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About Havana Central Ridge Hill
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.
1 Ridge Hill Blvd
Yonkers, NY 10710
Cuban, Latin / Spanish
Hours of Operation:
Lunch Menu Served: Monday - Friday 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 11:30am-11:00pm
Friday & Saturday 11:30am-12:30am
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Classic Cuban food with the energy, excitement, and entertainment of old Havana.
Havana Central Ridge Hill Ratings and Reviews
Havana Central is perfect for lunch as a couple or with the family. The food is consistently excellent. I recommend the Classic Cuban Sandwich. The service is always the best. Our server, Ross, was right where he should have been. He was competent and personable.
The server was not very friendly - I understand it was a late reservation but that’s no excuse for poor service . We sat outside and one of the other patrons was smoking and trying to hide it and no one told her to put it out. And they clearly saw and smelled it . It was just a bad experience and - the drinks tasted like juice .
Our server Joshua was awesome. He took the time to constantly make sure we were comfortable. Joshua knew it was my niece's 30th birthday and he went out of his way to secretly ask me what was her favorite appetizer and he brought it out with a candle. My niece had a extremely memorable night. The food and drinks were out of this world. We definitely recommend it to everyone. You definitely can hear yourself talking even with the nice live music.
I canceled last nite because I made a res. On open table but it didn't show that they had customer appreciation day and only had 20$ menu. It was packed. We still had to wait on line. I canceled with the waitress. Gave her my name and went to Greek rest. Next store. Today open table sent message that I didn't cancel. The waitress taking res. On the line never took my name off. Will call later. Next time. Open table should take note of such a change in menu.
It was great to join my daughter and her boyfriend for dinner. Drinks were delicious, food was good and the atmosphere was festive. We ate outside, but there was a terrific band playing Latin jazz inside. We had a great time and will return soon.
Made a reservation for my mom's birthday, it was five of us in total. The food was just okay, not as good as I had hoped. The tostones were hard and "ugly" as my mom mentioned since they were dark. I ordered ropa vieja and I was the worst one I've ever had at a restaurant since the meat was red of how undercooked it was. I left almost all of it on my plate and only ate the black bean moro which was actually delicious. My mom and her friends enjoyed the shrimp dishes they ordered. The ambiance was loud but not overwhelming. Our server was really sweet and accommodating after I told her that it was my mom's bday celebration. I had mentioned this in my reservation and asked for an acknowledgement via a small cake or birthday song but this never happened until I mentioned it which was disappointing. Needless to say I plan to spend my money elsewhere for future celebrations.
Although my food was on the cool side when it arrived ( I was disappointed in that) the food was very good I'll definitely be back (FYI I didn't ask them to send my food back) also don't take the window seat at the ridge hill mall the sunlight was so strong that I had to move my seat ( there's no window shade)
Food was below average. Ordered the shrimp in garlic sauce and it was watery. Chicken was underseasoned and plate presentation was horrible. Waitress wasn't attentive at all. Staff needs to be trained to service clients better and management should review what comes out of the kitchen
Havana Central is one of my favorite restaurants in the Yonkers area. The service is always great and the food is so delicious! I really love the pernil and the ropa vieja & churrasco as well. I will continue to go to Havana Central for the wonderful Cuban food & great atmosphere!
Everything was great the waiters didn't specify anything about happy hour, she charged us high end liquor and that wasn't included, and we didn't have 20cent to give her and was going to keep the 80 cent without even saying I'll try and bring your change. It's the principle that you would do such a thing other then that's the food was great!!
I came here for my best-friends birthday and we both ordered the shrimp with garlic sauce and the shrimp were under cooked and gooey. I love live music but the music was just a little too loud. Also our waiter was very forgetful and made the overall Havana Central experience a little distorted.
Visited establishment for a Bday dinner & even sat in a section with a waiter whom waited on me once before & what a 360 of an experience. It allows started w/the waiter bringing incorrect drinks, followed up w/entres being served before the appetizer and then part of the order being incorrect. Was very disappointed as I've dined here many times before. My have thing's changed.
I've been to this particular location several times and have never experienced any issues until this past weekend. Due to Father's day celebration, the restaurant was crowded which is understandable. I made a reservation for the day since I knew it would be crowded, but it was not helpful. The table that my family was seated at was wedged between two large tables. It was not comfortable seating arrangements especially with an infant needing a high chair. We sucked it up and just ate our food so we could leave soon after. Better luck next time!
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