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Habana-irvine Spectrum

708 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4957
+1 949-419-0100
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (10 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
708 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4957
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably a great choice off hours, but during busy times you probably want to choose another option. Even with reservations, we had a 20-30 minute wait for a table. The night we went it was really hot inside the restaurant and waiting area. They don't...More

Thank SDSteve
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were so impressed by the service, the cocktails were amazing!!. We were treated as royalty. Karmina Sacramento made our experience extraordinary. Oh we are so coming back to have the Sunday brunch for sure!! ❤️😍 loved, loved!

Thank Monica P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Food was excellent as was the service. Everyone in our party seemed to enjoy their choices. Shrimp and scallops and Plantain Encrusted Chicken. The desserts were excellent too. Don’t pass on them! We sat on the patio with a young child and although this restaurant...More

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 10 August 2018

First time visiting this restaurant and ordered the HALF ROASTED CHICKEN - crispy roasted half chicken, white rice, roasted plantain, with sofrito black beans. Very tasty and the service was fast. Sat in the patio area, felt a little cramped, the waiter was attentive and...More

Thank 82SAH
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good was just so so here and for the price should have been better quality and bigger portions The shabby chic vibe did work like old Havana in Miami Staff felt way over worked and out showed in everything else Bottom line wont be back

Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Great decor, down to the '50's era TV's playing videos, our waiter, Tony was not only very efficient and knowledgeable but also very, very funny, 2 full bars, one in the main dining room, the other on the front patio where the little band was...More

Thank 5ft17
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Wow, I went to Habana 3 times in the past 2 weeks which is crazy. All 3 times were for work related events. I ordered the prime rib steak sandwich. In comes on a light flaky roll stuffed with lots of goodies and onion rings...More

Thank Dakineguy
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Great decor and there was live music outside, but inside the music was too loud, seat was garden chair ( bring your own cushion), unless you are seated in a booth. We ordered chicken empanadas, shrimp and scallops entree and pork belly entree. The empanadas...More

Thank tjandra1
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Everything was great except our waiter was making borderline rude jokes. We are not going back there, we would rather go someplace else!

1  Thank Pilar P
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Came here for a birthday dinner. Food was good and service was excellent (thanks Mateo)! Everyone was so nice. This location has a more refined and elegant atmosphere than the Costa Mesa location.

Thank phillsco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4957
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-419-0100
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