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Havana Central Times Square
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Arroz con Pollo
comes with black beans
A good restaurant with moderate prices. We are coming back
Olaf we look forward to serving you again soon!
Food was delicious as always and Ivan our waiter was the highlight of our night. Thanks for a great Thanksgiving!
We are so glad you dined with us on Thanksgiving! Happy Holidays!
Tuesday was my first time going to this resturant. I must say, it was a great experience. The food was good, the drinks were the bomb and the service was great as well. I will definitely be going back.
Brittany thank you for the gracious feedback! We look forward to serving you again soon.
Honestly the best service you’ll ever receive in NYC, especially at the price. Highly recommend and will obviously be coming back
Thanks for the kind feedback! Cheers!
Only problem was we were told to leave but I understand it covid and capacity is 25 percent so they had to seat other people
Food was great and service was good I would go again
We're so happy you enjoyed your visit! And thank you for understanding about the new time limit. Due to the limited seating capacity we have to keep tables to a 90 minute time frame when we're busy. Certainly the last thing we want is to make our guests feel rushed but these are interesting times with new standards. Thank you again for understanding.
Food, service and ambiance was great. I had the garlic shrimp and fish entree with yellow rice and sautéed spinach- absolutely delicious.
We're so happy you had a nice visit! Cheers!
One of my favorite restaurants in Times Sq! Only reason why I will go to Times Sq sometimes - the food never disappoints!
We love hearing this, thank you! So glad to serve you!
Celebrating my girlfriend’s birthday
Thanks for choosing Havana Central for your friend's birthday! Hope you enjoyed!
Food and drinks were excellent. So was our server Ivan! Would have returned the next night if we had stayed another night. Will be returning on our next trip for sure
Magan thanks for visiting us during your stay! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip!
Some friends and I decided to participate in the recent Taste of Times Square three course promotion and take advantage of the newly launched inside dining. The space is really large with high ceilings and the tables were well spread out and distanced from each other. I could imagine it doubling as a bustling nightclub in more carefree times. The staff was careful to follow current health protocols and we never felt at unnecessary risk. We ordered lunch and my delicious passion fruit margarita (which ended up being on the house!) and first course arrived quite quickly. I started with the corn on the cob, though I did ask that it be cut off for me. It was a good size portion for a starter and it was mixed with cheese and spices. I ordered the guava glazed ribs as an entree which came with a large side of rice and beans. This lunch plate was very robust and looked amazing. It was at once sweet and savory, sticky and satisfying, and completely falling off the bone. For the dessert course, I got the caramel brownie with ice cream which was decadent, gooey and served warm. The server was professional and kind and made our experience feel safe and comfortable. I look forward to returning.
Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to share your gracious feedback! We are so pleased you got to enjoy the special prix fixe and that you felt comfortable in our space. We look forward to serving you again soon!
Overall, the experience was great. You can never go wrong with the food and drinks. There was a bit of a wait to order.
Miechie thanks for dining with us! We aim to serve you quicker next time and look forward to seeing you!
Great food and service! Restaurant is following COVID-19 measures. Place is clean and spaced out.
Thanks for dining with us! We are so glad you felt comfortable in our space. We take the safety precautions very seriously for both our guests and staff.
Food and drinks are always on point. If you're looking for suggestions, they have an amazing BlackBerry Mojito and the corn is to die for.
Great picks! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit!
Felt rushed through our dining experience. My friend was still eating and waitress started asking if she wanted to pack up her food while bringing over the to go boxes.
Rae we are sorry to hear about this! Sending you a private note now. We want all of our guests to feel welcome and at ease during their entire visit.
It was very good.
Thanks for dining with us!
Very fun scenery, waiter was a blast and sang and danced to us. Drinks were very good, a little pricey but doable!
We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again sometime!
Great food and service. Our waiter Ivan was AWESOME!
We are so happy you had a good time! Ivan rocks! :)
Everything was great as always (happy hour drinks, food selection, ambiance, cleanliness, etc.) except that the hosts weren't wearing their masks properly, which wasn't exactly a great first impression. I love coming here and will definitely come back, but hoping that all staff members take the pandemic seriously moving forward!
Chris thanks for dining with us! We take safety very seriously and ensure that all staff members adhere to policy. We are so glad you pointed out this lapse as we will make sure it doesn't happen again! We look forward to serving you again soon.
Food was extremely expensive compared to many other Cuban restaurants. I was in shock that a ropa vieja meal with a scoop of yellow rice would cost $27. They don’t have a menu for kids and we also spent around $27 on a churrasco for our son. Overall, we spent around $170 on food for 2 adults and 2 children. The night before we had spent around $135 including 18% tip and wine at Olive
Gardens and the food experience was waaaayyy better. Come on guys, $27 for a ropa vieja. It’s simply ridiculous. And I don’t want to even comment about the “Cuban coffee”. Really??? $3 for something I don’t know what it was, certainly, not “Cuban”.
We are very sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. We'd like to connect with you to make things right. Sending a private note now.
Awesome place for friends and family to live, love, and laugh. Amazingly attentive staff! I felt safe and comfortable considering our new norm because of the pandemic. Thank youHavana Central!
We are so happy you and your group enjoyed your visit! We are thrilled to be at your service and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Despite the current circumstances, we had no pleasant service. Food was exceptionally good.
Jorge thanks for dining with us!
Great food and service.
Thanks for dining with us!
When we arrived we were seated right away, Ivan was the best waiter we could have been assigned. He was attentive, charismatic and friendly. We will absolutely come back to visit Ivan! The food was great as well
Thanks for dining with us and offering feedback Heidy! We are so glad Ivan took great care of you.
It was fun the host was nice was seated right away everyone was so nice and enerven
We are so glad you had a nice visit! We look forward to serving you again soon.
We love this place...so happy to see them open for inside business. Viva Havana!!
Not as happy as we are! Thanks for your support Ron!
Ivan was THE BEST server anyone could ever ask for. And as always food was amazing !
Masha thanks for the support! We'll be sure to share your feedback with Ivan :)
Went to lunch with my old boss. It was one of my first times dining out since the pandemic. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The pernil was AMAZING. Thanks to you and your staff!
Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to serving you again.
I always love eating at Havana's and I'm super excited to be the first one to attend it's reopening with minimal seating and COVID19 measures in place indoors. I had a wonderful time and delicious lunch. Everyone was super careful and wore masks and we only took ours off to eat. It was perfect and I would go back. :)
Thanks for dining with us indoors! We are very excited to be able to offer seating inside now and super glad you enjoyed your experience! Come back again!
Service was great but I’ve been to Havana before and I know there’s a pandemic but the food and drinks were not good at all. Our pitcher of mojito tasted like juice and our food was so bland. It lacked seasoning and flavor. Neither were worth the price at all. Like I said I’ve been to Havana before, many times and have never felt unsatisfied and disappointed like I did recently. The food and drinks are the one thing they can control during this time and it was not good. Hopefully they get back to their regular standard soon
While we are very glad you had good service we are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal. Were you able to bring this to your servers attention? We are more than happy to remake anything or get you something new off the menu. We are sorry it was not a good time but do hope to make things right. Sending you a private note.
The restaurant was very clean with a friendly staff and the waitress was great!!
Thanks for dining with us Andrea!
Very good food, service and price. We Had a great time. Staff is amazing! Definitely recommend. We will be back.
Thanks so much for the kind words! We look forward to serving you again.
They dont sanitize tables in between customers, Staff is rude and unprofessional
We are sorry to hear about your experience. Sending you a private note now so we can learn more about your visit and make things right.
Roast pork was fantastic! Thanks for being open in these times.
Thank YOU for supporting us during these times! Glad you enjoyed the Pernil :)
My husband and I took my mother here for her birthday and we had an amazing time...the food is extremely delicious really good flavor some drinks we ordered like the rum punch wasn't a strong drink l. We switched to shiraz sangria that was much better we got an extra shot too...my only complain was we felt rushed ....the waiters were right there on our backs as soon as a plate was empty and we were taking pictures and they came singing happy birthday...we didn't appreciate that ..overall good food our waitress was helpful and nice definitely recommend this spot
We loved Ivan ! Our hearts went out to this restaurant during this trying time. Ivan worked so hard to make sure our 10th anniversary was magical. We loved the empanadas and chicharrones ! My mojitos were on point!
Vacation/ birthday celebration
Loved the food, loved the mojitos, loved the service, loved the music! Two words: Vaca Frita! Once you have it, you'll never want to get anything else. Havana Central is right in the heart of Times Square, and it is the best value for your money.
Nice for quick lunch before theater. Tasty menu interesting choices
Thanks for dining with us! We hope to see you again soon.
Authentic latin flavors, nice setting and great background music.
Music level is just right, you can actually have normal conversation.
I've been there many times and I'm never disappointed.
Terry thank you so much for the kind words. Hope to see you soon.
Our waiter was marvelous
Thank you for dining with us! So glad to hear our team took great care of you!
Havana Central Times Square does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar and Uber Eats. Havana Central Times Square also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 398-7440.
Havana Central Times Square is rated 4.5 stars by 7474 OpenTable diners.
Havana Central Times Square does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://onelink.quickgifts.com/merchant/havana-central-new-york/.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.