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Fidel's Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, , Cuban
234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-801 6868
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (80 reviews)
“spanish eggs” (21 reviews)
“cubano” (7 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fidel's is a restaurant with a reputation with yopros such that every Saturday and Sunday brunch can find it bursting at the seams. Avoid those times and you can get an enjoyable breakfast (or lunch - grab a Cubano sandwich and enjoy) and a smoky...More

Thank KoF127
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch today. My partner and I were offered only packed communal areas to sit even though two couples after us were sat at regular tables even though we were there first and asked for a regular table. Service was beyond slow. The...More

Thank lilleydreams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a Pulled Pork Quesadilla and my brother had a pizza. Both were excellent and the service could not have been faulted I hadn’t been to Fidel’s for a long time (mid nineties). It was good then and good nowadays.

Thank naw_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as it’s supposed to be an institution - service was slow and surly, food was awful - had the Halloumi toast and it came with a layer of avocado that could barely be seen, never mind taste it, plus onions (which I can’t...More

Thank JoeMelbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

45min wait for food, no apology from manager who has no idea about customer service. Poor coffee, lukewarm, banana bread very dry and old.

Thank Virginie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though Fidel's is a tiny bit outside of the main 'city centre' (a bit of a walk down Cuba Street, which is worth doing by itself), it is one of my favorite places to go for lunch in the city. The food here is...More

Thank Peter_dR_NZ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast, as it was close to our accommodation. Short wait for a table. Order taken quickly, drinks arrived, then meals before too long. Several choices of waffle on menu, we had 2 of them, which we enjoyed. Quirky setting, nice...More

Thank rem868
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Bacon butty is superb doo da, doo da! Bacon buttieswith a spinach side oh doo dah day. Bacon butty highbacon butty low! Bacon butty with an egg on board oh doo dah day!

Thank John-boy0803
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I ordered the Cuban sandwich. It was phenomenal. I really liked what they grilled it in. Tasted like mustard and curry maybe? Great dish. All the food my family had looked really good as well. Highly recommend.

Thank Raleigh C
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I had a Oreo milkshake which was the best by the way and also some wedges. The atmosphere is pleasant and the staff are just lovely.

Thank liv_monkman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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