Cafe Habana

Café Habana

Cuban Restaurant and Mexican Restaurant$$$$
NoLita, New York
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  • Kathleen V.
    Kathleen VargasJune 25, 2015
    Once you take a bite of the Cuban sandwich you could taste the citrus flavor in the pork! Pretty good highly recommend. Also recommend the shrimp taco! Next time I'm here I'm trying the corn 😀
  • Concert Ticket Agency
    Concert Ticket AgencySeptember 28, 2012
    Great place to grab the best Mexican corn on a stick! Before or after a show at nearby Webster Hall or Irving Plaza
  • Warrent S.
    Warrent SattFebruary 2, 2014
    Saturday evening for a quick bite and to satisfy a craving for some true Cuban meal. Noticed great spots at the bar, Food is great and the ambiance is chill, corn is really tasty cover with parmesan.
  • Marcy M.
    Marcy MaxwellApril 4, 2016
    Cozy (tight) seating, but worth it. The Sloppy Jose was delicious. With just a hint of spice, it a favorite. The sandwich size is generous - I tried my best to finish it all.
  • Simon K.
    Simon KratzerDecember 26, 2016
    Share the corn. The quesadilla de pollo was good. My friend had the cuban sandwich which looked delicious!
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoSeptember 4, 2014
    The corn on the cob seems to have lost its luster, but the Cubano sandwich is superbly done, with roast pork, ham, and pickles, all between toasted bread. It comes with a side of fries as well.
  • Jon C.
    Jon ChanOctober 25
    Been here 25+ times
    This is one of my first loves of NoLita. Order the mexican corn (elote) and stock up on the toothpicks. For something heavier, get the fish tacos with amazing rice and beans, or the avocado sandwich.
  • Felipe L.
    Felipe LopezMarch 27, 2013
    The corn is the best!!! And a great service from the girls. Be sure to arrive with enough time, this place can get very busy, but the wait it's really worth it!
  • Sasha C.
    I constantly thank my friend who introduced me to this paradise of food. The corn 🌽 is epic (it's roasted with spices and cheese and lime juice). The quesadillas are my fave, served w/ rice and beans
  • Jisu P.
    Jisu PJanuary 11, 2014
    The grilled corn comes with two but it doesn't say on the menu. Try the fish tacos.... With the jalepano margarita (strong and delicious)!! I was about to burst with happiness by the end of the meal.
  • Lea C.
    Lea CeasrineJune 24, 2016
    Nearly 20 years ago, models used to congregate here for the best Cuban corn in the city – and for late-night runway shows, of course. Still amazing maíz with cotija cheese, cayenne and mayo.
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinJanuary 27, 2015
    Aside from the Mexican corn, the food is pretty blah. Amazing old school diner feel and downtown hipsters make it worth a stop for your touristy friends tho
  • PureWow
    PureWowAugust 5, 2016
    These amazing chicken tacos are great on their own, but they’re even better with a side of corn smothered in cojita cheese. Read more
  • Adrian P.
    Adrian PhillipsFebruary 4, 2016
    Get the Cubano, have it with a salad instead of fries so you can have plenty of room for a side of plantains. The corn is a must try if this is your first time here.
  • Robert S.
    Robert StevensonMarch 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Eat like you're in your own nyc apartment, with 20 of your friends, all squeezed together but all full of courtesies. Corn is the bomb and the sloppy pepe for brunch is the perfect portion
  • Hector
    HectorFebruary 1, 2015
    The corn on the cob lives up to the hype. Amazing spot with a place for take out a few doors down. Delicious food with generous portions at diner style spot.
  • Pelin E.
    Pelin E.June 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Corn and skirt steak salad r amazing! U should have it with the mango frozen margarita! My favorite restaurant in NY. Sometimes u should even wait for 2 hours!!! But its worth it..
  • Elle
    ElleJune 25, 2012
    Nice place, although not the best cuban sandwich in the city but pretty good. The Mexican corn with chilly powder and cheese is fantastic! The waitress Elle, is absolutely the coolest! :)
  • Jorge O.
    Jorge OrtizAugust 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Fooled by the name, many people wrongly believe this is a Cuban restaurant. Astute readers of the menu know that only Mexicans call a sandwich a "torta". Get the signature torta cubana and a cocktail.
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissDecember 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They basically pay you to eat the huevos rancheros here. They're solid, and the cheapest good lunch you can get in Soho: $6.50.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CooksonJanuary 10, 2015
    the Cuban Sandwiches here are a work of art, same goes for the roast pork sandwich. It's well worth spending a few extra dollars on the Mexican grilled corn.
  • Kmart Fashion
    Kmart FashionDecember 2, 2011
    Order the grilled corn & the Cuban sandwich, you will leave happy. This place is always packed, but the wait moves quickly. Plus, you're in SoHo, browse the shops while you are waiting.
  • Louis Vuitton
    Louis VuittonMay 2, 2012
    This cute and usually crowded eatery serves up Cuban and Mexican dishes to perfection. Grab a beer with the famous grilled corn. Simply delicious.
  • dawn.in.newyork
    dawn.in.newyorkJanuary 29, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Start with two grilled corns, have some tacos or cuban sandwich, then have another two grilled corns at the end.
  • alex r.
    alex resnickDecember 23, 2015
    The corn, and the shrimp tacos. Portions are hefty. Awesome little Mexican diner (not Cuban aside from the name and Sandwich) w great atmosphere.
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkAugust 5, 2011
    Tyler Florence reveals his favorite on a stick, Mexican Grilled Corn, dusted with chili powder, lime and cotija cheese, at Cafe Habana on The Best Thing I Ever Ate. Find more tips at FN Local. Read more
  • Geoffroy B.
    Geoffroy BablonNovember 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    We were three to unanimously agree that this place serves the best corn on the cob we've ever had. Try it. The Mexican firing squad is also delicious.
  • Kyo S.
    Kyo SongFebruary 24, 2016
    Even if you just come here to try the corn it's worth it. Main restaurant is always packed but there's a takeout entrance further down the street.
  • Alexandria
    AlexandriaDecember 12, 2010
    The grilled corn is amazing. I had the Cuban sandwich as well--def a good choice. Just be warned that if you ask for extra sauce (chipotle mayo) they'll hit you with an addtl $1.50 on the bill.
  • Amy C.
    Amy ChenFebruary 19, 2016
    The proportions here are massive. Get a burrito and definitely also order the corn. Go with an empty stomach.
  • Jisu P.
    Jisu PJuly 1, 2014
    The grilled corn is my favorite. Their margaritas are strong and delicious! There aren't that many seats so you might have to wait a little.
  • may
    mayDecember 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Mexican grilled corn. what more can you say about this place? Grilled steak sandwich is also good! Be ready to wait for a long time and crammed into tiny tables.
  • SHOWRUNNER
    SHOWRUNNERNovember 22, 2012
    Best place for solo eating: you can sit at the bar, the people watching is always entertaining, and you can get steak and eggs anytime of day.
  • Larry M.
    Larry MakDecember 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    "The internet is really really great" "For corn!" "I’ve got a fast connection so i don’t have to wait" "For corn!" "There's always some new site," "For corn!" "I browse all day and night" "For corn!"
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChoiMay 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Mexican-style grilled corn: topped with cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime!
  • Johanna F.
    Johanna FuentesJune 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The Pollo Mirador is easily one of my top 5 favorite dishes to order anywhere. Garlic lemon chicken -- what's not to like. Get a side of black beans. At Brunch: try the chilaquiles or the excellent du
  • Kirill K.
    Kirill KukuruzaJune 19, 2016
    If you are a fan of pork, so Cuban sandwich is for you. Chicken salad was also good
  • Kiwi W.
    Kiwi WangOctober 4, 2016
    These burritos are the size of a tiny baby! So yum and of course get double corn :)
  • Meghan Kathleen
    Meghan KathleenJanuary 21, 2013
    Always worth the wait. Put your name on the list and run around the corner to Oficina Latina and have a drink while you wait.
  • Gokce G.
    Gokce GizerSeptember 16, 2013
    start with the Mexican corn, the rest is up to you because everything is delicious!
  • Derk D.
    Derk DoijerFebruary 27, 2015
    Fish tacos and tacos al pastor are money, wish they doubled up the tortillas like most Mexican places though for structural integrity
  • HuffPost
    HuffPostJuly 13, 2010
    The takeout/delivery menu is different than the dine-in menu. Take out is limited, but the Steak Torta is delicious and delivery super-speedy. The Mexican corn can be considered a tourist attraction.
  • Indulgent Eats
    Indulgent EatsFebruary 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Grilled Corn - The mexican grilled corn with a bit of mayo, cayenne, & cotjia cheese is like crack. Squirt lime all over it = amazing.
  • Zoe D.
    Zoe DunJuly 14, 2016
    LOVE the Mexican corn here. Yummy food, but the Brooklyn branch is quite a lot cheaper.
  • Melanie L.
    The takeout fish tacos were worth the $6 price tag, they definitely don't skim on portions and the fish was perfectly lightly fried
  • nantini r.
    nantini rauchJune 16, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    worth the wait for a table: i call their corn, "magic corn" sweet & delicious. i'm a fan of the mango daiquiri & the Sincronizada with green habanero sauce also addicted to their yellow rice.
  • Andrew D.
    Andrew DearlingMay 24, 2014
    Great food! Vegetarians beware, they refused to substitute any meat products for avocado. The tacos would have been great with avocado rather than chicken or pork. Sucks!
  • Vivienne G.
    Vivienne GucwaSeptember 28, 2014
    Cute place! Get the elote or any of the huevos dishes. Perfect breakfast/brunch spot with a fun, laidback vibe.
  • Amanda C.
    Amanda CicconeFebruary 16, 2015
    Burritos are amazing! Can't wait to come back! Restaurant is on the corner. Take out window right next door.
  • Nate B.
    Nate BeattyNovember 3, 2015
    The corn lives up to its reputation, as do the margaritas. Reminds me of Miss Lilly's a little bit, but more authentic.
  • Sebastian R.
    Sebastian RiveraMarch 4, 2012
    Tiny tables, great authentic taste, amazing "elote asado", cramped venue and sooo delicious!!!! Get the steak with arroz con frijoles. Mmm
  • Varun S.
    Varun ShettyOctober 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If this Cuban sandwich was a painting, Jay Z in his later years (2009 to present) would rap about owning it.
  • Social News Network
    Social News NetworkAugust 14, 2013
    A mix of Mexican and Cuban food, Cafe Habana is one of the diamonds in the rough in a city where restaurants prices can be outrageous.
  • babs v.
    babs velosoMarch 9, 2014
    OMFG their grilled mexican corn. it's a sweet grilled corn on the cob with parmesan, paprica and lime. life changing.
  • Yvette L.
    Yvette LiuSeptember 3, 2015
    The grilled crown of course! Great service for a small eatery like this!!!
  • Andrew
    AndrewApril 27, 2016
    Fantastic frozen margaritas and unbelievably good corn on the cob. It's a tight squeeze inside but that only adds to the atmosphere! Try it.
  • Talisa C.
    Talisa ChangOctober 1, 2012
    The roasted corn and chicken salad hits the spot. Fresh, delicious, and those crispy fried tortilla strips don't hurt.
  • kat B.
    kat B.June 14, 2011
    Get the cuban sandwich, grilled corn, platanos, and frites. Delish. One of my favorite places.
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterAugust 17
    Instead of the long wait, pop next door to the "to-go" annex of Habana..w/ 12 seats, it's comfier & cheaper than next door.
  • chin1ta
    chin1taSeptember 11, 2015
    The corn-on-the-cob can't be beat! Great frijoles too. I can't get enough of the colorful atmosphere here.
  • Madison
    MadisonJuly 28, 2013
    I have been here a number of times before, and the food is always impeccable, but my service this evening was unacceptable--not to mention a mandatory (and illegal) 20% tip on top of that.
  • Mish and Rob
    Mish and RobMay 17, 2015
    Admittedly we haven't tried any other cuban sandwiches in NYC, but we don't really feel the need to bother: these ones are delicious.
  • Gabrielle B.
    Gabrielle BergerJuly 3, 2016
    Obsessed with the chilaquiles verdes, but they only have them on the weekends.
  • Lady B.
    Lady BlackJuly 1, 2014
    The corn on the cob has me coming back time and time again. Also the salads are amazing and filing!
  • ✨Pun B.
    ✨Pun Bandhu ✨June 6, 2010
    Ditto everyone on the corn. The camarones were a little over cooked, buy sauce was delicious. Fish tacos great (though fried). Friendly waitstaff, prepare to wait a while before tables are available.
  • Femi Kuti D.
    Femi Kuti DFebruary 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    here, Corn is KING! so order the roast corn, but have a game plan, its always crowded and really tight..but so worth it!
  • Joshua E.
    Joshua EddyOctober 13, 2016
    Mexican street corn. take out around the side. The one and only. Oft imitated but…. Cubano sandwich is killer too
  • Katherine A.
    Katherine AriaSeptember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The corn is a must! The Mojitos are excellent. And the waitstaff is fun & friendly! One of my favorite place in the city.
  • Marisa S.
    Marisa SalesSeptember 11, 2016
    Cuban Sandwich, sweet Plantains with guacamole (the best) and mexican corn! Great place! Definitely recommend!
  • Nikki M.
    Nikki MJuly 1, 2015
    Guilty pleasure heaven - get the corn, skip the margaritas, and don't get mad when you leave 10 pounds heavier.
  • Lola C.
    Lola CoveApril 15
    This is definitely one of my favorite restaurants. Buenas ondas ALWAYS!!! The corn is out of this world. 😍
  • Linda K.
    Linda K.January 12, 2014
    Get the Mexican-style grilled corn from the takeout storefront around the corner. It's $3 cheaper than if you were to get it at the sit-down restaurant.
  • Nitzan B.
    Nitzan BApril 16, 2016
    Great ambiance and good food! You must try the corn
  • Maryam A.
    Maryam AlmomenOctober 10, 2014
    The best corn ever
  • Jacin L.
    Jacin LeeNovember 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing hot chocolate and cuban sandwich! Never leave this place without having tried their famous corn. You can't go wrong.
  • Paulie T.
    Paulie TuazonOctober 5, 2011
    Make sure you try out their corn -- it's to die for !! Oh ... and their cuban sandwich - rated the best in NYC ! yumm
  • Michelle W.
    Michelle WilesJune 19, 2016
    Vegetarian options are pretty good, margaritas are pretty great
  • Ray D.
    Ray DarnottAugust 3, 2014
    Best Grill Corn (Elote) in New York. A must try!!!
  • Patty D.
    Patty DukesFebruary 8, 2011
    This is one of my favorite spots downtown. I used this as a location for Circa '95's HBO Latino show "RoadTrip". On the show, i tried the corn and fish sandwich. www.circa95.com
  • Melodie Y.
    Melodie YoungMarch 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Mexican-style grilled corn and any of the flavored limeades. This place makes you feel like you're on vacation.
  • Kwam B.
    Kwam Brew-HammondAugust 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything on the menu is pure dopeness! Check out their Brooklyn spot too, Habana Outpost
  • Phillip J.
    Phillip JohnsonJanuary 18, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    The drinks are always strong. The tostones are amazingly crispy and there are lots of vegetarian options.
  • Clayton
    ClaytonSeptember 4, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The chilaquiles in a tomatillo salsa with black beans are an excellent brunch dish, and reasonably priced.
  • Geoff K.
    Geoff KimFebruary 6, 2012
    Cheap 3.5: This is a cool little place in SOHO serving Cuban food. Great place for brunch and a few margaritas. Read more
  • Terence C.
    Terence ChanJuly 18, 2015
    Get the corn! It's nicely done and probably packs enough calories for a meal in itself. The Cubano was good but I've had better. 3.5/5
  • Brian W.
    Brian WilliamsonSeptember 18, 2012
    All you need to know: Call ahead to order the Cuban Sandwich and Mexican Corn to go. Boom.
  • Rob B.
    Rob BlaskoNovember 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't skip the corn. Seriously—even if you aren't a corn fan, you'll really enjoy it. And the pork plate is my go-to entree selection.
  • Showtime Network
    Showtime NetworkJune 2, 2011
    Original cafe Habana nolita. Always crowded but worth the wait. My picks: skirt steak, corn. -Francine, The Real L Word
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin ParkAugust 29, 2014
    Cuban sandwich. Get a side of corn while you're at it! Nice lunch spot in New York.
  • Ridhiman R.
    Ridhiman ReddyJuly 16, 2016
    The mojito is great. tHe Cuban sandwich is even better
  • Giovanni E.
    Giovanni ElzínyApril 2, 2013
    If your on a date DO NOT order the corn unless your really close with each other and don't give a f**k about picking your teeth other than that it's DELICIOUS.
  • Leo C.
    Leo CMay 12
    Had the Cuban & skirt steak sandwiches. Both were great!
  • Ernesto G.
    Ernesto GutierrezAugust 27, 2016
    The Cuban sandwich should be one of your pics at this place. It comes with a good portion of pulled pork.
  • Sunny Y.
    Sunny YDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    the corn is a must, but the sandwiches, the fish tacos, the pulled pork all with the green hot sauce. YUM
  • Gansevoort Hotel Group
    Gansevoort Hotel GroupJanuary 31, 2011
    A downtown NYC destination restaurant for sure! Get the uber popular corn and the best cuban sandwich ever ( we like ours with extra pickles)!
  • Tara P.
    Tara PlayfairOctober 9, 2012
    The grilled corn is like ecstasy on a stick w/cheese ... Oh and throw in some fish tacos for a complete meal!!! :)
  • M W.
    M WSeptember 19, 2014
    Everyone says eat the corn and you probably should. Daiquiris are OK but probably best to start with a michelada.
  • Debb
    DebbApril 5
    Went there to have lunch. It's a really small place, but it's cozy and people are really nice. but if you are traveling I'm sure you can find better places than this one.
  • Kathryn I.
    Kathryn IJanuary 29
    Cuban sandwich is indeed the best in NY. Fun vibe and good portion sizes
  • Mai T.
    Mai TaJanuary 9, 2016
    Cuban sandwich all the way. The steak and eggs is delicious, also.
  • Sanjeev S.
    Sanjeev SreetharanApril 21, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    omg the roast pork is so simple yet delicious
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonApril 22, 2016
    The steak salad is a good call. So is a side of fries. And a margarita, on the rocks.
  • Kushal D.
    Kushal DaveAugust 27, 2013
    Vegetarian tacos look unexceptional on the menu, but are hearty and savory in your mouth.
  • jennifer h.
    jennifer hanDecember 2, 2013
    i love their mexican corn and steak salad. simple but so delicious, every time.
  • Clarka H.
    Clarka HonzikuApril 12, 2015
    No A/C in the summer, but who cares - the cuban sandwich here is the best on Manhattan!
  • Josh R.
    Josh RaelJanuary 15, 2015
    The steak enchiladas make for one of the best meals I've had in a while. Seriously.
  • Gaurav Y.
    Gaurav YadavAugust 7, 2014
    The best mojitos you can drink. Food is pretty awesome too and friendly staff.
  • David F.
    David FudgeAugust 11, 2012
    I always forget what it's called, but the goat cheese, veggie corn cake entree is amazing.
  • Noura A.
    Noura AliSeptember 15
    This place is a must whenever you are visiting NY .. the Mexican corn is out of this world ! 💕
  • J A.
    J AshrafSeptember 24, 2011
    Do believe the hype! Corn on cob amazing. Hit the cafe round the corner of Elizabeth for a faster service!
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhFebruary 22, 2015
    Order the Chuleta De Puerco A La Pimienta & obviously the Cuban sandwich
  • Jean P.
    Jean PApril 17, 2015
    Cuban sandwich, grilled corn and taco are outstanding!
  • Cindy M.
    Cindy MaMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Absolutely love this place, Cuban sandwich, corn and frozen mojitos makes a perfect meal! :)
  • the chillEmpress
    the chillEmpressDecember 11, 2011
    your mouth will cry Areeba Areeba after eating their succulently divine Mexican Grilled Corn, YUM... wash down with a Mandarin Jaritos... oh yeah
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie ShoeAugust 3, 2011
    Come with two others so u can get a table of three aka a bigger table. Hibiscus iced tea is a thumbs up!
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupMarch 4, 2011
    Go to the cafe next door on Elizabeth Street and enjoy their sweet and spicy hot chocolate.
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterAugust 17
    I have yet to find a Mexican corn-on-the-cob that beats this 1 w/ chili powder, Cotija cheese & lime!
  • Tamara W.
    Tamara WalkerDecember 24, 2012
    Very affordable (read cheap eats) and delish. Very sweet staff and good company.
  • Gianni G.
    Gianni GuevaraMarch 26, 2014
    Mmmmm skirt steak with black beans and yellow rice, delicious and the price is good! Nice Lil spot....
  • Kris M.
    Kris MinksteinApril 25, 2013
    Do yourself a favor and get a mojito while you wait. Or 6. They're delish
  • Flavio M.
    Flavio MuffOctober 1
    Authentic Cuban restaurant.Lovely interior and good food.
  • Russell S.
    Russell SinclairJuly 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Cuban sandwich and a corn on the cob. You won't regret it!
  • Justis G.
    Justis GeorgeApril 20, 2014
    Dry meat in the Cuban sandwich. Grilled corn could have been better - I had to add hot sauce. This is a solid 3.5 star joint, much hype for what it is. There must be better.
  • Ted L.
    Ted LittleJuly 24, 2012
    The corn is incredible and the torta cubana is no joke either. Definitely worth a try.
  • Aline A.
    Aline AssisMarch 9, 2014
    the service is just awesome. our orders came in before we could notice it. please try the corn.
  • Amelia Beau K.
    Amelia Beau KaldorDecember 5, 2012
    Make your own omelette! Chorizo, mushrooms, peppers and feta with hot sauce just made my morning!
  • Jack O.
    Jack OsborneOctober 9, 2012
    Every.Single.Time I walk past this place the queue is out the door. Now I know why. Give it a go and make yourself a regular.
  • Mary L.
    Mary LlorenteApril 3, 2011
    Finally tried the grilled corn mexican style- chili powder lime & cotija cheese, jicama salad and roast pork all good after along night of partying!
  • JO S.
    JO SimonFebruary 8, 2013
    Mexican chocolate is too sweet but hmmmmmm so good. Don't forget the corn! Must have
  • Helena J.
    Helena JaramilloApril 18, 2013
    Get the corn and the pulled pork! Amazing stuff. Worth the wait!
  • Leonardo S.
    Leonardo SantosJanuary 18, 2013
    The chilli corn os a must. The cuban sandwich os also a good choice.
  • Johanna E.
    Johanna EvansJune 17, 2013
    (tiny, but delicious...recommend you guys hit it up on a weeknight on the later side..)
  • Queen A.
    Queen AphroditeOctober 31, 2012
    You MUST try their grilled corn, if not... you're missing out. It's to die for.
  • Simon H.
    Simon HusseyDecember 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Sloppy Jose it's seriously good, but only available for lunch, enjoy
  • Chris K.
    Chris K DavisMay 5, 2013
    Try the Grilled Corn - Best corn on the Cobb I've ever tasted.
  • Shanna N.
    Shanna NevelzDecember 12, 2016
    Keep coming back for the corn on the cob and layback vibe. Bring floss.
  • William D.
    The corn and cubano sandwich are great! Must haves on the menu.
  • N M.
    N MartinAugust 27, 2014
    Corn is a must burritos and enchiladas are great also service is amazing
  • Sara J.
    Sara JamesOctober 15, 2014
    Definitely would go back for this grilled corn.
  • Pam ☕️ O.
    Pam ☕️ OSeptember 12, 2016
    Worth the wait. Get a little bit of everything and share with a friend.
  • Diana P.
    Diana POctober 5, 2013
    The grilled corn is amazing, if I wasn't in public I would lick the plate.
  • Maya J.
    Maya Jimenez 😬August 26, 2013
    Delicious mix of Cuban food with other latin dishes. You have to get the corn and Cuban sandwich.
  • Garry T.
    Garry TanNovember 18, 2015
    I loved the flank steak with beans and rice. Superb.
  • Alex G.
    Alex GuzmanNovember 22, 2014
    Get the camarones! Packed – as it's small and popular – but great food and good margaritas!
  • Kotaro H.
    Kotaro HachinoheMay 1, 2012
    17 Prince Street at Elizabeth Street New York, NY 10012 
(212) 625-2001
Hours: 9am to Midnight
Take Out Store: 11AM-11PM, Delivery until 10:30 PM
  • Melissa
    MelissaDecember 8, 2012
    Get the corn and the chilaquiles verde for brunch. This place is awesome.
  • Emilie B.
    Emilie BandyMay 27, 2010
    Start with the epic Mexican Corn and order the Pork Chop entree. You will find yourself craving it basically every single day from then on.
  • Dave G.
    Dave GibsonNovember 22, 2011
    Have been waiting for an hour and a half for a table on a Monday night. Not sure if it's worth it.
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChinMarch 28, 2012
    Avoid the wait and order to-go next door. Double up on mexican corn and enjoy in nearby park
  • Adam H.
    Adam HillDecember 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the corn, huevos con chorizo, and French toast...but the chilaquiles verdes con pollo are best
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BergdollFebruary 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Skip the line and order at the take out spot. Then sit on the bench outside. Also, Chorizo.
  • Rick N.
    Rick NijhuisOctober 2, 2015
    Buzzing corner bar/restaurant with cramped seating. Pretty OK food but their famous corn on the cob was outdone by that at touristy (!) Toloache
  • Felix S.
    Felix SargentNovember 23, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The soup is a hidden gem. Get it.
  • Mara M.
    Mara MNovember 13, 2011
    Food is always great here, but the service last time really blowed... Took forever to take our order, she didn't bring us drinks, maple syrup and was very forgetful of some items on our order.
  • Funmi O.
    Funmi OgunleyeOctober 7, 2016
    Food is flawless, decent portions sizes, authentic atmosphere. Loved it
  • Benjamin T.
    Benjamin TincqMay 31, 2014
    The roasted corn with cheese and paprika is incredible.
  • Blixt
    BlixtJuly 29, 2015
    Always get the corn. It comes with two so you can share.
  • Giovanni D.
    Giovanni D'PalmaOctober 23, 2016
    Great spot for a quick sandwich and amazing corn. Try the sangria margarita if you're drinking.
  • Amanda H.
    Amanda HamiltonNovember 5, 2016
    Insane Cuban sandwich and hot sauce selection ❤️👌🏽
  • Evan J.
    Evan JudgeMarch 23, 2015
    Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn! Grilled Corn!
  • Antonio
    AntonioSeptember 24, 2015
    Great food and atmosphere. Try the Cuban sandwich and Mexican corn.
  • Rafi S.
    Rafi SyedSeptember 26, 2012
    Overrated for dinner, but great for breakfast. Get there before 11am if you don't want to wait, and get anything with eggs.
  • Leandro L.
    Leandro LageraMay 30, 2016
    Small, amazing place to get cubano sandwiches. Met Hillary Swank here once.
  • Russell S.
    Russell SinclairMay 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best Cuban sandwich in NYC. Get the corn too!
  • Janelle
    JanelleApril 28, 2013
    Definitely try the grilled Mexican style corn
  • Tyler B.
    Tyler BrockOctober 10, 2012
    Mexican corn is the best I've ever had. Other stuff here (burritos, etc) are overrated.
  • Liz D.
    Liz DellSeptember 6, 2014
    Do not skip the corn!!! Enchiladas are delish too. A NYC staple.
  • Garett P.
    Garett PressAugust 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Mole chicken entree will obliterate your taste buds. So. So. So. Good.
  • John C.
    John CrepezziAugust 6, 2014
    mole, fish, cuban and diablo are all great choices
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoApril 4, 2011
    Cuba meets New York. This is a nice spot to enjoy a cold beer plus an unforgetable sandwich. Read more
  • David C.
    David CarvalhoApril 20, 2011
    This is the menu: the corn ! Then the chicken quesadilla, with a frozen margarita with mango !!
  • JewelMint
    JewelMintMay 25, 2011
    If you can't stand waiting in line for the amazing Mexican Corn, head next store to the take away cafe!
  • Juwha P.
    Juwha PyunFebruary 3, 2014
    Their corns are the best! And they make margarita strong
  • Andrew A.
    Andrew AlperinJune 9, 2012
    Food is amazing... But the girls behind the counter at the take out restaurant could use a major attitude adjustment... Just b/c you're ugly doesn't mean that you can be a bitch to the hot clientele.
  • Becky D.
    Becky DDecember 17, 2011
    Love this place, service was AMAZING! Food is inexpensive and SO good!
  • Stephen L.
    Stephen LiOctober 17, 2010
    The corn on the cob was something unique. Probably one of my favorite spots in NY. The waitresses showed us love.
  • Yaw E.
    Yaw EMay 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Simply amazing, make sure you get an order of the corn
  • Senator John B.
    The side of chorizo is delicious & perfectly sized to accompany any brunch dish. Eat.
  • Julian M.
    Julian ModestoMarch 24, 2015
    THE ELOTE IS FAMOUS AND DELICIOUS
  • Jing X.
    Jing XuFebruary 21, 2012
    Baja style Fish taco, grilled corn, roast pork, Cuban sandwich, heuvos rancheros
  • Julia D.
    Julia DennisonApril 15, 2015
    Grilled corn, garlic shrimp, a side of sweet plantains and a michelada. Done.
  • Adriana C.
    Adriana CortesDecember 10, 2016
    Must try the corn with cheese!!
  • Jane Bang
    Jane BangAugust 25, 2012
    Can't go wrong with the corn! Cuban sandwich here is better than in Cuba :)
  • Sam B.
    Sam BiddleMarch 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Cheese & avocado burrito is one of my favorite things to eat anywhere.
  • angelo w.
    angelo wAugust 31, 2010
    If you go, you have to get the corn if nothing else. If the wait is long you can go around the corner to there take out area. They also deliver.
  • carol k.
    carol kDecember 30, 2011
    Try the coconut flan! It's really good, not too sweet, but still savory.
  • Alexander F.
    Alexander ForsénJuly 2, 2012
    Eat Mexican corn. The mexican sodas are also interesting, if you don't want to drink alcohol.
  • Katie H.
    Katie HicksApril 26, 2010
    The grilled corn appetizer is obviously amazing. So are their mojitos. I recommend the Enchiladas estilo Norteno entree. Very good!
  • Caitlin
    CaitlinApril 8, 2013
    Sweet plantains were incredible. Highly recommend. #soildgold
  • David S.
    David SinskyJune 24, 2014
    The egg and chorizo sandwich is a sneaky delicious option
  • Ziyad D.
    Ziyad DadabhoyApril 7, 2015
    The corn was delicious.
  • Marco V.
    Marco VGLMay 9, 2012
    Try the Torta De Mole - This is the best torta!
  • Amanda B.
    Amanda BaldaufJanuary 19, 2013
    Egg with chorizo sandwich is beyond delicious!
  • सिद्धार्थ
    Good food. Awesome staff. Excellent atmosphere.
  • Harish K.
    Harish KrishnaMarch 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the grilled corn mexican style and the Cuban sandwich.
  • Emily K.
    Emily KolodnerMarch 17, 2015
    Getting the corn here made me realize I should never ignore foursquare tips. Skip the fish tacos and go for the pork - FTs were just okay, nothing special.
  • naveen
    naveenMarch 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    obtener el pollo mirador. just right for those mornings, err, afternoons where you wake up after a long night out.
  • Sherina D.
    Sherina DavisSeptember 16
    Been here 10+ times
    The guacamole is delicious and so is the Cuban Sandwich.
  • Patrick K.
    Patrick KanaleyJune 25, 2013
    Chicken Diablo torta is the way to go.
  • Kevin G.
    Kevin GrantSeptember 20, 2016
    Have the Cubano, plenty of food, you wont be disappointed.
  • Scanwiches
    ScanwichesJuly 29, 2011
    Beer Battered Catfish, Salsa, Purple Onions, Lettuce, Tomato, Spicy Mayonnaise on a hero. Read more
  • Bugra K.
    Bugra KilincerFebruary 9, 2016
    Cuban Sandwich is just amazing!.. Try the mexican corn.
  • Sam B.
    Sam BiddleSeptember 17, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Cheese and avocado burrito is very good. Eat one NOW
  • Khalil i.
    Khalil ibitefoodAugust 16, 2014
    The Mexican corn is a must . A classic !
  • Adam D.
    Adam DJune 27, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Frozen margaritas and Cuban sandwiches
  • Sass Conf
    Sass ConfOctober 5, 2013
    Will be tough to get a seat during prime time hours. Popular neighborhood food spot.
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie VegelApril 21, 2016
    Grilled corn is fab and Cuban sandwich was ok, would like it better if it was simpler.
  • dominic r.
    dominic riceJanuary 9, 2010
    Get the corn for an app. The shrimp is good, but if your in for a real flavor experience get the pork chop with chipotle au poive
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanMay 13, 2016
    Get the Cuban and the corn
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiJanuary 18, 2015
    So delicious and try the fried plantains
  • JT
    JTMarch 24
    Cuba sandwich is delicious.. I don't think I've had a pork sandwich this juicy
  • Samar
    SamarApril 23, 2011
    Try the Mexican Corn on the Cob - One of the best corn on the cob carribean style! Yummmm!
  • Spanish Rob V.
    Spanish Rob VJanuary 19, 2013
    The best corn in the city - its a must if youre in the vacinity
  • Srajan M.
    Srajan ManiAugust 24, 2014
    Believe the hype. Gotta have the corn
  • eszpee
    eszpeeJune 12, 2012
    Sloppy Jose BBQ Pork in a Burrito is the way to go.
  • Kurt W.
    Kurt WilliamsonSeptember 12, 2014
    All time fav for any occasion. NY classic. Corn, Mojito, BONG
  • California Girl
    California GirlSeptember 22, 2011
    Best place for a margarita and some mexican/cuban fusion. Hot music, authentic.
  • Helene L.
    Helene Lund EngebøAugust 16, 2016
    Excellent mojitos, good atmosphere, great food
  • Natalie M.
    Natalie McQueenJune 3, 2016
    Four words- GRILLED CORN. GET IT!!
  • Morgan W.
    Morgan WangAugust 29, 2016
    Get the Cuban sandwich and the grilled Mexican corn
  • Erica P.
    Erica PereiraMay 16, 2011
    Go for the corn on the cob and frozen mojitos - worth the wait!
  • John C.
    John CookMay 7, 2011
    The corn on the cob is great but try the rice!! It's delicious too !!
  • Ada L.
    Ada LlorcaNovember 12, 2014
    Best Corn on a stick ever and delicious Cuban sandwich!
  • Benjamin L.
    Benjamin LotanMay 19, 2012
    Breakfast/ brunch here is a good idea. Affordable as well.
  • SZ
    SZJanuary 25, 2012
    Dine here & be starstruck at the same time. Sat a table away from Mos Def. Oh, and saw Joe Jonas, too.
  • Mark O.
    Mark OliverJune 4, 2013
    Try the Chicken Diablo! 😊 You will love it! ❤
  • Linda N.
    Linda NguyenMay 5, 2014
    Street corn, cuban torta, and the mango limeade, yum!!!
  • Stefan F.
    Stefan FeissliApril 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the cheese avocado sandwich with sweet plantains!
  • Sunaina S.
    Sunaina SwaminathanAugust 14, 2014
    Love the tacos here. Fresh and refreshing.
  • Alexandra
    AlexandraJune 14, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Corn is obvi money but Mango & Jicama salad is also the jam. Iced cafe con leche is to die as well.
  • Mike H.
    Mike HopkinsJanuary 18, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The corn is to die for. Grab a Cuban, too.
  • David T.
    David TaintorDecember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheap, delicious brunch. Cafe con leche is a nice touch.
  • Melissa K.
    Melissa KnificMay 22, 2010
    I can't seem to order anything but the grilled corn, skirt steak with rice and beans, and a mojito. Small space is annoying but can easily be overlooked.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PaikJuly 28, 2011
    Get the Mexican corn, the Cuban sandwich and a Michelada and call it a night.
  • Owen I.
    Owen IversonNovember 14, 2010
    yeah. corn. like everyone says. also the sloppy pepe is pretty good. margarita was pretty damn strong.
  • Veronika S.
    Veronika SonsevOctober 12, 2013
    Get the roasted pork. Yum!
  • Kathie K.
    Kathie KeateJune 11, 2012
    The best Cuban sandwich ever. Grilled corn and tostones a must
  • Hakim
    HakimJune 18
    Spicy for French :) but very tasty, nice food!
  • Steve D.
    Steve DeanJanuary 26, 2013
    Can't go wrong with a diablo burrito
  • Cat J.
    Cat JJune 12, 2014
    Don't order from the to-go section. Food was amazing, but service was the rudest I have ever encountered, and that includes fast food joints and the DMV.
  • Scott G.
    Scott GoldMay 9, 2015
    Shrimp tacos were very big and very tasty
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioJune 7, 2011
    Very tasty, but hit the bar or take away. Or make a picnic basket
  • Ha D.
    Ha DiemAugust 16, 2014
    The Mexican grilled corn is amazing!
  • Nick C.
    Order tostones, grilled corn, and a Cuban sandwich.
  • Bonobos
    BonobosAugust 9, 2012
    Get the grilled corn Mexican style. You'll never look at corn the same way again. Nom!
  • Janelle G.
    Janelle GraceJanuary 29, 2014
    Get the michelada if you're into spicy drinks
  • Nicole Y.
    Nicole YaleMay 19, 2013
    You can't leave without getting the corn.
  • Emma M.
    Emma MarkhamJanuary 19, 2010
    Believe the hype. Get the cuban sandwich, but go in the middle of the week, and go to the cafe at the side in Elizabeth St.
  • Michael C.
    Michael ChristianOctober 23, 2011
    The wait is worth it!!! The best place to go when you are starving to death lol!
  • Lafayette 148 New York
    Delicious Cuban food – famous for their Mexican style corn-on-the-cob.
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhạmSeptember 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    BELIEVE DA HYPE. GRILLED CORN TASTES LIKE EVERYTHING YOU THINK LOVE SHOULD BE.
  • Dishling NYC
    Dishling NYCJanuary 30, 2011
    The Cuban Sandwich is the most popular Cuban in NYC (Margon on W 46th street is #2).
  • Amy J.
    Amy Johnson CookApril 29, 2013
    Try the Avocado and White Cheese torta
  • Justine
    JustineAugust 3, 2012
    Get the corn, you won't regret it.
  • theSusyness ..
    theSusyness .October 19, 2012
    Mexican corn. One order = 2 pieces of corn. Totally worth it
  • Richie S.
    Richie SiegelMay 16, 2014
    Possibly the best plantains I've ever had
  • Jackey L.
    Jackey LOctober 21, 2016
    Grill corn and steak sandwich are the best!
  • Miles Marshall L.
    Miles Marshall LewisFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    get the mexican coca-cola! real cane sugar instead of american high fructose corn syrup
  • Stephen
    StephenMarch 16, 2015
    Corn was amazing.
  • Brian A.
    Brian AraujoMay 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Corn.... Get the corn. Cotija cheese, paprika, and lime! Ftw!!
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RoseApril 4, 2015
    Awesome grilled chicken burrito
  • Katie C.
    Katie ChildsDecember 4, 2014
    Chicken mole, sweet plantains and limeade. Heaven.
  • Melanie W.
    Melanie W.October 24, 2014
    Get the grilled steak and corn salad. Deliciosio! 🐮🌽
  • Ariel V.
    Ariel VieraOctober 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best Cuban Sandwiches in the world are here. Today is your lucky day.
  • Sara Y.
    Sara YAugust 28, 2013
    Best Grilled Corn with Queso Fresca!
  • Louie P.
    Louie PearlmanJune 11, 2010
    The corn is from heaven, the shrimp is very good, ditto the sandwiches. Mojitos are A+.
  • Phu N.
    Phu NguyenAugust 16, 2014
    The corn on a cob is too die for
  • Albert V.
    Albert ValdesMay 14, 2015
    Definitely try the Cuban sandwiches they are excellent!
  • Lily T.
    Lily TAugust 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Mexican styled corn and the cubano sandwich. Delicious.
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchMay 5, 2011
    A favorite spot for real Mexican grilled corn—topped with cheese, lime and chili powder.
  • Abeer A.
    Abeer AlhaidarMarch 10, 2015
    You have to try the Mexican corn 😍❤️
  • Lindsey
    LindseyJanuary 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Suddenly not allowed to sit until a full party is here, even when it's completely empty at 9AM. Train your waitresses to know your regulars, Bujeez.
  • D S.
    D SicJanuary 22, 2016
    Traditional Cuban dishes and the street corn!
  • Alesia
    AlesiaSeptember 28, 2011
    Corn and celeb spotting. The only place I've been to twice in the city!
  • Annie L.
    Annie LuAugust 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Grilled corn and hibiscus iced tea, all day every day
  • Yvette L.
    Yvette LiuAugust 26, 2015
    Best Mexican grilled corn
  • Will M.
    Will MinMarch 21, 2011
    The corn on the cob is awesome, but the tables were apparently made for midgets.
  • Rachel
    RachelJune 30, 2013
    Food was good but terrible terrible service. Didn't get out drinks for 20 min, didn't get the corn we ordered and no one knew what was going on. I would just get take out.
  • Marina K.
    Marina KabouriJuly 1, 2012
    There is no AC, only fans. Not so fun when it sweltering hot out, but worth it for the food.
  • Yuan
    YuanDecember 19, 2012
    The Fish Tacos were delicious but the Cactus Tacos were chewy and flavorless.
  • Chase T.
    Chase TurnerApril 25, 2011
    Get the corn get the corn get the corn.
  • Tashah J.
    Tashah JFebruary 13, 2012
    The grilles corn Mexican style is a must.
  • Gabriel W.
    Gabriel WakimJanuary 25, 2012
    Killing corn on the cob. Awesome food overall. Large portions.
  • Peter Y.
    Peter YangMay 28, 2010
    The grilled corn of course. But the egg & chorizo torta is a godsend for any breakfastarian.
  • Miguel S.
    Miguel SolisJuly 17, 2013
    They say that is cuban, most of the plates are Mexican !
  • Deniz T.
    Deniz TürkkolOctober 19, 2015
    they have great corns with parmesan 🌽
  • Rich Wolf R.
    Rich Wolf RubelFebruary 7, 2012
    The sloppy Jose, loaded with jalapenos, is GREAT!
  • Miriam I.
    Miriam IshikavaAugust 15, 2015
    The best corn ever! Cheers from Brazil ❤️
  • Matt P.
    Matt PilieroMarch 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Excellent Mexican Corn and Shrimp Tacos
  • George C.
    George CostaMarch 14, 2016
    The Mexican corn and the fish tacos!
  • Anne Marie M.
    Anne Marie MondrupNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't miss the corn, its the best!!
  • Trevor
    TrevorDecember 11, 2014
    Tables are so close together a tiny woman squeezing into the next booth almost tipped my table right over, smashing my drink. When paying, I had to ask the waitress not to charge me for it.
  • Tony Z.
    Tony ZeoliOctober 20, 2009
    Go to Cafe Habana and order the grilled corn and sweet plantains. Sit at the counter or visit the take-out next door.
  • Daniel P.
    Daniel PritchardJuly 8, 2013
    Seems to be closed for renovation at the moment (July '13)
  • Q R.
    Q RandleMarch 13, 2011
    Get the corn, a chicken diablo, corn and if u have an extra $2 get the corn
  • Tiffany L.
    Tiffany LiNovember 29, 2011
    the corn is DELISH! you must get it
  • MoRiza
    MoRizaMay 3, 2011
    Try the Grilled Corn Mexican Style - Corn can be so good
  • Jenny P.
    Jenny PiersonMarch 5, 2013
    Best grilled corn, smothered in cheese.
  • N M.
    N MartinAugust 9, 2014
    Great Corn .. literally must get two if I'm nearby
  • Aggie Y.
    Aggie YuNovember 29, 2011
    Grilled corn+mojito+beer+garlic shrimp+Cuban sandwich= a perfect date
  • Leslie Q.
    Leslie QApril 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Skip the line by grabbing a dinner date for one at the bar.
  • Lisa T.
    Lisa TongAugust 22, 2012
    must have tostones, corn, and cuban sandwich!
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioJune 22, 2011
    Go next door to habana to-go: corn, black beans, spinach, and plantains... done
  • Zoe E.
    Zoe E.February 21, 2010
    molletes = best brunch food ever. get them with chorizo and ask for tapatillo sauce to pour on top.
  • SJ
    SJDecember 4, 2011
    get the mexican corn next door... while you wait for a table
  • Samar
    SamarApril 23, 2011
    Try the Eggs And Chorizo Sandwich - Sooo good, flavorful and not very heavy!
  • Rorriz_ D.
    Rorriz_ Dhawi3 days ago
    their Corn 🌽 😋😋😋
  • Jill M.
    Jill MulliganNovember 17, 2014
    Awesome Cuban sandwich and corn
  • Brigitte P.
    Brigitte PerezMay 10, 2015
    Cuban sandwich and tostones. Don't even think about it.
  • Jide I.
    Jide IrukaMarch 7, 2015
    Sweet plantains tasted a day or 2 old. I didn't know you could mess this up.
  • Martina M.
    Martina MikeJune 25, 2013
    Service sucks but the food is pretty good. Would go back again, just not a day/time that's so busy (Friday 6 pm). *Also, no AC in the summer :/
  • Penn M.
    Penn MarchaelFebruary 25, 2016
    Frozen margaritas are boozy and good
  • Andy
    AndyDecember 9, 2013
    Grilled corn is great, but so is almost everything else
  • Lucy M.
    Lucy MoriesonApril 24, 2014
    Try the fish or shrimp tacos. The beans and rice are next level.
  • Stephen
    StephenMarch 22, 2015
    Grilled Corn
  • Tiffany
    TiffanyAugust 11, 2015
    Corn & tacos! Can't go wrong with that
  • Carolina R R.
    Carolina R RiethAugust 10, 2014
    Corn on the cob is excellent!!
  • Gloria J.
    Gloria JohnstoneAugust 20, 2013
    this is the best Mexican corn on a stick!
  • Ryan G.
    Ryan GisrielJanuary 13, 2014
    corn app, cuban sandwich, mexican, matt moore rec
  • sarah l.
    sarah lipmanOctober 5, 2011
    avoid back left corner table. its next to bathroom. very bad. be ready for every Asian person there to ask you to shoot their photo while they eat corn. get it to go and sit outside.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HendricksonNovember 17, 2014
    Corn on the cob is a must
  • Kenny H.
    Kenny HeinauAugust 15, 2012
    Seating is annoyingly tight but food is amazing.
  • Camille N.
    Camille NguyenFebruary 12, 2014
    Their Mexican-style grilled corn is an NYC must-have
  • Kamara C.
    Kamara CampbellNovember 10, 2016
    I had their breakfast and it was good.
  • Bridget B.
    Bridget B.November 29, 2009
    go for the corn and the roja drink. love the steak salad and the grilled chicken cutlet plate.
  • Doug P.
    Doug PetkanicsDecember 27, 2011
    Huevos divorciados is the way to go here.
  • Sean F.
    Sean FisherOctober 9, 2014
    The corn is amazing. Chicken burrito wasn't anything special.
  • LuisAlfredo Z.
    LuisAlfredo ZambranoMarch 31, 2013
    The corn is SUPER awesome! Try it. Add lemon.
  • Vero
    VeroJanuary 12, 2013
    Best Cuban sandwich I've had in NYC thus far!
  • Barry E.
    Barry EskandanianAugust 11, 2011
    Get the corn. So good it'll make you wanna slap your mama!
  • Marissa S.
    Marissa SeseJuly 31, 2015
    The grilled corn is the star of the show! haha
  • Ali G.
    Ali GreenfieldAugust 24, 2011
    Skirt steak- black beans- yellow rice. Yum in the tum.
  • Claudia S.
    Claudia Saez-FrommAugust 3, 2011
    For the best corn on the cob ever! This is the place!
  • Jon-Jon M.
    Jon-Jon MendozaApril 26, 2010
    CORN, CUBAN SANDWICH, AND A DRINK... FUCKING AMAZING! THIS IS THE ONE SPOT TO GO TO FOR EVERYONE!!!
  • Shoptiques
    ShoptiquesMay 11, 2012
    Obsessed with corn (obvi!) and shrimp tacos.
  • Juan A.
    Juan ArenasJuly 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Roast Pork! No questions asked (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Natalia F.
    Natalia FrancoMay 6, 2011
    Corn is a must. Skirt steak alone or in enchilada.
  • Andreas K.
    Andreas KanakisJanuary 14, 2016
    Great service and tasty products!
  • mely l.
    mely luOctober 1, 2011
    The cuban sandwich and the grilled corn is a must order !!!!!
  • Sir Apollo T.
    Sir Apollo TidmoreMarch 4, 2012
    Leave the mayo off the corn. Squeeze lime over then roll in grated cheese. Delish.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuFebruary 6, 2015
    Obviously the Cuban sammich and corn. Obviously.
  • Julie B.
    Julie BayonaOctober 23, 2011
    Nice place, nice people, delicious enchiladas!
  • Francesca K.
    Francesca KrihelyJanuary 3, 2012
    Real good tacos, elote, etc.
  • Signe B.
    Signe BrewsterAugust 16, 2011
    Grilled corn with Parmesan and lime = must try
  • girma
    girmaJanuary 4, 2015
    Their Cuban sandwich haunts my dreams.
  • Aaliya
    AaliyaApril 7, 2016
    Mexican grilled corn
  • Rafael G.
    Rafael GonzaqueApril 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Their Grilled Steak Torta is legit!
  • Claudia S.
    Claudia Saez-FrommOctober 28, 2011
    The corn is a must and get the flan w/cocunut! Yummy
  • Meghan Kathleen
    Meghan KathleenFebruary 25, 2012
    Three words: get the corn.
  • Garett P.
    Garett PressOctober 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Mole chicken entree all day, and the next day, and the next.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SchwartzJune 29, 2013
    Wow, best cocktail! "Mexican firing squad"!
  • Saad S.
    Saad ShukurMay 20, 2015
    Cuban sandwich and Mexican corn on cob
  • Annie M.
    Annie MJanuary 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Grilled corn and muchos mojitos!
  • Louis M.
    Louis MendezApril 28
    Been here 5+ times
    Corn, pernil (pork)
  • Gideon O.
    Gideon OlshanskyJanuary 5, 2016
    Best Cuban sandwich in New York.
  • PW K.
    PW KaplanJune 13, 2011
    fried plantains and garlic sauce: better than chips and salsa!
  • christian svanes k.
    christian svanes koldingSeptember 28, 2009
    corn on the cob. black beans. shrimp. agua de sandia or a cold beer. leave a larger tip than usual.
  • Francisco O.
    Francisco OrduñaApril 21, 2013
    Very disappointing enchiladas suizas and skirt steak. Stay with the Cuban sandwich
  • Jorge E.
    Jorge EnriqueFebruary 18, 2015
    Get the corn!!
  • Gessica M.
    Gessica MarieAugust 8, 2012
    The Cuban is the best I've had!!
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MazzaMay 6, 2016
    Waited for 10 minutes at the table and no one came with even water while attending to every table around us
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
    Check out Cafe Habana as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate Read more
  • Cihat A.
    Cihat AkçayJuly 21, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Steak sandwich and corn 😍😍
  • Sarah K.
    Sarah KimJanuary 15, 2013
    Love their Early Bird breakfast special!
  • Rosalind R.
    Rosalind RoongseangJanuary 30, 2015
    Cuban sandwich. Grilled corn. So good.
  • nina r.
    nina rangelAugust 24, 2014
    Lunch Cuban mother
  • Kelsey L.
    Kelsey LeeMay 14, 2014
    The Cuban Sandwich is unbelievable - get it now.
  • Libby T.
    Libby TaylorMarch 30, 2013
    Yum to the chicken cutlet
  • Eric J.
    Eric JamiesonApril 5, 2011
    cuban sandwich not as amazing as others, corn is amazing though
  • Lyndon B.
    Lyndon BraganzaOctober 17, 2011
    The corn appetizer is awesome!
  • Noelle Q.
    Noelle QuanciApril 15, 2013
    The food is so-so... But the corn, my god, the corn...
  • Remington G.
    Remington GuestFebruary 25, 2013
    Greatest soup.
  • Dora E.
    Dora ErtekJanuary 29, 2013
    Can't beat the spicy corn
  • Safari647
    Safari647August 30, 2016
    Horchata and a Cuban sandwich
  • Jay B.
    Jay BrandtMay 27, 2016
    Top 3 Elote in NYC.
  • Richard N.
    Richard NarvadezMay 18, 2013
    Get grilled corn next door, while you wait for a table...
  • RC
    RCApril 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Corn on a cob duhhh!!
  • Alexis B.
    Alexis BreslinSeptember 9, 2014
    Beer. Estrella.
  • Monica J.
    Monica JainMay 31, 2013
    MEXICAN GRILLED CORN. FUKYA
  • Clayton
    ClaytonSeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Try a Bloody Maria instead of the vodka based classic.
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HwangMay 22, 2013
    Get the grilled corn. No questions asked.
  • Russell S.
    Russell SinclairMay 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best Cuban sandwich in NYC
  • Bennett
    BennettSeptember 7, 2014
    Corn...get the corn
  • brand new machine u.
    Go for the Fish tacos + the grilled corn
  • Pet S.
    Pet SJune 20, 2012
    BEST. GOD DAMN. CUBAN SANDWICH. EVER.
  • Elizabeth O.
    Obsessed with the corn appetizer!! Also sandwiches are awesome.
  • Kristina R.
    Kristina RudicMay 2, 2015
    The corn is not to be missed!
  • Nat C.
    Nat Chan 🚣🇺🇸🗽February 18, 2012
    Stoned hostess will give you a time estimate for table wait.. Just add 45mins on top. Three times lucky
  • nantini r.
    nantini rauchNovember 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    magic corn, mango daquiris
  • Tim H.
    Tim HoffmanAugust 23, 2012
    Voted Best Cuban sandwich in NYC. I concur!
  • Christopher S.
    Christopher StyduharSeptember 16, 2010
    Grilled corn and skirt steak... yeah. Just be prepared to wait. Awhile.
  • Ryan H.
    Ryan HouxMarch 4
    Been here 5+ times
    Cuban, grilled corn
  • Tej M.
    Tej MotiwalaDecember 13, 2015
    Cuban sandwich, mojito
  • Ben G.
    Ben GaspariniSeptember 21, 2016
    Cubans and corn!! Best around no lie.
  • Ethan
    EthanSeptember 6, 2012
    Get that grilled corn on the cob
  • Hannah S.
    Hannah StrausOctober 21, 2014
    Steak torta and corn 👍
  • Enrique R.
    Enrique RamirezDecember 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Huevos con chorizo is finger lickin good!!
  • Saul S.
    Saul ShanabrookAugust 12, 2014
    Cuban sandwich is perfection.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CJuly 8, 2015
    Very good cuban here
  • Dom G.
    Dom GoodrumOctober 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Early bird breakfast special. Eggs over easy.
  • Yildiz D.
    Yildiz DubaSeptember 23, 2016
    Its not corn its food porn🙈🙈🙈
  • Narisa O.
    Narisa OlivieriMarch 24, 2014
    Best Cuban sandwich I've ever had.
  • J
    JFebruary 15, 2014
    Grilled corn. Cuban sandwich. Pollo mirador
  • Tiffany C.
    Tiffany ChunatSeptember 28, 2012
    Grilled mexican corn is a must.
  • Uygar T.
    Uygar TaylanAugust 28
    Super delicious corn ever!🌽
  • Jackie M.
    Jackie MucilliSeptember 23, 2016
    the cuban sandwich is very over hyped and the cocktails are overpriced.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MillsDecember 26, 2014
    Grilled corn is phenomenal
  • Lina T.
    Lina TrifonFebruary 21, 2016
    Had the fish tacos which were barely edible.
  • Angela Isabel
    Angela IsabelAugust 22
    The Mexican corn = perfect afternoon snack
  • Brian J.
    Elote corn is a must!
  • Saif D.
    Saif DiaSeptember 8, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Add jalapeños to your steak sandwich
  • Erica C.
    Erica CeruloJune 20, 2011
    corn, duh. and the plantain omelet for breakfast. Read more
  • Linda
    LindaMay 31, 2012
    The fish tacos are yummy!
  • Marilyn D.
    Marilyn DelaoAugust 27, 2010
    One of my faves. The grilled corn is to die for.
  • Martin T.
    Martin TobiasNovember 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best grilled corn in America !
  • Mark D.
    Mark DanielDecember 26, 2014
    Most incredible Cuban sandwich.
  • Jon S.
    Jon SheppardAugust 17, 2015
    Corn & cuban
  • Terry C.
    Terry ChenMay 12, 2015
    Grilled corn is the best
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SmithDecember 31, 2015
    Best Cuban in the city
  • The Bowery House
    The Bowery HouseJanuary 18, 2012
    Cuban Sandwich is one of the best in NYC!
  • Doctor K.
    Doctor KleinFebruary 28, 2011
    Try the Grilled Corn - Screw butter. This is the way.
  • Emily L.
    Emily L.February 2, 2012
    Mean lady with her brown roots growing out. Just order and leave.
  • Emily N.
    Emily NoteJune 25, 2011
    Must gets: a margarita and corn
  • Sab P.
    Sab PassJuly 14, 2013
    Breakfast and studies 🐣🍴🍹
  • Yvette O.
    Yvette OlladaSeptember 6, 2011
    Corn (period). More info: http://bit.ly/habanayo
  • D
    DOctober 9, 2014
    It's all about the corn.
  • Joanie
    JoanieAugust 17, 2011
    The grilled corn is definitely the best
  • Rita L.
    Rita LMay 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    corn corn corn! definitely get that!!
  • Martin S.
    Martin SabinoNovember 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    cant go wrong with the grilled corn!
  • Elisha R.
    Elisha RiveraJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chorizo and egg platter is the best!
  • Jeff R.
    Jeff RMay 17, 2012
    The Cuban sandwich is awesome!
  • Dory B.
    Dory BenamiFebruary 28, 2011
    Its all about the corn on the cob here. Yummy
  • Zack K.
    Zack KantorApril 7, 2016
    Mexican corn is a must
  • Charley T.
    Charley ToddSeptember 1, 2015
    Yep the corn really is that good.
  • Bella T.
    Bella TuesdayAugust 17, 2010
    Try the Grilled Corn with Cayenne. Amazing.
  • Damien B.
    Damien Basile 😈December 2, 2011
    Try the Grilled Corn Mexican Style
  • Randy M. D.
    Randy M. DanielMarch 9, 2012
    Little to no elbow room, but the food is worth it.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LehrmanAugust 4, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Steak enchilada still king of the dinner menu
  • Kelvin
    KelvinJanuary 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Corn. Get the corn.
  • Wan-Ling T.
    Wan-Ling TsaiApril 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    To-go service is THE WORST! Why they hired mean girls at cashier? Please go to the corner dine-in restaurant instead of to-go.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LehrmanDecember 30, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Egg sandwich a sleeper item on breakfast menu
  • Marcelo R.
    Marcelo RealiNovember 21, 2012
    Try the Grilled Corn
  • YE JI L.
    YE JI LeeMarch 27, 2015
    grilled corn mexican style. 하나 먹어보지요
  • Kate W.
    Kate WagnerAugust 19, 2014
    The corn: believe the hype.
  • nora w.
    nora walkerJanuary 25, 2011
    Seriously one of the best cuban sandwiches I've ever had!
  • Rodrigo A.
    Rodrigo ArtaviaNovember 9, 2015
    Corn is the only thing I liked
  • Chaman S.
    Chaman SMay 20, 2013
    Worth the wait!
  • Vanessa S.
    Vanessa Sant AnnaSeptember 1, 2013
    You gotta have the corn just for yourself
  • DAVID D.
    DAVID DANESHDecember 20, 2011
    chicken sandwich with avocado
  • Rita W.
    Rita WuMarch 29, 2012
    Grilled corn is a must!
  • Megan H.
    Megan HessJanuary 30, 2012
    Get the corn. No questions asked.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MyerAugust 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    most amazing grilled corn
  • Murtada E.
    Murtada ElfadlMay 30, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Delicious breakfast
  • Ana
    AnaOctober 13, 2014
    Grilled corn love!
  • Natalie A.
    Natalie AAugust 23, 2015
    Don't pass on the corn!
  • Mounir K.
    Mounir KaradjaOctober 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the cuban sandwich!
  • TheMobileBroker
    TheMobileBrokerApril 17, 2011
    I have a new favorite vegetable and it rhymes with porn!
  • Charlotte S.
    Charlotte ScarfFebruary 18, 2015
    Corn, corn, corn!
  • Mariam C.
    Mariam ChoudhuryMarch 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to Cafe Habana...Get the corn to start and then get the steak salad! Read more
  • Ava L.
    Ava LuApril 2, 2012
    Grilled corn Mexican style...what are YOU waiting for?!
  • Chris K.
    Chris KantrowitzNovember 19, 2011
    Corn and a bloody maria
  • Richard B.
    Richard BlakeleyOctober 5, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    You can turn sandwiches into burritos, the fish ones are the best!
  • Savannah P.
    Savannah PetrickApril 1, 2016
    cuban sandwich or bust
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BergdollMarch 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Drop your change on the sidewalk
  • Enrique R.
    Enrique RamirezDecember 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Mexican corn is the best!!
  • Elaine J.
    Elaine JordaDecember 30, 2010
    CORN!!! + fish sandwich = yummm! no lines in the take out annex =)
  • ana p.
    ana pena-garciaFebruary 4, 2011
    cornmicheladaquesadilla tolucamolletes con chorizo (only brunch)
  • Asa S.
    Asa ScottFebruary 28, 2011
    Top 3 Cuban sandwich in the city!
  • Allie
    AllieAugust 21, 2010
    Get the mexican corn as takeout. The lines are horrible inside, the service is slow and their customer service in general pretty much stinks...
  • Celine H.
    Celine HakakhaAugust 3, 2011
    Featured in the movie Friends with Benefits. I wonder if my butt sat where Mila Kunis's butt sat. ;)
  • Ethan C.
    Ethan ChenMay 22, 2011
    Don't get the cafe con leche. It not different from a latte.
  • Susan L.
    Susan LohMarch 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Huevos rancheros every time.
  • Sahil K.
    Sahil KathawalaNovember 23, 2015
    Get the Cuban!
  • Kathrine
    KathrineJune 2, 2016
    Pretty good tacos!
  • Ronnie R.
    Ronnie RothJanuary 26, 2016
    Amazing corn!
  • Zack P.
    Zack POctober 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the corn. Obvi.
  • Kevin N.
    Kevin NgApril 24, 2015
    Corn. Get it.
  • Marc B.
    Marc BanksyJune 22, 2012
    Best fishburger ever!
  • Ed B.
    Ed BondSeptember 6, 2010
    Corn and a cuban sandwich. Can't go wrong
  • Miguel C.
    Miguel CohnenJuly 8, 2013
    Best Cuban Sandwich
  • Michael O.
    Michael OscataNovember 25, 2015
    Mexican style corn
  • Talia Z.
    Talia ZJune 1, 2011
    The fish tacos rock!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LuckenbillMay 30, 2012
    Cuban need I say more.
  • Gabriel P.
    Sándwich cubano.
  • Leanne Z.
    Leanne ZickFebruary 14, 2016
    Coming back for the corn!
  • Michael C.
    Michael ChristianOctober 23, 2011
    Corn is to die for!
  • Mayumi O.
    Mayumi OhnoOctober 21, 2010
    The best Corn i've ever eat!!!
  • Joris B.
    Joris BerthelotAugust 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great sandwiches for lunch!
  • Garrett W.
    Garrett Wilson ✌June 28, 2012
    The best cuban ever.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LehrmanNovember 20, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Rachel's breakfast on wkends cant be topped
  • Tracy A. @.
    Tracy A. @traceface_1February 15, 2012
    The Corn... yummo!!
  • Cameron J.
    Cameron JonesJuly 8, 2012
    Shoutout to the best waitress Ellie!!!
  • Amrisa B.
    Amrisa BhagwandinAugust 21, 2011
    GET. THE. CORN.
  • Nicholas G.
    Nicholas GarberMarch 31, 2015
    Cuban Sandwich!
  • Lauren Benet
    Lauren BenetDecember 17, 2010
    my first intro to mexican-style grilled corn. totally hooked.
  • Amanda T.
    Amanda TheilerFebruary 27, 2015
    dinner $10-16, indoor only
  • Arsalan
    ArsalanApril 9, 2010
    Awesome food, grt value for money
  • Talia R.
    Talia RodgersOctober 23, 2009
    get the steak with a side of avocado and a pacifico... goes gr8 together!!!
  • Martina C.
    Martina CarusoMay 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Frozen Mojito and Grilled Corn!
  • George G.
    George Gehring 3November 4, 2011
    Chicken diablo RULES!!
  • Hellen M.
    Hellen MarçalAugust 4, 2012
    Prove o milho mexicano grelhado! É simplesmente fantástico, delicioso, e hot! =) Vale a pena sair de qualquer ponto de Nova York para experimentar!
  • Caíque N.
    Muito bom!!! Realmente não tem como não experimentar o milho. E o sanduíche cubano foi uma ótima escolha. Serve muito bem. Vale dividir com alguém. E o mojito, delicioso.
  • Ale v.
    Ale van BeeckJuly 8, 2015
    Podem pedir a porção de Corn de entrada. Como um bom Cubano, é temperado. E delicioso.
  • Cristina Z.
    Cristina ZagaAugust 16, 2012
    Qui bisogna prendere una pannochia con chili, solo 2 dollari. I burritos sono buoni ed abbondanti, riempiono due stomaci. È sempre pieno conviene andare verso le 3
  • Kamil S.
    Kamil SözenJuly 4, 2016
    Mısır mısır diye söyleyip durdular. Tıklım tıklım dolu. Mısır nasıl derseniz? Güzel.. :)
  • Beatriz G.
    Beatriz Garriga RamosJanuary 31, 2015
    Plátano frito,sandwich club, mazorcas de maíz. El sitio es muy bonito y la comida está deliciosa
  • Dri C.
    Dri CastroNovember 6, 2015
    Comida saborosa, ótimos mojitos e atendimento simpático! ;)
  • Melda E.
    Melda EkinAugust 12
    Salas ama harika kuba sandwici yemek isterseniz, kacirmayin. Grilled corn da mutlaka denenmeli 😊
  • Hae Rin L.
    Hae Rin LeeSeptember 5, 2014
    구운 옥수수 맛있으나 먹기 매우 불편. 입에 다묻음. 근데 요새 한국에도 이거 많이 팜. 그리고 직원들이 진짜로 대박 싸가지가 없음
  • Misha K.
    Кукурузу брать обязательно. И делиться ей точно не захочется.
  • Mustafa E.
    Mustafa EmekOctober 18, 2016
    Türk damak tadına çok uygun 😍 ( best steak in town ) 👏🏻
  • Ale v.
    Ale van BeeckJuly 8, 2015
    O Grilled Steak é bem saboroso.
  • Simone C.
    Simone CelliJanuary 3, 2011
    La pannocchia è una delle cose più buone che io abbia mai mangiato. Da provare anche il sandwich cubano.
  • Adolfo S.
    Muy buenos elotes asados
  • Paul K.
    Paul KuhnMay 18, 2012
    Elote + Michelada + Torta Cubano = lo mejor...
  • War W.
    War WatosMarch 22, 2016
    Soslu haslanmis misir coook lezzetli
  • Annya C.
    Annya C.August 14, 2012
    É uma boa opção pra quem quer matar a saudade do feijão com arroz.
  • Alper C.
    Alper CengizOctober 12
    Atıştırmalık mekan. Quesadilla 'nın gideri vaaa.
  • Alpkaan E.
    Alpkaan EkeMarch 3, 2015
    Mısır inanılmaz yemeden gitmeyin
  • Jorge C.
    Jorge ChavezJune 27, 2015
    Restaurante cubano/ elotes asados
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