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Cafe Havana

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Latin, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Cuban
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G/F Greenbelt 3 | Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
6327574370
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last time I visited this place was in March when some friends and I decided to chill. I want this review to be fair so here it goes... Food - food is tasty, not as Cuban as we would like to have it but definitely there are items on the menu which are quite good. I don't drink alcohol so... More 

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Thank MsWWWB
Philippines
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location. Center of the Greenbelt Park. Meeting point of foreigners. I thought if I'm going to the Cafe Havanna Bar, I have to order the Cuban National drink a MOJITO. But unfortunately I was deeply disappointed. It was far away from the original and quite pricey.

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Thank MafArt83
Ko Samui, Thailand
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101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for a drink... been going there for years, but it has changed in time. There is still good waitstaff and live salsa music playing inside, but the crowd has aged. This place is famous for 'freelance' girls and ladyboys. Although, most ladyboys stay in the fenced area of the outside seating at Starbucks next door. It is very... More 

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Thank SeaducedByTheSea
Switzerland
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well known spot (located beside a Starbucks) where male tourists flock to pick up local call girls. I haven't even tried the food in this place. Get a drink or coffee and observe the many beautiful girls this place has to offer. Watch out for transexuals though (if that's not your thing). If you're a local, you can probably... More 

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Thank George E
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a sudden feeling I had morphed into George Clooney before I finally realised all the ladies were smiling at me not for my looks but for my wallet, hooker central ! But the food and drinks are great as is the atmosphere and the girls don't bother you unless invited, sit outside on a warm evening with a... More 

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Thank Paul B
Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place tries hard to project a Cuban atmosphere but falls short. Waitresses wear red berets but don't really represent anything Cuban. Likewise, the menu is more international and FIlipino than authentic Cuban. It was strange drinking Chinese Tsingtao beer while feasting on Filipino sisig while listening to a faux-Cuban band tuning up for an hour. Interesting enough and good... More 

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Thank ScottLB
London, United Kingdom
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627 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe is situated in an arc inside Greenbelt 3 and it provides a decent selection of food and drinks. More often than not the cafe is relatively quiet during the day but at night time it is transformed with a completely different crowd. The waiters keep busy shuffling chairs around to accommodate groups of drinkers and the many single... More 

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Thank PutneySW
Surrey, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an overrated place to hangout and to listen to music. The band is noisy, lots of cheap girls sit and hang around as customers. Waiting staff are sometimes rude, especially when they notice a local / Filipina sitting with a foreigner / tourist.

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1 Thank Jackie Michaela B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Doble cara pizza is recommended. And also mangojito! Nice ambience with best live band. Service abit slow.

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Thank Emily T
Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place was pumping with live music and dancing until 3am, great vibe for any age etc. Drinks quite reasonably priced to.

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Thank pepper_henrys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Cuban
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F Greenbelt 3 | Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: 6327574370

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?