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Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way

405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139-8152
+1 305-503-3828
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (263 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (95 reviews)
“plantain chips” (98 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139-8152
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way
1. The Chicken and Rice!
"The absolute best chicken and rice I have ever had!"
Judy H
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2. Best Cuban Restaurant ever!!!
"Amazing place, amazing customer service and AMAZING food!"
Milton M
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3. February 20, 2018 Great Mojito
"We ordered a pitcher of their special mojitos and they were terrific."
Elvira S
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1 - 10 of 2,768 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Traditional Cuban food, delicious to the last bite. Even though the prices are high, you receive large portions and the food is amazing! We had palomila steak, with rice and beans and some of the tastiest plantains we have ever had. The flan was fresh...More

Thank Mrs D
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for this fantastic review. Our chefs will be happy to know about your experience.

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We saw reviews on this place and decided to give it a try. We sat outside on Espanola Way. It was a nice night and we loved to watch the people go by. This is such a nice little area for going out. We have...More

Thank David-Vickie
EduardoAraoz, Owner at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant David. It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our dishes and the ambiance as well.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited Havana 1957 twice in the same week! We went to the one in Española way as it was the closest one to our hotel. The service was absolutely amazing as everyone was so nice and caring. And the food and...More

Thank Macarena M
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good afternoon Macarena, Thank you very much for your recommendation. It's great you enjoyed the service and the food on your two visits.

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a MUST for lunch or dinner. The patio seating was fun, the indoor decor was incredible, and our server was from Havana. He was very sweet! The food was soooo good, and so were the drinks. This was the best meal we had...More

Thank TLBPsyD
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for recommending our restaurant. It's great to know your overall experience at our restaurant was outstanding.

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is part of a chain ,more a themed restaurant than anything authentic,but the air con works but the food is average at best

Thank deluxman
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good afternoon, deluxman. we would like to apologize for the food not being excellent and we hope you join us again to turn your experience around.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great spot on south beach ocean drive. Great for people watching and service was ok. Food really good. Drinks and cocktails a tad on the pricey side with no happy hour options. Can’t remember what it was called but my husband had a beef dish...More

Thank leolion1
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon, Leolion1. We appreciate you shared your experience and are glad you liked he food as well.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was our first night in Miami and we decided to have a drink and dinner in this restaurant due to its reviews and location. We ordered 2 mojitos, 1 starter and 2 so called Angus steak. The drinks were OK, the starter tasteless and...More

Thank Camil I
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved this place. I really wanted Cuban food on my first visit to Miami and this place did not disappoint. Try the truer meat sampler plate. Loved it.

Thank Keith K
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon, Keith. We're happy to hear we met your expectations. Thank you for giving us 5 stars and for recommending the sampler.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yelp gives this place 4 stars, I would give it 100%. The Cuban sandwiches and the ropa vieja are to die for. Combined with maduros and white rice. An excellent meal. Let’s not forget the Cuban Bakery next door, all the sweets that you can...More

Thank Lizette G
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind words Lizette, It's great you liked the Cuban sandwich and the ropa vieja.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and service; we visited the location on Espanola st. Cubano sandwich was delicious as well as the crochets appetizer!!

Thank Adam J
EduardoAraoz, Propietario at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for rating us with 5 stars, Adam. We're glad you liked the Cuban sandwich.

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yoyohunt
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Rory A | Reviewed this property |
No live music when we were there
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mhc2332
February 16, 2016|
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Response from Daiane P | Reviewed this property |
We found one on 16th st - municipal parking, around $17 per 24hrs. Better than the hotel valet which was $42!
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Donyiel D
December 1, 2015|
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Response from Rita N | Reviewed this property |
I didn't have breakfast but I see they are open at 9 am so what do they serve at that hour!?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139-8152
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-503-3828
Description
Welcome to Havana 1957, real and authentic Cuban flavors located at one of the most popular corners in South Beach; Espanola Way.
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