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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 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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11 - 20 of 685 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2017 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

1  Thank Owl27560
Reviewed 2 October 2017

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 28 September 2017

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 25 September 2017

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 22 September 2017

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
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful time of the year to dine outside at Havana's. We enjoy dining on the porch in the evening. The food has been consistently good here. The clam chowder and French onion soup are both great starters. The seared tuna is a...More

Thank Angelia S
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I really was hoping for more on our visit last month. Food was average and wasn't overly impressed with the fish dishes. Flies are bad in outdoor area, so if you want to relax, plan for indoors.

1  Thank orreo5859
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My husband ate here our last night at Carolina Beach. It was Saturday night and we were seated at a table near the bar. The bartender was our server but she did a great job taking care of us and everyone at the bar! The...More

Thank srraines
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had the pleasure of dining here while at Carolina Beach. We liked that there was a good variety on the menu, since we had a couple picky eaters in our group, but there was something for everyone. The conch fritter appetizers were SO good,...More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were looking for a nice place for supper so we decided to try Havana's. It was very nice. We were able to sit outside under an umbrella with a nice cool breeze blowing just after dark. The food was real good and the atmosphere...More

Thank Robert M
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 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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