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The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants In Miami

Updated: May 18, 2022

If you are hankering for tender masitas and rice you need to visit Miami’s top Cuban Restaurants! We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best Cuban spots in Miami. Head to any of the Cuban spots on this list for fantastic Daiquiris and tasty medianoche sandwiches.

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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

Islas Canarias Restaurant

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

    Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2019

    Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2019

FINKA Table & Tap

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

    The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    CultureTrip, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2019

La Carreta

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

    The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

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

    2021 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami/South Florida Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2021

Old's Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina

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

    Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    South Florida’s 11 Best Cuban-Style Sandwiches

    Eater, 2019

El Rey De Las Fritas

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

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    Infatuation
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    Top 10 Restaurants In Little Havana, Miami

    CultureTrip, 2017

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

El Mago De Las Fritas

Cuban, $, MiamiCuban, $Miami
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2014

    The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014

    Eater, 2014

Ariete

American, $$, South-West Coconut GroveAmerican, $$Miami, South-West Coconut Grove
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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    USA Today
  • Infatuation

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Rinconcito Miami - Kendall Breeze

Latin, MiamiLatinMiami
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Señor Pan Cafe

Cuban, MiamiCubanMiami
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Raices Del Chef Ramon

Cuban, MiamiCubanMiami
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Cuban restaurants in Miami. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16799 spots across Miami, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 790 lists and articles from the likes of CultureTrip and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in CultureTrip - The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami, Eater - The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014 and Eater - Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Versailles Restaurant, FINKA Table & Tap, and Ariete are vegetarian-friendly Cuban restaurants in Miami.

Sanguich De Miami, El Rey De Las Fritas, and Versailles Restaurant are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for a quick lunch in Miami.

Versailles Restaurant, Islas Canarias Cafe, and Polo Norte - Coral Way are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for dessert in Miami.

FINKA Table & Tap and Ariete are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Cuban cuisine in Miami.

There are 233 Cuban restaurants in Miami.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for potato chorizo empanadas

    Experts suggest pairing a potato chorizo empanadas with a glass of Kendall-Jackson Avant Red Blend, a popular red wine.


  • Pair Chardonnay with cuban sandwich

    Not sure what white wine to drink with your cuban sandwich? Try Chardonnay. The oaked flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Factoids

  • A delicious pairing

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Cuba, cuba libra is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with rum lime.

  • History lesson

    The first Cuban sandwich ever made dates back to Tampa, The United States in the 1800s.

  • A classic meal

    When in Cuba it would be criminal not to try out the ropa vieja. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

Parking tips

Finding parking in Miami can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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