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Habana Cuba

387 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2811
+1 408-998-2822
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“plantains” (8 reviews)
“lechon” (12 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
387 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2811
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for the first time for lunch. I had an orange soda and the lechon sandwich with grilled onions. The sandwich tasted good, but was a bit on the dry side.

Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is closing this month, but the food is still the best for Cuban around this area. The Lechon is better then anything we had in Florida. Stop by in the next few days if you have a chance. They are opening a stand...More

Thank Larry v
Reviewed January 19, 2018

I just went there last night with my wife and a friend. He had the steak, which looked pretty good, I had the ceviche con tostones. The ceviche was ok. The tostones were great and plentiful. My wife had ropa vieja which is always good.

Thank Johnny S
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Had dinner here last night and really enjoyed it. My husband had the lechon a la cubana (slow roasted pork) and I had the tamal cubano con ropa viejo. Both were delicious and served with perfect rice and plantains. The atmosphere was great for us...relaxed...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Me ( Cuban born, lived in Cuba until 2010) and my husband, British visited this lovely restaurant today. Whoever says that this restaurant doesn't offer genuine Cuban food is lying. The food is genuine and very fresh, I am a very picky person and travel...More

1  Thank Visitor G
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

My party of 4 people shared the appetizer combination platter and the meat combination platter for 3 people. Lots of delicious food was enjoyed by all at dinner and then leftovers for the next day. Mojitos were reasonably priced. I'd recommend making reservations for a...More

Thank Travelingpat2013
Reviewed March 26, 2017

The last 3 years I have been hoping to eat here with my CPA, well this year I got my wish, the last few years we either miss their lunch hours or it's the day they were closed. Lucky for me my CPA eats here...More

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed December 7, 2016

It was great - variety of beef, chicken, pork and seafood. Rice and black beans were amazing as were the plantains. I had the oxtails (only on Friday) - I will be back!!!! If you're in the area - check hours lunch hours and dinner...More

Thank Augustbaby53
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We arrived in San Jose and this was one of the first restaurants that popped up when I googled "best restaurants in San Jose." Habana Cuba did not disappoint. We had mini empanadas as an appetizer. I had the lechon a la cubana and my...More

Thank cmedrano2013
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Food was authentic cuban food, but not much interesting vegetarian options, freshly squeezed pineapple juice was good, mango dessert was good, omellete was sweet so avoid it, mushroom was good, vegetable platter appetizer was good but entree was not good,

Thank ips28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2811
    (San Carlos & Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-998-2822
  • E-mail
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