Our Tasting Menu Serves a Full Meal:
The Little Havana food tour visits multiple top-rated restaurants and eateries from our partners list below. The stops may change as a result of repeat customers but all tastings served are enough for a full meal and are included in the ticket price.
El Pub Restaurant
Whether you're a fan of traditional Cuban cuisine or simply looking to explore new flavors, El Pub's empanadas are sure to please your palate. Their commitment to quality ingredients and authentic recipes ensures that each empanada delivers an explosion of flavor that will transport you straight to the streets of Havana.
Salao restaurant, located in the vibrant neighborhood of Little Havana, offers a delightful culinary experience with its authentic and delectable cuisine. Nestled in the heart of Miami, Salao is a hidden gem that showcases the rich flavors and traditions of Cuban gastronomy.
In the 1980s, a young couple named Olga and Juan Montano discovered their true passion and embarked on a mission to create authentic Latin treats that would transport people back to their roots. Their commitment to quality ingredients and time-honored techniques quickly gained recognition within the local community.
The restaurant's cozy and welcoming atmosphere adds to the overall charm, making it a perfect spot for an unforgettable dining experience of authentic Cuban cuisine. Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey that will transport you straight to the heart of Havana.
La Ventanita, a gathering place for Café Cubano, holds a special place in the hearts of Cuban and Cuban-Americans. This iconic Cuban-style coffee, also known as colada, has become a beloved tradition passed down through the generations. La Ventanita serves as the perfect spot to indulge in this rich and flavorful beverage while soaking up the vibrant atmosphere.
Ball and Chain
As you step into the world-famous Ball & Chain, you are transported back in time to an era filled with vibrant music, lively dancing, and the spirit of old Havana. While savoring the delectable Cuban tapas, you can truly appreciate the stories that this establishment has witnessed over the years.
Los Pinarenos Fruteria
This neighborhood fruit stand is a vibrant hub for fresh produce and tropical-inspired handmade smoothies and fresh-squeezed juices. Not only does Los Pinarenos offer an opportunity to support local farmers and businesses, but it also allows you to experience authentic Cuban flavors without having to travel far.
The crispy exterior, generously dusted with cinnamon-sugar, gives way to a soft and doughy interior that is simply heavenly. Popular in Cuba, these cinnamon-sugar coated deep-fried pastries have become a beloved treat for Little Havana locals and beyond.
Meeting Point: Tower Theater at 1508 SW 8th St; Miami, FL 33135
Parking: Behind Maximo Gomez Domino Park on SW 8th Street and 15th Ave. If the parking lot is full, additional metered parking can be found along SW 8th Street and at the nearby residential streets.
Our Public Tours Can Accommodate:
Our Public Tours Can't Accommodate:
Our tours are conducted on foot, so we don't have a place to store luggage, and restaurants don't want to be responsible, below is a location half way down the block from the meeting point:
*Make sure you call them in advance:
Cuba Tobacco Cigar Co.
1528 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
Phone: (305) 649-2717
You can also check out Luggage Hero at https://luggagehero.com
You can cancel and get a full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour. We do not accept cancellations by phone, they must be in writing for our mutual records. No refunds are granted for cancellations within 24 hours from tour start time as your space is guaranteed at the tour.
The Little Havana walking tour is approximately half a mile with plenty of stops to rest. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
We tour rain or shine. Please have your group bring umbrellas or ponchos if it is announced to rain. Tour guides carry a few emergency ponchos.
In the rare event that we must cancel the tour due to a tropical storm or severe weather conditions, you will receive a full refund.
Over the years, our Little Havana food tour has received some amazing recognition, being named the #1 food tour in Miami, and winning a spot on TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Experiences in the World four years in a row.
While the accolades are incredibly gratifying, the most rewarding part for me is the lasting partnerships and lifelong friends I’ve made among the wonderful people who run the local businesses and restaurants we feature on the tour.
I can’t wait to introduce you to them, and to this singular community who make up the beating heart of this city I love so much.