Cuban food is everywhere in North Miami, whether you’re looking for a quick bite on the go or a gourmet meal. With so many options, how do you know which local Cuban spots are the real deal? We’ve done the work for you and rounded up the top places for North Miami Beach Cuban food.
CAO Bakery & Cafe
Previously known as the historical Vicky Bakery, CAO Bakery & Cafe offers some of the most delicious North Miami Beach Cuban food including croquetas, sandwiches and a variety of coffee options including cappuccinos and cafecitos. You can choose traditional items like empanadas and pastelitos, or try one of their fusion dishes such as the Sloppy Jose, which is a potato bread sandwich topped with beef picadillo stew and pickled onions.
For a solid, no-fuss, traditional Cuban sandwich, the Cuban Guys have you covered. The fast-casual Cuban restaurant serves breakfast dishes, sandwiches, salads and Cuban bowls, paired with traditional sides like Yuca Frita or Plantain Chips. Order an ice-cold beer or creamy milkshake to go with your meal.
Lucy’s Take Out Cafeteria
When you want North Miami Beach Cuban food fast, head to Lucy’s Take Out Cafeteria. Order in the drive-thru or walk in for grab-and-go options if you’re really in a hurry. The takeout menu boasts generous servings of favorites like Bistec De Pollo and Carne Con Papas as well as sweet treats like the Cuban cinnamon toast and hot and cold beverages including Coladas and cafe con leche.
Abuela’s Kitchen Latin American
No one knows comfort food better than grandma, and Abuela’s Kitchen Latin American is serving North Miami Beach Cuban food that can right any wrong. The small eatery has limited seating so it’s generally better for takeout or delivery. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, from the savory chicken soup to the homemade empanadas. Save room for dessert – you won’t regret treating yourself to the Flan De Vainilla or Arroz Con Leche!
Walk into Pinecrest Bakery at any hour of the day and you’ll be greeted with the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked Cuban breads and sweets. They’re known for making some of the best guava pastries in town, and their beautifully-decorated cakes and party platters will steal the show at any big event. However, Pinecrest Bakery is so much more than a 24-hour bakery; it’s also a restaurant and a bar, complete with happy hour offerings and all-you-can-eat brunch on the weekends! The restaurant’s menu departs from traditional Cuban fare, featuring burgers, appetizers and seafood dishes with Latin flavor.
There you have our top picks for Cuban food in our neighborhood! Do you have a favorite spot for North Miami Beach Cuban food? Let us know! If you’re looking for a new home in North Miami Beach, we’d love to have you stop by so that we can show you around our brand new community. You can also take a virtual tour of our luxury apartment homes online. Give us a call at (800) 966-7972 to schedule a tour.
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