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38 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 690 4640
Today
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Middelburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful place! Perfect food. Excellent atmosphere! Best service. Might be better to phone and book for reservation during peak season.

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Thank hannied2017
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great! Nachos is the best we ever tasted, Sangria also very nice really worth a visit! We were a big group and was well taken care of!

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Thank ElaineJonker
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner, we walked in and there was no one to greet us and we were standing around looking for some guidance, eventually a waitress came. We sat inside and i really enjoyed the cuban theme. I liked the music and overall feel of the place. It seemed romantic, good lighting and it had a cigar lounge... More 

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Thank Esté H
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shocking how in 3 years this place has deteriorated. Service was good but what came out the kitchen was mind bogglingly terrible. We ordered battered (in more ways than one) prawns and fish cakes. Both were equally singularly appalling. It's as if the kitchen is running on cruise control with no one with an iota of knowledge of cooking running... More 

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Thank billyvanzyl
Nelspruit, South Africa
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to have lunch here one day, we were told by friends that the ribs are really good! (which they are) The restaurant was not busy during our visit, there were maybe 3 other tables in total. (Although 2 of those were big tables of 10+ people) As we arrived, the manager showed us to a... More 

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Thank JvanW7
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and proper service. After, we went upstairs for a few drinks to find the biggest "klein mannetji" attempting to be a bouncer. Please get rid of this little slender soul as he honestly ruined everyones mood. I always run a tab over 2k when im on holiday, im sure that's twice his salary, I dont want to see... More 

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Thank Jurgen N
Windhoek, Namibia
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200 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I remember very well when cafe havana first opened, the cuban music, candle light, swinging fans, scent of cigars, beautiful crockery, interesting furniture pieces and delicious food! We have always been regulars and we have watched this establishment fall apart...the change in staff, there is no longer a uniform, the place is dirty, there are multicoloured chinese type lights on... More 

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Thank thehungrytraveller10
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome time we had. The service was good an the food... excellent! Compliments to the chefs! I can realle recommend the chicken-dishes. Try it out, as well as the local beer!

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Thank Corné W
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cuban restaurant has a lovely cigar lounge. You immediately get that cuban feeling when you get inside.its even better to sit outside,sipping on a ice cold cocktail and eating their tasty nachos.

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Thank sarnevdm
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in this afternoon looking forward to having some tapaz what a let down we have been here before and use to love this place but i dont know what happend. In the mean time the place had some sort of face lift if you can call it that but no attention was paid to the small things the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cuban, Mexican, Caribbean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 690 4640

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?