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Havana Grill

412 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4750
+1 312-644-1900
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cuban sandwich” (19 reviews)
“pulled pork” (22 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
412 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4750
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11 - 20 of 222 reviews

Reviewed July 25, 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner here! Great menu with many choices - the Cuban pulled pork was outstanding! I do have to say, it was very noisy. Not the place for a quiet dinner but we did enjoy the dinner!

Thank TheJAMS1001
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

It's a fantastic feeling to know you could enjoy your dinner with us as much as you did! Please be sure to join us again soon for another delicious meal. Kind regards, Havana Grill

Reviewed July 24, 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch and had the Cuban sandwich, which was delicious. Their drink special was a pitcher of mojito, and it was good but had a bit too much herbs in it. Nobody needs to get a big piece of mint stuck...More

Thank Jennifer C
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Glad to hear you had such a wonderful lunch with us, Jennifer! Hope you can come back and try out some of our other drink specials soon! See you next time, Havana Grill

Reviewed July 20, 2017

I was seeking someplace to eat in River North that was affordable and with menu items to my liking. I was willing to pay more, but was not happy with the menu choices I saw for the price at the various restaurants that had menus...More

Thank garyrc
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

We're thrilled to hear you could have such a lovely experience with us! Thanks for giving us a chance and see you again someday soon -- we can't wait to have you try out more of our menu. All the best, Havana Grill

Reviewed July 17, 2017

I was staying at The Westin Chicago River North for a 3 day business meeting and on my second night I was looking for a restaurant within close walking distance, not expensive and with good food and service. That's a bill that sounds a bit...More

Thank jimk201527
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

A pleasure to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! We appreciate your compliments and hope you'll visit us again whenever you're next in town. And yes, our noise level is much quieter during our lunch period! Kind regards, Havana Grill

Reviewed July 1, 2017

Charming little restaurant. The food is authentic and delicious - just like my papa used to make. Service is great. Wish I had discovered years ago.

Thank jillyjillyjillyjilly
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

I did not have a reservation and just walked in. Even though crowded they were very friendly and found a seat for me immediately. The server was very attentive and gave me some good recommendations. The food came out fast and it was delicious. Try...More

Thank SunNY10018
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

So glad you could stop by for some delicious food and mojitos! We appreciate your kind words and hope to have a chance to welcome you back in again soon. Sincerely, Havana Grill

Reviewed June 1, 2017

If you like Cuban food, this is a don't miss. Service was spot on, food was fantastic and the location is perfect. This was the first time I've eaten here, but I can guarantee the next time I'm in the River North area I'll be...More

Thank Littlefisch
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Many thanks for the excellent review and rating! We're so happy your first experience with us could be a special one. See you again next time! -Havana Grill

Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Had the roasted pork, it was fantastic. The pisco sour was great too. Reasonably priced for Chicago, would like to come back with a group of friends.

Thank Peter K
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

We'd love to have you stop by with friends in the future, Peter! Thanks for the awesome review. Best, Havana Grill

Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

I love Havana Grill! The food is delicious and the mojitos are amazing. They have Cuban plates, they also have appetizers, salads, soups, special plates and vegetarian options. My favorite appetizers are the empanada with the chimichangas coming in a close second. Favorite Cuban plate...More

Thank Dianne B
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

We love it whenever you stop by, Dianne! Thanks for the wonderful compliments on everything from our food to our service and atmosphere -- we can't wait to see you again soon for another delicious meal. All the best, Havana Grill

Reviewed April 20, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at the Havana Grill. We found it doing a Google search and walked from our hotel across the river. It doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is delicious and the service was outstanding. We shared several...More

Thank Susan B
Noe B, Owner at Havana Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

We're honored to know you could stop by and have a wonderful meal with us, Susan! Thank you very much for all your outstanding compliments on our food and service -- we look forward to seeing you again someday. Sincerely, Havana Grill

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Karen D
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Roger M | Reviewed this property |
There is valet parking on weekends for sure. I'm uncertain about during the week. There is a parking garage directly across the street as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4750
    (Between Hubbard & Kinzie on Wells)
  • Public Transportation: Blue/Orange/Green line: Clark & Lake Red line: Grand Brown line: Merchandise Mart Bus 22 South Bound: Clark and Hubbard
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-644-1900
Havana Grill is a unique Chicago restaurant and friendly neighborhood bar dedicated to providing exceptional service in a warm atmosphere. Along with our large variety of lunch and dinner selections, we also offer many delectable Cuban desserts to complete your perfect meal. Located in the popular River North neighborhood of Chicago, we feature a unique 1940s art-deco themed interior and large windows that showcase Clark Street. Our seasonal outdoor patio resembles a tropical oasis and is the perfect place to enjoy a pitcher of hand crafted caipirinhas or mojitos. Enjoy live music and Latin inspired dancing on Friday and Saturday evenings. Whether you are interested in trying one of our famous empanadas, or just want to share a night out with friends over our mouth-watering mojitos, we are the perfect River North restaurant for you.
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