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The 7 Best Puerto Rican Restaurants Near Miami

Updated: May 16, 2022

Craving Puerto Rican favorites like chicharrones de pollo or yucca? Then these Miami restaurants are for you! We analyzed millions of expert and diner reviews for this list of great Puerto Rican spots in Miami. If you want great island dining with inviting flavors and tropical cocktails such as a pina colada, visit the spots below!

Find the perfect Puerto Rican restaurant

El Bori Food Truck

Food Truck, MiamiFood TruckMiami, Little Haiti
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Metropol Restaurant

Latin, $$, MiamiLatin, $$Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Puro Sazon Latino

Latin, MiamiLatinMiami
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Placita

Latin, $$, MiamiLatin, $$Miami, Upper Eastside
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0
  • Infatuation

    The Best Restaurants In MiMo

    Infatuation

If you travel further

Limon & Cilantro

Dominican, HialeahDominicanHialeah
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

El Rinconcito De Santa Barbara

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

    The Essential Guide to Hialeah Restaurants

    Eater, 2018

100 x 35 Cocina con Raices

Latin, Miami BeachLatinMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    13 Top-Notch Brunch Spots Offering Takeout, Delivery, and Outdoor Dining in Miami

    Eater, 2020

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Puerto Rican restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Miami and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Infatuation had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - 13 Top-Notch Brunch Spots Offering Takeout, Delivery, and Outdoor Dining in Miami, Infatuation - The Best Restaurants In MiMo and Eater - The Essential Guide to Hialeah Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

El Bajareque Restaurant, Metropol Restaurant, and Puro Sazon Latino are the highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants that serve breakfast in Miami.

The highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants for delivery in Miami are Metropol Restaurant, Puro Sazon Latino, and La Placita.

El Bajareque Restaurant, Metropol Restaurant, and Puro Sazon Latino are the highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants for a quick lunch in Miami.

El Bajareque Restaurant, Metropol Restaurant, and Puro Sazon Latino are some of the highest-rated late-night Puerto Rican spots in Miami.

El Bajareque Restaurant, Metropol Restaurant, and Puro Sazon Latino are the highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants for take-out in Miami.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best 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.

  • Pair Zinfandel with ciambotta

    Not sure what red wine to drink with your ciambotta? Try Zinfandel. The full-bodied flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • A next-level match for chile verde

    Experts often pair chile verde with a glass of Syrah, a popular red wine.

Factoids

  • A iconic drink from Puerto Rico

    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 classic dish

    Have you ever had a tasty roasted pork? Well it’s an absolute classic in Puerto Rico!

  • All in a day’s work

    At the St. Elmo shrimp-eating competition, Joey Chestnut ate the most shrimp in modern history, finishing exactly 12 pounds of it.

Parking information

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 Puerto Rican spot.

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