Havana Central Roosevelt Field Mall
Havana Central Roosevelt Field Mall

Havana Central Roosevelt Field Mall

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.havanacentral.com/
  • Phone: 5167397900
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday to Wednesday 11:30am-10pm ------ Bar Closes at 10:30pm

    Thursday 11:30-11pm -------Bar Closes at 11:30pm

    Friday and Saturday 11:30am-Midnight ------Bar Closes at 12:30am

    Special Lunch Menu is available Monday through Friday ONLY between the hours of 11:30 am-4pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Cuban, Latin / Spanish
  • Executive Chef: Stanley Licairac
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Havana Central brings Cuba to your office, home or destination of your choice, serving the same fine food available at our restaurants.

    Specialty stations can include a make-your-own-paella bar, fresh-pressed Cuban sandwiches, traditional hand-made empanadas and tamales, and so many more great Latin dishes. We can serve up a traditional whole Pig Roasts plus all the trimmings. So whether you are throwing a lunch for 20 friends or a major corporate event for 1,000, let Havana Central Catering plan your party.
  • Entertainment: Live Latin music Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Special Events: The events that we have created with our clients are as varied as any event company has done. We do events from 12 to 500 people at our Havana Central locations. We provide fun and elegant service, a wide variety of the most delicious Latin cuisine, music from all over the Latin world and drinks that transport your guests to the Caribbean. If you want a unique event that will create a memory that your guests will never forget, contact one of our event managers.

    Seated: Total Outdoor: 90 | Total Indoor: 290 | Main Dining: 130 | Private Dining 1: 12 | Private Dining 2: 110 (with option of 50 in one separate room or 60 in another separate room) | Bar: 38

    Standing: Total Outdoor: 150 | Total Indoor: 500 | Main Dining: 210 | Private Dining 1: 20 | Private Dining 2: 200 (with option of approximately 100 in either of two separate rooms) | Bar: 70

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary parking available in the main lots and multi-level parking decks
A word from Havana Central Roosevelt Field Mall
Havana Central transports you to pre-Revolution Cuba with swanky decor, lively jazz, relaxing bar and beloved recipes. Traditional Cuban cooking is a labor of love: many dishes are slow-cooked over low heat and require constant attention to create that perfect flavor. Executive Chef Stanley Licairac has mastered the patience and style necessary to recreate old-world Cuban classics.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerCuban
Havana Central Roosevelt Field Mall reviews from OpenTable diners
216 reviews since May 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (138)special occasion (83)great for outdoor dining (79)hot spot (72)great for lunch (66)fit for foodies (61)romantic (52)kid-friendly (44)late-night find (43)great for brunch (43)vibrant bar scene (39)neighborhood gem (32)scenic view (9)notable wine list (6)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I really enjoyed my visit to Havana Central! The ambiance was fun and festive. This was perfect, as my family was celebrating my mother's 78 birthday! The staff was friendly and courteous and the band was excellent! Everyone in my party had a wonderful time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Celebration
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Upbeat place to celebrate a birthday. Good drinks, good entrees, good desserts, and good cappuccino. Staff is very friendly. Shrimp dishes are tasty and shrimps are a decent size. Guava sauce topped cheesecake is not too sweet or too heavy. Signed up online awhile ago and was pleasantly surprised when I received a nice discount coupon for my birthday.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Drinks were small and expensive. Food was eh and expensive for what you get.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Brunch
    Rosie
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Bored of the basic brunch places. Decided to try Havana Central. It was a great find! Food was great! Our waiter was prompt, courteous and informative. We are definitely returning to sample their dinner menu.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    love2dine
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    food was fantastic ambience is great my boyfriend never been there and he loved it... love the music it was an awesome overall experience
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Fun Place
    FundguyVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    ...with very decent food. Nothing we ate was a foodie's delight, but it all was good. We enjoyed the live music -- this felt like a party we happened to drop in on. The mojito was one of the best I've ever had.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great for date nite!
    yummo2
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My husband and I went with another couple for the first time. Have always passed it by when going to Houstons. So glad we tried it. I had the pork shank, both husbands had the roasted pork, my friend had the shrimp and chicken salad. We tried apps and dessert. All was great! We sat in the middle dinning room which was where the music was. With reservations we had to wait an extra 10 minutes for that area. Wait staff was very attentive. Jose was our waiter. He was very talkative. Would call him a very thorough explainer....lol.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An exciting break from the usual
    LaLou
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The reservation made through Open Table was honored in a timely manner. Our waitress, Jessica, was friendly and attentive, making recommendations regarding amount of appetizer to order for our party of six, entree choices and explaining different foods for us. The food was excellent and plentiful, although one person in our party found the veal shank to be a bit fatty. The differently flavored mojitos were great. The atmosphere was great. Loved the music and dancing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    FoodieFan
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Every meal at Havana's is excellent. The food is fantastic and they definitely give you your money's worth (awesome portions). The ambiance is so cool and the staff is always great. Its a happening place which can make it a bit hard to have conversation but it's not too bad. Overall, I love going to Havana Central and look forward to going back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cranky
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The only problem was after a couple of minutes my steak got cold because the air conditioning was on . It was comfortable in restaurant because it was soon humid outside but my food got cold fast
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lively dining experience
    Keepitchic112
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was my first time here with my husband and we were so glad we finally gave it a try. The live music set the tone for a real upbeat lively night. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food.
    foodie318
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Great authentic Cuban food. Straight from the appetizer to the desserts. And there House Sangria was very good just needed a bigger glass. The server I feel could have came by the table a few more times to check on things. Also they add/show you how much 18 percent for a tip would be. I was a party of 2 not a party of 8. I don't feel that's necessary. Other then that I would recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nothappy
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I called ahead to make a reservation, and when I got there I was stuck in the back room where we couldn't even see the entertainer.. Oh what we DID see was the back of the outside bar where all the DIRTY lunch dishes were piled up and the glasses with the remnants of drinks and food. After the bartender seeing my disappointed face, he then put up a privacy screen. C'Mon really. NOT HAPPY. Maybe it would have been a better experience if that didn't happen. Oh, Well.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • tototwo
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    As good Cuban food that you can get in NY. Not as authentic as Miami but good when u can't be in Miami.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Sunday Brunch!
    moneek1119
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We went here to celebrate a birthday and had a great time. Our server was Carlos and he was great at recommending dishes and drinks too…very attentive! For appetizer I order the empanadas with different fillings and all were great but the spinach and goat was so delicious…3 of us shared and had plenty. For lunch we all shared the salmon with mango chutney, peril and the rice and beans. Delicious flavors and presented well. And for dessert…the chocolate empanadas were outstanding. For drinks I highly recommend the mango mojito…so good!! The best part was the Cuban band playing live!! Outstanding experience….will def go back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great upscale place for Cuban food
    TryItMightLikeIt
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Latin music band was great even though we ate between sets. Parking is still a bear as mall construction was ensuing. Free valet parking was unseen. Food was great. Recommend Vaca Frita, Picadillo, Mofongo, and Cuban Sandwich. Didn't see the Rabos Encedido, an unctuous oxtail dish. They push the Mojito, expectedly. The Passion Fruit Lemonade was tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LindaC1
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food hits the spot at a reasonable price. Service is fast a plus when you dine with kids. Not the most refined service but its fine overall.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Kay14
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    It was a wonderful experience. The food was very good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    LadyJ
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had a good - the noise level was very high. Food was good Nice evening
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • happy hour
    NYCmomVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    we went to happy hour before 7pm on friday. they have $6. drinks and $6. tapas. we had the sangria and wings, croquettes, empanadas and chorizo. We sat outside on a beautiful evening. It was fun to hang out with the girls.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • THE FEEL OF A CLUB IN HAVANA
    RICO
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    IT'S BEEN AWHILE SINCE VISITING CUBA BUT WHENEVER WE GO TO HAVANA CENTRAL THE WONDERFUL FEELING OF BEING THERE COMES BACK. OUR LAST VIST TO HAVANA CENTRAL WAS THE FIRST FOR US WHEN THERE WAS LIVE MUSIC AND IT WAS JUST THE RIGHT VOLUME TO CONTINUE CONVERSATION, ENJOY OUR MEAL(WHICH WAS DELICIOUS), AND PICK UP ON THE MAMBO VIBE THAT PULLS YOU TO DANCE.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My friends received their meals and mine was "on it's way". The server clearly forgot to enter my order, since it came about 20 minutes after everyone else's. I wish she would have been honest. Everyone's food got cold because they waited for mine to arrive. No apology, so it pretty much ruined our experience. All of our water glasses were literally empty and it was difficult to track down someone to get them refilled-It would be difficult to return. The food isn't cheap and the experience was poor.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • service needs improvement
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The food was great but the service needs a big improvement. We waited to be seated for a 5:00 pm reservation for about 20 minutes even though the place was fairly empty. We were then seated at a table that had been empty the entire time. The waitress was very friendly but had to be reminded to bring lemons to us three times. The main course arrived while we were still eating our appetizers!!! Never had that happen before, anywhere!!. I will probably go back again because the food was so good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    food was good. have been there several times and have been satisfied. my last visit the service was not great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth it!!!
    BertaVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This was our second time there and definitely our last one. Service was great, ambiance a bit loud but the food was tasteless. I love Cuban food and this was nothing close to Cuban food, even the plantains felt like they were cooked the day before. They need a new Chef!!!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Cuban food made good
    rbtwo4
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Dunno if I would say its the BEST Cuban food but it was good. Id definitely come back. only issues I had was the service it seemed non existent dunno why for a Wednesday night. got to the table and there were forks missing. I dunno maybe it was an off night but id go again. oh and the tres leches dessert was AWESOME
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Baldwin Couple
    27BaldwinCouple
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Took my husband there for a birthday dinner. Waitress was very pushy. We didn't even finish our appetizers before she kept interrupting us about our entree. Literally she came to our table every 30 seconds. I told my husband they must be closing and if so then they should not allowed me to make a reservation for 9:30 So entree was ordered and given to us while we were still eating appetizers. We were there a few days ago when the last waitress was talking so much she forgot to order our appetizers. Too much congregating among staff. The roast pork monfongo was good but the monfongo can use sauce. It was very dry eating it with the meat. Love the music and overall friendly and smiling staff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exactly what I hoped for.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Delicious food, live entertainment; I am looking forward to making a return trip.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We will revisit
    chesswino
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    A Cuban style restaurant with very good food. The braised pork shank, roast half chicken and skirt steak were excellent. The pulled pork dinner was not well received. Worthy of a second visit. Loud Cuban band was the downer, thank goodness we were a room away.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Most Enjoyable!
    Lastdance8
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This place is a gem. Had night out with hubby and we loved the food, service and especially the location. Our appetizer came quickly not long after our meal came. It was great. The perfect ending to the night - we were able to dance before heading home. AWESOME!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Sangria is nice and strong. Food was very tasty. Service was extremely attentive, kind, speedy and accurate. Nice crowd. Live music is a plus. Only drawback is that it's in the mall.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great customer service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Upon arriving, you're greeted by a warm, friendly staff. The live band is great entertainment for a night of fun. Unfortunately, our food did not arrive hot but the wait staff and manager went above and beyond to replace our meals and make the experience a wonderful one. I will definitely be returning soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I really enjoyed Havana Central. The food was great and there was an excellent live band playing beautiful music. I will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun in Cuba
    Liv4lunch
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Great food, unbelievable Mohitos by the pitcher , go on the weekend, fun bands get up and party. Don't forget your credit card
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Projm
    Edwin
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Went with another couple on a Saturday night. Have a reservation and was promptly seated at the table near the back as requested. They had a live band playing but we found it to loud and at times it was hard to converse with our friends. Waiter was pleasant and knowledgeable when asked about the various dishes. We all enjoyed the food that we ordered although the service was slow and no one asked us if everything was okay during the meal. Drinks were pricey when you consider the small glasses that they are served in. 18% service charge was automatically added on to the bill for a party of 4 which is not common. To be fair, the waiter did tell us the gratuity had been added on.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    food was great. Service was great. Music was great. What more can I say
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Enjoyable dinner, food was good, mojito was wonderful and staff was excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great drinks. food is decent
    soakaroo
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Food was decent. The mojitos and sangrias were very good. I had the mofongo and it was okay. I would probly go back for drinks for sure!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it
    foodie4life
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Made reservation on line and did not have to wait for seating upon arrival. Was given choice of indoor or outdoor seating. Staff was very friendly. Enjoyed meal and will be back for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Wide variety of food and drinks, everything is tasty, a friendly and well-trained staff, and great location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate