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Habana SoCo

2728 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-6445
+1 512-443-4253
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (10 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (17 reviews)
“tostones” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish, Central American
$$ - $$$
2728 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-6445
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am Cuban and am always on the look out for authentic Cuban food when I travel. The food here is spot on! The Vaca Frita was crispy and delicious; the Puerco was moist and tender; and the yuca was perfect! The portions are large...More

Thank Nosoda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service. Excellent food. Fun and cozy atmosphere. If the weather is nice and you are up for something different eat outside in their little huts. There is always plenty of parking and the food is authentic cuban. Our family consists of a big variety...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

A group of friends and I went for dinner and had a wonderful time. The best part was our server Michael. He was very knowledgeable about the menu and knew what suggestions to make. He showed up just at the right times - not too...More

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Nice simple ambiance. Good lunch crowd. Mural of coast of Cuba. Terrific food and service. We enjoyed the Masitas de Puerco and the Ropa Vieja. Black Beans and white rice on one and Red Beans and Saffron Rice on the other. The Shredded Ropa was...More

Thank bdrothschild
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We were there with a large group, the waiter had no difficulty handling the crowd and separate checks. It was happy hour so the margaritas were $5 each, they went down easy mainly because there was a whole lot of ice. We ordered a variety...More

Thank Staubenf
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have been to Habana a few times and I have never been disappointed. The food is always great and the service is at a nice leisurely pace. They do not try to rush you even if they are busy. This last time I had...More

Thank Stu1973
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Recently, a co-worker suggested Habana SoCo for lunch while we were in Austin for business. As an transplant from Florida, I eagerly agreed to her choice hoping for a decent selection of Cuban food. Habana SoCo is located on a wooded property that I had...More

Thank FloridaShannon
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This restaurant is right across (west) South Congress from St. Edwards University. We were looking for a family lunch in South Austin for which we did not have to wait in line for 1 hour, which is the usual for this popular dining hour. The...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We just happened upon this Cuban restaurant when we were traveling through Austin and we were so happy we did. The food was delicious and the restaurant itself was very cute. I would highly recommend this place.More

Thank Dawn H
Ron F, Owner at Habana SoCo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

So happy that you stumbled upon us, Dawn -- we know that we can be a little hidden and tucked away. I'm even more pleased that everything was to your liking and you enjoyed our vibe. I hope next time you're in Austin you will...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I stopped by while I was in Austin for work. I had the Cuban Sandwich and it was AMAZING and huge! It was so good, I stopped by on my way out of town the next day and got one to bring home. The staff...More

Thank Vanessa G
Ron F, Owner at Habana SoCo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

So glad that you were able to make a quick stop to see us while in Austin, Vanessa -- there's nothing we love to hear more than you getting one to take with you home. I hope that next time you're in town you will...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2728 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-6445
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-443-4253
Where Austin meets the Islands. Delicious Cuban & Caribbean food & drinks!
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