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Havana Cafe

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191 Smallwood Dr, Chokoloskee, FL 34138
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Estero, Florida
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You've got to ride out & try this place, seriously. Best parts of many good places rolled into one: a scenic Everglades ride out just 4 miles past Everglades City; Well-planned outdoor garden seating reminiscent of Blue Heaven in Key West; fresh seafood right off the boat to rival any Gulf seaport; and fantastic Cuban menu like you are sitting... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group of seven visited here for breakfast. Service was fabulous, food exquisite and couldn't recommend highly enough. Anywhere that's popular with locals is a good bet for us.

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Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Havana Cafe was the highlight of our trip. We enjoyed dinner so much that we went back for breakfast the next day. Their hot sauce is amazing..( if you ❤️ hot sauces) we bought several bottles as gifts and to bring home. My husband caters on the side and was crazy over one of the dishes and asked for the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This restaurant serves authentic Cuban food at a reasonable price. The place is always busy during the winter season. It is closed for the summer. I have had the Cuban sandwich several times. The grouper sandwich is also excellent.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Travelling far from home it was great to experience delicious food with local flavour. Nice ambience too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

This place is a gem! The people there worked very hard to make our large party feel welcome. We were greeted with smiles, and fantastic food. This is a must do!

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Kissimmee, Florida
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

It would be nice to out this bit of information was not only on your mobile website but also here on TripAdvisor. We drove from Kissimmee, although we were staying in Everglades City, it looked like it was closed permanently. That's when we saw the sign. Some locals told us the same thing with the attitude like everyone knows this.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

You gotta eat here!! Any meal any time. Varied menu -house specials out of this world.... Great people work there too...

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Livermore, Colorado
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505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Only open during season and always crowded, but worth the wait. The have great pulled pork Cuban style, black bean soup, and their seafoos if mostly fresh. Friendly staff.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Visited on 2 April 2016 with my family. Had the misfortune of being waited on by Dilcia, a rude, aggressive waitress. We arrived at ten to two in the afternoon. After sitting for 30 minutes, I got up and politely asked Dilicia to bring us some menus, only to be yelled at that I should be patient and 'just relax... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cafe, Seafood, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Smallwood Dr, Chokoloskee, FL 34138
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Chokoloskee
  • Phone Number: 239-695-2214

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