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Havana-Jax Cafe

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2578 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3666
+1 904-399-0609
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
2578 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service and excellent food. The slow roasted pork with citrus sauce was incredible! Really enjoyed the Flan too. Excellent experience in every way. Highly recommend!

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed December 29, 2016

I just recently moved to this area. Having gone to many Cuban restaurants in South FL and NJ, I was dying for a Cuban sandwich. The owner/mgr was a bit snooty and looked me up and down as he was in a suit, and I...More

Thank CrazyboutKeyWest
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on the way home for lunch. If you want authentic Cuban food you need to come here. Place is very clean and reasonably priced. Staff is attentive. Waitstaff and manager are all Cubans. A pleasure to dine here. Recommended!! Pictured is what's left...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Our family found this "best kept secret" some years ago. We love the roast pork, the desserts and the service. It's nice without being stuffy and pretentious. The staff are always friendly and helpful. If you're in the mood for Cuban fare, good food at...More

1  Thank walterv234
Reviewed July 9, 2016

The staff was friendly and the food arrived fairly quickly. The place was clean and well kept. Dinner was around $15 per person plus drinks. The yellow rice and black beans were really good.

Thank Nevyntoo
Reviewed January 2, 2016

I Thought the food portions were too small especially for the prices they charge. Just because you put glass tops on tables with paper place mats in a low income strip store doesn't mean it's high end.

Thank Mugsy_Baby
Reviewed December 8, 2015

I've had my share of Cuban sandwiches, but they have one of the best I've had. The ham is really special. They've also got a Cuban buffet for lunch some days - you'll be sure to overeat. I know I did - but it was...More

Thank BarbaraJS
Reviewed December 3, 2015

Overpriced and not good. My son's Paella was mostly rice. He said he thought the fish in it tasted "fishy", now his stomach has been doing the rumba all night. The best thing we ordered was the black bean dip and plantain chips for an...More

Thank 843rachel
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

It's been a dozen years since I worked in this area and this was one of my favorite spots for lunch. I'm so glad I went out of my way today to have lunch here. Had the media noches and it was every bit as...More

Thank GWVan
Reviewed October 18, 2015

we ordered cubanos and roast pork sandwiches, and they were as advertised: yum. We ended with cuban coffee and are still awake. I want to return for the dancing on the weekend.

Thank M R K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2578 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3666
    (Beach Blvd. & Atlantic Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-399-0609
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