“Take a trip to the Caribbean without passport!”
Havana Rumba is a celebration of the culinary genius of the island of Cuba brought to life by a team of passionate people. Owner, Marcos Lorenzo immigrated to the U.S. from Cuba in 2000 hoping to realize the American Dream. His humble beginnings included plenty of hard work and determination as he learned the U.S. restaurant business. A civil engineer by training he applies a technical approach to the daily operations of the restaurants. However, cooking is his new found passion!In 2004, the first Havana Rumba was born in the heart of St. Matthews. It was a tiny restaurant with only 16 tables but it was filled with passion for delicious Cuban cuisine and personal, friendly service. Within weeks it was clear that more room would be needed. In 2005 the St. Matthews restaurant was expanded to its current size. In 2007 a new concept came to life: Mojito Tapas Restaurant. In 2010, the second Havana Rumba was opened in the heart of Middletown. Great Cuban food starts with capturing the amazing family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation and then preparing them with the freshest ingredients available. The Havana Rumba chefs start at dawn preparing everything from scratch. Famous dishes such as: Masas de Puerco, Ropa Vieja, Lechón Asado, Vaca Frita, Pescado a la Parrilla, the daily variety of sandwiches: such as the staple Cuban sandwich, a variety of salads and much more are all created fresh daily. Generous portions, outstanding service and great prices are also important parts of the Havana Rumba dining experience. When you dine at Havana Rumba you are among friends … ¡Mi casa es su casa! Take a trip to the Caribbean without passport!
Delicious authentic cuban food! From the outside, you would not except it and even the inside could use a once over but the food, is what brings you back every time.
Dinner was amazing! The service was great as well. When we told our server it was our first time visiting, she brought us a complimentary flan. We will definitely stop here our next trip to Kentucky.
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- Mon - Wed: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
- Fri: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
- Thu: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
- Sun, Sat: 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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