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The 15 Best Caribbean Restaurants In Miami

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving Caribbean favorites like Cou Cou or flying fish? Then these Miami restaurants are for you! We analyzed millions of expert and diner reviews for this list of great Caribbean spots in Miami. Explore everything about goat curry or conch fritters below!

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Naomi's Garden Restaurant & Lounge

Caribbean, $, Liberty CityCaribbean, $Miami, Liberty City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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  • Trip 101, 2020

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Versailles Restaurant

Latin, $$, Alameda - West FlaglerLatin, $$Miami, Alameda - West Flagler
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

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    Miami and Beaches, 2021
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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    CultureTrip, 2019

Jamaica Kitchen

Caribbean, $, MiamiCaribbean, $Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2015

    The 11 Essential Caribbean Restaurants in Miami

    Eater, 2015
  • Infatuation

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    Infatuation

Pack Super Market

Caribbean, $, Little HaitiCaribbean, $Miami, Little Haiti
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

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    Infatuation
  • Eater, 2017

    South Florida’s 14 Essential Haitian Restaurants

    Eater, 2017

FINKA Table & Tap

Asian, $$, MiamiAsian, $$Miami
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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    CultureTrip, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

Jamrock Cuisine

Caribbean, $, MiamiCaribbean, $Miami
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0
  • Infatuation

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Islas Canarias Restaurant

Spanish, $$, MiamiSpanish, $$Miami
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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    USA Today
  • Eater, 2019

    Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2019

B & M Market & Rhoti Shop

Caribbean, $, Little HaitiCaribbean, $Miami, Little Haiti
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

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    Infatuation
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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La Carreta

Cuban, $, Alameda - West FlaglerCuban, $Miami, Alameda - West Flagler
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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    CultureTrip, 2019
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2021

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Clive's Cafe

Caribbean, $, Little HaitiCaribbean, $Miami, Little Haiti
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

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    Infatuation
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

El Rey De Las Fritas

Cuban, $, Little HavanaCuban, $Miami, Little Havana
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Eater, 2015

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Wings N Jerk

Caribbean, MiamiCaribbeanMiami
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

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Old's Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina

Cuban, $$, ShenandoahCuban, $$Miami, Shenandoah
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

La Rosa Restaurant

Cuban, $$, FlagamiCuban, $$Miami, Flagami
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2019

    The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    CultureTrip, 2019
  • Eater, 2018

    Miami’s 12 Essential Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2018

La Esquina del Lechón

Cuban, $$, MiamiCuban, $$Miami
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2014

    The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014

    Eater, 2014

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Caribbean restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16799 restaurants in Miami, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 790 lists and articles from experts at Eater and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014, Eater - 14 Hidden Gem Restaurants in Miami, 2020 Edition and Eater - South Florida's 16 Most Iconic Burgers to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

There are 83 Caribbean restaurants in Miami.

Naomi's Garden Restaurant & Lounge and Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Caribbean restaurants in Miami.

Polo Norte - Coral Way is the highest-rated Caribbean restaurant for dessert in Miami.

Naomi's Garden Restaurant & Lounge, El Mago De Las Fritas, and B & M Market & Rhoti Shop are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants for take-out in Miami.

Milly's Restaurant & Cafe is the highest-rated Caribbean restaurant for a date night in Miami.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take arroz con pollo to the next level

    Experts often pair arroz con pollo with a glass of Tempranillo, a popular red wine.

  • A great drink pairing for pork mofongo

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for pork mofongo can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. This, crisp and acidic, white wine balances the creamy pork mofongo.

  • Zinfandel and ciambotta


    having ciambotta and not sure red wine to drink with it? Go for Zinfandel. Its full-bodiedflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Interesting facts

  • A delicious pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Puerto Rico be sure to sample the local pina colada one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • A long-held tradition

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In Puerto Rico, roasted pork is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

Parking tips

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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 Caribbean spot.

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