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1516 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4524
+1 925-939-4555
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Walnut Creek, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to go to this place before our Lesher Theater events. They have drinks by the pitcher. The food is really tasty with a variety of small plates.

Thank BeLivngood
Napa Valley, California
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186 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We scheduled a dinner here for a large work dinner. There were some things that were wonderful like the scallop appetizers, the shredded pork pupusas and the tuna. But some of the dishes, like the paella and their special maduros plantain dessert were less than average. The banana ice cream that came with the fried plantains was excellent. The service... More 

Thank Cali-Native2015
Pleasanton, California
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479 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Five of us had lunch there. We ordered a Cuban wedge salad and sandwiches: 2 Shrimp po'Boy, one Bistec and one Eggplant. It took forever for the food to come out, even though there was only one other couple there. There seemed to be just one waiter but can't be too hard with only seven customers there but he was... More 

Thank SKG109
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190 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for a while & didn't realize Havana had expanded to include a real dining room. Service was excellent. Dining room isn't large, & tables are VERY close together which I'm sure contributes to the loud noise level. 4 of shared 2 appetizers: crab cakes and shrimp ceviche. Both were nicely presented and flavorful. The 2 crab cakes... More 

Thank Sherry S
Walnut Creek, California
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Well I went there on 12/19/16 as a party of 5 at 6:30 pm the restaurant was already half full it's seem busy. We where seated right away given the menu. We ordered some of the Tapas one was the Calamari & the grilled Shrimp and after we ordered the main course. And I was also using my knowledge of... More 

Thank CalifWineAssc
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We have enjoyed Tapas all over the world and who would have thought that we'd find some of the best in Walnut Creek?? The entire menu is good but the Tapas selection is varied, excellent and authentic. The mojitos here are as good as you will get anywhere, too. The ambience is pure Havana - right down to the fascinating... More 

Thank gjuarez2016
Sacramento, California
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

fantastic food, service and lovely decor. not to miss when traveling through this area. all four of us loved it!!! shocked all reviews arent positive.

Thank Dianne K
Walnut Creek
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times, but may not return. I made a reservation through open table, specifically in the side room because it is quieter than the main restaurant/bar. There was a private party in this room, but no one from the restaurant called to inform me that the room was booked for the evening. Had we known we... More 

Thank 1occasional_traveler
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190 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had a catered dinner for 10 in our home by Havana. They were excellent to work with, very friendly, responsive, and professional. Delivery came right on time. Food items were brought warm in foil containers, each labeled. Although the crab cakes were a bit dry, everything else was quite tasty and well seasoned. We particularly liked the chicken dish. It... More 

Thank Sherry S
Redding, Connecticut
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were drawn to this restaurant having lived in Miami and having enjoyed real authentic Cuban cuisine. The decor here is very attractive with pictures of old Havana on the walls, but the two large TV screens kind of sap the real ambience. Some dishes are excellent but my Cuban sandwich wasn't. Their chef would benefit from spending time on... More 

Thank Michael R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-939-4555

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