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Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way

405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139-8152
+1 305-824-7737
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (259 reviews)
“plantain chips” (98 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (93 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139-8152
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way
1. The Chicken and Rice!
"The absolute best chicken and rice I have ever had!"
Judy H
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2. Best Cuban Restaurant ever!!!
"Amazing place, amazing customer service and AMAZING food!"
Milton M
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3. February 20, 2018 Great Mojito
"We ordered a pitcher of their special mojitos and they were terrific."
Elvira S
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Reviewed today via mobile

This place has great authentic Cuban food. Has street side seating which is great to sit outside and enjoy the Miami atmosphere. Food was amazing and drinks were excellent.

Thank Raptor2010
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We saw reviews on this place and decided to give it a try. We sat outside on Espanola Way. It was a nice night and we loved to watch the people go by. This is such a nice little area for going out. We have...More

Thank David-Vickie
EduardoAraoz, Owner at Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine Espanola Way, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant David. It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our dishes and the ambiance as well.

Reviewed yesterday

Stopped by for lunch, spent two hours eating and drinking. Best mohitos around. Food was delicious, especially the media noche and the flan. Orgasmic! You have to try the “flight” of 4 tostone cups with assorted fillings. Dhrimp, chicken, beef and pork. Delicious! Tried to...More

Thank WeHaFoodCritic
Reviewed yesterday

First stop Cuban food! packed house without a line in the middle of an intersection. Staff friendly, polite and patient. Food delicious but the Mojitas Pitcher were the best I've ever had! Hands down! Don't be left out and make sure you stop and eat...More

Thank Annie F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was our first trip to Miami, so I wanted to have an authentic Cuban Sandwich. Havana 1957 on Ocean drive was the perfect choice! Cuban culture, food, and atmosphere! Food was delicious!

Thank cgarcia0623
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved this place, food and service were outstanding. The decoration is interesting too. Live music during weekends

Thank Erica A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this by chance as we were walking through south beach. Our server was personable and interactive. Food was some of the best we had in Miami! Highly recommend!!

Thank mkroll73
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was on a mission for some tres leches. I was not disappointed with this fantastic spot - amazing dessert, great atmosphere and service!

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my wife out for a meal at Cubana on Ocean Drive. We waited a long time to be served and were close to walking out at one point. When the food arrived we weren’t particularly impressed. Ocean Drive generally is great for happy...More

Thank Bannerman-Adams
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow!!!! Visited this authentic restaurant received with the warmest of welcomes from our host Alain M. Our first experience of Cuban cuisine we really appreciated Alain’s expert and enthusiastic advice of menu choice. The food was superb and the ambiance was greatly enhanced by the...More

Thank TrevnTrace
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2017|
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Response from Rory A | Reviewed this property |
No live music when we were there
16 February 2016|
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Response from Daiane P | Reviewed this property |
We found one on 16th st - municipal parking, around $17 per 24hrs. Better than the hotel valet which was $42!
Donyiel D
1 December 2015|
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Response from Rita N | Reviewed this property |
I didn't have breakfast but I see they are open at 9 am so what do they serve at that hour!?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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 33139-8152
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-824-7737
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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