia de Cuba is not my personal favorite - I find some of the flavor combinations strange. However, there are excellent Korean restaurants in the immediate neighborhood. I suggest Woo Chon, just around the corner at 8 west 36th St.

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          1. awful...the food is expensive asian fusion garbage...would highly recommend avoiding

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            1. re: Lau

              I don't agree. It's a fun place and one dish is amazing though it sounds awful--a salad with bananas, lightly fried calamari and greens.

              1. re: Lau

                Wow.. I have always wanted to visit but I never made it there. I think the price was one and some of the food combination is another. Do you know how much it is per person to eat there? Also, do they still have those communal tables? I am a little (actually a lot!) anti-social so that will be a death sentence to me even if the food is good.....

              2. I have actually always enjoyed Asia de Cuba... yes, it's pricey, but the portions are family-sized. Works much better for a group, though.