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13 Oct

Indulge Your Craving for Cuban Cuisine with These Top 5 Restaurant Spots

Miami Cuban Food

Miami is a melting pot of many different cultures around the world. With such a diverse city, you can expect incredible culinary options at your every turn. Due to the large Cuban population, there are so many restaurants available; it can be challenging to decide on which one to try on your next date night. To help you narrow down your Miami Cuban Food options, Executive Fantasy Hotels have compiled a list of the top 5 Cuban restaurant spots in Miami.

Best Cuban Food in Miami

  1. Versailles – This restaurant has been the pinnacle of Cuban cuisine for nearly 50 years. There is an incredible amount of popularity surrounding this spot, as it has served as ground zero for Cuban political banter, protests, parades, and celebrations. Some customer favorites include pastel de platano, a casserole of mashed sweet plantains, picadillo & cheese, served with black beans and rice; vaca frita, churrasco, camarones enchiladas and plantain soup. This Miami institution is so legendary that even has its cookbook, co-authored by local celebrity chef, Food Network Star’s Ana Quincoces.
  2. El Palacio de Los Jugos – Taking a step down from more traditional, sit down restaurants,  El Palacio de Los Jugos is an outdoor barbecue pit styled spot that features a juice counter and fruit market. El Palacio de Los Jugos has been known to serve the best “chicharrones” (fried pork rinds), mariquitas, raw sugar cane juice and a wide selection of fresh-squeezed fruit juices. You can find many different locations across South Florida that serves heaping portions of roasted pork and Cuban pork sandwiches.
  3. Sergio’s – Next on the list is Sergio’s, a rustic-meets-modern decor restaurant that serves creative appetizers and tapas, plus a “Skinny Menu,” something that is not often featured on many Cuban menus. For more than 40 years, the Cuban restaurant chain’s, which includes six full-service and three fast-casual restaurants, homemade recipes and authentic cuisine have pleased South Florida palates under three generations of family leadership. The regular menu includes a large assortment Cuban specialties like the vaca frita empanada with their special cilantro sauce, the croquetas or the tostones rellenos.
  4. Estefan Kitchen – A relatively new option that was founded by Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Estefan Kitchen serves Cuban cuisine in a lively and entertaining atmosphere. Located in the heart of the Miami Design District’s Palm Court, the stunning restaurant features striking décor, art-covered walls, live music and a premium bar.
  5. La Carreta – Another Miami mainstay, La Carreta is well-known by any Cuban you can find in Miami. Found in many different locations across South Florida, La Carreta is a go-to option for a cafecito or croqueta at any time of day.

Number One Restaurant in Miami

After your next venture for the best Miami Cuban Food, choose Executive Fantasy Hotels as your stay for the night. Call us today at 888-871-3932 to learn more about our options or click here for more contact information for our various locations across South Florida!