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Havana Central

One Ridge Hill Blvd, Ridge Hill Shopping Center, Yonkers, NY 10710-7609
+1 914-423-5500
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“empanadas” (22 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (6 reviews)
“plaintains” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
One Ridge Hill Blvd, Ridge Hill Shopping Center, Yonkers, NY 10710-7609
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our meal, and the location at the mall is convenient for a meal before or after shopping and movies. Vaca frita, paella valenciana, Don Julio margarita, and classic mojito were delicious and served promptly by our wait staff. This place is always busy...More

Thank FlyDog33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for drinks (Mojito) and had Aquqcate Relleno con Langosta. So delicious! Half an avocado stuffed with lobster and shrimp salad served with tostones! Loved it and BTW great restaurant. Food and drinks were great.

Thank jhall8551
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I was there a couple of years ago it was good. Went back two days ago.I was surprised on how bad the food tasted, the paella was very salty couldn't eat it picked at the few shrimps, tons of rice, couldn't drink the pina colada...More

Thank Wilfred M
Jeremy M, Owner at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Wilfred, I'm sorry to hear we didn't impress you as much on your recent visit as we did in the past. I hope you'll give us another chance to prove we're all about cooking every dish just right and with the right seasoning. Please get...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Greeted immediately for a busy rainy Saturday afternoon. Great drink specials, watermelon margaritas were excellent! Had the classic cuban sandwich and it was huge and delicious. Empanadas all delicious. A little pricey, but worth it.More

Thank PG A
Jeremy M, Guest Relations Manager at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for being a fan of our watermelon margaritas and empanadas. If you haven't yet, we invite you to join our VIP/Birthday Club for special perks, including a free entree on your birthday: http://havanacentral.com/vip-club-signup/. Can't wait to welcome you back for another delicious meal. All...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

if you are ever in Yonkers please stop by Havana Centeral. Great atmosphere and great service. and food was exceptional. definitely recommend.

1  Thank luo55
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant tonight for my birthday and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. We started with the empanadas, the cheese one and the pork one were delicious, the chicken one was a bit dried out. I had the braised pork entree with mashed yuca,...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 31 May 2018

A taste of Latin food in a beautiful restaurant with excellent service. The pineapple chicken or catch of the day are great choices. My hubby goes for the carne asada. Sorry to day the Sangria is ordinary but the Mohito isn't bad just say not...More

Thank nyladeblu
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Once again, it did not disappoint. Since it was early we only ordered appetizers. Plaintain rellanos, arroz con red beans and ensalada. Awesome, tasty, full of Cuban flavor. Our waiter was attentive and friendly. The atmosphere was lively with conversations all around in a variety...More

Thank h h
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I had very fond memories of a Havana Central Restaurant located somewhere in the upper west side. I use to go there all the time especially for their delicious empanadas and was really sad when they closed down. I was visiting the Ridge Hill area...More

Thank LunaWanderlust
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Food here is average the service is good and the drinks are a good. The empanadas are really good. The price is average and the atmosphere is live on a Friday and Saturday night.

Thank Dameon G
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24 December 2016|
Response from Scapita | Reviewed this property |
No and no!
31 October 2016|
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
they do not have tamales.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Ridge Hill Blvd, Ridge Hill Shopping Center, Yonkers, NY 10710-7609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Yonkers
  • Phone Number: +1 914-423-5500
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Havana Central evokes the 1950s golden era of Cuba, capturing Havana’s heyday as the world’s most tantalizing playground. Through its festive ambiance, vibrant décor and mouth-watering food, dining at Havana Central is like taking a mini vacation. Executive Chef Stanley Licairac’s traditional dishes like Vaca Frita, Ropa Vieja and Arroz con Pollo are an unmistakable celebration of Cuban cuisine. The cocktail list includes the best Mojitos and Sangrias in New York; the wine list is filled with Latin American favorites. Havana Central Times Square opened in 2005, followed by Havana Central Upper West Side in 2007. Hours and menus vary by location.
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