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Havana Central

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$25 for $50 Worth of Cuban Cuisine and Drinks at Havana Central

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Syncopated drumbeats and charanga orchestras serenade diners as they dine on empanadas, paella, and ropa vieja paired with mojitos

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21 ratings9 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
February 19, 2014
The location in NYC is better
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 13, 2013
a bit noisy but not much to be done----very high ceilings
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
June 12, 2013
Very mediocre. I was there twice, both times the food was not hot. Great space, but food isnt that good. I will NOT go back.
86 ratings79 reviews3 photos
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 12, 2013
Thanks for a great meal and friendly waitresses.
21 ratings15 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 12, 2013
11 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 25, 2013
Had a great time listening to the live band.
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 21, 2013
side dish (sauteed spinach) seemed too high priced for the portion. when ordering frozen margaritas (during happy hour) we were not told that the frozen ones were an extra $4. each.
40 ratings29 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
May 21, 2013
Food has gotten progressively worse. Im not returning to this restaurant, with or without groupon
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About This Deal

Cuba is one of the most elusive Caribbean nations, as evidenced by its ever-changing coordinates and haunting absence from the Beach Boys' "Kokomo." Bite into mystery with this Groupon.

$25 for $50 Worth of Cuban Cuisine and Drinks

The menu celebrates the rich heritage of Cuba with meals such as ground-beef picadillo served on yucca with avocado ($15.95), the rice-and-manchego-stuffed pimiento relleno ($15.95), slow-roasted pork ($16.50), and kettles of chicken, chorizo, and shellfish paella ($27).

Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 22, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per table. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Not valid for happy hour specials. Must purchase a food item. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Havana Central

In 2002, entrepreneur Jeremy Merrin teamed with fellow restaurant mogul Arlene Spiegel and head chef Stanley Licairac to establish Havana Central, a family-friendly enterprise based on lively Latin music and the rich flavors of Cuban cuisine. The food of Cuba draws from disparate influences across the globe⎯Spanish, French, African, Chinese, and indigenous cultures⎯manifesting into tender skirt-steak ropa vieja, empanadas stuffed with savory meats and goat cheese, and salmon, chicken, and shrimp marinated in tangy citrus juices.

Though the restaurant's leafy palms and tropical cocktails hint at the freewheeling good times of 1950s Havana, the staff pairs their joie de vivre with social responsibility, specifically by donating to local charities and taking on numerous green initiatives. As guests sip mojitos and sangria and sup upon slow-roasted meats and chicken sofrito, a lineup of live entertainment keeps feet moving in rhythm. Interactive events include salsa-dance lessons, charanga bands, and reenactments of the charge up San Juan Hill.

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