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Keep calm and drink mojitos. Havana 1920, located at 548 5th Ave., will celebrate its first anniversary with a party would make Hemingway proud, Thursday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 14.

The Gaslamp Quarter’s Cuban restaurant will begin the celebration with a VIP party on Thursday, Oct. 11 featuring live music, salsa dancing lessons, and mojito specials, beginning at 7 p.m.

The festivities will continue throughout the weekend with rum flights and Cuban cuisine. On Friday, Oct. 12, Havana 1920 will offer half-priced rums from 4 to 8 p.m. and a specialty rum flight that includes samplings of three rums. Havana 1920 will feature a complimentary Chef’s offering for guests on Saturday, Oct. 13. To conclude the weekend celebration, Havana 1920’s café will offer a complimentary cafecito + guests’ choice of Empanada on Sunday, Oct. 14

Guests may RSVP for the Thursday VIP party online at XX. More information about Havana 1920 and the full menu is available online at

About Havana 1920

Havana 1920 brings Hemmingway’s Cuba to life with authentic Cuban dishes, drinks and entertainment. Located at 548 5th Ave. just south of Market Street in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, Havana 1920 is open for lunch daily at 11 a.m. and dinner daily from 5 p.m. to close Sunday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. A café serving sandwiches and small bites is open daily at 11 a.m. More information about Havana 1920 is available on the website at, by calling 619.369.1920, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @Havana1920. 

About GBOD Hospitality Group

GBOD Hospitality Group was founded in 2012 by brothers Raymond and Patrick Davoudi in San Diego with the opening of Mezé Greek Fusion in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Two new partners, Joe Santos and Aleko Achtipes, joined GBOD in 2014 with the aim to build a portfolio of dynamic hospitality brands. Building on the success of Mezé, GBOD took over operations of Prohibition, an underground speakeasy at 548 5th Ave. in February 2017; followed by the opening El Chingon Bad Ass Mexican in May 2017; Mezé at Liberty Station in June 2017; and Havana 1920, located at 548 5th Ave. in October 2017. GBOD added Monkey King, located at 467 5th Ave., to its portfolio in June 2018. With six restaurants now under its umbrella, GBOD is now working to develop sister companies in related industries.