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Havana's Fresh Island Seafood

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1 Lake Park Blvd N, intersection of North Lake Blvd & Cape Fear, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4926
+1 910-458-2822
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“steak tips” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Lake Park Blvd N, intersection of North Lake Blvd & Cape Fear, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4926
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Reviewed yesterday

I had high expectations for this restaurant as many locals suggested it for a great steak. The service was slow and seemed disorganized. My Pleasure Island Steak was cooked incorrectly and missing the several of the toppings. The waitress took it back and the cook...More

Thank oldstf
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great restaurant and the atmosphere is unlike other place in Carolina Beach. Restaurant is located in an old craftsman style bungalow in the heart of Carolina Beach. The service was very good, and the food was a 4 out of 5. The portions were large...More

Thank Zvillemommy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Havanas offers outdoor patio seating, indoor seating, and a covered porch with temperature control. Our waitress was prompt and friendly, very knowledgeable about the specials and food they served. She also offered advice on local points of interest. The food came quickly, was hot, and...More

Thank teamjspence
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had dinner at Havana's in Carolina Beach. We sat outside on their nice patio and ordered a bottle of wine, the salad nicoise, and fresh tuna. Everything was well prepared and the service was good. We will return.

Thank sunflower35
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was good, ambience is not great since it's on a busy road but the outside tables are nice if you like people watching. On the more expensive side but that's a given when there is fresh seafood involved. The waiter was a little slow...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting in this old restored house is beautiful. The food however was a big disappointment! Not at all what we expected!

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was wonderful! We ate on the porch. They have fresh seafood. It was delicious. My husband had a steak and it was also great! Great place to eat and watch the people walking around. You can also play a game of cornhole on...More

Thank luvsoccer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, but expected more for the price. The sangria was wonderful! Great atmosphere for a relaxing dinner. Enjoyed sitting on the front porch with the nice breeze. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Paige P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We expected a long wait and mediocre food at this superbly located restaurant. Our bad! We were seated immediately (on Memorial Day weekend) and the food was fabulous! The shrimp appetizer was much larger than we expected and very tasty -- plenty for two people....More

Thank dcmarianne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at Havana's on Memorial Day evening outside. The food was good (and the lobster bisque was excellent), the service was average but the prices were a little high. In addition to the lobster bisque I had a "medium" shrimp cocktail. That is two...More

Thank db17_11
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can your salads be served meatless for a vegetarian guest? Could beans or extra egg be added to replace the meat on the Cobb Salad?
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
Very acommadating order as you wish
Can you make reservations?
May 27, 2016|
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Response from KelticKate | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I am pretty sure you can make reservations..... It's a very nice restaurant... I can't imagine that they wouldn't do reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lake Park Blvd N, intersection of North Lake Blvd & Cape Fear, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-2822
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