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Casual Habana Cafe

125 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7103
+1 201-880-9844
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ropa vieja” (14 reviews)
“flan” (10 reviews)
“oxtail” (8 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
$$ - $$$
125 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If Cuban food is your thing then this is the place. All of the typical dishes are here and they're cooked to perfection. The Ropa Vieja is top on the list followed by the churrasco. Great home made empanadas with several typical of fillings. It's...More

Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has good food for sure. Ropa vieja is my favorite. They now serve alcohol which is ok I guess (use to be BYOB) The decor is pretty good as well but my favorite thing about this place is the tres leches. It's amazing...More

Thank Akelia J
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Note: You will be judge on appearance. I feel that if we would have gone to this location first we would not have been as shocked with the service or the food as we were. The hostess and the female manager who gave her directions...More

Thank ArlenB2
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The shrimp entree and appetizers were great but the beams and rice sides were dry and tasteless. I had to throw them out.

Thank RLF724
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Service was EXCELLENT! Seated and waited upon immediately, although we visited at 2:00, after the lunch rush, so that may have helped. Our server/bartender, ( yes, they serve alcohol now!) Antonio, makes an awesome piña colada, and was so nice, and enthusiastic, about explaining the...More

Thank Dekiz
Reviewed 25 June 2017

You gotta try everything especially their oxtail entree (Rabo) and the empanadas! Cozy dinner atmosphere... pretty popular. We always find our friends from neighboring towns having dinner here. Staff is very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Vincent T
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great spot, with good reviews decided to try this place out. Food is spot on, service wasn't bad either and the atmosphere is great, we came after 9pm so it wasn't as packed as some people say it gets on a Friday night. We were...More

Thank alanroytbak
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place and over the past couple of years have tried all the dishes on the menue. The food is fresh, cooked just right, well presented and priced, and served by friendly staff. Finding a lunch time parking spot is tough, but evening...More

Thank PersianOldMan
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends on a week night . Friendly attentive service and the food was very fresh and original.. we had the appetizer tower great for sharing. You can't beat the salads and the dressings are fantastic

Thank joannie838
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I wanted to love this restaurant but no can do. There appetizers miss too. Would go in the spring for the outdoor drinks and lite dining only.

Thank kbettyj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7103
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-880-9844
  • E-mail
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