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The 15 Best Cuban Restaurants Near North Miami

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you are hankering for tender masitas and rice you need to visit North 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 North Miami. Drop-in on these Cuban gems for the city's finest rum, Arroz con huevos, and Vaca frita.

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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

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Versailles Restaurant

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

    Cuban Food in Miami: What to Eat, Where to Go

    Miami and Beaches, 2021
  • CultureTrip, 2019

    The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    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

Molina's Ranch Restaurant

Cuban, $$, HialeahCuban, $$Hialeah
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2019
  • CultureTrip, 2016

    Eating Out In Hialeah, Florida

    CultureTrip, 2016

La Carreta

Cuban, $, MiamiCuban, $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, $$, MiamiCuban, $$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, $, MiamiCuban, $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, $$, MiamiCuban, $$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

YUCA 105

Cuban, Miami BeachCubanMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • 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

Las Olas Cafe

Cuban, $, Miami BeachCuban, $Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Find South Florida’s Best Cuban-Style Sandwiches

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2015

    Miami Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Cheap Eats

    Eater, 2015

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

Trigo Café

Cuban, $, HialeahCuban, $Hialeah
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Hialeah's top 5 Cuban spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Havana 1957

Cuban, $$, Miami BeachCuban, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Find South Florida’s Best Cuban-Style Sandwiches

    Eater, 2020

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Cuban restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 16799 North Miami restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 North Miami restaurant reviews, and 790 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater and CultureTrip had to say – and applied our boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014, Eater - Miami Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Cheap Eats and CultureTrip - Top 10 Restaurants In Little Havana, Miami 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Little Havana Restaurant and Pinecrest Bakery - North Miami are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants that serve breakfast in North Miami.

There are 2 Cuban restaurants in North Miami.

Little Havana Restaurant and Pinecrest Bakery - North Miami are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for take-out in North Miami.

Little Havana Restaurant and Pinecrest Bakery - North Miami are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for a quick lunch in North Miami.

Two of the highest-rated late-night Cuban spots are Little Havana Restaurant and Pinecrest Bakery - North Miami in North Miami.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Chardonnay

    Experts often pair cuban sandwich with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Kendall-Jackson Avant Red Blend and potato chorizo empanadas


    If your food palns include Cuban, then you should consider helping it along with some red wine. We find that a Kendall-Jackson Avant Red Blend, with its hits of blended berries, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Factoids

  • The first ever Cuban sandwich

    We can thank 1800s in The United States for the much beloved Cuban sandwich.

  • A long-held tradition

    The delicious, renowned dish ropa vieja needs to be had if you take a trip to Cuba!

  • A big appetite

    It was in Lewisville at the Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship where Joey Chestnut ate 102 of tamales. How crazy is that?

Parking tips

Parking can be tough around North Miami 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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