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Cafe Havana

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Bacolet Street, Scarborough, Tobago
18686392387
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Kent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the nearest restaurant to where we stayed. On first glance the menu seemed ok but expensive and definitely not Tobago prices. The bar has an extensive cocktail menu- those based on rum vodka and whiskey. We did have two evening meals here (I'm not sure what we would have chosen on a third visit) and a lunch. The... More 

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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant, a little on the expensive side, but the food was delicious! We stayed at the Bacolet Beach Club so had our breakfast in the Havana each morning. There was plenty of choice each morning and the staff were always welcoming and friendly! Couldn't really complain about anything. We had a couple of evening meals and the food... More 

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Thank Alisoncritchley
Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fruits were fresh and tasty, the fried egg plant for breakfast was very satisfying. Must get that recipe. Thank you sweetie pies for such great meals.

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Thank TMJ A
Winnipeg, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really great lunch here after out visit to Bacolet Beach. Reasonable prices, good service and very easy to get to.

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Thank J H
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel opposite and had dinner here in our first week. Sorry to say it was over priced, poor quality food, with indifferent service. Definitely not fine dining. And in desperate need of a deep clean. We did not return. There are much better local restaurants in Scarborough (Salsa Kitchen, Blue Crab, Ciao Pizza) and elsewhere on... More 

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Thank richardemail
New York
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520 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 501 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Attached to the Bacolet hotel. Nice space in different levels all open under a roof. Good and friendly waitstaff. Pricey menu comparable to NYC prices, but does not match up on flavors. The fried calamari were decent. I had the shrimp which was so-so. The jerk chicken was a smudge better. The ambience and service are great, the food not... More 

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Thank KANewYork
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Ambience is not bad at all. However the food was horrible. Presentation was horrible. The restaurant is infested with flies. Didnt enjoy the food. Thumbs up to staff, they were pleasant and welcoming.

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Thank anessea m
Allendale, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had 2 visits to the Havana during my recent holiday and whilst the food was excellent, the staff were opposite ends of the spectrum on each occasion. One of our party has several food allergies, and on the first visit was treated very well in that she only had to explain what she could and couldn't eat only once and... More 

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Thank dab373
Mexico City, Mexico
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is hard to say which of Havana Cafe's many, many problems is Problem Zero, but surely the primary rule for any restaurant ought to be that it should respect its clientele by serving decent food in a professional fashion at an appropriate price. On this visit Havana Cafe failed to offer either good food or decent service. Asking guests... More 

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Thank Chapul
Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

While the ambience is nice, the food is below average and very expensive. Jerk chicken I'm sure is not fresh and was very rubbery and dry. They cover it in a bland sauce to try and cover the dryness. Ick! The burger was ok...fries were not fresh or they were day old. Our bill was $88 us for jerk chicken,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bacolet Street, Scarborough, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: 18686392387

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?