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Habana Cuba

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238 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126-4824 (San Carlos & Park)
+1 408-998-2822
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17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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San Jose, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My party of 4 people shared the appetizer combination platter and the meat combination platter for 3 people. Lots of delicious food was enjoyed by all at dinner and then leftovers for the next day. Mojitos were reasonably priced. I'd recommend making reservations for a Saturday night as my party and I were seated at the last available table around... More 

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Thank Travelingpat2013
Tracy, California
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The last 3 years I have been hoping to eat here with my CPA, well this year I got my wish, the last few years we either miss their lunch hours or it's the day they were closed. Lucky for me my CPA eats here often and being my first time he knew what to order, rice, black beans, plantains... More 

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Thank Debbie H
San Jose, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It was great - variety of beef, chicken, pork and seafood. Rice and black beans were amazing as were the plantains. I had the oxtails (only on Friday) - I will be back!!!! If you're in the area - check hours lunch hours and dinner hours.

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Thank Augustbaby53
Arlington, Texas
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived in San Jose and this was one of the first restaurants that popped up when I googled "best restaurants in San Jose." Habana Cuba did not disappoint. We had mini empanadas as an appetizer. I had the lechon a la cubana and my husband had a traditional Cuban sandwich with a layer of ribeye steak added. The food... More 

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Thank cmedrano2013
MA
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food was authentic cuban food, but not much interesting vegetarian options, freshly squeezed pineapple juice was good, mango dessert was good, omellete was sweet so avoid it, mushroom was good, vegetable platter appetizer was good but entree was not good,

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Thank ips28
Eugene, Oregon
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I wasn't starving when I arrived so I only had a salad. I loved the pear, avocado, grilled chicken combo. The lettuce was iceburg so I didn't eat most of that. The service was decent. It was not too noisy. It didn't take too long to get seated.

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Thank lisaandersonma
Long island, NY
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This was a genuine Cuban restaurant. We were out for a family night and were delighted with the choices given. We were able to find something suitable for the younger children as well as the adults. There were so many delicious dishes, I would have enjoyed it if we could have ordered a few dishes and shared family style! Next... More 

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Thank Esoterica10
San Jose, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My roomie's parents are first generation Guatemalan immigrants. They were visiting and I wanted to take them for some Latin food, but not a Mexican restaurant. Habana Cuba is in my neighborhood, so we made the 5 minute drive and parked on the street. Long story short, the food was delicious! All of of loved the flavors and textures. It's... More 

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Thank JamillaCamel
Fenton, Michigan
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Our trainer recommended this little jewel. Delicious Cuban food and spirits served by a very friendly staff.

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Modesto Ca
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We stopped here while we were waiting for our concert to start and we were not disappointed. The place was very lively for a Sunday afternoon but we didn't have to wait long for a table. We started off with the Bocaditos (Cuban sandwich appetizer) and it was very tasty. The starter soup wasn't bad either. I usually order the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126-4824
    (San Carlos & Park)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-998-2822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?