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Havana Cafe

1825 I St NW, Lbby LL-6, Washington DC, DC 20006-5403
+1 202-293-5303
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good56%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
10 Apr 2017
“Fast service, not so good food...”
31 May 2016
“Fast Food Cuban”
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Caribbean, Cuban
1825 I St NW, Lbby LL-6, Washington DC, DC 20006-5403
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Didn't have too much time to spare and decided to go to Havana cafe for lunch. The food was served lighting fast and the staff was attentive. However, the food wasn't good at all. Let's start with the fried yuca, the pieces were hard and...More

Thank Guisum
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Hard to say what $10.40 can get you for lunch, but here it was a quarter chicken (leg & thigh) that was mildly vaguely sorta maybe spiced Cuban, but oh so faint, and two sides...I chose plantains, of course, because can't get those everywhere...as expected...More

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Loved the goat and the yucca fries! Skip the cuban sandwich sadly. Quick eat and good food in a food court!

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I am from Miami and I know Cuban food. The food here was definitely a nine. Make sure you get the shredded beef.The only reason it was not a time is because they did not have Cuban bread or fresh OJ that many Cuban shops...More

Thank Alex-Michelle-G
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Went there thinking they had some authentic food but was very disappointed. Anyway, the food we ate was well seasoned and tasted good, however, if you are expecting authentic food not happening. The drinks are good...

Thank Ricanranger
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Good food in the lower food court of the office building at the corner of 18th and I Street, NW. They serve generous portions for the price of $7 and up including side choices of rice, beans, salad. My favorite is the very tasty grilled...More

1  Thank rdytogo_always
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Spend the weekend in DC visiting my son for Father's Day,He took me here for dinner.The food was great and the drinks were strong,its a really cool location and the ambieance is cool.I even got a couple of cigars out of the deal! When Im...More

1  Thank Rico944
Reviewed 2 July 2012

I had a nice quick meal here but there was a wait time. I don't think I will venture back unless I am with someone who requests to go there.

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 17 October 2008

This was a nice find in the Internatonal Food Court at the Farragut West Metro. Love their Cuban sandwiches.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1825 I St NW, Lbby LL-6, Washington DC, DC 20006-5403
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Connecticut Ave/ K Street
  • Neighbourhood: Connecticut Ave/ K Street
  • Phone Number: +1 202-293-5303
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