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Habana Cuba

238 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126-4824
+1 408-998-2822
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“plantains” (9 reviews)
“lechon” (9 reviews)
“black beans” (6 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
$$ - $$$
238 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126-4824
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31 - 40 of 59 reviews

Reviewed December 13, 2012

Food was disappointing; sweet plantain burned and rice is tasteless. Service was acceptable but overall not an enjoyable place. I have to confess that I cook very good Cuban food so I may be biased.

Thank KeisariRami
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Great food, I had a hard time finding a parking spot at the Race Street Fish and Poultry so drove a little farther and tried the Habana Cuba instead.

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Very good Cuban food at a moderate price, staff was helpful and friendly, nice casual setting. Got the pork, black beans and rice...........great with a cold beer.

Thank Greg H
Reviewed September 3, 2012

I order four different plates, there was nothing I was pleased about. I had the lucheon and it taste like carnitas. Very dissapointed. I left home with sixty dollars less. There was no flavor in any of there dishes, and very oily. The plantines was...More

1  Thank santacruzbda
Reviewed May 2, 2012

I lived in Miami for many years and grew to love Cuban food. Since moving to California I have struggled to find restaurants capable of doing justice to this healthy, flavourful but lesser-known cuisine. I found Habana Cuba and now I know where to go...More

Thank VMBinExile
Reviewed April 9, 2012

I grew up in Florida and love Cuban food. Habana Cuba is the closest to authentic Cuban food I've Ever had outside of Florida. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. We go at least once a month. My husband loves the Vaca...More

1  Thank Nilene T
Reviewed February 26, 2012

Went there last night. Had not been there in a while. Food is still authentic and the service is outstanding. I highly recommend "Surtido" which is a sampling of pork, beef, chicken with potatoes and a wonderful sauce. Don't miss the dessert "Tres Leches" which...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed February 1, 2012

All their dishes are tasty and good!! been there many times and its one of my favorites!

Thank messenger52
Reviewed July 27, 2011

We were not sure where to go for dinner and were randomly allowing the GPS to let us know what was near by when we decided Cuban food fit the bill. We ordered an appetizer, a shared entree and the entree was served with soup....More

Thank OLGA P
Reviewed June 7, 2011

My husband and I live in San Jose, We rarely eat out because I love to cook at home. When we do eat out, we always say we are going to try a new place but always end up here. We have never had bad...More

Thank ggcalifornia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
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: 238 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126-4824
    (San Carlos & Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-998-2822
  • E-mail
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