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CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Romeo y Julieta

Where art thou Romeo?

Why part with your hard earned cash when you can grapple a nearly identical knock-off blend for a fraction of the price? Smooth, creamy, and enjoyable to the nub, these medium-bodied top-notch handmades deliver in every facet. You can thank me later.

Romeo y Julieta is a registered trademark of Altadis USA.

Pack In Stock MSRP Price Qty Cart
Bully (Robusto) (5.0"x50)
BDL OF 20 In Stock $116.00 $39.00
Cedro Deluxe (Corona) (6.5"x42)
BDL OF 20 In Stock $118.00 $39.00
Churchill (7.0"x50)
BDL OF 20 In Stock $138.00 $41.00
Gigante (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
BDL OF 20 In Stock $165.00 $43.00
Torpedo (6.0"x52)
BDL OF 20 In Stock $158.00 $41.00
Overall Rating 4.11 out of 5 Based on 37 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “CI Knock-Offs - Compare to Romeo y Julieta”

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3 out of 5
Good everyday smoke.
I wouldn't compare to Romeo y Julieta's, but a good value for an everyday smoke.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-offs are a great value.
For an everyday smoke, the knock-offs are amazingly smooth and similar to their name brand inspirations. You can't go wrong with these. The draw is even, no burn, even when smoking to the nub. These are excellent cigars for the money.
5 out of 5
Love them
I bought the ci knockoffs Romeo y julieta's 6x60's, very smooth, nice burn, easy draw, nice ash! I liked them so well I turned around and bought 3 more bundles!!
3 out of 5
Not my Type
I tried these because I had been ordering another Knock-Off torpedo. The wrapper was much darker than the picture in the catalog, and this cigar was much stronger than the one I had been ordering. No more of these for me.
5 out of 5
Great taste great smoke
Great taste great smoke
4 out of 5
Good cigar
These are a good everyday smoke. I would recommend planning to season them to get the humidity right before using them.
4 out of 5
the knock-offs are a good
the knock-offs are a good every day smoke at a great price, good draw and burn. the ryj suits my mid flavor tastes. will be ordering more of these. Tony, Minnesota
4 out of 5
Good Smoke
Can not be beat for the price
2 out of 5
Cheaply Made
Won’t buy them again - the filler comes apart in your mouth
5 out of 5
CI Knock-offs - Partagas
GGod taste -easy draw -little too expensie
5 out of 5
Great products , fast shipping
Thank you for having a easy way to order online and a fast turn around to ship the items..great products.. Thank you can't wait to do business again with you
5 out of 5
first purchase
Excellent quality, good price but slightly light on flavor. I think I prefer the Partagas knockoffs.
1 out of 5
Decided to by knock off version of my favorite cigar. Big mistake, awful draw, awful burn and flavor was off. After smoking 5 I threw the rest away.
3 out of 5
Fair price, decent smoke
Great cigar for the golf course. Fair price.
4 out of 5
Good cigar at a great
Good cigar at a great price
5 out of 5
Great cigar
This is a full bodied smooth smoking cigar. Not always a consistent roll though, a few will canoe or smoke down the middle. All in all, a great cigar for the money. Just ordered my 3rd batch. The Alec Bradley Knock Offs are also a good smoke for the price.
3 out of 5
These don't qualify as knock
These don't qualify as knock offs.They are just fairly good run of the mill every day cigars.
4 out of 5
Great cigar burns well and is very enjoyable!
5 out of 5
Exellent cigars
Exellent cigars
5 out of 5
Best $$$ Spent
Excellent cigars. Well made, couldn't ask for anything better...
5 out of 5
Good smoke
for the price per stick this cannot be beat. Good burn and no tobacco pieces.
3 out of 5
decent cigar but read the description carefully. they do not say long fillerand the torp i am currently smoking is a sandwich type cigar so i am eating lil pieces of tobacco right now. just wish i had known, that makes these much less of a value sm
4 out of 5
Great Smoke
The cigars are really easy to smoke but do have some difficulty staying lit at the end of the cigar. For the price they are really good. I have received many compliments on them as well.
5 out of 5
CI knockoffs- compare to R Y J
I liked the even slow burn with big plumes Of smoke. They are a fair priced cigar.
4 out of 5
not bad
Pretty good smoke. Flavor is not too far from the real thing, but like a lot of others have mentioned they are rolled a little loose. Definitely worth the price.
5 out of 5
always a great smoke!!
always a great smoke!!
4 out of 5
Knockoffs are better then you think
i have been ordering knockoffs for some time. For they price, they are a very good deal.
5 out of 5
Good cigar for the money
Good medium smoke, with good draw, even burn, and good flavor. Time in a humidor will only improve these.
5 out of 5
Great replacement
I really like the CI knockoff. Have ordered them several times now as they are my everyday cigar.
5 out of 5
CI Knock-off (Romeo)
This is the first time I've tried these and my first thought was this is not a Romeo. My second though was this is a very, very good knock-off and has all the qualities I enjoy in the Romeo.. taste, draw, burn. I would buy again but I enjoy trying new cigars At the price it's money well spent and an excellent cigar on it's own
5 out of 5
Very Good Best Everyday Smoke
These cigars are perfect for a morning smoke with your cup of coffee and with your afternoon lunch and just perfect to wrap up the day. So these are good to smoke anytime of the day or night.
5 out of 5
Your service is great.
Nothing beats a Romeo but this are close
2 out of 5
ci knockoffs compared to romeo and julieta
not a good comparison. constantly taking in pieces of tobacco leaf with each draw. taste ok but not like romeo and julieta.
3 out of 5
Good smoke but most of the cigars were packed loose
For the price you pay, these are a great smoke. Nice pull and great taste. My only major complaint was they are packed so loose that when you smoke them you get bits of tobacco in your mouth. Other than that, would recommend them to anyone.
4 out of 5
Great taste but loose
The CI knock offs taste great for the price. The only issue that I have with the cigar is the small pieces of tobacco that flack off into my mouth during the smoke. If they could fix that this cigar would be perfect.
5 out of 5
I am absolutely amazed at
I am absolutely amazed at the flavor, consistency, and the burn of these cigars!! I will buy some more
3 out of 5
Flavor is good, very much
Flavor is good, very much like a true RyJ, however every draw brings small bits of leaf and wrappers tend to break, problems not experienced with a true RyJ. I will probably move to a better constructed option for my every day smoke and pay full price for the RyJ simply for a better constructed stick. I found the Knock Offs a little disappointing.
Customer Testimonials
I just got the Belicosos yesterday and WOW! This is truly a close copy of the real thing. They just need to go in the humidor for a rest, BUT I can't keep my hand out of the bundle. I fear they will never get to "rest" a sufficient amount of time because I can't stop smoking them up. I will get these again in the future. A real honest value which is rare in the cigar world these days. Most knock-offs are not worth the price, BUT THESE definitely are.
These were okay; spongy and burned quickly. Some other reviews were accurate to the cigars I received. For $2 a stick, I'll stick with some better "every day" options and pay full price for the RyJ quality construction.
Good cigar. Hard to tell they were knock offs. Would order again.
Great cigar pretty close to the real thing. It's a little airy not tightly packed but still can get an hour of smoke time. The cost is awesome, thanks CI.
RyJ is my favorite smoke, but I must admit these are just as good at half the price. Had a friend try one and he thought it was the real thing.
Good flavor and smoke. Accurate to the real thing. Unfortunately, over half of these arrived with torn wrappers. The brand-name sticks in the same shipment had no such problem. I'll likely stay with the original from now on.
Pleasantly surprised at the quality of these! My first order of Knock-offs and I'll be back for more!
Great stick! Just had one after receiving it in the mail. I was really impressed with how CI ships your cigars! After spending $8 on a Romeo y Julieta at my local cigar store, I thought I would try the knock off. Glad I did. This stick burns even with a long ash, and tastes really close to the original blend. It is a well made cigar. I have a tee time with some golf buddies tomorrow. Can't wait to share these with them. They'll never no the difference! Nate from Nebraska
A tasty inexpensive cigar. Mild to medium. Good construction, good burn...enjoyed for an hour.
I have had a couple of these now with not a lot of rest. They are spongy and extremely loose. The Romeo y Julieta flavor is there. But that's it. Every draw brings small bits of leaf. Really disappointing. I'm hoping rest helps some of the issues.
I thought "why not" on giving these a try, since the price is so good, and that I love Romeo y Julieta, and I'm very glad that I did! They honestly feel close to the quality of the name brand. Very enjoyable and easy smoke.
Very close to the true flavor of a R&J. Takes about five minutes to get the full flavor going. Over all a very good value.