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Havana 59

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16 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3608 (Main Street)
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fantastic.The drinks were great and the Cuban nachos are to die for.Very friendly staff.Not expensive either.

Thank starman8568
Freer, Texas
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels like Havana as interpreted by Epcot Center. It's hokey....but good drinks and good fun. Bring a sense of humor and you will enjoy it.

Thank Erik W
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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in after the Farmers Market and had lunch. Loved the open air atmosphere and the food and drinks were fabulous. Will be back when in Richmond.

Thank Chiq D
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The upstairs looks a bit more breezy in the summer did not try it was reserved The ambiance is great theres also a no smoking section

Thank Tempusfugit2015
Charleston, South Carolina
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Havana 59 after a couple of friends suggested it. I haven't ate Cuban food before so this was a first for me. The drinks were great and the PorkChop I had was pretty good. Would've gave it more stars if I was into Cuban food. The lighting was pretty low so had to use my light on my phone... More 

1 Thank PDJCSU19
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

How can you go wrong with crafty mojitos and attractive people? For some reason all of the good looking people of Richmond frequent this Mojito bar. Come for the minty drinks, stay for the view!

Thank alex C
Bowie, Maryland
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Can't believe I have never been there before. Great, authentic atmosphere; good service; and great food. Brunch is new; only been serving for a month. Very Cuban traditional menu options. It was great! They seem to have great programming; cigar bar, salsa dancing, and whiskey tasting. I look forward to returning for dinner.

1 Thank 3littleone3
Ashburn, Virginia
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207 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Havana meets the South! This is one of the most unique places you will find in the Richmond Downtown area. Food is Cuban and pretty good. Very causal. Great bar scene especially when the weather is nice and the front windows are open. Heavy cigar smoking going on here... So if you don't like the smoke you might want to... More 

Poughkeepsie, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I heard about this restaurant and how good it was. We put our best date night outfits on, dropped the kids off and put the address in the gps. Well when we arrived it wasn't what we expected. This was literally a hole in the wall. This used to be an old mechanics garage. The odor was... More 

Thank jessica t
Chesterfield, Virginia
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food, great atmosphere and Salsa Dancing on Thursday nights, what else can you ask for? Well, their wait staff could be better train but their inability to present their beautiful dishes is compensated by the quality of the food. I'll keep coming to this place and keep dancing salsa.

Thank Ed_Marquez

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $28
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, American
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3608
    (Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: One block south at Main/N 17th St and two blocks north at E Broad/N17th St
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-780-2822
The glorious days of the 1950's in Havana were spent basking in the sunshine alongside the ocean, pools of posh resorts, and on the grounds of the Havana Yacht Club. Enjoy our home made mojitos or one of our specialty cocktails paired with our daily made entrees.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?