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Little Havana Restaurant

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$$$
Cuban
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12727 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 33181-2003
305-899-9069
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great cuban restaurant

We went to this restaurant based on the reviews and we didn't disappointed. The food is very good, you must try the empanadas! The service is very good as well, it was pretty empty, probably because it was late. It's a big restaurant with lots of light, do not expect a romantic ambiance, it's more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
ZeckBaires
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Buenos Aires
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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McDonough GA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Major disappointment. Early dinner, and the place was not busy at all. 6_8 servers were sitting and it still took us several minutes to be acknowledged and more minutes for someone to approach our table. Ordered sangria. Apparently Havana Sangria means made with canned fruit cocktail, syrup and all. Ordered garlic shrimp, and the shrimp tasted off. Shredded beef was... More 

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Miami, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I dine here frequently. The food is always freshly prepared and the wait staff is always on point with service. There's an appetizer called Mariquitas(which are thinly fried green plantians) that's served with a garlic sauce, is so delicious! Their black beans and rice is amazing as well as their picadillo(ground beef). The prices are resonable and... More 

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Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Having been around for 24 years, it's time for them to revamp and attempt to try and reach back for their former goodness. Service was OK but the food was just average and the décor needs a sprucing up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to this restaurant based on the reviews and we didn't disappointed. The food is very good, you must try the empanadas! The service is very good as well, it was pretty empty, probably because it was late. It's a big restaurant with lots of light, do not expect a romantic ambiance, it's more average for families. I definitely... More 

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riverside
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

dropped by on a late afternoon Sunday, and the restaurant was full of patrons....Nonetheless, we were seated quickly in the "jungle room"....Service was excellent and the "Ropa Vieja" was very delicious....did not really enjoyed the fried yucca....Dry with no taste....Large portions of food...overall, very good...

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Miami, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Little Havana has the best Cuban food on Biscayne BLVD. Service is good, servings are generous, and it is not expensive. Start off your meal with some mariquitas, they are thin, crispy, and delicious. The Little Havana steak or the Pork Tamarindo are my favorite dishes. Their chicken soup is just what the doctor ordered if you catch a cold... More 

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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Good service, very nice and clean place. Ordered Cuban chicken - big course, had to box the rest. Great parking behind the place!

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Richmond, Virginia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I'm a snowbird from Virginia. Also, I'm a creature of habit. So, each winter for the past five years, this has been our routine: we (myself, wife, and friend who works at Barry University) go to a women's basketball game and afterwards head to the Little Havana Restaurant in North Miami (not too far from campus). Each of us orders... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Little Havana is a wonderful place to dine or entertain out of town guests. The menu has something for everyone and all of it is delicious. The place is big, but good cuban restaurants usually are. Service is great, lots of parking, and scrumptious food.

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Alexandria
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109 reviews 109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A friend and I had dinner here during a recent mini vacation to South Florida. It was my first experience with Cuban food - it was flavorful and delicious. It's not a flashy or trendy spot; but the service was fine and the food was the star. Since it was my first time, I ordered two dinners - I wanted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12727 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 33181-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  North Miami
  • Phone Number: 305-899-9069

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?