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Havana's Fresh Island Restaurant

1 Lake Park Blvd N, intersection of North Lake Blvd & Cape Fear, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4926
+1 910-458-2822
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“lobster seafood” (16 reviews)
“steak tips” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Lake Park Blvd N, intersection of North Lake Blvd & Cape Fear, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4926
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1 - 10 of 680 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Food here is very good. Service is very good. There can be a long line to get in, so plan accordingly. They have plenty of seating outside so you can enjoy the evening breezes while you dine.

Thank mcdonam3
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great wait staff and so-so food. I am highly disappointed to have paid abit a hudndred bucks with tip and not even dessert and to be this disappointed. The cocktails were poor. Last night's at Freddies were great ! Bartender needs more schoolin. The grouper...More

2  Thank Edward S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 10/15 /17 at around 10 a.m. It was perfect as it was 3 yrs ago when we came. Fabulous service, excellent food & the place is beautiful . We never miss a chance to go to Havanas everytime we go to the beach....More

Thank BMurdock108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brunch or dinner both are great. Everyone loves the shimmp & grits for dinner but save room for the banana foster for dessert. For brunch I had oyster eggs benedict. Yes, I know it doesn't sound great but I love them both. You can eat...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 1 week ago

On this two week visit to the area, we had dinner 3 times at Havanas, that's how much we like it. Twice we took friends and once by ourselves. I'm writing this new review because they've made some changes and I discovered a few more...More

Thank Elsie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Havana’s is in a beautiful historic Craftsman house and the staff was warm and accommodating. We ordered the local catch, grouper, at $30+ for an early dinner. Fish was simply grilled and fresh, Brussel sprouts were mushy and the risotto pasty. Neither of us finished...More

Thank Owl27560
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place, great food, friendly service, , NOT Spanish as one might think, used to be at one time... an old house converted into a wonderful place to eat.

Thank msbrazil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Havana's last night, had a great meal. First we tried the Shrimp Appetizer with the shrimp wrapped in bacon really good. My wife an I both had the Crab Cakes and risotto man was that good. Huge chunks of Crab and a nice...More

Thank BooBoo18069
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good drinks, great food and wonderful and friendly staff! Could not have asked for a better experience other than sitting nest to a family with 5 kids that did not know what manners where but that was not the fault of the restaurant.

Thank KatinaM967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My food was good (salad with steak tips) but my husbands was not much food, not great tasting either. My in laws were with us and it was the same experiment for them and it was kind of expensive for as little food and not...More

1  Thank 1973Angel1970
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
Very acommadating order as you wish
27 May 2016|
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Response from KelticKate | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I am pretty sure you can make reservations..... It's a very nice restaurant... I can't imagine that they wouldn't do reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lake Park Blvd N, intersection of North Lake Blvd & Cape Fear, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-2822
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Fantastic Carolina Beach Restaurant serving fresh seafood, scratch made pastas & hand cut steaks. Indoor and Outside dinning. Serving dinner 7 nights a week and Sunday brunch. Relax & Enjoy the flavor of Havana's...
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