Cuban Revolution

318 Blackwell St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 687-4300
Cuisine: Cuban, American
Price: $$

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  • Hours
    Monday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 1:30 AM
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Cuban Revolution does not honor discounts on alcohol.
  • Atmosphere Romantic, Live Music, Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Family / Children, Bar Scene
  • Amenities TV, Private Party Room, Wi-fi
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Gluten-Free Items
  • Bar Full Bar, Beer, Wines, Micro Brews
  • Banquet Facilities 20 - 50 People
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Meal Times Served Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Availability Street, Parking on Site
  • Attire Casual
  • Payment Methods Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa


In the heart of Downtown Durham's Entertainment District, located on the beautiful American Tobacco Campus, just minutes from the Durham Bulls Triple A Baseball Park and the Durham Performing Arts Center. Plenty of on-site covered parking. We provide a spirited swanky setting that propels you to tropical 1950s Cuba. Rat Pack was kicking. Beatles were rocking. Malcolm X and MLK were teaching. JFK was a President, not just an airport and Havana was about to explode. Years ago, we were told that to be successful in the restaurant industry, we couldn't mix politics with food. Well, so much for that advice. We offer great food, decor, inspired artwork and music specifically chosen to set the stage for a return to an era when challenging the norm was the norm. When JFK was a President not an airport. When universities were hotbeds of political dissent. When the Rat Pack, Bardot and Marilyn were center stage and the promise of revolutionary Cuba filled the air. We offer a spirited counter-culture environment reminiscent of a 1960s coffee house with the passion of a Latin beat offering our own version of what we call Revolution Fusion Cuisine. Our menu features homemade Cuban staples like Ropa Vie, Pressed Sandwiches and Pork Platters, award-winning tapas, combined with a touch of 60s Americana such as Red Square Velvet Cake all wrapped up in a swanky setting that propels you back in time. Enjoy!

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Rated 4 out of 5 by 411reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wait staff were excellent. Great menu with selection. Aug 19, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Poor service, along with raised prices. Aug 11, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by The food was okay. I wouldn't go there on my own. Even with the coupon my bill was $40 and fries, etc were extra. I quess I was expecting a bigger bargin. The food was just okay. I got a wrap and it needed something, like a sauce or something on it. Aug 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The food was delicious. The wait time was very short. The waiter was very professional. Aug 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by I always wanted to eat at the Cuban Revolution. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. Jul 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great atmosphere, good food & friendly service! Jul 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The waitress was excellent and the service was good.The food was delicious.They gave me no problem with using my certificate. Jul 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food! Great staff! Wonderful atmosphere! Jul 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by It was just one waitress Jul 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great service as well as food & drinks Jul 14, 2014
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