Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road

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Cuban
Cuban cuisine with the enchantment and sophistication of Havana in the 1950’s.

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Complimentary and Deliciously FREE Mojito

Get a Free Classic Mojito in your purchase of an entree.

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MeganP
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time I visit Miami I have to go to Havana 1957. I am from Wisconsin and we do not have Cuban restaurants. I live their food and always enjoy the music and host. Can’t wait till my next visit.

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GeorgeJ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A wonderful dining experience. Our waiter was very helpful in answering questions and making suggestions. The food was excellent and plentiful. I would highly recommend Havana 1957.

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Matt
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

food was good and well portioned, service missed us a few times but they were friendly and attentive when we did get them. Was a little more on the pricey side than I would have expected

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vipOpenTable Diner
Naples
19 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding ambiance, food and service! Best place to eat “Cubano “ Portions enormous, delicious! Perfection! ¡Gracias !

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Responded on March 6, 2020

Thanks a lot for your review. It's always great to hear a guest complimenting our Cuban sandwich.

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Emf00
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Average mass produced food.

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Responded on March 12, 2020

We regret the food was not as expected. We strive to offer food and service that are nothing short of excellent. We’re sorry this was not your impression.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, delicious food great service , def will come back soon

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 26, 2020

Thank you for joining is and leaving your rating. We're pleased you enjoyed your service. Come back soon.

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BethS
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Food was okay but service was horrible. Overpriced for what you get and the music was blasting from a speaker next to our very cramped little table with uneven legs. The 18% tip was automatically added to all checks, even our party of two. Lots of places nearby to get Cuban food, I don’t recommend this place.

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on March 6, 2020

BethS. We apologize for your negative experience with the service. We feel we provide good value for the price and we regret to learn this is not your opinion. We also hope to have a new chance to turn your experience around in the near future.

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Elaine
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was efficient and attentive.
Beware the LARGE mojito, the size of a fishbowl. Extensive menu. Would go back again

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Responded on February 26, 2020

Thank you for joining us and leaving your rating, Elaine. We hope to have another chance to serve you again in the near future.

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ExploringMiami
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved eating at Havana 1957! We ordered an array of Cuban appetizers and ate them as our meal. With mojitos, of course! Also note that service charges are INCLUDED!

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Responded on February 26, 2020

Thank you for joining us and leaving your rating. We're glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to welcome you again soon.

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RobertD
E. Tennessee
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and excellent food. I recommend the house speciality, chicken with rice and black beans👍👍👍👍👍

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 22, 2020

Thank you for leaving your 5-star rating, Robert. We're glad you enjoyed your meal and can recommend us.

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Skippy
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

very expensive for average tasting food and beverage ($8 bottled beer!) ; wanted to experience Cuban-American cuisine; if you want that, don't go here

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 28, 2020

We’re sorry to learn you did not think the food or service was worth the price the price. Our prices are very competitive given the area and we feel we offer amazing cuban cuisine. We regret this was not your impression.

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LauraH
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great Cuban restaurant with very helpful and friendly waitstaff.

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Responded on February 22, 2020

Thank you for your comments, LauraH. We're glad you enjoyed the service given by our staff. Come back soon.

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PaulT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Atmosphere can't be beat...frozen in time 1957 right down to the TV and radio, pics of Hemingway and Celia Cruz and dozens of other right up to the ceiling. I started with a Clasico Cuba Libre, my wife had a mojito, both the best. Next I tried El Ultimo Mojito...wow! Started dinner with a tamal en hoja, beautiful texture and great seasoning, had me scraping the banana leaf that it steamed in. Next a Cuban sandwich, almost a foot long and perfectly done. I had the lechon asado, came with rice and black beans and a side dish of yuca, which our server described as "Cuban potato", soft, creamy white and almost sweet and barely held together with the soft fibers. The pork was among the best I've had... with the skin and rendered fat lending their flavors and texture to the shredded meat. As a bonus, there was a large deep fried, crispy, salty piece of the skin, seasons with herbs and spices. The best. I could have eaten a platter of them. The interior is a riot of 1957s memorabilia in a small room, only about 7 tables. The zinc bar is right out of a Hemingway novel, with a half dozen 1950s ice cream parlor stools facing a wood back bar. A small sign advertised "Mojito Bar". Outside, the wide sidewalk was lined in both directions with large three sided cabanas that extended far beyond the restaurant frontage. Each held several tables, and there were many tall heaters to compensate for the 70 degree "chill" and drizzle. Cuban music added to the upbeat vibe and authenticity. Our order was taken by one of the two bartenders, who were non-stop making drinks. The only negative was that our drink orders were slow in coming. Otherwise the service was friendly and prompt. You can pick up some of their proprietary Cuban cigars if you're so inclined. Will definitely go there again the next time we're in MIA.

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Responded on February 22, 2020

Many thanks for taking the trouble to share your review with us and the community. We're so glad everything during your visit was to your liking. We eagerly look forward to your next visit. Regards.

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DanielaM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food1service5ambience3

The meat I ordered was raw when I asked for it well done. I felt bad to send the food back because of the great service though.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding ✍️

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 22, 2020

Thank you for leaving your 5 star rating. Come back soon

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time! The food was delicious and our service was outstanding. Melvin has great recommendations and took great care of us! If I am ever in Miami again, I will go back!

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Responded on February 22, 2020

We eagerly look forward to your next visit. Thank you for giving us 5 stars.

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GARYA
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food very good but had to wait a bit before they sent waitress out

Waitress outstanding

Well come back

Only problem we had was table we chose was close to the far street walk way where kids were skateboarding loudly

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 22, 2020

Thank you for joining us and leaving your comments, Garya. We look forward to your next visit.

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IvetteR
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Everything was good our waitress was also good. However, I wrote we had a birthday and they did not read any of the notes. also at the entry the lady who first attended to us was not very welcoming.

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Responded on February 22, 2020

Thank you for your feedback Ivette. We will review this with our staff to prevent this from happening in the future.

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Erma
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was tasty and portions were generous. The cocktail was nothing special and overpriced. Server was attentive, made alternate menu selections and offered dessert and coffee. The restaurant was busy but we were not rushed through the meal.

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 22, 2020

Thank you for rating our restaurant with 5 stars, Erma. We hope to welcome you again soon.

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vipKymC
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! Ask for Laurent - couldn’t have been sweeter and more attentive. We will be back!

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on February 22, 2020

We look forward to your next visit, KymC. Thank you for giving us 5 stars.

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DrJarrett
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good experience for Cuban dining

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vipMaralba
Miami
44 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great evening at Havana 1957 on Lincoln Rd. Excellent service and food. I had the Havana 1957 signature chicken. My wife had the lechon asado. Both were perfectly prepared and plenty of leftovers. Finished the evening with the always delicious cafe cubano.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved it. Service was outstanding!

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dvppaul
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We thought the description of the free mojito offer was deceiving. It said free mojito with purchase of an entree. Apparently that offer is only for the person that made the reservation. That detail should be added.

Havana 1957 - Lincoln Road
Responded on January 23, 2020

Thank you for your feedback. We strive to be as clear as possible with available promotions. We will take your comments into consideration.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
6 reviews