Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida
Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida

Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thepearlrb.com/
  • Phone: 8505882882x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open Daily 6:30am to midnight

    Brunch Daily 6:30am-3:00pm
    Dinner Nightly 5:00pm-10:00pm
    The bar is open until midnight
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Creole / Cajun / Southern, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Michael Guerra
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Havana Beach Bar & Grill offers private dining opportunities for groups of 30 - 120. Our intimate Hat Room is host to smaller groups, with the possibility of a buy-out of the entire restaurant for larger functions.

    Havana Beach's culinary program, led by Executive Chef Michael Guerra, explores a hyper-local, ingredient-driven cuisine that redefines what it means to live and cook on the southern Gulf, featuring a harmonic fusion of the flavors and ingredients of the Creole back country, Mexican fishing villages and the soul of Cuba.
  • Private Party Contact: Sara Reese 8505882882x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: East Water Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida
You revel in the flavors of Gulf Coast Americana cuisine with Creole, Cajun and Cuban influences. With meats, fish and produce from family-owned, small-producers within 100 miles of your plate. Outdoor seating on the Veranda. Views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Main Street. A smartly curated collection of wines and spirits. A hand carved mahogany bar worth sitting at. Mixed cocktails worthy of Hemingway. A good spot after a day of running with the bulls and fighting the mighty marlin. You eat and drink with gusto, and with the joy that comes from eating and drinking. Salud!

Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Weekend brunch. Reservations recommended for dinner and brunch.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida reviews from OpenTable diners
58 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (33)fit for foodies (28)romantic (27)vibrant bar scene (22)hot spot (21)notable wine list (21)scenic view (17)neighborhood gem (17)great for outdoor dining (15)great for brunch (7)good for groups (6)late-night find (5)kid-friendly (2)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Amazing!!!
    Jill
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This restaurant was incredible. They started us with a big delicious white cheddar pop over and scone (which is their standard bread). It only got better -- I had the Cauliflower Steak and my husband had the Grouper -- both were tasty and outstanding!!! We had the Cuban tostones for appetizer which was a little bland but the sauce was wonderful. The only reason why this restaurant doesn't get five stars is that the entrees took 45 minutes to come out after the appetizer, but the manager comped a glass of wine for the wait so we were happy. This is a popular place, even in slight off season, so make reservations early. We walked on the beach and around Rosemary afterward -- it is perfectly located in the heart of town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Treasure in The Pearl!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    This is a fabulous find in Rosemary. Décor is reminiscent of an elegant hotel in Cuba before the Communist takeover. The food is wonderful and the service is impeccable! Dine on the veranda or near a window with a view of the park in front. Worth the drive to Rosemary Beach from just about anywhere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Aweful from start to finish.
    RTravelssssssssssssssssssVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Totally aweful even though they knew we were staying at the resort and that it was my birthday dinner. Sadly, not up to the resorts standards.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Must fix service!
    comfortchicVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Here's the thing - Havana has delicious food and is a welcome addition to 30A - but no one is going to keep coming back when it takes almost an hour for a table of two to get their food. They still haven't figured out their kitchen or how service can keep customers happy by being honest about the challenges. Here's a tip - if your kitchen is running an hour behind, have your waitstaff warn people. Bring a round of sparkling for the table and ask them if they can stay with you on "beach time" while you work out the kinks. People will try to help you succeed if you'll be honest with your shortcomings. If you're not honest and accommodating yourself, they will never come back. At the current pace, this will be closed within 6 months.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very poor service
    lsdhn
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    10-15 minute wait for our server to come to the table at very unbusy time. He took our order then after 25-30 minutes came to tell us it had never been turned into the kitchen. Another 20 minutes before our food came. Others around us who came later were eating earlier. No compensation such as a free dessert or discount was offered. No intention of going back
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great new addition to 30a dining
    Debbie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    First time at Havana. Piano music was nice addition. Muddled drinks - mojito was really nice and fresh. Food was very good. Popovers were delicious. My husband's pork chop with braised greens was especially good. My blackened grouper with grit cake was nice. Too full to try to deserts but saw the smores on the next table (which was quite close) and it looked amazing. Will return. Service was very professional.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but inconsistent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Appetizers were excellent. Fried green tomato salad and chicken and biscuits both very good in my opinion. Mains were average. Shrimp was a bit undercooked and steak a bit overcooked but both very edible. Desert (s'mores) imaginative but sub par taste-wise. Service was amicable but our server had too many tables and it took a while to satisfy any requests. Overall a nice restaurant and decent food but a shame being that close to the beach it couldn't deliver more in terms of views or atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect for date night!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food and service were excellent! It was the perfect place to have a dinner date night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    My wife and I live in the area and decided to have brunch at Havannah Beach. Everything was great except the price of the drinks were extremely high. We had screw drivers and bloody mary's made with Absolute and they were $15 each.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best meal this trip!
    Mdanielly
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Overall we were very impressed with Havana. The pork belly appetizer was fabulous and the pork chop entree was by far the best we've ever had!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience!
    Wino
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This restaurant has been on my wife's "To Do List" for a while and let me say it will not disappoint. Walking into the restaurant we noticed a great large bar perfect for early afternoon cocktails with plenty of seating and the dining room featured large windows overlooking a common area where the kids ran around and played with flashlights. We noticed a number of families in the restaurant so we felt comfortable with our little one with us. We shared the Salmon Rillettes and a fried green tomato salad and ordered a bottle of Cakebread Chard - perfect! Main entrees also did not disappoint - shrimp-n-grits and I had the fish of the day. Everything was excellent including our dessert - a cheese plate with fresh fruit and honey.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Problem with reservations
    Thee
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    When I went on Open Table to book a reservation for the evening if Thursday, July 17th, only 5:30 or 9:00 reservations were available. I selected 5:30 even though I had wished for 7:00. Someone called me the day of and confirmed. After rushing everyone to get there at 5:30, we found the restaurant to be empty of diners, with only other table occupied. When we finished dining around only 3 other tables were occupied. The food was good and the service was outstanding, but I doubt we will come back when reservations are required.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great attention to detail
    Thrasher
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    My wife and I were looking for a special place to celebrate our anniversary. We decided to try Havana Beach and we are glad we did. I made the reservation on Open Table and let the restaurant know that it was our anniversary. We were greeted by the hostess as soon as we walked in. She showed us to our table right away. Our server Kristy greeted us by name and told us happy anniversary. We were both delighted! We decided to start with the bacon appetizer, which was good. For dinner, I chose the special of the evening and my wife got the shrimp and grits. Dinner was fantastic. When it came time for dessert, we chose the key lime semifreddo. When it came out, they has written happy anniversary on the plate! It was delicious. Great meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Jking
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    To quote my husband, I hit a home run on this one. The service was perfect and the food was great. We have a 21 mo old and they catered to her sweetly.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely ambiance
    Bboop
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Atmosphere is nice. You can sit at the bar or find a table looking out at the Gulf. The food is good and well-prepared but a bit heavy on bacon. The onion soup is delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Looking for Brunch
    stilllooking4
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The best thing about Havana Beach at the Pearl is the hours. Being a hotel restaurant has the benefit of being open most of the time. The food however is lacking. I have eaten there twice and both times was a disappointment. The mahi sandwich was just that--dry mahi on a dry bun with one slice of tomato and a little lettuce with 2 or 3 onion rings. The BLT was not inspiring either. Where is the special touch of a chef? There was no 10-vegetable slaw or special mango salsa, or other tropical accoutrements. My fellow guests' fare looked far more inviting: eggs benedict, Ceasar salad with shrimp, the wedge salad with shrimp. Maybe I need to try once more...
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food; wonderful setting
    familyvacationer
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    the live piano player is fantastic and adds to the vibrant atmosphere. The food is fantastic -- get the Tostones or the Onion Soup as appetizers. The S'mores have a great presentation recreating a campfire feel. A definite must!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful addition to Rosemary
    CHPDinerVIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    My wife and I dined here for recently. I ordered the crispy duck leg and it was delicious. My wife's shrimp and grits were excellent as well. We found the service to be quite good. We ordered a bottle of wine that wasn't particularly expensive, yet our waitress offered to decant it- a nice bonus. We will definitely eat here again the next time we return to Rosemary Beach or the 30A area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Joncoomer
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Exceptional experience from start to finish. Bacon sampler appetizer was worth every calorie!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints!
    Atlantan
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Third or 4th time here. One of my favs in the area. Not inexpensive but worth it. Nice looking adult crowd. One of the only places on 30a where a woman can dress up. Highly recommend
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • An outstanding restaurant
    Osceola
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Have dined at the Havana Beach at the Pearl each and every time we have visited Rosemary Beach. Have never been disappointed. Looking forward to our next trip in the fall and dining at Havana Beach again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Ambiance
    nightout4VIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Dining at Havana Beach was the highlight of our night's out on 30A. This was our second visit within 4 weeks (over two stays on 30A). The service, drinks, food and ambiance were perfect for a fun evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So so...
    30aliving
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    It was underwhelming at best. The service was the one thing that stood out as above par.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • JamminwithJENVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Excellent food, and service!!! Beautiful decor inside and out.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow
    MaryM
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Amazing new addition to Rosemary beach! We loved it so much we went back another night. Great romantic experience and then just as nice when we took two teenagers. All of the food was outstanding and the service great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Everything was great except...
    ChristinaSarah
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    I went here with my mother and almost gave up after looking for parking for a good 15 mins. Finally, we found a spot about a quarter mile away. That being said, I am glad we didn't give up!! The food and service both were excellent! I will definitely be returning, but maybe at a less busy time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    calxndrVIP
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    Our first trip to Havana Beach will NOT be our last. We had a great time. The service was impeccable, the food was delicious and the atmosphere right-on!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • a little disappointed
    Gremlin
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Menu looked great, but food was just ok. Was so excited about the bacon appetizer, which supposedly featured 3 different flavors infused into the bacon. Could not tell much difference in each piece of meat, and their was not much meat, it was mostly fat! Very disappointed, because bacon is one of my favorite foods. Also, the puff pastries that the waiter raved about came to the table and "looked" delicious, but they had absolutely NO flavor to them what so ever! Our entrees were not bad, but nothing to write home about. Over all, not the best meal on Rosemary Beach, especially for the price! We even opted to have desert elsewhere, because we were afraid it would not meet our expectations either.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 30 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 83 reviews are from the Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida reviews archive.
  • Not what I expected..
    Dinnerbell
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    The night we went, they were out of the only entree that I thought sounded good at the time which was the grouper. They were also out of oysters.. I had wanted to try it since having drinks there last year but I was pretty dissapointed in the selection and it was overpriced for what we ordered. My husband ordered the flank steak and it was undercooked for that type of meat and he was unable to chew it. We were just dissapointed..
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A total hit except for the food
    Acabirac
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Atmosphere and service were all top-notch. However, we dined here expecting Cuban food and were very disappointed to see that the menu is mostly American with the same offerings as most of the other nice restaurants along 30-A. They are missing a great opportunity to differentiate themselves. The menu does not reflect the restaurant name or beautiful environment.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Upscale 30A Gem
    CalWVIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    The atmosphere is gorgeous. The food is innovative and well prepared. I had the cauliflower steak-- awesome served with broccoli rabe. My friend had flat iron steak, which she said was the best she ever had . Prices are in line with Fish but the food is better. Service was good but bordered on condescending
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Havana Beach
    CindyAnn
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary for dinner. The atmosphere was nice, but the waiter instantly turned us off by constantly scratching his face and his head as we were advised as to the wine and specials of the day. The service was quick, but we had to ask a passing waitress to refill our glasses. The food was ok, nothing special, the popovers good, the spinich slimy. We were guest at the hotel, so we decided to have breakfast on the beautiful terrace, and it was very good, excellent Bloody Mary's. The wait staff was excellent. We enjoyed breakfast so much, that we went back for lunch. The burgers were horrible, they were rare, even after I asked twice for well done. The waiter never refilled our tea. The pool bar was nice, the pizza excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fun time
    fabdinner
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our anniversary there last week and had a fabulous dinner. We plan to go back!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible service
    source
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Second visit to Havana Beach but never got to try the food this second time around. After waiting 25 minutes and still no one came to the table or even made eye contact. Other tables seated after us were receiving their drinks. Still no ice water in our glasses. Decided to take our business elsewhere. Bottom line is that Havana Beach has a waitstaff that is poorly trained and poorly managed. Take your business to Paradis, you won't be sorry.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • disappointed
    tony
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    not the high end restaurant I expected dress code poor, food good, price to high for this type of restaurant. not really what I expected with all the hoopla, drove a long way to be disappointed. would not recommend would not go back
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food and Wonderful Service
    dinner4two
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    We enjoyed a glass of wine at the outside bar overlooking the pool while we waited for your table. Great menu, food and service. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not thrilled with HAVANA BEACH
    dinerVIP
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    For the second time we have had a bad meal at Havana Beach. Our waiter was very nice and attentive. However, the food was not very good. Doubt if we will be back. Paradis is heads and tails a better restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Not Great
    TimS
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Overall, this is an impressive place. It's a handsome restaurant, and the staff is solid. There's certainly a nightlife scene here, and that means it's very noisy. Good cocktails, but the wine list is just about all west coast U.S., which was odd. Most of the dishes were tasty, but the oysters were bland, and the pork chop was overcooked. There wasn't as much seafood as one would expect, but the lambchops and steak were very good. With a bit of work, this could be excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location, good food
    Drahts
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    My husband and I were in Rosemary Beach for our 5 year anniversary and we had a rare night out sans babies for dinner. The decor and setting and food of Havana is absolutely beautiful. The bar scene was hoppin'. The noise carries over to the dining room, but it seems to go with the atmosphere. There was a piano player who took requests. My husband had called before our arrival and requested flowers for our table, which were provided. Apparently, the waiter, as he told us many times over, stopped on his way to work and got the flowers and arranged them in a vase, all on his own. Our waiter did his job well, but unfortunately not without reminding us of how well he was doing. At times it was overly gratuitous and uncomfortable.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    I would probably seat families with small children in separated area. A few screamers were the only distraction to the ambiance and beautiful piano entertainment. Perfect for nice date night.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic