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Havana's Cafe

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8544 Palm Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32836-6415
+1 407-238-5333
11:30 - 22:00
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Orlando, Florida
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141 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I came here with a friend. We are both Cuban. I myself speak English but my friend does not speak a word! When we walked in we were greeted in English but you can clearly tell everyone speaks Spanish.. My friend started speaking in Spanish and most of them responded except for the young boy at the front... I heard... More 

Thank JM11traveler
Yorba Linda, California
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206 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We love Cuban and we were impressed with this hole in the wall location. A little weird calling in to see if they had availability to which they said no but we showed up and they took us. Maybe I misunderstood them? Empanadas were tasty and they have a great habenero chili sauce if you ask for it. We had... More 

Thank losjacksons
New Britain, Connecticut
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

To start, I will call this location uncommon around the city of Orlando for two reasons: its location is in a Shopping Plaza that is not easy to find amongst all other stores and the restaurant is in semi-close proximity from the Disney resort, let alone all resorts in Orlando. Onto the meat (no pun intended) of the review, coming... More 

Thank 354gabriels
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The food is not worth the price. They are too expensive for the quality of food and the ambiance. They just happen to be in the tourist spot. Save your money.

Thank Layas48
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247 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We loved it. Friendly service. More than ample sized portions. And just great tasting food. Started off with the avocado salad. Avocados, tomatoes, lettuce, red onions. Oil and balsamic vinegar dressing. I had the picadillo, with white rice and black beans. Options were red beans, congri (black rice & beans) or yellow rice. Everything comes with fried plantains. My wife... More 

Thank heybrah
Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We discovered this small place on the web looking for close to resort dining. It was great food, really fun for our large group. Not many tables so lots of personal attention and no wait! Had appetizer sampler in 12 minutes, mofungo on the side to try, and we each got a meal also. Chef told us he is using... More 

Thank Kmermaid
North Bergen, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Leo and Omar were great. The food was excellent. Will return soon. The music is very good, authentic Cuban music to enjoy while you eat.

Thank Raymond W
Fort Hood, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We tried a few latin cuisines and this by far met my expectations. Food was great and walking distance from hotel we stayed at. Great cuban sandwiches and tostones. Being Puerto Rican and Cuban from NYC I take my food seriously. DON'T go to Sofrito down the block I was so disappointed in their supposedly version of puerto rico style... More 

Thank ArmyWife718
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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222 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is a restaurant run and owned by real Cubans so the dishes are real time and not Americanized. I wanted a Cuban sandwich which I learned was not a Cuban but an American creation. So instead I got a sample platter and it was mostly good.

Thank Richard J
St. George, Utah
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

My wife and I love Cuban food! We read other reviews and were cautiously optimistic this place would not disappoint. For 2 people ordering your typical meal,(2 sodas, 1 appetizer, 2 plates), for a total of $55. Definitely not worth the price paid. The food was good, not great. Again in the reviews previously read, we were prepared for slow... More 

Thank baluikart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8544 Palm Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32836-6415
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-238-5333
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World

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