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Habana's Boardwalk

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2819 Mahan Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308-5491
+1 850-391-9111
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were driving to Tallahassee after a long day, and just wanted to eat something and go to our hotel. We found Habana's on our way to the hotel, and to be honest, didn't expect much, but we were in for a great surprise. The food and service were outstanding! Make sure to order some coffee, it was really good!

2 Thank Rafael M
Bradenton, Florida
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great selection of very reasonably priced meals in a casual family setting within a strip mall. The food is terrific and the service is both quick and efficient making it a spot well-worth visiting. The Vaca Frita (shredded beef grilled with mojo and onions) was delicious and served with two sides for $10.50. The portion was plentiful and I chose... More 

1 Thank AvaE27
Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Love this place! Food is yummy and staff is very nice and attentive. They have special and an happy hour. Try it you'll love it too!

1 Thank Elter26
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

So delicious. Skip Gordos and eat here. You will be glad you did. Cafe con leche, boiled yucca, vaca frita! Enough for two to share.

1 Thank Jennieadventures
Panama City Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

That tells me what I need to know. I am not an expert on Cuban food so when I see quite a few that are then I know the food will be good. I loved the pulled pork cooked Cuban style. When they have it usually the special I love the Cuban style pot roast. Every time I have eaten... More 

1 Thank TigerPC
St. Petersburg, FL
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dining Solo. Wait staff appeared to be new or unfamiliar with their area. Anyway once attended to service went ok. I drink a lot of fluids at my meals, so my glass was empty a couple of times. (minor detail) I started w/ yucca, this was cooked perfectly and the dipping sauce was phenomenal. I had the Masita (pork and... More 

1 Thank BoudreauxP
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130 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This Cuban restaurant features the menu, the service, the prices, the atmosphere, and the quality you'd expect from a local, neighborhood-based Cuban restaurant. Personally, i'm glad to have any Cuban restaurant in this town. Carlos has failed twice. Black Bean failed. A server calls out a cheerful greeting as you arrive. The menu is all the usual stuff -- ropa,... More 

1 Thank praxis1
Tallahassee, Florida
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Thanks Habana for making our group dinner out enjoyable, great cuban food and appetizers for the new and habitual dinner of this cuisine... great portions, quick service, seating, and delicious authentic dishes, picadollo, lechon, media noche, maduros, plantains, papa fritas filled out plates.. top off with flan dessert and cafe cubano. We WILL be back.

2 Thank Dolores R
Sopchoppy, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

My husband and I wanted something different and something good. We had the pulled pork with grilled onions, black beans and plantains. It was busy, but not overly busy, we were promptly served. Having eaten the plantains in Belize, we were pleased to find a place that knew how to fix them. The pork was really great and the black... More 

1 Thank Mary O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Eating at Habana's Boardwalk was an amazing accident. My wife and I visit a new restaurant every Friday for lunch, and alternate surprising the other with something they've never had before. Being my turn to surprise and treat, I needed something close to her job, and reasonably priced for the lunch hour. I did a map search of places to... More 

1 Thank patricia b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2819 Mahan Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308-5491
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-391-9111

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?