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Cafe Habana Malibu

3939 Cross Creek Rd, Malibu Lumber Yard, Malibu, CA 90265-4995
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Ranked #34 of 83 Restaurants in Malibu
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Cuban
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Pacific Coast Hig
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English first
Lake Worth, FL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

After a busy day of shopping in Malibu Country Mart, we stopped in here for margaritas and guacamole. The place was just getting busy and lots of staff running around, so we patiently waited and waited for a waiter. After 10 minutes, I stopped a manager to ask for service. She was very nice and promised to send someone over.... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Yummy and delicious, will come back soon. Fun atmosphere, great service, and good fresh ingredients.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Patio dining that soaks in the cool of Malibu. The vibe is outstanding and the food enhanced by the atmosphere and the people. A cuban flair with a contemporary spin....and a nightly soundtrack that allows for great conversation and good fun. If you are in LA and want to take a short drive up PCH get to the 'Bu and... More

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Malibu, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My friend has a lot of food allergies. They were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the ingredients in the dishes. Fish Tacos, Kale salad with Salmon and the corn are all great dishes.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First these guys don't even know that they spelled habana the correct way. It's spelled with a v only in English. Second, the only thing that is even Cuban about this place is the music, the title, maybe one drink, and a sandwich that's close by not quite it. I am Cuban and have never in my life been served... More

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Elk Grove, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had lunch here while traveling in the area, healthy and delicious meal, good portions. You really have to look for it, not highly visible location/signage. Would definitely come back when in the area.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The food and service is very good , this is the best Mexican we have ever had. I would suggest you book though as they get very busy

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San Antonio, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The fresh fish tacos and a cold beer! Food is always fresh and healthy in a comfortable setting along the Pacific Coast Highway. The grilled salmon is also very good but the fish tacos are a repetitive choice.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place was a good find within the villages in Malibu. The menu is predominantly mexican food, but you can also get sandwiches or burgers. We started with guacamole which was very fresh and flavorful. The feedback on the margaritas was very good - they are nice and strong. I ordered the brown rice bowl with chicken and kept commenting... More

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Houston, Texas
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167 reviews 167 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stopped in at Cafe Habana in Malibu one Tuesday evening, while driving the Pacific Coast Highway between Oxnard and LA. A bar-restaurant, the cafe backs onto the PCH, but was relatively quiet inside. There was sports on the big wall screens, but thankfully the sound was muted on all of them. Ordered the salmon filet and a side of Cuban... More

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