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Old's Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina

1442 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33135
+1 786-518-2196
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“vaca frita” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1442 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33135
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Old's Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina
1. Nice Surprise
"Great Cuban food with scrumptious beverages to tickle your palate."
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2. Worth a visit
"We had the Cubano sandwich and the chicken crouquettes."
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3. Best Vaca Frita ever!!
") Vaca Frita and Pechuga DePollo A La Plancha."
Kimberly M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Little Havana during a pre-cruise stay in Miami Beach and stumbled across this little gem of a restaurant. It was a Saturday afternoon and the place was hopping! It is small and quaint with a great buzzy atmosphere. Mojito glasses were lined up...More

Thank Glamourjet
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed January 12, 2018

We left the South Beach area to find Little Havana - nice little strip of stores and restaurants. Mojito's are great - lots of fresh mint and sugar cane sprig. My husband had the cubano which is the best ever. I had black beans and...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is considered for me the most typical Cuban food restaurant. With an amazing and balanced combination of Cuban recipes cooked with an outstanding quality is a most to try the "bolas de congris" as started. And surprise "They have live music on Thursday...More

Thank Miguel d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to little Havana on a Tuesday night just before the busy season, so it was a bit quite, many places had few people. We walked past Old Havana’s and it was almost full. That says it all - if it’s busy it must...More

Thank RachelDanos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet another Miami establishment with an automatic gratuity! There is simply NO MOTIVATION for a server to care, when they know they will automatically receive 18-20% regardless of the quality of service given! This shows clearly at this place. The wait staff has a crappy...More

Thank Oh2BeFlyin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Avoid getting the very expensive Mojito. most people fall for that drink it is mostly water and sugar. Don't order too much food, especially not their chicken! it has no flavor. order sandwich enjoy the location and service. but don't over do it as food...More

Thank TraumaMD911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a pretty cool bar. fpr sure they are ready to serve you mojito but they have good beer as well. The food was good and the staff was nice. What I enjoyed the most was live music!

Thank 755idm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great vibe! We came off the big bus tour in little Havana amid found this wonderful place! They were very helpful!

Thank Nathan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted an authentic cuban sandwich and this place was a find. The food was so good and the cuban sandwich was worth the drive. Live music so a bit loud - really liked the mojitos and my husband said the ceviche was excellent. Service...More

Thank michelebusch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good place. We enjoyed the experience. But I want to add to the service charge comment. Our waitress Rosita said that the 18% was for the bar servers. So my friend and I gave her another $10. But we didn't believe her....More

Thank Kevin Y
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Questions & Answers
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Old's Havana M | Property representative |
Hello, our dress code is casual, thanks for contacting us.
August 18, 2017|
Response from Pam G | Reviewed this property |
Not quite sure just give them a call. Enjoy!
August 18, 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make reservations. We walked up and they seated us immediately. The food was wonderful and there were a number of people eating there who appeared to be "locals". That made us feel as though the restaurant had a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1442 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33135
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 786-518-2196
  • E-mail
Old's Havana is a Traditional Cuban Bar & Restaurant located in the heart of little Havana, right beside our Famous ´´Parque del Domino´´ with the intention of serve authentic Cuban food and cocktails and you will definitely enjoy our havanera atmosphere before Castro involving to you with music and photos from the old ages.
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