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Havana Cafe

Connecticut Ave/ K Street
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1825 I St NW, Lbby LL-6, Washington DC, DC 20006-5403
+1 202-293-5303
06:30 - 15:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 and as it looked, a bit overcooked and the requisite grease, albeit tasty, and mildly... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 offer. I stumbled upon this place through a Groupon but I was certainly not disappointed.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Alexandria, Va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 chicken, salad with Italian dressing, and fried plantains for dessert. Plus there's plenty of seating... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 back in town I'll visit again.

1 Thank Rico944
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Kathy H
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Caribbean, Cuban
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?