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$6 - $19
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon the Havana Carolina Restaurant Bar & Grill in Concord when we were looking for somewhere open for lunch. My advice to you is to find this place and be sure to go there! I am not an expert on Cuban food, but...you do not have to be to realize the flavors were amazing! We started with empanadas and then my husband and I shared Pollo Relleno con Espinacas (grilled chicken, mojo sauce, fresh spinach and five-cheese sauce) and Pollo a la Milanesa (lightly breaded chicken beast with ham and cheese in soffits sauce). The cocktails were amazing. I had Caipirinha before, but now know what they should taste like. A little sweet but still light and refreshing. Hot churros with lots of sugar and cinnamon and a Cafe Havana for dessert. Yes, I ate too much. Ana seated and served us. She is from Cuba and was patient and enthusiastic about explaining the menu and the authenticity. She also shared that they have live music several nights a week. She was a delight.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place googling for a place to eat dinner. We'll this place was worth the drive and extra steps to find it. The food was amazing and the staff were so patient explaining the different dishes to us. We chose the dinner for...two that had a little bit of everything. Soooo good! Highly recommend! SeeMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This gem of a restaurant is hiding in plain sight...don’t let the odd location deter you from coming in as you will be in for an extraordinary treat! The cocktails are out of this world and GORGEOUS...coconut mojitos, sangria, espresso martinis, over the top garnishes...like real orchid flowers, sugar cane, pineapple leaves. Seriously, the bartender is on fire! And the food is delicious too, with traditional pork dishes and wonderful seafood. The Cuban coffee is a must after dinner. Take it from me, you won’t be disappointed!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I always go to Havana to get yummy food. Service never disappoints. The atmosphere is fantastic! I love it here, 10 out of 10!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am in love with Havana Catolina🥰 It is so delicious and such a fun environment!! I love coming here with my friends!! Great job!! 11/10

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Cuban food. Had the Havanna Special Cuban Sandwich and it was delicious. The service excellent, and the waitress and Chef amazing. All was perfect really recommend this lovely restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was awesome we asked for two different sandwiches one Cuban Havanna Special and the other was the Cuban sandwich.My sister and I loved their cuisine all was perfect from Cuban coffee from mariquitas, croquetas,the chef was so nice, waiters were awesome,ignore bad comments...you really need to come and try .This is a real treat .This my second time eating with my family and we absolutely love it. Music is about to start so need to let you go. Highly recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whoever says this is not the real deal...they are just wrong!!!! This place is unbelievable...I am Colombian but I’m mostly Cuban since I’ve lived in Miami pretty much my whole life. The food at Havana Carolina Restaurant & Bar is SO MUCH BETTER than what...you find in Miami!!! Definitely a must try. Do yourself a favor and go there. Also, make sure you reserve your table because they do get busy.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here because the rating was so high. It seems to me that folks in Concord need to try some different Cuban restaurants. I have eaten at some very good ones and I'm glad I did because if this had been my first experience...with Cuban cuisine it would have been my last. First they didn't have up to date paper menus. They expected us to scan a code on the table and read the menu from our phone. We are upper middle age and this does not work well. We got the Papas Rellenas for appetizer and they were fair. My wife ordered the Steak Sandwich and it was a sandwich with an inedible peace of gristle on it. I got the Havana Special Sandwich and again it was fair.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place. True Cuban food. Amazing flavor. AMAZING PEOPLE. Great Service. Great live music. VERY AUTHENTIC. I had Masitas de Cerdo...the best. If I could give them 6 stars I would. The most incredible place in North Carolina.

Date of visit: March 2021
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  • Yes, Havana Carolina Restaurant & Bar offers takeout services.

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  • Havana Carolina Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4