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Habana Blues

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148 E Market St, New Albany, IN 47150-3493 (Market and Bank)
+1 812-944-9760
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 00:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Sellersburg, Indiana
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really like this restaurant, food is really good, staff is friendly & prices are reasonable. Drinks were good also.

Thank jlhall13jh
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239 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 8. Had reservations. Had to wait to be seated about 15 minutes. Good service after that wait. Clean. Fair prices. Had chicken sandwiches. Shrimp dish, paella ( 5 star and enough food for four). Cheese and several other appetizers. Mojitos are great. Leo runs a great business. Been there several times. He always stops to talk and makes... More 

Thank Rick47172
Level Contributor
31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant in it new location on a slow week night. The decor was impressive and the service was good. The waiter was playful and helpful. We got a number of tapas. The best were the empanadas, meatballs, and the patatas brava. The sangria was a better choice than the Mojito, which was harsh. We definitely will... More 

Thank Terry S
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Everything was so good, but we had awkward cultural (i guess) exchanges. When or what we were ordering. Everything came out fine. Just weird getting there. Music started at 7, nice atmosphere​.

Thank LindaINjeffrsnvlle
New Albany, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This places has the perfect amount of tapas! There is enough that you feel full but not so much that you feel like you just had another thanksgiving dinner. I prefer the dining in the "patio" it's all around a beautiful place.

Thank LouiseBelcher0
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239 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Second trip to this fine place. Be sure to get a picture of mojito's. Try some appetizers. We have tried 8 different ones on two trips. Excellent pre meal snacks. Had the Cuban sandwich, wife had a chicken on special bun and beef kabobs. Wow. All were excellently prepared. Great atmosphere. Good prices. Super service. A special plan to dine... More 

Thank Rick47172
Sellersburg, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2017

As a International/Cuban Chief and Cuban Restaurant owner, from Miami, I am qualified to say that this restaurant is not preparing authentic Cuban food correctly. We found a bone piece in the Spanish tapas. Overly salted food items. Over priced, small portions. The waitress asked if everything was good, I explained I was Cuban/American/Chef of Cuban restaurant w/30 yrs. of... More 

Thank jbsafetyjb
cubanlovefood, Owner at Habana Blues, responded to this review

Normally when i see a bad reviews I will reply an apologize to the customer, and try to make it better, now a person like u why would even waste my time, u might b a chef don't know where but i know u used to own the cuba libre restaurant in new albany wish everyone hated and complain all... More 

Indiana, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This has been one of my favorite local restaurants for a number of years. The food is very good, the servers are gracious, and the value is very good. If you're looking for a trial menu, I suggest queso fundito as an appetizer, a Media Noche sandwich, and a mojito. Just make sure that you have time to digest the... More 

Thank Angela S
cubanlovefood, General Manager at Habana Blues, responded to this review

Glad u enjoy..thanks More 

Fort Knox, Kentucky
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Wait staff was pleasant and attentive. The food was kinda bland with no real flavor. Maybe we ordered the wrong items. Will not be returning.

1 Thank Tony C
cubanlovefood, General Manager at Habana Blues, responded to this review

Sorry for the bad experience, hopefully u return and we can make it better..thanks More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Us being Cubans, my husband and I had been thinking about visiting this restaurant for a while. The food was very tasty and they had vegetarians options as well, which I didn't think they had, so that was a good surprise. What we liked the most was how attentive our waitress was. I don't remember her name very well, I... More 

Thank junetruth2015
cubanlovefood, General Manager at Habana Blues, responded to this review

Glad u enjoy the food and restaurants..thanks More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 E Market St, New Albany, IN 47150-3493
    (Market and Bank)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  New Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 812-944-9760
small plates/tapas

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