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“Lame service, rammed with shisha smokers, plastic chairs. Meh.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Havana Cafe

Havana Cafe
oppisite to Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #773 of 1,615 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Price range: $5 - $10
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Lame service, rammed with shisha smokers, plastic chairs. Meh.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

A great place to go to if you're Lebanese / arabic and want to chuff shisha in a cheap surrounding and eat standard greasy food and white bread.

Shame as it's right next to the sea but this area in general is a local / arabic focal point, so don't expect any pleasant outdoor ambiance, music, wine, plaza or anything else that would usually make a downtown area a pleasant place to go to.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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  • Russian first
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good Ambiance”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Nice place to sit outside, watching the skyline of Abu Dhabi. Food was as usual nothing special. Better to go in evening and winter

Visited November 2011
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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““I think this is the restuarnt””
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Excellent view, best place in the town
After the first visit I had VERY high expectations and I was not disappointed in my second visit. The food is amazing, every course is wonderful and perfectly presented. The staff are helpful, polite and helpful and the drinks choice is great.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Abu Dhabi
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“very poor”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

the setting is not nice at all...you feel suffocated from the hubbly bubbly...and the service is poor quality

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Terrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

it was too crowded and the service was really bad, bad food as well and the juice was not fresh. I didn't like the general atmosphere, the shisha smell was all over the place and too many kids.

Visited February 2012
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