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“You will go back ...”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Little Havana

Little Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse, European, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Upmarket venue for that special dinner, tasteful decor with well trained waitrons. Suggest that reservation is made as I have been there on week nights and always well supported.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“You will go back ...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

A marvellous restaurant from the service, to the atmosphere and most importantly the food. The staff are on their toes and service is superb. It does get very crowded at times, but this does not seem to inhibit any aspect of this restaurant. The food - well, my mouth waters at the thought - is fantastic [I struggle to not use Irish colourful language in describing it]. The seared Tuna is perfect and the wild mushroom risotto takes me back to the better restaurants in Italy.
An extensive wine selection is available and this will be one restaurant you will definitely go back to.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Roy W
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Johannesburg
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144 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“One of the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Truly impressed with this restaurant. From service to the quality of food it was unexpectedly amazing. The meat is not from feed lot but from free range cattle and combined with the preparation I had one of the best stakes, not to talk of rhw pork belly and the salads. Definitely Going back

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Sweet Lake City
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Too much beef”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

Very nice atmosphere, a bit chique. We arrived a bit early and there was hardly anyone there, but all tables were full by 20:00 hours.

The beef fillet was absolutely fabulous. I don't remember whether we opted for the grass fed or grain fed variety - the waiter couldn't explain the difference in taste anyway. I do remember the steaks were huge...

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank hweegink
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Ireland
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Great food and great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

We loved Little Havana so much that we ate here three times on our visit to Umhlanga. The food, especially the steaks were amazing. We loved the buzz and atmosphere and the staff were friendly and helpful. Try the grass v grain steaks. The restaurant was always full and it had a great atmosphere. Don't be put off by the fact that it's upstairs in a shopping complex. It has a good and fairly priced wine list. We will definitely be back on our next visit.

  • Visited February 2013
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Waedenswil, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delicious food and great atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

We ate dinner on Dec 24, the restaurant packed to the last chair. Luckily we reserved well in advance. Despite the crowed, our waiter was always there when we needed something, no moment we felt neglected. The wine selection is superbe; we followed the bev mgr into the walk-in wine cooler where he introduced available wines and helped us choose the right wine to pair with our food. The starters were fantastic - the cuban chicken livers were the best we ever had!
The free range meat was juicy and grilled to the point. All in all a very pleasant evening, so good we went back for lunch two days later!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Oliver D
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