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318 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1637
+1 207-288-2822
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
318 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1637
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Reviewed yesterday

Havana, it is not. But that is a good thing. The chef has cooked up an imaginative menu using local foods with a pan-Latin twist. It may be at the end of Restaurant Row, but it is worth the extra walk for great cuisine and...More

Thank frh0rnm0m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We mostly cook at home and are often disappointed at restaurants due to over buttered and salted or sweetened food. At Havana the crab cakes, scallops, amberjack and shrimp were all well prepared, lightly but flavorfully sauced with fresh properly cooked vegetables! Plus they have...More

Thank Dorotockeys
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service was extraordinary in a setting that warm and inviting. Each dish was splendidly presented with raves from my wife about the pork and beans. Far more complex and delightful than the introduction would suggest. The vegetarian offering of organic baby carrots with black...More

Thank medped2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was overwhelmed by Havana. Rarely do I dine in a restaurant which has not only extraordinary food but also extensive wine and speciality drink offerings, exceptional service and a quiet, calm atmosphere which makes one feel comfortable lingering. Havana provided that. Our waiter, Enrique...More

Thank Sibyl49
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had excellent food, friendly service, and a lovely experience here for dinner. If you are going to Bar Harbor, this is a must for a innovative and delicious meal. I see another reviewer had great music. This would top an already enjoyable evening. I...More

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a fine meal here with another couple. From the tasty spring roll appetizers to the Main entrees of haddock, scallops, paella and tuna all were delicious. The paella was classic and a large serving. Scallops were perfectly seared and succulent....More

Thank weathermanbill
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our dinner at Havana was a welcome change from the traditional lobster and fried seafood served at many of the Bar Harbor restaurants. The interior was subdued and the restaurant a gem at the quiet end of Main Street. The melon gazpacho was refreshing; the...More

Thank Lucy_Brakoniecki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, superb service, innovative menu, spectacular food and, in all, a must-visit restaurant in Bar Harbor. We loved it!

Thank Ricasoli1141
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Havana with live music. The server from Chile was very nice and made our stay enjoyable. We ate Mussels, Crabcake, Lobster and Tuna. All done very well with a nice touch for the eye. The recommended rhum was the...More

Thank Tobias G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Havana for dinner in July 2017, and we think it was one of the best meals that we had during our stay in Bar Harbor. The owners were incredibly friendly and we felt welcomed immediately. My husband enjoyed his scallops dish, our kids...More

Thank JeannieSM
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Questions & Answers
21 June 2016|
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Response from MichaelBoland | Property representative |
Hello Mary - while we don't have a children's menu we do strive to accommodate children of all ages. We can plain grill any entree and put sauces on the side or just leave them off completely, and we do keep a few standard... More
Sue M
13 November 2015|
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Response from MichaelBoland | Property representative |
Hello Sue, while we are inspired by all kinds of Latin foods, we currently dont' make Chicarones. Michael BOland, Proprietor
2 September 2015|
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Response from MichaelBoland | Property representative |
Hello there, sorry for the delayed response - wasn't aware Tripadvisor had this question/answer function. While I appreciate west46th's answer, I have to disagree. Our vegetarian and vegan options were always better... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-2822
  • E-mail
American fine dining with a Latin flair. Havana has an elegant modern atmosphere, an extensive wine list, knowledgeable staff and a sophisticated menu. Seafood, vegetarian and meat dishes are flavored with intelligence and respect and change weekly, sometimes daily. Havana is located in downtown Bar Harbor, just a short stroll up Main Street.
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