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Havana House Cafe

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1209 S Lecanto Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461
(352) 746-1020
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2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • 18
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cuban Deliciousness!!

We eat at Havana House often and always enjoy the comfortable, casual atmosphere as well as the very tasty food. The Yucca Fries are cooked perfectly with centers that are almost creamy; just plain delicious!! The serving staff are very friendly and always seem to work hard to make everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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90 reviews 90 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We eat at Havana House often and always enjoy the comfortable, casual atmosphere as well as the very tasty food. The Yucca Fries are cooked perfectly with centers that are almost creamy; just plain delicious!! The serving staff are very friendly and always seem to work hard to make everything nice. It is a small, local restaurant that is big... More 

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McLean Va
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The menu has all the favorite Latin dishes, made from scratch. I love vegetables and there and there is plenty to pick from. The bread pudding is to die for. They also serve a good glass of wine.

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Lecanto, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I used to eat here every day back as a high school senior as it was right down the road from the school. they had great food and decent customer service. I went to college in tampa and was visiting my parents for the weekend and hadn't eaten there in several years. The servers seemed like they didn't want to... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We ordered sandwiches. I really liked the Cuban bread, but for the money it was very overpriced for just a sandwich. No chips no pickled, nothing. Just a sandwich on a plate.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Compared to other Cuban restaurants we've been to, Havana Cafe is the poorest in food quality, atmosphere and service. I feel bad writing this as they are a proud small business but I feel a responsibility to do so. The ropa vieja is plain, poorly seasoned and sub par steak. Their "signature" appetizer is frozen French fries with ground beef... More 

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Beverly Hills
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95 reviews 95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had a great meal. I had the Mojo Pork and it was enough to take home for another meal. Service was wonderful.

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S.E. MI
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The food was very fresh and very good, we had a salad, a cuban sandwich and black bean soup. Their tortillas were different and very good. The owners son was our waiter and he was very friendly. It is in an odd location but has been there for 12 years. The food was so good, we will definitely go back.... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We have never had a bad meal here. Loved this place. Sadly we no longer live on that coast. I have Havana House cravings I can't satisfy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I had a really sweet Server helped us out alot with choices on the menu and the mojito was excellent i order a 2nd one.

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Just got back from a much anticipated but rather disappointing dinner. First ordered a Mojito. Waitress said she thought she could make it, turns out she couldn't cause it wasn't good at all, tasted like club soda with a little mint. Got black bean soup, she got it off the buffet, it was cold. Ordered dinner and noticed she took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1209 S Lecanto Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lecanto
  • Phone Number: (352) 746-1020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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