The 14 Best Cuban Restaurants Near Sunny Isles Beach

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’ve been dreaming of a juicy Frita Cubana and a cold rum these are the top Cuban restaurants in Sunny Isles Beach! We analyzed the top review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Sunny Isles Beach's best Cuban spots. Head to any of the Cuban spots on this list for fantastic Daiquiris and tasty medianoche sandwiches.

Find the perfect Cuban restaurant

El Tropico Cuban Cuisine

Cuban, $$, Sunny Isles BeachCuban, $$Sunny Isles Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Papa Pizza Cubana

Pizza, $, Miami GardensPizza, $Miami Gardens, Skyway
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Ankari 51

Peruvian, $$, HollywoodPeruvian, $$Hollywood, Hollywood Lakes
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

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

Padrino's Cuban - Hallandale Beach

Cuban, $$, Hallandale BeachCuban, $$Hallandale Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Barrio Latino Restaurant

Latin, $$, AventuraLatin, $$Aventura
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Black Beans Cafe

Cuban, $, HollywoodCuban, $Hollywood, 441 Corridor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Padrino's Cuban- Dania Beach

Cuban, $$, Dania BeachCuban, $$Dania Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Abuela’s Kitchen Latin American

Latin, North Miami BeachLatinNorth Miami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine

Latin, $$, HollywoodLatin, $$Hollywood, 441 Corridor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

CAO Bakery & Cafe

Cuban, $, HollywoodCuban, $Hollywood, North Central
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Señor Cafe

Cuban, $, HollywoodCuban, $Hollywood, Park Side
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Cabo Blanco Restaurant

Peruvian, $$, HollywoodPeruvian, $$Hollywood, Park Side
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

El Tropico Cuban Kitchen

Cuban, AventuraCubanAventura
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right Cuban restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Sunny Isles Beach and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - The Essential Guide to North Miami Restaurants. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.


El Tropico Cuban Cuisine is the highest-rated Cuban restaurant for a quick lunch in Sunny Isles Beach.

The highest-rated late-night Cuban spot is El Tropico Cuban Cuisine in Sunny Isles Beach.

There are 1 Cuban restaurants in Sunny Isles Beach.

El Tropico Cuban Cuisine is the highest-rated Cuban restaurant for take-out in Sunny Isles Beach.

El Tropico Cuban Cuisine is the highest-rated Cuban restaurant that serves breakfast in Sunny Isles Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Kendall-Jackson Avant Red Blend with 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.

  • A next-level pairing for Chardonnay

    Experts suggest pairing a cuban sandwich with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • The first ever

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

  • A typical drink from Cuba

    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.

  • A classic meal

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

Parking tips

Parking in Sunny Isles Beach can be notoriously tough. 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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