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Spotlight On Coastal Cuisine: Havana’s fall comfort foods is being served now

Havana’s Restaurant is at 1 Cape Fear Blvd. (Above), Carolina Beach. They open at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday for brunch and brunch is served until 2 p.m. You can follow them on Facebook, visit www.havanasrestaurant.com, or call 910-458-2822 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information. There is also   another restaurant in Wilmington at 6722 Wrightsville Ave. (Right); the number is 910-679-4646.

By: Candace Lookingbill
Staff Writer

Havana’s in Caroline Beach opened March 2009 and offers lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch and is set in an old 1916 beach cottage. There is plenty of outside and inside seating and attention to detail is placed in every part of the restaurant. Attention to detail is placed in every part of the restaurant. The restaurant is open seven days a week through Thanksgiving weekend.
Havana's will continue to run its full menu through the winter time. Sunday brunch is always a local favorite with their famous chef's slow roasted prime rib being served every Friday and Saturday night. Chef Charlie Blake and General Manager Mike MaGee will be featuring fall inspired specials that will include traditional and non-traditional comfort foods. They will be serving fall vegetables such as spaghetti with brown sugar and butter and walnut pumpkin cheesecake. A few dinner specials will include slow roasted pork on the bone with au jus butter over smashed potatoes, seafood lasagna, veal pork meatballs, Scallops Casino, triple cheese chicken sandwich, steak empanadas, cucumber and roasted garlic cream cheese sliders and honey chipolte chicken wings. As their menu boasts, they will deliver great seafood, steaks and pastas all year round. There are also daily and weekly specials offered.
They continue to offer the offer the regular menu items too. Start your meal with their winning clam chowder you can get it by the cup, bowl or by the quart, they also offer French onion soup, crispy calamari and their volcano shrimp. They also offer pasta dinners such as Carbonara is smoked bacon, peas and mushrooms sautéed in a cream sauce over four cheese tortellini or try French Quarter is Andouille sausage, grilled chicken, shrimp and fettuccini tossed in a creole cream sauce. Their salads come with choice of sweet pear vinaigrette, raspberry vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, blue cheese, honey mustard or ranch dressings try their Mediterranean salad it is a robust Greek salad with grilled vegetables tossed in Feta cheese vinaigrette.
Then there is the local favorites which include some of these dishes, Guinness chicken this dish is smothered in Guinness barbeque sauce, melted cheese, ripe tomatoes and chives over smashed potatoes, or how about Coca-Cola steak tips which is grilled Coca-Cola marinated choice steak tips served with smashed potatoes or Cha-Cha Salmon a fresh blackened salmon topped with a fresh citrus salsa over confetti orzo.
If you need a location to hold a special event such as a rehearsal dinner, or a birthday party contact Havana’s for assistance in planning your private function. They have years of experience to help made this personal event a memorable event. Havana’s Restaurant is at 1 Cape Fear Blvd., Carolina Beach. They open at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday for brunch and brunch is served until 2 p.m. After the Thanksgiving weekend they will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays until the end of February. You can follow them on Facebook, visit havanasrestaurant.com, or call 910-458-2822 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information. There is also another restaurant in Wilmington at 6722 Wrightsville Ave.; the phone number is 910-679-4646.