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Havana NY

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Midtown
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58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
+1 212-944-0990
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Switzerland
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190 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly (almost too friendly) service and OK atmosphere, but food wasn't too good, average at it's best.

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Thank Pekka T
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like Cuban or Latin food at a great tasting place, look no more. Many dishes all with a Latin flavors and spice. Good prices (for a NY restaurant). Latin music and flavor (atmosphere). Plates are big. Definitely a place to go when around midtown.

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Thank Rafael S
Florence, Italy
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696 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been for a business dinner. Location is OK Service and waiter has been good but his suggestion were not the best. Food is not that good, almost everything we tried (6 people).

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Thank Maurizio S
Brentwood, New York
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107 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the privilege of visiting Havana recently and the only thing changed is the location. Food is still my go to spot for midtown Cuban food before I need to rush to penn station. I am a fan of red beans and the beans here are to die for. Still not sure how they make the rice so orange.... More 

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Thank Honest_1Reviews
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This restaurant was right opposite our hotel, so felt like it was the right choice after a long haul flight. Service with a smile and lovely specials recommended by the waiter.

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Thank B0nnie1969
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've visited this restaurant a few times this year for lunch with a colleague and each time the food has been great and the service fast and friendly. It's a little close quarters at the bar, but the happy hour deals look really good so we'll be bringing the rest of the office here soon!

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Thank Scott G
Massapequa Park, New York
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My brother-in-law loves this restaurant, so I met him and my sister the other night for dinner. OMG it was out of this world. The food was great and the pitches of sangria are even better. Service was excellent. It is immaculately clean and has a very nice atmosphere. Prices were good, not overpriced. Will definitely go back again.

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Thank gneebeeny
Salisbury, North Carolina
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My girlfriends and I were on a Christmas trip in NYC and we tried Havna NY. The sevice was good, but the Cuban food was not authentic. The rice looked orange instead of yellow.

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Thank LoveLillyP
clarkwgriswold
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment we entered the staff was welcoming, accommodating and attentive. The wait staff stayed on top of everything and made great recommendations. The food was of high quality and scrumptious. One of the highlights of this NYC visit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We used to live in this place when it was across the street, but this was our first visit since it reopened in its new location. They'd just gotten their liquor license that day and were still stocking the bar, so my friend couldn't get her choice of cocktail accommodated. But the regular mojitos were on point. We got there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 7 train to 5th Avenue and B, D, F &V trains to 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-944-0990
Description
Havana NY is a vibrant Cuban restaurant located in the heart of Manhattan. Since it's opening in 1991, Havana NY has been consistently recognized as one of the best places in town to enjoy homemade Cuban food in a warm, and friendly environment!

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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