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Havana Rumba St. Matthews

4115 Oechsli Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-5022
+1 502-897-1959
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Caribbean, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4115 Oechsli Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-5022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting my hometown, Louisville, for the Christmas holidays It was PACKED on our first try, but than, two nights later, had open seating for the four of us. We sampled a variety of appetizers and dishes. I had a lightly breaded and fried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stevekirn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place delivers every single time. The Pescada a la Parilla is light and fresh,it's hard to order something else knowing this dish is so good. The ropa veija is also incredible! Kids menu has a good selection, and the portions are filling without being...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ErinKentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our local hangouts. We have finally figured out that when there is a wait for a table inside the restaurant, you can sometimes go straight back to the bar area and get a table right away. This happened the last time...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank O-Lora-O
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We had heard this was a nice Cuban restaurant to try in Louisville. We were not disappointed! Our food came quickly and was fresh. The service was outstanding and the food tasted spectacular. What more could you ask for?! Wonderful, and highly recommended!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank heatherclayton28
Marcos_Lorenzo70, Owner at Havana Rumba St. Matthews, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Thank you so much, Heather! We are so glad you chose us for your meal! Hope that you come back and see us soon!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

This is the third of the Havana Rumba restaurants in Louisville metro area that I have been to and it is every bit as good as the other two. The food is flavorful, and just enough different from the usual to make any meal a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NancyL1577
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I ate here one Saturday night at the bar when I was looking for something convenient and good. I had the sweet potato fries, empanadas, and the sangria. The food was delightful, as it always is at Havana Rumba. I had never been to this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 353sarar
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I was in town for a work conference and had been referred to this restaurant. The facility was very busy...always a good sign in my opinion. A young man at the counter tried to seat me immediately. Our daughter and granddaughter were meeting us for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Crystal B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Has there ever been a restaurant in your hometown that you've always intended to visit, but something or other came up? Your friends keep saying 'We ought to go have dinner there,' but it just never happens. And then you leave it up to your...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank II2None59
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We were so happy to find this placed reviewed on tripadvisor. I probably would have never stopped at this place otherwise. It was tucked away in a little shopping center. The plantains were absolutely fantastic! My husband had the vegetable skewers and they were super...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ohiowills
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I went with family, group of 9. Everything was good, the service and food. We tried empanadas, shrimps, congri rice, tostones, ropa vieja, white rice, piña colada, margarita..... everything was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 682lizandras
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4115 Oechsli Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-5022
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighborhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-897-1959
  • E-mail
Havana Rumba is a trip to the Caribbean no passport required. Join the Cuban party without having to break the travel restrictions. Buen provecho!
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