The 7 Best Cuban Restaurants Near Hialeah Gardens

Updated: June 7, 2022

Looking for a quick Cuban coffee or a leisurely plate of Picadillo? These Hialeah Gardens restaurants are for you! We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best Cuban restaurants. Drop-in on these Cuban gems for the city's finest rum, Arroz con huevos, and Vaca frita.

Find the perfect Cuban restaurant

Benni Jama

Cuban, Hialeah GardensCubanHialeah Gardens
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

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Papa Pizza Cubana

Pizza, $, Miami GardensPizza, $Miami Gardens, Skyway
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Hakuna Matata Pizza Cubana

Pizza, $, HialeahPizza, $Hialeah
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0 Sandwicheria

Cuban, $$, HialeahCuban, $$Hialeah
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Paraiso Tropical Pizzeria Restaurant & Ice Cream

Cuban, $, HialeahCuban, $Hialeah
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Little Havana Restaurant

Cuban, $$, North MiamiCuban, $$North Miami
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2017

    The Essential Guide to North Miami Restaurants

    Eater, 2017

El Rinconcito De Santa Barbara

Latin, $$, HialeahLatin, $$Hialeah
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2018

    The Essential Guide to Hialeah Restaurants

    Eater, 2018

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Cuban restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16799 restaurants in Hialeah Gardens, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 790 lists and articles from experts at Eater and more. All with some boam magic. These spots have been featured in Eater - The Essential Guide to North Miami Restaurants and Eater - The Essential Guide to Hialeah Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.


Benni Jama, El Cubanito Restaurant, and Cristy's Cafe are some of the highest-rated late-night Cuban spots in Hialeah Gardens.

There are 9 Cuban restaurants in Hialeah Gardens.

El Cubanito Restaurant, Cristy's Cafe, and Latin American Food & Pizza are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for take-out in Hialeah Gardens.

Benni Jama, El Cubanito Restaurant, and Cristy's Cafe are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants that are good for groups in Hialeah Gardens.

Benni Jama, El Cubanito Restaurant, and Cristy's Cafe are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants that serve breakfast in Hialeah Gardens.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for plantain

    Experts suggest pairing a plantain with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Chardonnay with cuban sandwich

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Did you know?

  • Who made the first Cuban sandwich?

    Oh, where does Cuban sandwich come from you ask? Well from The United States of course! The dish first made an appearance in the 1800s.

  • Most tamales ever?

    tamales is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Joey Chestnut agrees. If you want to break their record for most tamales eaten in 12, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 102!

  • A long-held tradition

    ropa vieja is one of the most popular dishes in Cuba, often prepared with shredded beef, tomato sauce, onions, peppers.

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Hialeah Gardens can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Cuban spot.

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