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Guide to Miami’s delicious Cuban cuisine

Cuban Food

Miami has a lot to offer when it comes to its wide variety of food, but the Cuban Cuisine scene is a hit that never disappoints. Here is a guide to the Cuban delicacies you must try while you’re in Miami, and some of the best places to get them! 

Cuban coffee is a must while you’re in Miami. Don’t be fooled by its small size or its sweetness, because this coffee is powerful. When you order a colada, that is several cafecitos meant to be shared with up to six people. 

Some delicacies you won’t want to miss are croquetas and pastelitos. These pastries come in both sweet and savory forms; from guava and cream cheese to ham and chicken. They are great if you want something on the go or are looking for a lighter lunch or breakfast option.

If you are looking for something slightly more filling, you should go with a Cuban sandwich. These are made with ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, dill pickles, and yellow mustard on toasted Cuban bread. 

Here are some of the places where you can enjoy all the delicious foods with a Cuban touch in Miami:

La Carreta

This restaurant is a classic that was funded in Little Havana in 1976. This restaurant will transport you to a Cubuan grandmother’s dining room table. With true authentic Cuban flavors and a family environment, this is one you must check out!

Versailles 

A gathering spot and quite the popular destination, Versailles is one of Calle Ocho’s most well-known restaurants. It has been in operation since 1971 and continues to be a community staple. The decor is quite fitting to its name as there are golden chandeliers and cut-glass mirrors that remind visitors of the Versailles palace. Here you can enjoy all sorts of Cuban cuisine that will make you want to return for more.

Islas Canarias

This restaurant is always hustling and bustling with patrons from all over that come for its delicious Cuban food. There may be a wait when you arrive, but it should not be long. Their service is known to be quick and efficient, so you’ll be eating in no time! 

Sanguich de Miami 

If you like Cuban sandwiches, you will definitely love this restaurant. Sanguich de Miami puts their own special touch to the typical Cuban that makes it all the more delicious. Once there, you will be greeted by their stunning Spanish tile floors, bold green walls, and brass fixtures. No matter how many times you tasted a Cuban sandwich before, we know that this one will be an experience like no other! 

What are you waiting for? Head on over to enjoy some of the most delicious Cuban restaurants that Miami has to offer. Save your appetite because we guarantee your stomach won’t be disappointed! 

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