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Habana's Boardwalk

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2819 Mahan Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308-5491
+1 850-391-9111
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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157 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Habana's Boardwalk is a nice place for lunch. The Cuban sandwiches are full of meat/cheese and are huge. While the tables are very close together, we were able to find a quiet table where we could have a good business conversation. Associates had other menu items and found them equally tasty.

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Savannah, Georgia
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I can't understand how this place gets such high marks. The food was average at best, and the service was lousy. I visited during lunch time and the place was nearly empty. The waitress who seated me asked for my drink order then totally forgot about me. I had to flag another waiter to get my drink and food order.... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were driving to Tallahassee after a long day, and just wanted to eat something and go to our hotel. We found Habana's on our way to the hotel, and to be honest, didn't expect much, but we were in for a great surprise. The food and service were outstanding! Make sure to order some coffee, it was really good!

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Bradenton, Florida
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149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great selection of very reasonably priced meals in a casual family setting within a strip mall. The food is terrific and the service is both quick and efficient making it a spot well-worth visiting. The Vaca Frita (shredded beef grilled with mojo and onions) was delicious and served with two sides for $10.50. The portion was plentiful and I chose... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Love this place! Food is yummy and staff is very nice and attentive. They have special and an happy hour. Try it you'll love it too!

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1 Thank Elter26
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

So delicious. Skip Gordos and eat here. You will be glad you did. Cafe con leche, boiled yucca, vaca frita! Enough for two to share.

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1 Thank Jennieadventures
Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

That tells me what I need to know. I am not an expert on Cuban food so when I see quite a few that are then I know the food will be good. I loved the pulled pork cooked Cuban style. When they have it usually the special I love the Cuban style pot roast. Every time I have eaten... More 

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St. Petersburg, FL
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dining Solo. Wait staff appeared to be new or unfamiliar with their area. Anyway once attended to service went ok. I drink a lot of fluids at my meals, so my glass was empty a couple of times. (minor detail) I started w/ yucca, this was cooked perfectly and the dipping sauce was phenomenal. I had the Masita (pork and... More 

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Tallahassee
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140 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

This Cuban restaurant features the menu, the service, the prices, the atmosphere, and the quality you'd expect from a local, neighborhood-based Cuban restaurant. Personally, i'm glad to have any Cuban restaurant in this town. Carlos has failed twice. Black Bean failed. A server calls out a cheerful greeting as you arrive. The menu is all the usual stuff -- ropa,... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Thanks Habana for making our group dinner out enjoyable, great cuban food and appetizers for the new and habitual dinner of this cuisine... great portions, quick service, seating, and delicious authentic dishes, picadollo, lechon, media noche, maduros, plantains, papa fritas filled out plates.. top off with flan dessert and cafe cubano. We WILL be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2819 Mahan Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308-5491
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-391-9111

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