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17 Prince Street @ Elizabeth, New York City, NY 10012
212.625.2001
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Ranked #288 of 11,687 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: South American
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: It was also in the movie - Friends with Benefits...Phone number on receipt is 212-625-2001
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Berkshires
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great food, great waitress Claire. My first time there was wonderful, have the corn have the Cuban, have the flan.

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Melbourne
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We needed to eat early and happily didn't have to wait for a table at this bustling, fabulous local eatery! VERY strong margaritas set us up for a great night, the corn was amazing and our mains (fish tacos and beef enchiladas were great too! Just be aware this is a diner style place with a crowded bustling atmosphere -... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

On a recent trip to NYC we stumbled across this tongue-tastic establishment. The thing which caught my eye 1. It was packed out 2. Everyone seemed to be eating corn on the cob If corn on the cob was the only thing I was allowed to eat until death - okay no problem. But as we had all had our... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

whenever I'm in NYC cafe Habana is a MUST - great food - super service and great prices ... I like it

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had the roasted Mexican corn, Cuban sandwich & the drink was lime juice, hot sauce & Corona!! Wow!

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

It was worth the 45 minutes for a table, but we were so manically starved that it was hard to truly savor the meal. Lesson learned, so if you go for dinner Friday through Sunday, don't go on a entirely empty stomach. Crowded, neighborhood feel. Very vibrant. We had to remind the waitress three times for our drink order. Oh... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have not had another cuban sandwich as satisfying as the one here. Sure the corn is great too. If you're on this side of town make sure you stop here.

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Brazil
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The only way to make this sandwich to possibly taste even better would be to have a stinking hangover... but as it happened I wasn't hanging and it was still absolutely, positively, delicious!! A must try if you're in New York.. the neighborhood is really trendy and a pleasure to walk around. Really superb.. please try it and don't let... More

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kc
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115 reviews 115 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This cute, crowded SOHO spot is perfect for a big brunch, whether it is an egg dish, or sandwich with fries. The portions are giant so consider sharing. The value is good. There are several restaurants in their group. I would not go across town just to eat here, but would definitely stop by if you are in the neighborhood.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

When it is busy, they are very crowded and cramped, but it is still a must stop! We had the corn on the cob and the Cuban sandwich - so delicious!!

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Additional Information about Cafe Habana

Address: 17 Prince Street @ Elizabeth, New York City, NY 10012
Phone Number: 212.625.2001
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: South American

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