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North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I lived in the Fla Keys for several years, and had the pleasure of enjoying authentic Cuban food on many occassions. Yesterday, we took a wrong turn in getting from point A to point B. Sure glad we did! We found this small, Cuban restaurant. It's interesting that you walk up to the cashier and order. No... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is real Cuban food. When someone from out of town is hungry for the sandwich they'd buy on the street in Florida, this is where we go. When we want a traditional Cuban steam table dinner, for not too much money, this is where we go.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My husband and I ate for the first time at Havana Grill this weekend. In a nut shell, the food is WAY overpriced! The plantains were ok, not bad, but kind of cold when we got them. The black beans and rice as well as the fries were decent...ever thing else was terrible. My husband's pork was so hard, he... More 

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North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We went here for the first time a few weeks ago and I was very excited to see Paella on the line. It was good, but I've had better. The plantains were the best I've had! I have to agree with others reviewing this on several things; 1- I also smelled a foul odor upon entering.It actually smelled like sewage.... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We walked in, there was a funky smell when we got inside, it wasn't a food smell. It was a gorgeous day so we wanted to sit on the patio. There were a bunch of tables set up with women selling their products. I didn't really like them doing their business while we were trying to enjoy lunch. It was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We've ate here 3 times. Each time I enjoy my order of Plantains & Fried Yucca Plant. Lots to eat, be careful "how" you order... One person taking my order, didn't listen, I even repeated myself. I ended up with a " meal with 2 sides " ( that I didn't want ) and my order of just Fried Yucca... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My wife and I were driving around looking for a place to eat and we stumbled upon this joint. Cuban? Great! We loved our experiences in Cuban joints down in Ybor City, so we stopped in. We found the place to be unassuming, but I love such eateries as they normally make up for the shortcomings in appearance by having... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I tried Cuban Food a few months ago while in Miami and fell in love with it and I brought a Groupon for this restaurant hoping that I could enjoy good Cuban food right here at home. Boy was a DISAPPOINTED. The food is served cafeteria style, but you can order from a menu. I ordered Camarones al Ajillo /... More 

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Wilson, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I bought a groupon for this restaurant because I've lived in Miami for 4 years and was missing good cuban food and everything sounded good on the menu. When you see the overall ratings of this place it seems fine, that's why I bought the coupon. I went on a Saturday night with my husband and the parking lot was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Was looking forward to have found an authentic Cuban resto in town but was disappointed when the food we got was somewhat spoiled. Had to return my plate as the rice was really starting to smell. On the upside, it really is authentic Cuban taste.

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Additional Information about Havana Grill

Address: 404 West Chatham Street, Cary, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Cuban

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