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Havana Rumba St. Matthews

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4115 Oechsli Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-5022
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Reviewed December 30, 2015

Usually good reviews but our experience was terrible. First, we had three children with us. soft drink refills were not free...waitress kept refilling glasses and soft drink bill was $23.50 !!! Serving sizes were a disgrace. We ordered two calamari appetizers and there was not...More

Thank tom s
QbanWorldtraveler, Public Relations Manager at Havana Rumba St. Matthews, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2016

Hi Tom, We are sorry you had a poor experience! We'd like to learn a little more about what happened - could you let us know who your server was? And when you visited? We'd like to make things right and are again sorry you...More

Reviewed December 28, 2015

For a second time I took my family here for great Cuban food. The fresh, authentic food, expertly cooked, left us very happy and full.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We chose Havana Rumba due to its proximity to our hotel and also because of its ratings. We tried several mixed drinks and they were all excellent. We ordered the appetizer sampler, a three-tiered selection of their most popular appetizers. We couldn't find one that...More

Thank Vance H
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Amazing food, great staff, nice atmosphere. Can't say enough about this place. This was our first time to visit and it could not have gone better.

Thank Arthur R
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Very delicious, always fresh! I eat here every time I'm in Louisville. The guacamole is excellent. I love the veggie platter! The service is excellent. This location is more casual than their other location but with its own charm.

Thank thomps99
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great food. Maintain Cuban recipes exactly the same. Servers are respectful and helpful. Pretty decoration.

Thank Juan Gustavo P
Reviewed December 14, 2015

Few places outside of southern Florida have Cuban food that rivals the Versailles in Miami’s Little Havana. In Kentucky, Havana Rumba comes very close. We started with Tapeo Criollo to get a feel for the authenticity of all their dishes. The chicken croquetas were small...More

Thank catriona120
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Great authentic Cuban food with a great atmosphere. Music entertainment while you dine with great mojitos. Also try their margaritas are good. Stop by for a taste of the Island.

Thank Rich L
Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Great spot for cuban food. Have had many items on the menu and they have all been good. Would highly recommend.

Thank jlbryan
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

At first glance, Havana Rumba appears to be just another restaurant in a stop mall. How ever as you approach the colorful outdoor canopy covering cozy little niches with couches and tables to relax and sip the delicious margaritas or Rum Runners you hear the...More

Thank Cindy R
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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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
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
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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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