Havana Central Times Square

(212) 398-7440 | View Website

151 W 46th St, New York, NY | Directions   10036

40.758416 -73.984077

Open Hours

Sun-Wed 11:30am-11pm

Thurs-Sat 11:30am-12am

 
Restaurants, Catering, Group Dining  more

More Tags: Dancing, Live Music, Theater District Dining

Cuisine: Cuban

General Info: Open 7 Days

Payment Methods: MasterCard, Carte Blanche, Visa, American Express, Diners Club

Neighborhoods: Midtown, Theater District - Times Square

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Havana Central Times Square
Havana Central Times Square
Havana Central Times Square
Havana Central Times Square
Menu
Times Square, Roosevelt Field, Yonkers, West End, Savory Cuban Ground Beef / Picadillo, Roasted Quarter Chicken / Chicken Pollo Asado, Roast Pork / Pernil Asado, Braised Beef, Peppers & Onions / Ropa Vieja, Shrimp with Rice / Arroz Con Camarones, Vegetarian Stuffed Pepper / Pimiento Relleno... more

Special Offers

  1. Print Offer

    $1 Empanadas Every Tuesday

    Provided by CityGrid

    Enjoy $1 Empanadas every Tuesday for Carry Out or at our bar. During Happy Hour from 4-7pm

Reviews for Havana Central Times Square

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

should've dined somewhere else – Unfortunately, our experience left a lot to be desired.

It started with the hostess. She was totally oblivious to anything. Whenever we asked her a question, she looked at us like we were nuts. They were all so serious, like we were bothering them!!!

The mojitos are NOT the best in NYC and we didn't even get a sugar cane in ours. Our appetizers were warm, my friend's rice was undercooked and the desserts were still frozen!!!!

Also, bus boys would take our plates and drinks without asking if we were finished!! MY BIGGEST PET PEEVE!!!!

A very DISAPPOINTING place.

However, our server Larry was very accommodating.

I really hope that managers at Havana Central take some time and read this AND perhaps fix some of these blunders.

MASS PRODUCED FOOD!!!!

I will recommend this restaurant to anyone and will never return again!!!!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

check out the Havana Mojito on the Behind the Burner website!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

The best Cuban Food – We are from MIAMI were their are some of the best Cuban place, until we went here. This is the best food I have ever had. The service was great. The drinks great as well. We ordered almost all of the APP. everyone better then the next... THANKS FOR GREAT FOOD

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Great night out at Havana Central – Havana Central is a cool place to have some good Cuban food. This is a nice impressive place for a hang out. The food is never disappointing. The live band is an added bonus. The place is a little loud, between the guest talking and the band, nothing unusual for any restaurant think they may have bad acoustics. The wait wasn't too bad, went around 7pm. The wait staff seems very busy and can tend to ignore you but pleasant at the same time. The bathroom service is annoying, good for the restaurant and the chic taking tips but I hate the obligation of paying cause I need to use the potty. Ignoring that ,did I mention the food is awesome.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Can't wait to go back – Great food - appetizers (go with the avocado stuffed with lobster) and the tres leches cake for dessert. Wonderful service & reasonable prices.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

always a great time – we've been going here for about 4 years now, had our first date there and last night celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary, always great food and excellent times. the mojitos are the best in town. you can't have just one!!!. one thing though, last night we had a waiter stop by our table for on reason or another and he was a conceited snob. our normal waiter last night was excellent as always. IF YOU HAPPEN TO GET A WAITER NAMED BOGDAN, GET A DIFFERENT TABLE. LITTLE WISE-GUY SNOB, WITH A BAD ATTITUDE...other wise every moment we spend there is incredible. give this place 10 stars if possible. gotta ditch BOGDAN though

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Cuba Chiquita – I came here with friends for happy hour, the drinks and food are out of this world. This is authentic Cuban food. You will enjoy the live band and dancers that gather around on the ground level. Havana, can be loud, took my parents here for dinner and they thought it was loud (although we sat upstairs), but they did enjoy the food. The paella is a must. Viva Cuba

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Don't change a thing. – We go to your restaurant just about every Thursday. Go Jose. We love Jose The Mojitos are the "Best in Manhattan" My friend received a free cigar tonight. That was a nice touch.

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

No. Just...no. – We had a hankering for Cuban food and knew that we wanted to avoid the touristy Times Square area, but didn't want to venture too far away from our hotel on 53rd. We kicked around the idea of Havana Central a few times over a couple of days but kept dismissing it because of the location.

Fast forward to the last day of our trip. We had just finished a walking tour of Times Square from its beginnings and were hungry for lunch. We'd checked out of our hotel and didn't have much time before we needed to head for the airport. We knew where Havana Central was and decided to take a chance.

We ordered the sandwich de Pavo (smoked turkey) and sandwich de pollo extraordinaire (grilled chicken). Both were, ultimately, food at its most basic level but beyond basic nourishment they really weren't much. No real flavor, very bland and pretty much what one would expect from a chain such as Applebee's. Needless to say, we were very disappointed.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

loved it!!!!! – Went on friday night to the Havana uptown. Cannot say enough good things about the place. We came in for a quick drink and ended up staying for dinner. There was a live band that was great, the food was fabulous and the service couldnt be better. Our whole group all agreed - we needed to come back - and soon!!!!!

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