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“Best Cuban pork” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Havana Cafe

Havana Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $24
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
West Palm Beach, Florida
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Best Cuban pork”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

We ate here several times while in town for the Everglades City Seafood Festival. It is quite possibly the best Cuban pork I have ever had! I also had the marinated steak, which was very good. The service staff was a little stressed, they were absolutely slammed due to the festival. On Monday, after the festival, they were much more relaxed and the service was greatly improved.
The weather was great, so we sat outside. The outdoor seating has a very relaxed, tropical feel.
There isn't much to choose from in the area, but this is a don't miss restaurant!

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Homestead, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Hidden Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

We headed to the Everglades City Seafood Festival but ended eating in this peaceful place, a real paradise in such a tiny island. We were treated like royalty, yes, just like that. The owner (who is also the chef) brought the food to our table himself and fed us with a special seafood dish that tasted so good that we were glad for not eating at the festival. Unfortunately, they're open half year only so we are planing several visits before they close in April. I want to try the Cuban food too and enjoy the peaceful and friendly atmosphere that this place has to offer thanks to the perfect combination of excellent cooking skill and friendliness of the owners.

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Thank RR2265
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Warner Robins, Georgia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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“Great food, rude service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

We ate lunch here. The pork plate was absolutely fantastic. We did have to wait a while to be served and the waitress said that she did not have time to split our check. They were busy but I have not had that problem at much busier places. I rated this establishment average because although the food was excellent, dining in my opinion is largely about service.

Visited February 2013
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4 Thank Wreck429
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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

This was our second annual visit to Havana Cafe. Both years the food was great and the service friendly and efficient. We have grouper on the lunch special which was fresh and perfectly prepared. The cost is easy to take and you are made to feel welcome. Keep it up Havana! Viva!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank ijg1018
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Naples, Florida
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237 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
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“Best fish cooking in a hundred miles”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

I go every Sunday lunchtime in my Morgan, they appreciate such things there.

The cooking is on display and the catch of the day is superlative every single time. Not expensive either.
They also serve cafe con leche of the kind I have not tasted since I was in Mallorca in the 1980s. You more or less have to eat outside under straw awnings on stone tables and stone chairs, but that is part of the charm. The service is not quick, so do not be in a hurry. It attracts a lot of Harley Davidson bikers and 60s style flower children, but all well behaved and interested in Morgans. This is not sophisticated dining but it is very good dining and the cooking is worth the effort to get there and it is a lovely drive back over the Causeway. Chill out with great grub.

I want these Cubans to succeed because they deserve it for what they offer. Estupendo y maravilloso! Le vayan.

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Thank David B
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