Miami is a cosmopolitan city that has room for everyone and everything. When it comes to food, it embraces every cuisine with warm open arms. Especially when it concerns delicious Cuban dishes, Miami is absolutely flooding with small cafeterias as well as big restaurants, specializing in Cuban cuisine. Here we list out 8 of the best Cuban restaurants whose experience will be worth more than your expended money.
Here Are The 8 Best Cuban Restaurants In Miami:
Enriqueta’s Sandwich Shop
Although the name sounds a bit misguiding to the range of dishes it serves, when it comes to the quality of foods and service it totally lives up to its billing. This small Cuban cafetaria-style joint on the 29th Street, offers a wide range of breakfast dishes starting from tostadas and empanadas to media noches and pan con lechon sandwiches. A special mention should go to its pan con bistec that are simply the best in town. Besides its tasty and affordable food, homely and very friendly ambience gives you more reasons to visit this place again.
El Palacio de los Jugos
Established in 1977, West Flagler’s El Palacio de los Jugos serves excellent Cuban foods. The juice palace, which is the meaning of the name, stands for the fact that it serves huge amounts of freshly made exotic juices that you can try while waiting for your main orders which are also juicy in a way with loads of cheese, butter, spices and sauces in them. The readymade section having sandwiches, boiled yucca, agua de coco, seafoods, torrejas and pork items forms the USP of this place. But over them all, going by the sure heavenly yummy feeling, El Palacio’s signature chicharrón combined with guarapo leave others far behind.
Located on the SW 137th Avenue near West Flagler, this Garcia family run Cafe Restaurant has been serving delicious Cuban and tradition Latin dishes in general for more than 3 decades now. With delicious dishes like picadillo, batido, tamal en cazuela etc and old school yet very friendly and homely environment, this place scores big among locals and also travellers. What stands out from their menu is their bistec and arrocito meal, that are hard to beat atleast in coastal Miami.
This place can be put forward as a kind of pub on the south beach that goes past midnight. Unsurprisingly enough its offering include a wide array of cocktails. But besides that, what truly makes them taste good and takes this place aside from others is their delicious traditional Cuban food. This affordable and cheap restaurant tenders delicious Cubano sandwich, picadillo and many more that are worthy to savour for long times to come.
This Hialeah joint restaurant offers delicious Cuban food at streetside food prices! In these expensive days, where else can you find 25 croquetitas for a mere $4.50! Besides being exceptionally cheap, their mouth watering offerings of lechón asado, arroz frito, chuletas etc and of course the weekend “special” rabo encendido, have kept them going for over 3 decades in this harsh competitive market.
Havana 1957 Cuban Cuisine
This uber-classy and somewhat old school restaurant at south beach, combines the flavours of traditional Cuban cuisine with 1950s Havana finesse. With offering not only restricted to breakfast, this anytime Cuban food stop offers you with delicacies ranging from croqueta preparada sandwich, pollo a la plancha, vaca frita to yummy desserts. This place also offers a wide array of juices, exotic wine and beer to complement your main course food orders.
This Leo Villalba owned family Cuban cafeteria has been serving delicious Cuban food since 1966. In addition to offering tantalizing Cuban items such as frita Cubana, tostones, bistec de palomilla, moro and many more of the highest-quality at affordable prices, this restaurant also looks after its patron’s health by serving premium Kraft shortened low cholesterol foods and those cooked in pure olive oil.
Serving delicious Cuban foods since 1995, this Coral Gables favourite is a locals’ food joint. The warm and friendly environment that has changed very little over all these years, the place is often filled with happy patrons at lunch, dinner or any time of the day in general. The place offers a wide array of options ranging from traditional Cuban dishes including fried pork and black beans to those with bit of innovative twist like tostones guayberos, chicken tamarimango, besides having the options of exotic tropical cocktails, to tender something to everyone. It also offers large plate salads and other less-fattening options for all those health conscious people who can’t resist trying Cuban foods.
From quick bite sandwiches to heavy delicious meals, these above mentioned restaurants offer mouth watering Cuban dishes that fit into both the categories which you must try once you visit the lovely city.