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Cafe Habana - CLOSED

419 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2615
248-544-6255
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Cuisines: Cuban
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
118 reviews 118 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
73 reviews 73 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Additional Information about Cafe Habana

Address: 419 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2615
Phone Number: 248-544-6255
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
Cuisine: Cuban

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