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About 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.

630 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Cuban, Latin / Spanish

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

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(516) 739-7900

Website:
http://www.havanacentral.com/

Entertainment:
Live Latin music Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

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.

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet parking available. Self-Parking available in the main lots and multi-level parking decks

Additional:
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

Special Events & Promotions:
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

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Havana Central provides a wide range of catering and event services. From luncheon drop offs and full-service on-site cooking, to a full range of themed events, Havana Central will produce the perfect event for you. Havana Central maintains a staff of experienced event professionals whose

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4.3

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88% would recommend it to a friend

Live Music (40)
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Casual (28)
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Fun (24)
Comfort Food (22)
Happy Hour (20)
Great for Lunch (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Romantic (14)
Tasting Menu (14)
Hot Spot (12)
Tapas (12)
Kid-friendly (11)
Cozy (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Late-night Find (9)
Business Meals (8)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
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Bar Seating (7)
Disabled Access (7)
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent service thank you. Always like Vaca Frita. We will be back

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

I had an amazing waitress. I was seated right away, when I told them I was early for my reservation. Perfect dinner for my anniversary. Thank You to the Staff for making it special.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Live Music, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service was terrible.. all of our orders were not what we had asked for, and they were cold. Manager comped our apps but took over 45 minutes to get coffee, and the bill was wrong.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I enjoyed this visit more than my previous one. The atmosphere seemed to be mellowed and Theresa who took care of us was so friendly and professional. She made excellent recommendations and the food was tastier than ever.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent service and very good food we have a great family time

Tags: Live Music, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

This is not my first time at Havanas. If it was, I would not return hands down. Hardly saw the waiter. Took forever for us to get our entrees and even ask what we wanted to drink in the beginning. Then when we got the entrees: it was cold, the chicken was not seasoned, the rice and beans were dry and hard. Its usually not this bad.

Tags: Live Music, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

This was my first time at Havana Central and I was pleased from the moment i entered until the moment I left. I was quickly seated after giving my reservation, I also got a booth as requested which i was happy about. The food was Amazing! I'm still thinking about the garlic Chicken. Drinks were good. I had a classico Mojito which I thought could have been a tad but stronger but that's just me :). Loved the live salsa music. My boyfriend was very pleased to have his birthday dinner there. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food was delicious but very loud

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

It was my second time here and we enjoyed it just like the first time. The food was good and the staff were friendly and the music was great. Looking forward to the next visit. Thanks

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

It was our first three time. Victoria was a great waitress. Had a superb time. Food was good and plenty of it

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Hot Spot, Paleo Friendly, Fun
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great service, great food, enjoyable live music. I have been here more than 5 times and I love the food every single time. I have never tired something new that I didn't enjoy. The menu changes on occasion and it's STILL good choices to choose from. This is one of my favorite Cuban Restaurants ❤

Tags: Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Fun, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Girls night out before a movie and Havana Central did not dissapoint! The entire staff was so cordial and attentive. The waiter recommended my meal and I loved it. Live band set a wonderful ambiance. Large menu selection with authentic ingredients! The white sangria with fresh fruits was amazing. I will surely go again. Thank you.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Spicy, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great decor and music. People were dancing very lively. Food was good. Nothing special. Lacked presentation. Service was good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We had a great time!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent customer service. I love this place. Food and drinks was amazing.

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Disabled Access, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Fun, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

The food was excellent and the specialty mohitos were too. Would go again

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good food great atmosphere

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Waited over 45 min for our food. No mention it would be kate. Had 2 call manager over.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Very nice staff, friendly, patient, easy going. Love the food. The dessert menu should be more diverse, however.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Good for a Date, Fun, Comfort Food, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Awesome food and ambiance

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food and service but the music was way too loud. I was screaming the whole night just to have a conversation with my friend.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

we were seated pretty quickly we made reservations thru open table. Service was really slow.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We thought they were included in LI Restaurant Week, but they were not.
However friends and I go there often and as always the food is extremely good.
The service is excellent and the music wonderful.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We love Havana Central. The food is great and service is very attentive. Enjoy the nights with live music too.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

My wife and I went there on a Sunday evening. Got seated and our waitress, Kimberly, was there quickly to take our drink/appetizer order. She was great all night. The El Gran Borracho... wow!!! Excellent drink and definitely enough to share. We chose the plantain basket as an appetizer. There were four parts to the appetizer - chicken, shrimp, ground beef and steak. Each was good, with the steak being the best, but the overall appetizer was a bit on the small size for the price. Not disappointed in choice though, just would have liked a little more - maybe two of each. Our meals were great. I got the pernil and my wife got the shrimp mofongo. Good size and filling too. We both were satisfied.

The only downside to the evening was the live music. I get the appeal of doing it, but not when it overpowers the table conversation. We were both glad when the final set ended at 7:30 PM and we were able to speak normally to one another.

Overall great experience and food. I would definitely return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

I have been here many times. It’s always been amazing. Food is phenomenal and the drinks are just as good.

Tags: Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great place! A bit noisy, but I will definitely be coming back. Great place if you are having a function. I spoke to the manager and this is a great place for a fundraiser or a retirement party. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Live Music
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

I frequent Havana Central because of the good food and live music. Make sure you try one of their flavored mojitos and the rum punch.

Tags: Disabled Access, Romantic, Fun, Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Live Music
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The food was excellent and the service was good. I would go again. The garlic shrimp and rice was to die for

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We have been here a few times and it never disappoints. Service, Food always spot on.

Look forward to many more visits here!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

I’ve never been to such a lively place like Havana Central. I came with my friends to celebrate my birthday there and the band was amazing I had to get up and dance!
The food and drinks was excellent!! I will definitely go back 😊

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Live Music
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Excellent!

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·Dined on October 9, 2017

The staff was really friendly. Only problem was the food. Ordered a skirt steak medium well and was brought out well done and burned slightly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tapas, Late-night Find, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food and service were great. Only question is if a reservation is made should you have to wait when you arrive?

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Delicious food with a great atmosphere. I'd definitely consider going again.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I honestly loved the food and the environment but everything would've been perfect if Castro our server was more professional and attentive to his job . He honestly greeted us in a rude way if it wasn't for his name tag i would've never known what his name was . He brought us appetizer plates and sliver ware until we finished our appetizer . We reserved at 10:45 Bc he are servers ourselves it was a party a 4 even the host gave us a hard time . We went there for the drinks and Castro didn't make sure at least 5-10 min before the bar and kitchen closed if we wanted something else he was definitely cut at this point Bc he was just wanting to leave he came to the table and then was like "bar and kitchen closed " and walked away like wow . Then he didn't bring our sweet potato fries it was the first item and he charged us for something that we never order he didn't know how to explain anything in the menu he was an awful server . The food and environment was amazing but the server and host made it awful at least the host helped us but Castro was just rushing us out he didn't care whatsoever after we paid and everything we just waned to sit there and he literally came over and said okay folks are we done goodnight so we just got up and left .

Tags: Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Fav place never disappoints. I alway have a great time and the food is always great and the service is exceptional.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food and Service was good, but still had to wait 20 min for table even though we had a reservation.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Quick Bite, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The food was Delicious! However the main entrees were served almost Immediately (5-mins) after the appetizers. This gave more of an "assembly line" vibe rather than a dining experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great service and food.

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