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Habana Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
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5402 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 321-8855
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently good

This is a great spot with wonderful food and service which is usually very good. On week nights, there is a helpful hostess, who brings water, clears tables and takes drink orders, if necessary. The food is delicious and creative. Sometimes I wish they would change the menu more frequently, but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Greg H
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Tucumcari
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We ate lunch at this restaurant twice during our stay in Madera Beach. It was authentic Cuban Food with a nice atmosphere and upstairs dining, if desired. The award-winning Cream Cheese Flan is fantastic and much better than the traditional Flan. We will certainly eat here again on our next visit to the area.

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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Absolutely phanominal good and great hospitality. Sandy the hosted and Renee we very professional and happy. They made us feel right at home. Muchas gracias. Monica and Armindo Perez,Buffalo NY

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Tucumcari
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a great spot with wonderful food and service which is usually very good. On week nights, there is a helpful hostess, who brings water, clears tables and takes drink orders, if necessary. The food is delicious and creative. Sometimes I wish they would change the menu more frequently, but the I'm afraid to lose my favorites. The almost... More 

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St. Petersburg, FL
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I have been here a few times. The meals were as expected. I did have a problem with a shrimp dinner where they failed to de-vein the shrimp. Nothing thrilling for me. I am from Miami and married a Cuban so I do have a bias.

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Boca Raton
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great food and were extremely accommodating for our Family. I had the roast pork sandwich and was glad that she recommended they press it and add cheese. The shrimp appetizers were amazing and I recommend that you get a side of extra bread!

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stockbrdge GA
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This Gem is definitely one you want to visit. Staff was friendly and the food was spot on. We had a variety off the menu including the pork, a cuban and a grilled chicken sandwich. They were all good size portions and perfectly seasoned. Black beans were yummy as well. Stop in you won't be disappointed.

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Houston
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visiting St Petersburg and found this place. Food was great and staff was friendly. The cream cheese flan was so good too. I enjoyed it and would go back.

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Gulfport, Florida, United States
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place has high ratings and I'm stumped as to why. The food was poor both times we went (we thought the first might have been a fluke so retried). Soggy cuban sandwiches, overly salty mains, poor service, and no real ambiance (noisy). They seated us upstairs and promptly forgot us so we had to keep leaning over the deck... More 

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Gulfport, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Habana Cafe is such a quirky little place. Everything that I've had -- except the black beans -- is delicious. The pulled pork, cuban, and all of their dinner entrees and specials are delicious. Warning though, if you wait too late in the evening, the arroz con polo will be gone. It's only cooked on the weekends and is delicious!... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Although the service wasn't all that great...I sat with an empty drink for about 45 minutes before the server remembered I asked her for a refill 3 times...the food was excellent!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5402 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: (727) 321-8855

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?