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Cafe Habana

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17 Prince Street @ Elizabeth, New York City, NY 10012-3507
+1 212-625-2001
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (41 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (93 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Prince Street @ Elizabeth, New York City, NY 10012-3507
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So fun for a mid-day brunch. Latin music, Fun staff, good food & drinks. They’re family friendly and creative to seat larger than 4-people parties. We were a party of 2 and enjoyed the old diner bar stools.

Thank Queensmommy37
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Place has good food, loved it. Had the corn and tacos. Also had the rice and beans. Son had a burger. Yummy

Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely dive-y place that is mostly a take out place. My son and I were in the area wandering after his basketball practice at the Y and stopped here to eat. I adore cuban food and couldn't pass. We ordered a chicken...More

Thank poonamallee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the food but wasn’t extremely excited about it. The environment is nice and the staff was friendly

Thank Rania S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family met up with my cousin and her husband for dinner and drinks at Cafe Habana. It is a really small restaurant, but they did their best to accommodate our table of 6 on a Sunday evening. The staff was super friendly and accommodating....More

Thank DeLuca2012
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Brunched at Cafe Habana whilst weekending in NYC, great vibe, service and food - really enjoyed our dishes and cocktails - would highly recommend.

Thank WayneLeeds_UK
Reviewed January 30, 2018

This place never seems to disapoint. Its one of our go to restaurants for Latin food when we travel to New York. We always order the corn and plantaines they are the best. I have never been disapointed by the food wether we go for...More

Thank Randyjoh
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I love cafe Habana! It’s one of my go-to’s in the city. My favorite dish is the fish tacos and you MUST get the corn. The corn is what they are known for. The restaurant is small, so I would recommend going at an off...More

Thank Alexis G
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

the photos deceive are only done well. The food is poor and unpleasant even the rice is not good. Avoid it

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Legit the nicest sandwich I have even had in my life. It was a very cool place I really liked it. The food came out super super quick. The sandwich was amazing despite a bit of Greece coming from the pulled pork it was still...More

Thank IssaY15
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“North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to
be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighborhood is
popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of
the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry,
Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping,
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December 2, 2016|
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Response from Mitch M | Reviewed this property |
We shared one. It is an order at the counter place so we did not ask them to half it, we did that ourself at the table.
October 22, 2015|
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Response from Christine F | Reviewed this property |
The tortillas they serve made of corn and fillings are vegetable or meat so you're all set there. The famous grilled corn with Parmesan also Guten free. I found plenty of options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Prince Street @ Elizabeth, New York City, NY 10012-3507
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighborhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-625-2001
It was also in the movie - Friends with Benefits...Phone number on receipt is 212-625-2001
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