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Havana NY

58 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-944-0990
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
$$ - $$$
58 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I walked in they had no tables available so I sat at the bar. If you seat at the bar and want the restaurant menu you'd have to specially ask for it otherwise you only get the snacks menu. I ordered the Skirt Steak...More

1  Thank Y G
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our Skirt Steak. We agree that a side of plantains compliments it very well too. We can't wait for you to come and enjoy some more steak with us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we travel to NY we always reserve a lunch time meal here. Always the Cuban sandwich which we both love. Highly recommend..

Thank Chart B
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We love the Cuban sandwich too. We can't wait to see you for lunch again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby is Cuban and I’m nyrican restaurant catered to both of our slight differences in meals. Service was great dinner was delicious. Definite must do if I’m nyc. Great music and bar.

1  Thank Marlene M
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Marlene! We hope to see you again soon when you are in NYC!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Archer across the street and I decided to introduce my niece to Cuban food. We headed across the street and were seated immediately (it was a Thursday evening) with patrons in the bar area at the front of the restaurant...More

1  Thank Mauna2011
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow thank you so much Mauna! We are so glad that you and your niece both enjoyed our authentic Cuban food! We can't wait to see you again when you are back in NYC!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and food will definitely come back here if I'm in the area again! Great Cuban food and drinks.

Thank Mick477
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome! Thank you Mick! We can't wait to have you back!

Reviewed 17 October 2017

The dinner itself was fine as was the service until we were presented with the bill. I noticed that a service charge of 18% was already included despite the fact that we were only a party of 4 (the bill stated specifically that an 18%...More

Thank LykkeBG
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review Havana NY and we greatly apologize for your negative experience. However we would like to explain that we openly add an 18% gratuity to all our bills because we are aware of the cultural difference of...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I had a hankering for Cuban food and Havana NY gets good reviews on Trip Advisor so we rocked up early one evening, without a reservation - glad we were early, as the place was almost empty when we arrived but filled up around us...More

1  Thank SisPerth
Joe W, General Manager at Havana NY, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Wow, thank you so much for your review. It makes us so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Havana NY!We are so glad you managed to fit in dessert and loved it as well at the gorgeous homemade sangria! We thank you...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. We were a party of ten. It has an authentic Cuban ambiance. The food was DELICIOUS!!! The drinks were made perfectly. The service was great. We all really enjoyed the experience. I would definitely recommend and dine here again.More

Thank Cspencer87
Management response:Responded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate your feedback and are so thrilled to her that you thought our food and drinks were delicious- what a compliment! We are also so happy that you experience great service. We really can't wait...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Here you can find Sopa de Frijoles Negros, Camarones al Ajillo, Arroz con pollo y chorizo, Masitas de Cerdo, and more - dishes were great. The food is fresh, flavorful and with good portions. Services is warm and friendly and dinner crowd on a Monday...More

Thank rokiwolff
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Hi Rokiwolff! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us! We are so glad that you loved all our authentic and delicious Cuban dishes- the Sopa are one of our favorites on the menu too! We can't wait to...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This restaurant was a gem find in the theater district. I almost hesitate to write a review on it, it's that good. Started off with empanadas, they were small but perfect with a coconut mojito. We had ropa veija, white rice, black beans traditional Cuban...More

1  Thank Bunnylu62
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Thank you so much Bunnylu62! We are so glad that you took the time to write a review for us. We really appreciate all our customers feedback and it is even better when they have a wonderful time as you did. We adore the tres...More

This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 7 train to 5th Avenue and B, D, F &V trains to 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-944-0990
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Havana NY is a vibrant Cuban restaurant located in the heart of Manhattan. Since it's opening in 1991, Havana NY has been consistently recognized as one of the best places in town to enjoy homemade Cuban food in a warm, and friendly environment!
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