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Havana NY

58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
+1 212-944-0990
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Cuban restaurant with authentic Cuban food. Great mojitos and the food was fantastic. I have the lechon was great with black beans and rice. I also ordered yuca with mojo with was soft and delicious.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nancyfV6478KC
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nancy, Thanks a lot for visiting us. It's great to know that you were pleased with the food. It is very important for us to see that all our customers leave happy and so, we're delighted that you felt this way. We'd love to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed having lunch here. Authentic Cuban cuisine, nothing fancy just good food. Service was pleasant & efficient. Not pricey, nice atmosphere and very clean.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 529millyw
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks a lot for rating us five stars. We're really happy to know that you were pleased with the food and services of the restaurant. It was a pleasure to have you here. Hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked this as a special deal for a birthday but came away very disappointed with both the service and the food. Three of our party cannot eat gluten, and whilst the menu has a sign for GF options, there were only 2, but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank groovebutcher
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, We want to extend our sincerest apologies concerning all the issues that you have faced with the food. Everything you pointed out wrong about the food isn't a norm here at Havana. We always try to make sure our passion and hard work are...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018

Stopped by here after visiting Bryant Park. Very cool vibe and staff were excellent. We both started with a Mojito and an order of pollo empanadas. The mojitoes and empanadas were excellent. I ordered the Osso Buccu and my wife ordered Pollo Tropical with plantians....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dmh165638
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey, Thank you so much for taking our time to write a feedback for us. It feels great to learn that you tried a variety of dishes from the menu and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Customer satisfaction is what we aim for and we're overjoyed...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

I was really looking forward to this and was very sadly disappointed. The reason for 3 stars and not 2 were the excellent tostones and yuca flavor. That’s it!! I am not a native New Yorker, and I don’t mind spending $$$ on a good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Agent0348SP
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, We're sorry to learn that your recent experience with us was disappointing. We certainly understand the importance of good service and the role that it plays in making sure that our customers leave happy. We'd never want any of our customers to leave with...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

We have been trying to find authentic restaurants of different styles in our few days in NY. TripAdvisor helped with our 100% success in 5 days. This was no exception then; good cocktails, wine, service and great food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rob W
JoeW3533, Public Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Rob, Thank you for the kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed your experience here with us! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We found the restaurant by accident. Right around the corner from our hotel. We started with black bean soup, very good. Tostones with garlic sauce was outstanding. The crab cake was interesting as it had no bread filler.. For main dish, try the pork and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank janie g
JoeW3533, Public Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Hi Janie! What a serendipitous surprise! We're so happy you found us! Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 5, 2018

I visited Havana NY for dinner with two co-workers during a recent work trip to New York. The beef empanadas were great. There were several entrees I was considering and ended up ordering the Pollo a La Plancha con Camarones (chicken breast and shrimp). It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian S
JoeW3533, Public Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Hi Brian! We're so happy you and your co-workers enjoyed your meals with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with a friend and the food was great. This is my second visit to Havana and it never disappoints. Service was the best and nothing beats the tres leches cake for dessert. Must go.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Presto67
JoeW3533, Public Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Hi Presto67! We're so happy you decided to come back to Havana! Thank you for the kind words!

Reviewed November 28, 2018

I visited Havana NY during a business trip to NY, having enjoyed Cuban food in various Cuban cities and other locations across the US. In a nutshell, Havana NY does a great job in delivering authentic food, perfectly prepared, appropriately-sized (not supersized!) portions. The service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Louis59
JoeW3533, Public Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Hi Louis59! Thank you for taking the time to review us! We appreciate your feedback and are very happy that our authentic food was to your liking! We hope to see you again soon!

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April 6, 2018|
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Response from 207joycem | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have any live music either on all the occasions that we visited.
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December 2, 2017|
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There wasn’t any live music when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 7 train to 5th Avenue and B, D, F &V trains to 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-944-0990
  • E-mail
Description
Havana NY is a vibrant Cuban restaurant located in the heart of Manhattan. Since it's opening in 1991, Havana NY has been consistently recognized as one of the best places in town to enjoy homemade Cuban food in a warm, and friendly environment!
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