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Havana Cafe and Catering

1200 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3Y1, Canada
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (11 reviews)
“yucca fries” (6 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1200 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent selection of authentic Cuban Food, place is small and cozy owner always there to may sure all is well

Thank Ania M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We came to this restaurant in their early years and we really enjoyed the authentic Cuban food. This year we had the opportunity to come back and we were quite impressed to see that the restaurant has been upscaled with the warm Latin decor and...More

Thank ephesians5
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Here for lunch. They run a relatively small menu - sandwiches and sides. And it is a small restaurant - seating for about 25 people. Everything is Cuban flavoured and themed and even more importantly fresh made. Service was really good and so was the...More

Thank Sunsequitur
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Cuban cuisine cannot get better. The food in sensationally good. I have been to Cuba 4 times and I felt I that I was transported back to Havana because of the atmosphere and the food of this place. Try the 'ropa vieja' and the slow...More

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very good food, atmosphere and decor. Host/owner makes everyone feel welcomed and has a great sense of humor. Very good cuban food, with generous portions. Good wines and drinks (try their mojito...)

1  Thank lagare2016
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were in Ottawa for a quick trip and looking on Google for Latin food restaurant we found this one. The restaurant is small and only 2 people serving but they make you feel like family. They explain the menu very well and helped us...More

Thank Maliciaguilucha
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Stopped in for a traditional "Cuban sandwich" (which they call un Clasico) today. Sandwich was 6 stars out of 5....delicious, tender braised pork, perfectly grilled bread, etc. Homemade lemonade was also wonderful with a nice zap of mint. My only gripe was with the side...More

Thank Litreofcola
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Need a break from winter? Then go to the Havana Cafe where you will be transported to the old City. Great food and lovely restaurant.

1  Thank KanMaple
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After a mediocre experience with food from my own home town I decided to try Cuban food. I have nothing to say but WOW, so flavourful and delicious and it was well worth the extra waiting time. Alberto our server was so friendly and great....More

1  Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

First time there, after hearing how good it was and Im so glad we went. I love Cuba and this is the closest you can get here. The food was just fantastic, great flavours and tasty. Just loved Alberto the waiter, great service and a...More

1  Thank Mlledurango
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3Y1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-733-1200
  • E-mail
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