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27 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018 (Manhattan)
2129440990
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Ranked #1,397 of 11,750 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cuban
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Avenues
Transit: 7 train to 5th Avenue and B, D, F &V trains to 42nd Street.
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Carmel, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We decided to try something new while were in New York. This restaurant was one of the best places we have had for Cuban food. The Service was so friendly and helpful. We arrived a little early and decided to have a drink, even though we arrived early they sat us right away and transferred our drinks to our table.... More 

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Astoria, New York
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149 reviews 149 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I went there the other night for a date. The food atmosphere, wine and table selections were excellent. I will be back again for more. Don't bother with the scene around Bryant Park, this restaurant is one of the best

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Laguna Beach, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Had dinner there one night with a bunch of photographer friends. The pork was tender and falling off the bone - very tasty. Reminded me of some of the dinners I had in Cuba. The meal, the staff, the dessert, and the mojitos were all great. Regarding cost in NYC in other reviews, nothing good is cheap in NY -... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

This is probably the best Cuban restaurant in New York. I had several Cuban friends while I going to law school I,n Washington D. C. and came to adore Cuban food, especially in the Adam Morgan's neighborhood of D.C.When I moved to New York about thirty years ago, it was always very difficult to find good Cuban food. Most of... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place but too overpriced. The environment it's nice. I wish The place wouldn't be so expensive

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Guernsey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Lively restaurant, excellent food. Staff very attentive and prompt service. Decorated for Halloween when we were there, added to the experience.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Food and drinks were pretty good but not cheap. The decor wasn't great but people were friendly and services was good.

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Newark, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My husband is a native cuban and we consider ourselves rather picky when it comes to authentic home-style cuban food. This place did not disappoint. The food was not only delicious but well plated. The service was excellent, the martinis were well mixed, and it was a great atmosphere. Definitely a place worth checking out!

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Brisbane
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101 reviews 101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The whole experience was great. The waiter was very nice and provided very good advise on what to order. The place is well decorated, with nice atmosphere and food was delicious and generous. Prices are very reasonable for the quality and the portions.

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Arizona
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102 reviews 102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Looked for a good non-chain restaurant near the Residence Inn Times Sq and the hotel barmaid suggested Havana. We all tried various pork dishes and plantains and loved each bite. You can't go wrong on any dish. The waiters were helpful with choices and cute! Nice brick atmosphere for a date or a group.

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Additional Information about Havana NY

Address: 27 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
Phone Number: 2129440990
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
Cuisine: Cuban

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