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Habanas Cuban Cuisine

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1518 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-2934
+1 510-521-0130
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“plantains” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1518 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-2934
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You might be wrong if you think you're not crazy about Cuban Food....It's worth a try. The lunch specials are a great option but so are the HUGE coconut shrimp. The shrimp tacos, chicken wings, and more. Excellent service and probably the best mojito in...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Going there for desserts is enough of a reason to frequent this restauarant! I would go back just to try all the desserts! We went here for Alameda Restaurant Week. The special menu had a wide variety of selections that catered to carnivores and vegetarians...More

Thank S S
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

I read a review of this restaurant that piqued my curiosity. Habanas is easy to get to; I am told parking can be a bit of an issue. I had no trouble. The atmosphere is aiming for modern; it comes across as a little cold....More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed November 25, 2017

The food is just fantastic and there is a great variety for selection from small to large plates. Lots of cocktails to choose. The music was quite good and the service was leisurely but fine. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank _argold1
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Couple times a year I'll try to revisit this place to see if it's gotten any better. Yesterday a group of friends and I came and they have definitely not gotten better. The service is lackluster and slow. The food is not very good at...More

Thank Dianah R
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We stopped her for lunch & both ordered Traditional Cuban Sandwiches, plantain, black beans and the above mentioned desert! Doesn't get much better than this. Highly recommended and service is exceptional!!!

Thank diverdownfbh
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Food was under-flavored and disappointing compared to other Cuban joints we've visited. Drinks were OK. Wondering if the 1st string chef/staff were off during our mid-week visit.

Thank Kip D
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a 7:00 reservation, arrived and we're seat... we sat and sat and 20 minutes later we got up to leave because no one came offer a menu or water! The waitress runs over and apologizes that the manager didn't let her know we...More

Thank Laurie N
Reviewed October 29, 2016

This, my first trip to Alameda was a total surprise as I did not expect to discover a very nice community of restaurants and shopping to suit all tastes. Habanas, was the perfect place to celebrate a family member's birthday. The welcoming friendly staff could...More

Thank HealthyEating29
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by the owner of the house we were renting nearby we decided to give this a try. Good cocktails . Friendly,speedy service. Delicious food including tapas and salads and hot sandwiches. The children all enjoyed it and raved over the homemade fries. Good value.

Thank Karen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-2934
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: +1 510-521-0130
  • E-mail
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