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Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way

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405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139
+1 305-503-3828
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Belmar N.J.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat at a table on the sidewalk, on a beautiful Sunday nite. Food and drinks were excellent. Chicken with the gravy is their specialty, and the best. We had Mojotos and red sangria. Our server, from Cuba, was very knowlegeable and guided us in our choices. We would definitely go back.....

Thank jpendejo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first experience with Cuban cuisine for lunch. We stayed at a boutique hotel just steps away so we chose this restaurant instead of making the trek to Little Havana. My husband had the chicken specialty and I had beef in creole sauce. Both dishes were very tasty but I preferred the chicken dish. Given the size of... More 

Thank Arlene K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a reasonable meal. Not so exciting as it looks. I have since return to spain only to find that they have taken money from my debit card twice. My sister and I only had 2 main dishes, 2 drinks. The bill came to 88.31USD that was on the 15th Feb. I left Miami on the 16th Feb. On... More 

Thank Hope F
Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We already had dinner reservations somewhere else but stopped here for a drink before we moved on. Were seated outside but at the front of the restaurant which meant we got to see the great eclectic Cuban decor as well as watch the world go by. I had a classic Mohito and my daughter had a virgin one. They give... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our food was very good; fresh, tasty & well presented. Service was very fast. Whilst it was busy and buzzing, with Cuban music in the background etc etc, it did all feel a little rushed and lacked a certain genuine atmosphere, but that could've been my jet lag. It's probably above average for the area but only just.

Thank Steve M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I think this is the best Cuban restaurant which I have ever been.The staff was helpful and we received our food quick.The food was very good and average price as for Miami.The portions are really big.It is good restaurant for kids as well mine enjoyed their food as much as us adults.Would def recommend.

Thank Haidik
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was tasty, atmosphere was fun but service left MUCH to be desired. Got caught in a shift change with the wait staff and our order was totally forgotten about... waited 30 minutes for sandwiches??? Was rudely dismissed when I asked, noting the table around us had ordered much more elaborate meals and had all ordered after us and were... More 

Thank ShanLeigh77
St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We sat outside and enjoyed the atmosphere around the area which was good for people watching. I had the Lechon Asado and the flavor was nice and meat was tender. The bar poured a fantastic mojito that was a good looking as it was tasty. Service was good and they were crowded. I'd return to the Espanola location anytime I... More 

Thank MrWright555
Portland, Oregon
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is good as well as the service. I always go to this restaurant every time I visit Miami, at least once

Thank James G
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10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and service, but more of a tourist place than I like. Nothing bad, but nothing good either... My wife enjoyed their chicken specialty. I had the shredded beef which was also good. If you are craving Cuban, give it a shot.

Thank BrianL7042

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-503-3828
Welcome to Havana 1957, real and authentic Cuban flavors located at one of the most popular corners in South Beach; Espanola Way.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?