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Havana South Cuban Restaurant & Bar

4060 Buford Dr, Buford, GA 30518
+1 678-546-2252
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“maduros” (8 reviews)
“black beans” (10 reviews)
“plantains” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4060 Buford Dr, Buford, GA 30518
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Good little Cuban Restaurant in Buford on Hwy 20. I had the Big James Burger and my wife had the Ox Tail. I'm a burger Fanatic, and since the waiter recommended it, I had to try it. The Burger was Amazing!! Juices coming out, hit...More

1  Thank Salg76
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Saturday night about 7pm. The place was empty and we were skeptical but, gave it a go anyway. Basically, glad we did! Mojitos were good even though they only had a chocolate flavored rum. I ordered red snapper, disappointed it was filet and not...More

1  Thank Goldie1831
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My favorite is the bistec de pollo with white rice and black beans. The chicken has great flavor and they give so much food I always take home left overs. The order also comes with a side of maduros. Their tres leche cake is delicious,...More

1  Thank angie l
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Place an order for appetizer and they didn't have it, hint of what was to come next, I was smart dough and walked out of the restaurant right then in there

Thank Eduardo E
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We placed a big order today ($140+), our order was missing several things and the food was just terrible.. I ordered a pan con bistec, what I got was inedible, unseasoned shoe leather with a wilted piece of lettuce and 1 tiny tomato - I...More

1  Thank Cori1979
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I spent the first part of this month in Cuba, and I was having withdrawal symptoms for the food. This was just what I needed for lunch. Excellent Cuban sandwiches, yellow rice, and black beans, plus good sides and appetizers. The mojitos were good, as...More

1  Thank DBM58
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent authentic food with awesome service!! You have to try this place! All three of us ate the Cuban sandwiches with black beans and yellow rice. It was as authentic as one could get. My husband just returned from a business trip to Cuba and...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

From Ropa Vieja to maduros to ox tail stew or a cod fish stew. The fried yucca melts in your mouth.All very good and generous portions to boot.

Thank Franco C
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent mojitos and Cuban food. Apparently under new management. The service was fabulous. Lots of families and many folks seemed to know one another. I'm so glad we went.

Thank Athens_Traveling_Fam
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Havana South on a Monday evening. Not very busy but a steady stream of customers. Crystal greeted me and seated me. Crystal waited on me as well as everyone else. She was awesome and came by frequently. I was a little concerned when I...More

Thank GRofVA
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4060 Buford Dr, Buford, GA 30518 (Formerly Havanna South)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: +1 678-546-2252
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Bienvenidos! Welcome to Havana South. We are perfectly situated to the traveler or the local lover of Cuban food. We are just off of I-985 and Buford Drive (I-20) at the corner of Satellite Blvd within walking distance of a Holiday Inn Express and within a couple of miles from other great hotels. We offer Authentic Cuban food that you can not find anywhere else in Georgia. Our chef, Juan is from Matanzas, Cuba and fires up some delicious dishes. If your nice he will make you something really special from the old country. Our staff is friendly and highly trained and ready to talk if you are. If your only in the mood to drink and hang out with some nice people look no further. We offer a full bar and our handmade mojitos are award winning. (NO MIXES HERE!). Best thing, no DUI's. You can walk back to your hotel if you say at the Holiday Inn Express near us. Don't forget about the best Cafe Cubano around and all homemade desserts. We'll send you home with your whistle wet, bellies full and ready to come back tomorrow. See you then.