Cuba 512

Cuba512 is a place of discovery. A genuine, Cuban restaurant and bar, Cuba512 offers traditional Cuban dishes, all freshly prepared with hand-picked ingredients and served alongside island fresh cocktails and tropical smoothies. Cuba512 promises you a highly authentic Cuban experience by catering to all your senses. Its talented staff, decor, music, food, and beverage bring the ambiance of Cuba directly to Austin. We especially invite you to try our signature, hand crafted, Caribbean mojitos.

Iska Gener left Cuba in 2008 at age 24. His circuitous path to the United States via Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Brasil, and Mexico over the next two years served as introduction to mainland, Latin American cuisine and her various dinning customs. After finally arriving in Austin, Texas in 2010, Iska began working at popular Cuban restaurants. Iska’s honest and hard-working character, coupled with his fun-loving and generous personality were an immediate fit. As a result, his natural talent for the restaurant industry quickly led to a successful management role which he held for the three years ending in 2014. With this background and a trove of family recipes, Iska formed his own vision for a Cuban establishment in Austin, whose philosophy, “Simple, Fresh & Homemade” would resonate in Austin quest for authenticity.

In February 2015, Iska and his Ecuadorian wife Tuky opened Cuba 512 as a manifestation of their own American Dream. In 2019, Iska partnered with Shay Reynolds whom runs The AR Adventure Austin to offer unique augmented reality game experiences for locals and visitors to Austin directly from the Cuba 512 location on Congress Avenue, just a few blocks from the State Capital of Texas.

Leisure guests, teams, families and friends may now come to eat and play at Cuba 512 seven days a week. Augmented Reality games are super popular for work groups whom are looking for collaborative fun team building events. Groups may reach out to The AR Adventure Austin for a quotation 512-580-2525 or book@thearadventureaustin.com.

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