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Cafe Havana

38 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 690 4640
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“ribs” (20 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
38 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've volunteered at a backpacker in Mossel Bay for three months and from the beginning I was told to recommend this restaurant to the guests. I went there once myself with a friend and I really enjoyed it. We went fairly early for dinner and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so this is really just a drinking spot. Service non existent. Wings terrible, ice cream kids didnt even finish half. Gin but no tonic etc etc. Would really not go back for second chance.

Thank Etienne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Café Havana has always been one of our holiday highlights in Mossel Bay - however, not anymore. It has been transformed into a dirty pub-like-sad-space with no service and sub-standard offerings. What on earth happened to this once loved venue and restaurant? We had...More

Thank sandradI9572EC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What has happened to the Havana that I used to love? Firstly, the menu has gone all Jamaican....serious identity crisis going on here! Secondly, as a chef myself, I understand portions and weight....there is no way in hell that the tapas portion of ribs is...More

1  Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor, slow service. 1st order taken by two different waiters and still we had to enquire why it is taking so long. Excuses and obvious lies from staff given as reasons (she fell with tray, owner away, under-staffed), no beef for burgers(!) which we were...More

1  Thank ivorw2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bland average burgers, meh staff, inauthentic decor There are better places to spend your money in Mosselbay

1  Thank Werner G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived without a booking but no problem. We were luckily greeted quickly and taken to a table outside. Okay view seating could be better but we were happy. Ordered some cocktails and beer. Tasted fine they did not even have pepper for our bloody...More

2  Thank J_Smalberger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We waited half an hour and no waiter noticed us. When we asked for a menu we waited....and waited. At the end we waited an hour before we got menu's. We waited a nother half hour for our drinks. And no card machine?

1  Thank Luca D
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A few decidedly Cuban inspired dishes. Well prepared and consistently delicious. Unpretentious and relaxed atmosphere. The veranda offers several tables that allows you to languish over a nice long drink while watching life going by.

Thank Adri D
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Love the decor and food, both suit the theme perfectly. Laid-back atmosphere, sit back and relax whilst waiting for your cuban dish, which is invariably good. Evening times the house music from upstairs can be overpowering : don't expect a quite, relaxing evening over the...More

Thank Stelvet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 690 4640
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