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Havana Central

630 Old Country Rd, Roosevelt Field, Garden City, NY 11530-3467
+1 516-739-7900
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“empanadas” (32 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
630 Old Country Rd, Roosevelt Field, Garden City, NY 11530-3467
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I last visited this restaurant two months ago, my fifth time there all was well! Today was a nightmare. We arrived for lunch at 11 AM when the place was scheduled . We got there only a couple of minutes before 11 and were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank M00kieMama
Jeremy M, Owner at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's disappointing to hear that this trip wasn't as enjoyable as your other four visits. While I understand it can be frustrating to wait, we open at 11:30 AM and are still getting the kitchen prepared up until that time. We truly want all our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and great food. I truly recommend this restaurant. Great for families The portions are huge. So be prepared with and empty stomach. Every meal comes with rice and bean as a side but the main plate has lots of veg, cassava or green...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrsBones2013
Jeremy M, Owner at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I truly appreciate you leaving us some love across multiple platforms, Amette -- it's awesome to see your visit left such a great impression. I hope you'll be back to see us again soon! Cheers, Kylene S., Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 8 November 2018

We came to celebrate a family member's birthday and we were pleasantly surprised: The food was delicious and mostly: Our waitress made the absolute BEST sangria right in front of us! She was great! The service was impeccable and the food was absolutely fantastic! It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 406anniea
Jeremy M, Owner at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

We're thrilled your celebration exceeded expectations. From the service to the sangria to your meal, I'm happy we impressed. If you haven't already, we'd like to invite you to join our VIP/Birthday Club to receive special perks, including a free entree on your birthday --...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Over price and over rated. Restaurant seems dirty. And you still have to wait even if you have a reservation

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank G1619CCanonymous
Jeremy M, Owner at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

I'm sorry your experience with us didn't go as smoothly as possible. Please get in touch at this email with reference to your visit and the location: info@havanacentral.com. I look forward to learning more details soon. All the best, Kylene S., Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great appetizers, fabulous mojitos, delicious entree!!! Good service, lively atmophere, live music on Saturday evening!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank donzipooh
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant while shopping at the mall. Wish there was a mall entrance but it is east to find. The food is great there. Many good plates on the menu. Friday and saturday are cool since there is live music. Will be dinning more.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank robertpX8436RD
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Adequate mall parking, plus free valet parking. reservations required. Pleasant staff and accommodating. Expensive menu with appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Island band music in the background. At times a little too loud. great expeditious serving.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GARY W
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I made a reservation for Mothers day and they gave it to me for 7pm. My sons and daugher get there with my wife 6:45 and it took them over 30 minutes to seat them. my kids and wife order at least 2 different appertizers...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank angelmanuelt2017
Jeremy M, Manager at Havana Central, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

I'm sorry about this. It seems there has been a lack of communication, and I apologize for not getting in contact with you sooner. Please get in touch and share these details through this email: info@havanacentral.com. We look forward to making things right. Talk soon,...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Stopped for a quick lunch and drinks before shopping. Second time here, was not disappointed. Sat outside. Friendly waitstaff, relaxed atmosphere. VERY tasty food and GREAT sangria!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank suntravelerman
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Went with some coworkers for dinner. Had the empanada and Queso Fundido appetizer and Mojitos to start. Then the Paella Valenciana, Aroz con Camarones it was all great.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ted S
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Response from rdoston | Reviewed this property |
I don't drink, so I really don't know, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Old Country Rd, Roosevelt Field, Garden City, NY 11530-3467
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Garden City
  • Phone Number: +1 516-739-7900
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