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Havana 59

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16 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3608 (Main Street)
One block south at Main/N 17th St and two blocks north at E Broad/N17th St
804-780-2822
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The glorious days of the 1950's in Havana were spent basking in the...
The glorious days of the 1950's in Havana were spent basking in the sunshine alongside the ocean, pools of posh resorts, and on the grounds of the Havana Yacht Club. Enjoy our home made mojitos or one of our specialty cocktails paired with our daily made entrees.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great atmsphere and menu

Amazing resturant with authentic atmosphere and tastes. Taste of Habana plate had all the flavors one would expect in the Carribean or Havana not in Virgina. Great enjoyable dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
flyerb727
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Amazing resturant with authentic atmosphere and tastes. Taste of Habana plate had all the flavors one would expect in the Carribean or Havana not in Virgina. Great enjoyable dinner.

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Richmond Va
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Taste of Havana is a great dinner choice. You have enough left over for lunch the next day. We have been to this restaurant three times and each time, no matter if it was early or later in the evening, you need a reservation. Twice we had to sit in the smoking section, so I would recommend calling more than... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Bountiful plates of Cuban style meals. Try the Taste of Havana or the Paella. You will probably take some home with you because of the serving size. The fish and steaks are always cooked to order and there are enough wine choices to keep most people happy. Service was good!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Ordinary Tuesday evening turned to the unforgettable experience of Cuban food and exceptional service. Entering to Havana 59 we were warmly welcomed by a receptionist, who asked us weather we made the reservation. (Now we know that next time prior to visit this place to book a table in advance, even on weekdays). She followed us to our table and... More 

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Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great atmosphere, great drinks, and a great dinner! We tried this place because I had purchased a Groupon. The decor is amazing and authentic Cuban dishes. My husband smoked a cigar while we drank mojitoes and played cards after dinner. Loved this place!

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Bologna, Italy
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was there on a Tuesday night and it was the only place quite lively. I loved it! Nice atmosphere, nice service and food was nice too (steak was perfect and flan was just perfectly sweet and full of flavor)

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Lynchburg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Havana 59 was an unexpected surprise! It was one of those rare times that everyone's plate was empty by the end of the night. Between the atmosphere and the food, Havana 59 has created a truly wonderful dining experience. Their cigar bar and cigar selection only further ehance the experience. Will go back soon!

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Richmond, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had a groupon type deal and made reservations. Food was amazing, we really didnt need a reservation, there were only three other tables of people. They have a smoking and non-smoking section. We had appetizer and meal each, way too much food. The portions are huge. Will definitely return. They also have drink specials, and the Happy Hour menu... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I went to Havana 59 the other night to use a Groupon I had purchased. We checked the menu online and went. We didn't make a reservation because it was early. We should have made a reservation, because we had to sit in the smoking scetion which was pretty empty, but the food more than made up... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I'm a regular here because the food do not disappoint. I have eaten Cuban food in many places around the country and I think Calle 8 in Miami has offerings that can't be beaten but outside of that, this place is very good. Their menu is short and simple, offering the most popular Cuban dishes. I prefer the mix of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3608
    (Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: One block south at Main/N 17th St and two blocks north at E Broad/N17th St
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-780-2822

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients

Description

The glorious days of the 1950's in Havana were spent basking in the sunshine alongside the ocean, pools of posh resorts, and on the grounds of the Havana Yacht Club. Enjoy our home made mojitos or one of our specialty cocktails paired with our daily made entrees.
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?