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Fidel's Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , Cuban
234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-801 6868
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (82 reviews)
“spanish eggs” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 672 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My lovely wife and I popped into Fidel's for lunch one day. It's a cool little Cuba Street cafe with a faux Latino vibe and a menu to match. We'd been camping for a few days so were in the mood for a big lunch....More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a much needed recovery breakfast Sunday morning. Everything was amazingly delicious. Coffee was amazing. Cool funky place and all the staff were friendly, attentive and enjoyable. Highly recommend. Thanks guys! Just what we needed.

Thank kimdavis4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ended up going to Fidel's twice,first time with tour group. Everyone ordered something different from pizza, salad, chicken (spicy yum), beef, catch of the day (waiter was local and attractive), etc. Red, white and assorted hue wines available and a selection of beers. I actually...More

Thank Proxanax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were hungry, it looked busy, so we stopped in for dinner. Ordered fish tacos, fried chicken and vegetarian nachos. Nachos had flavoured tortilla chips, maybe jalapeño? Left feeling very full. Prices were better than others on Cuba st. Clean bathrooms. Small, covered outdoor seating...More

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fidel's is imbued with the Cuba Street vibe, so if you like your meal constructed to standard specifications, your waitstaff in uniforms and well versed in the art of upselling, and your restauarnts dominated by a quiet sense of order, this is probably not the...More

1  Thank FlyEatSleepRepeat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for brunch on a busy Saturday! Wait was relatively short and the staff were fantastic! However the vegan breakfast was bland with zero flavour with the exception of the beans! It was large but it didn’t get eaten due to the lack of flavour!...More

Thank Gori_inwellington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews & had recommendations from friends, we decided to visit for Sunday breakfast/ brunch - not sure what time they switch to the other... the cafe was busy but we got a table quickly and the service from all was super friendly...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good solid,safe,staple eatery with a relaxed and easy vibe from patrons and staff alike. Place was humming but meals/drinks were delivered quickly. A messed up order was dealt with well but our waiter.. nothing is a problem here.

Thank stessymags
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here tonight ordered pizza , vegan bowl and quesadillas, came quickly and all was delicious, very well priced and we left stuffed. The inside is very eclectic and seems to attract a very mixed group of customers- definitely will return

Thank holidaysmakelifex
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Still good food, great coffee and good vibe. We actually got a table without a long wait (always full in the weekend) for brunch. Seems that they have reasonable Vegan options for the vegan in our family. Interesting that we weren't asked at the end...More

Thank Wayne K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 6868
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