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Casual Habana Cafe

125 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7103
+1 201-880-9844
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ropa vieja” (13 reviews)
“flan” (11 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
€€ - €€€
125 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7103
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Stopped there for the first time when we were in NJ. Had the Arroz con Pollo and flan. My daughter had tilapia and some type of dessert with panna cotta and guava fruit. For an appetizer we ordered the tostones which were wonderful. I thought...More

Thank lrusch2
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We’ve been coming to this restaurant since it opened about 10 years ago. We’ve brought many of our friends who have now also become regulars. It’s one of our “Top 3”, but since the installation of the bar, I must say I’m not pleased with...More

1  Thank PerfectIslands
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We visit Casual Habana Cafe once or twice a year, and since our last visit, a full bar has been installed and the restaurant obtained a liquor license, meaning it is no longer a BYO. Prices remain moderate at dinner, and me and my wife...More

Thank victorsN2770KS
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for appetizers because it looked like a good place. Then I saw rabo or oxtails on the menu. So instead of appetizers I had an entree. Very good, unfortunately I had to leave early but I will be back and spend more time...More

Thank Lorne H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Fantastic food, crowded and fun place. Get the tower of tapas (three for $18). To save on entrees get two towers and try 6 foods. It's more than enough! Very reasonable beverage selection. Lots of wonderful menu options. Will be returning often. Parking is tough,...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Small family atmosphere with excellent food. Chef was up front and honest. Would never be in the area and not stop back in. Kudos to the whole crew!

Thank Bashley80
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise! The ham croquettas are the best I’ve eaten out of Spain. The pork shank is meaty and tender. The arroz con pollo is served in casserole with just the right amount of olives to give a sweet/sour tinge to an otherwise...More

Thank Mindyopp
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've heard great things about this place and we did enjoy our dinner. I had the pollo al ajillo and my husband had the lechon asado. Both were good. The black beans and rice were delicious. The atmosphere is nice. The store front on the...More

Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Food here is good Cuban food? Tastes like home made. Many of my Cuban friends eat here often & recommend it

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 30 August 2017 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
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20 January 2018|
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Response from vsasson7 | Reviewed this property |
No longer. The restaurant obtained a liquor license, renovated and put in a full bar. Drinks during happy hours are $5, I believe.
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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, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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