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Havana Kitchen Cafe

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41955 Fifth Street, Suite 101, Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 699-7300
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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West Covina, CA
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So glad we found this gem in Temecula. The food & drinks are really good. I definitely recommend the Sal Latte (for coffee drinkers), the sangria, the plantains, Cubano sandwich & the empanadas. My daughter loved their nutella sandwich. I definitely plan on coming back here again.

Thank TravelingCee
San Diego, CA
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like cuban food, good coffee at an inexpensive price come here! It's awesome. I've recently found I love cuban food. The black beans were very flavorful, empanadas were yummy, cubano sandwich was yummy and the french fries were awesome. Lots of people were coming in for coffee drinks so it was very popular for that. We took home... More 

Thank ihightow
Inland Empire, CA
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner on a Saturday night, the food was good, I like the look of the place, the staff was friendly, and the menu was interesting. The only downsides were that the were out of some of the empanadas and the fried plantains - plus a little timing problem with the delivery of our meals. I chalk up... More 

Thank jamesfD7960UA
Camano Island, Washington
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I ate here with my Cuban wife, her brother and a friend. We had the medianoche sliders, yucca fries, a brisket sandwich and sangria. The food was good, but not quite as authentic as we hoped. One quirky incident sat wrong though: The waiter brought food out, set it on the table and walked away. Before we could grab the... More 

Thank T B
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely LOVE this place! Have been going here since they opened in Old Town - and so happy they expanded! We have also used them several times to cater different events and each time has been very well received by our guests. Today we had lunch: steak plate with mojo sauce and Cuban pork bowl. Both were delicious. The... More 

Thank yolofam4
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots in Old Town for lunch. I always have a hard time figuring out what to order, but so far I haven't been disappointed. I'd say my favorite is the slow-cooked pork, but it's really a toss-up. I look forward to returning.

Thank Thomas B
Temecula, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We like this place. We like to go there every weekend. Sometimes twice. We sit outside (a lot quieter). Cuban sandwiches are really good. The coffee is excellent. But the very best black beans and rice. The service is getting better.

Thank PaulAnthonySS
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Location is nice, but loud. Sandwich ok will feed 2, get a side of fries for $4.95. Soda available in cans. Ham croquettes were good, they were out of potato balls and chicken soup. Pass on Cuban bread and butter unless you are going to dip it in coffee. OK if you are already in Old Town otherwise try The... More 

Thank CaroDad
Murrieta, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious. Had the sirloin steak with grilled onions and mojo sauce, yummy. There rice and black beans are great as well. My daughter had the empanadas, they were out of most kinds, the Oscar emenada was good. My only thing is that you have to stand in line to place your order, they then bring your food... More 

Thank Patricia F
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

They have good food when they have it. Waited for 45 minutes for my order which was brought in two separate trips. So I got the meat portion and 15 minutes later got the rice and beans. They had run out of rice!!! No communication about problem or delay. Second time similar situation. They need competition!

Thank Vistatraveler2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41955 Fifth Street, Suite 101, Temecula, CA 92590
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: (951) 699-7300

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