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Havana NY

58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
+1 212-944-0990
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service gets an 8.5; we had a great waiter. For apps, ask the server for the yucca/pork special. Had a fantastic braised Flintstones sized bone-in hunk of meat; their black beans and rice was spot on. Agree with other reviewers that say they can spice...More

Thank MarkAXA
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food we excellent and the price was reasonable, Have been here a few times and have not been disappointed ever Waiter recommended several dishes and we tried a few of them. If you like Cuban food it is definitely a worthwhile stop

Thank arubalad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found Havana on a whim and ended up being very glad to have done so. We were seated quickly, service was very prompt and our waiter remained attentive throughout the evening. My mojito was perfect. I had the shrimp in a garlic wine sauce, the...More

Thank sfox517
Joe W, Guest Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! Thank you for sharing your feedback. It's always good to hear that our customers have an amazing experience at Havana NY! We're happy to hear that you and your partner enjoyed our meals, as well as the mojitos! We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, atmosphere, and service! Our server, Ivan, was warm, friendly, and extremely knowledgeable. The atmosphere was cozy and romantic, and the food was delicious. We had an incredible octopus appetizer and it was like butter! Simply incredible. The ham croquettes and cuban paella were...More

Thank Danielle O
Joe W, Guest Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Danielle, Now that's what we like to hear! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time at Havana NY and we're thankful for your patronage. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you again. Best wishes, Havana NY Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our visit to NYC we dined at this restaurant 3times as it offered us great food, a welcoming ambience and good service. The food was on all occasions nicely prepared and we recommend this restaurant. Will go again!

Thank Joyce M
Joe W, Guest Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Joyce! Thank you for returning again and again during your stay in NYC! We also thank you for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor. Whenever you're back in NYC, it would be an honor to serve you! Best, Havana NY Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delish food serve is top notch Love the atmosphere makes you feel like you are in little Havana any dish you order you enjoy !!More

1  Thank ORtech
Joe W, Guest Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review your Havana NY experience. Thank you so much for celebrating with us! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our food and service and that you will be back again! We can't wait to whip...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Recently came to the restaurant for our book club dinner on Monday night. We asked if we could sit upstairs and it was perfect definitely quieter than the main level and our service was outstanding! We tried three different appetizers, the empanadas were fantastic! We...More

Thank judystephen
Joe W, Guest Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hello! Thank you for sharing your review. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your 5 star experience at Havana NY! We look forward to your next visit! Best wishes, Havana NY Management

Reviewed 15 December 2017

I met some friends here last weekend and we had a great dinner. A 7:30 reservation was great because we got there before it got extremely crowded. The mojitos and martinis were great. I recommend anything with passion fruit in it. I had the arroz...More

Thank SurfGirl816
Joe W, Guest Relations Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hello! We are truly appreciative of this review! Thank you for complimenting both the food and the service. Please join us again for some more tasty treats! Best, Havana NY Management

Reviewed 3 December 2017

When I walked in they had no tables available so I sat at the bar. If you seat at the bar and want the restaurant menu you'd have to specially ask for it otherwise you only get the snacks menu. I ordered the Skirt Steak...More

1  Thank Y G
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our Skirt Steak. We agree that a side of plantains compliments it very well too. We can't wait for you to come and enjoy some more steak with us again soon!

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

When we travel to NY we always reserve a lunch time meal here. Always the Cuban sandwich which we both love. Highly recommend..

Thank Chart B
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you! We love the Cuban sandwich too. We can't wait to see you for lunch again soon!

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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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2 December 2017|
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Response from Mauna2011 | Reviewed this property |
There wasn’t any live music when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-6203
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 7 train to 5th Avenue and B, D, F &V trains to 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-944-0990
  • E-mail
Havana NY is a vibrant Cuban restaurant located in the heart of Manhattan. Since it's opening in 1991, Havana NY has been consistently recognized as one of the best places in town to enjoy homemade Cuban food in a warm, and friendly environment!
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