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Cafe Habana

419 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2615
248-544-6255
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Ranked #37 of 162 restaurants in Royal Oak
Cuisines: Cuban
Most recent review
- Dec 8, 2013
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We really liked this place but it has closed and is now called Monk Beer Abbey. Have not tried, but Cafe Havana will be missed.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

I stopped in here for a lunch cup of coffee and was ultra disappointed they did not have cafe con leche. It is a Cuban staple and incredibly easy to make, they even advertise it on their menu!

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Royal Oak, Michigan
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I love, love, love their Ropa Vieja. It's a favorite on their menu. Great Mojitos as well. An easy-going atmosphere, but I wish they had more taco options.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I really like Café Habana. It’s small, intimate, nicely decorated, offers interesting views from the few windows. A woman strolled by wearing a mask. Perhaps on her way to a Carnival celebration? The service is great; the music is pleasant but doesn’t hinder conversation. We had lunch and began with the Hearts of Palm salad; a combination of mixed greens,... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Atmosphere & decor was lovely, fish tacos quite tasty, and service professional yet friendly. The vegetarian options were limited and coctails were so-so. However, I would return just to taste those fish tacos again.

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Detroit, MI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

I met a friend here for lunch. The restaurant is small and clean and friendly staff. I cannot complain about the service at all - our server was efficient and attentive. My friend ordered the carne asada which was a nice sized portion and came with a side of spinach and a chimichurri sauce. I did not taste this, but... More

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Troy, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

The place is small, but clean and friendly. The menu was interesting and some items were a little pricey. I chose the Cuban Sandwich. It was huge and so delicious and surrounded by the best French fries I have had in a long time. The waiter was attentive, helpful, but not pushy. I took half the sandwich home and my... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Can't get to Cuba then stop here.for great food and drink. Wonderful sandwhiches and light dishes.

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Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Visited on a Sunday afternoon with a family group of eight people. Fish Tacos and Cuban sandwiches were excellent. Not too busy and waitstaff was excellent with recommendations!

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Royal Oak, MI
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Great food, awesome atmosphere. I recommend the Cuban steak and the flight (sampler) of mojitos.

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