Available Tuesday-Thursday, 6pm-9pm for Dine-In and Outdoor Dining
Menu Key: (V) - Vegetarian; (VV) - Vegan; (GF) - Gluten-free
To ensure we are able to maintain a living wage for all our team members, there is a 20% living wage fee added to all checks. This is put toward our payroll costs for the entire team. Many guests choose to tip their servers up to an additional 10%.
* Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness
† Our housemade bread is made with house-rendered leaf lard in the traditional Cuban style. Our brioche buns do not contain any pork products.
Thursday Small Plates Feature $10 ($15 with rum pairing)
Ask your server for this week's feature for the Downtown Durham Small Plates Crawl.
An assortment of 17-month aged Spanish jamón serrano, Spanish chorizo, Iberico acorn-fed salchichón, and Manchego cheese. Served with cornichons and Spanish olives. (GF without the bread)
Cuban sausage - Butifara a lo cubano $12
Housemade pork sausage seasoned with cinnamon, cloves, and paprika, lightly smoked. Served on a bed of saffron creme-fraiche with bread. (GF without the bread)
Pork Cheek Terrine $9
A layered terrine of tender pork cheeks and jowls with savory herbs and spices and housemade marmalade. (GF without the bread)
Fried Pork Belly - Masas de Puerco $12
Pasture-raised pork belly, seasoned with our dry brine and deep-fried. Served with fresh greens and Papa Bull Hot Sauce. (GF, fried in lard)
Loaded Plantain Chips $12
Plantain chips topped with avocado, black beans, slow-roasted pork, and grated manchego cheese. (GF, fried in lard)
Croquetas - Pork Fritters $10
Cuban fritters made with pork, serrano ham, and spices. Served with our signature mojo sauce. (GF, fried in lard)
Cracklin' Bread $7
Housemade bread with a swirl of pork cracklins that lend a savory crunch. Served with Spanish olive oil and vinegar for dipping.
Meats and Seafood
Cuban Meatballs - Albondigas Cubanas $14
Meatballs made with Marcho Farms lamb and almond flour, in a sauce of tomatoes, onions, and white wine. Served with a green sauce and house-made bread. (GF without the bread) (Contains nuts)
Seared Duck Breast $16
Pan-seared Joyce Farms duck breast with orange and guava marmalade. (GF) (Limited quantities available)
Crab Cake Croquetas $12
NC crab meat with eggs, breadcrumbs, herbs and a butter sofrito of garlic, tomatoes, onions, paprika and cayenne pepper. Served with housemade aioli.
Garlic Shrimp - Camarones al ajillo $15
NC shrimp sauteed with olive oil, white wine, garlic, parsley, and onion. (GF without the bread)
Local Cheese Plate $17
An assortment of cheeses from Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, served with house marmalade and Spanish olives. (V) (GF without the bread)
Sweet Plantains - Maduros $9
Oven-roasted sweet plantains served with housemade creme fraiche. (V) (VV option)
Avocado Toast - Pan Con Aguacate $9
Fresh avocado on our housemade bread with olive oil, salt, and cayenne pepper. (VV)
Black Bean Hummus $10
Our hummus is made with Cuban black beans, tahini, and spices. Served with an assortment of raw vegetables and a crispy nixtamal tortilla for dipping. (VV)
Salad – Ensalada $10
Seasonal salad. Ask your server for today's option. (VV or V) (GF)
Assorted Spanish Olives – Aceitunas $6
Platos - Plates
From the Sea
Please note: We stock only limited quantities of fresh seafood from local fishermen to ensure we use the highest quality ingredients available.
Havana-Style Fish – Pescado a la habanera $32
North Carolina fish fillet, baked en papillote on a bed of sliced orange and fresh herbs. Served with roasted seasonal vegetables and our saffron creme fraiche. Ask your server for today's catch. (GF)
Cuban Paella $55 (Serves 2)
Local clams, shrimp, and fish with heirloom Carolina Gold rice from Anson Mills. Please note: Our paella is made to order and takes 45 minutes. Limited quantities available.
Coconut Curry Shrimp – Camarones en Salsa de Coco $24
North Carolina shrimp cooked in a Cuban coconut curry sauce that hails from the coastal town of Barracoa. Served with white rice and seasonal salad. (GF)
From the Land
19th Century-Style Cuban Shredded Beef – Ropa Vieja $28
Little Way Farms grass-fed beef braised in red wine and shredded in a light tomato sauce with mint. Served with fresh avocado and house-made tortillas from heirloom corn grown by Red Tail Grains. (GF)
Country Style Pork Chop – Chuleta a lo Guajiro $28
Thick-cut, pasture-raised pork chop. Served with arroz congris and roasted vegetables. (GF)
Pork Ribs – Costillas de Puerco $22
Pasture-raised pork ribs slow-roasted in their own fat and served in a tomato and onion sauce. Accompanied by white rice and black beans. (GF)
Duck Leg Confit $24
A confit of Joyce Farms duck leg served on a bed of refried black beans and mushrooms. (GF) (Limited quantities available)
Coconut Curry Mushrooms $24
Crimini mushrooms in a Cuban coconut curry sauce that hails from the coastal town of Barracoa. Served with white rice and seasonal salad. (VV) (GF)
Plato Fuerte $18
Build your own traditional Cuban meal. Comes with maduros (sweet plantains) and seasonal salad. (VV) (GF)
Choose White Rice and Black Beans served separately or Arroz Congris. (VV) (GF)
Add Parker Family Farms Pasture-Raised Slow Roasted Pork. +$6 (GF)
Add 1/4 pasture-raised, braised chicken from Joyce Farms. +$6 (GF)
Add NC Shrimp. +$6 (GF)
Our sandwiches are served on our house-made Cuban bread †.
All sandwiches come with your choice of our seasonal salad, plantain chips, arroz congris, or black beans.
Add extra toppings to customize your sandwich. Cheese $1.50 / Avocado $1.50 / Pickles $0.50 / Extra Pork $2
Havana: Classic Cuban $16
Slow-roasted pork, ham, cheese, pickle, mustard, and mojo sauce.
El Caney: Cuban with Avocado $16
Slow-roasted pork, avocado, cheese, mustard, and mojo sauce.
Slow-roasted pork with Spanish jamón, manchego cheese, mustard, and pickle, on a house-made brioche bun.
Lamb Burger $17
Marcho Farms lamb patty, manchego cheese, pickle, and our special sauce on a house-made brioche bun. (Contains nuts)