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The 15 Best Cuban Restaurants Near South Miami

Updated: June 20, 2022

Looking for a quick Cuban coffee or a leisurely plate of Picadillo? These South Miami 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

Casacuba Restaurant

Cuban, $$, South MiamiCuban, $$South Miami
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mojito Grill

Cuban, $, South MiamiCuban, $South Miami
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

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

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

Havana Harry's

Cuban, $$, Coral GablesCuban, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    USA Today
  • CultureTrip, 2019

    The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami

    CultureTrip, 2019

El Rey De Las Fritas

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

    18 Iconic Hispanic Restaurants In Miami

    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

La Casita

Cuban, $$, Coral GablesCuban, $$Coral Gables, North Ponce de Leon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Miami’s 15 Top Cuban Restaurants

    Eater, 2019

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

MesaMar Seafood Table

Latin, $$$, Coral GablesLatin, $$$Coral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Ariete

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

    Best Restaurants in Miami

    USA Today
  • Infatuation

    The Miami Greatest Hits List

    Infatuation

Rinconcito Miami - Kendall Breeze

Latin, MiamiLatinMiami
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Cuban restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16795 spots across South Miami, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 790 lists and articles from the likes of CultureTrip, Infatuation and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in CultureTrip - The 13 Best Cuban Restaurants in Miami, Infatuation - 18 Iconic Hispanic Restaurants In Miami and Eater - The 38 Essential Miami Restaurants, October 2014. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Casacuba Restaurant and Mojito Grill are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants that serve breakfast in South Miami.

Two of the highest-rated late-night Cuban spots are Casacuba Restaurant and Mojito Grill in South Miami.

Casacuba Restaurant is a vegetarian-friendly Cuban restaurant in South Miami.

Casacuba Restaurant and Mojito Grill are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants offering delivery options in South Miami.

Casacuba Restaurant and Mojito Grill are the highest-rated Cuban restaurants for take-out in South Miami.

Drink pairing tips

  • 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.

  • Take blue cheese stuffed dates to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a blue cheese stuffed dates with a glass of Cancháncharra, a popular cocktail.

Did you know?

  • Cuban sandwich history

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

  • A classic meal

    Have you ever heard of ropa vieja? It’s a tasty classic from Cuba. Have it with yellow rice.

  • The fastest eater

    Joey Chestnut knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 102 tamales in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

Parking in the area

Finding parking in South 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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