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Havana Cafe

109 Backstreet, West Jefferson, NC 28694-8054
+1 336-846-2800
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“plantains” (22 reviews)
“black beans” (15 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (29 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
109 Backstreet, West Jefferson, NC 28694-8054
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in for just dessert at Havana Cafe. They have wonderful desserts--their choice-flan is legendary. On this particular day, I had the regular flan, which is Heavenly. They un-mold it right at the table for you, and leave the cup with all the little...More

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Business would not last in a Cuban community. Dinners were mostly large portions of white rice with small bowl of canned black beans. Ordered the Palomilla steak. Small, tough, flavorless piece of day old beef topped with spoon full of fried onions. Wife had the...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Been here for 20 years and Havana Cafe has it right...sandwiches are authentic and good. There is always several specials...from cuban pork to coquetta's to chicken soup... I especially like the steak sandwich and my wife likes the cuban jr. (only jr in size). Rice,...More

Thank Larryfinfan
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Authentic Cuban food. Wonderful location -family run. You would never expect to find a great Cuban restaurant in lovely West Jefferson, but this is the real deal!

Thank NeilDoro
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is a wonderful casual dining experience if you love Cuban food. A small clean place in a small mountain town. The staff is friendly and welcoming; service is prompt: and the food is outstanding. Prices are reasonable, Nightly specials

Thank heartburn3
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We frequent this enterprise when in the area. Selma runs a great establishment with good food reasonably priced. Highly recommended!

Thank OnTheRoad81angel
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I stopped by Havana Cafe recently to grab a Cuban sandwich to go. Even though it was a couple hours before I could eat it, it was delicious...moist and just full of flavor. I'd always rather go in to sit down and eat, but the...More

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Small place off of main st. Good Cuban sandwich. Looks like a local place. Good prices for quality of food. Will visit again.

Thank Dave Q
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Great ice cream great flavored ice cream great prices and Very friendly service worth the time and calories yummy

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Well I am from Miami, fl and expected some good Cuban food. We got plantains and a cubano for a quick lunch. It wasn't what I have expected. I know it was about 30 min till closing for lunch but there was no pork in...More

1  Thank Chris M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Backstreet, West Jefferson, NC 28694-8054
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 336-846-2800
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