Cuban Restaurants in East Hialeah

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The family-owned La Rosa Restaurant has been treating diners to upscale Cuban fare for more than four decades. House specialties run the gamut from stuffed beef tenderloin to Valencian paella, and the menu offers more than a dozen fresh seafood dishes, including crab-stuffed snapper, lobster Creole, and mahi mahi in savory garlic sauce. Meat-lovers can fill up on pork churrasco, baby filet mignon, or rack of lamb, while Cuban-style sandwiches and croquettes make for lighter options. To accompany these savory dishes, the staff prepares mango pie and cream cheese custard and fills glasses with Spanish, Italian, and Australian wines.

4041 NW 7th St
Miami,
FL
US

Located in West Little Havana, Morro Castle serves fast-casual Cuban food. The menu includes the classic Cuban breakfast of scrambled eggs with ham, toast, café con leche and fries; Cuban burgers (known as fritas) with potato strings, onions and buttered buns; and churros with hot chocolate. Of course, this being a fully-operational mom and pop shop, there’s the endlessly rotating selection of daily specials, along with side dishes like rice and beans. Despite its small size and somewhat unloved features, Morro Castle continues to deliver fresh food, keep prices low for the neighborhood and somehow manage to impress with their portion size.

2500 NW 7th St
Miami,
FL
US

Inside Lisboa-Habana Restaurant, sunlight pours in through floor-to-ceiling windows flanked by thick palm fronds. The atmosphere reflects the Latin-Caribbean flair that's so integral to the eatery's diverse menu. A collaboration between two seasoned restaurateurs, Lisboa-Habana Restaurant serves up a fusion of Cuban and Portuguese cuisine. Favorites include stewed codfish, lobster fettuccine, and Habana-style sirloin. There are also vegetarian options, including stuffed eggplant. Peruse the lengthy wine list for imported wines and champagnes to complement your meal.

4590 W 12th Ave‎
Hialeah,
FL
US

For more than 35 years, the licensed dentists of MaDental & Associates have kept teeth gleaming with the latest in dental technology and treatments. Led by general dentist Dr. Wayne L. Berry and periodontist Dr. Darren Pike, the staff brightens smiles with everything from regular cleanings to Zoom! teeth-whitening session. The dentists also provide more specialized treatments, such as implants and microscopic root canals.

6890 W Flagler St
Miami,
FL
US

When working in the kitchen at Savor crafting Cuban fare, chef Ariel Alvarez draws on culinary training in Havana and years of restaurant experience, including time at El Floridita, where he served former president Jimmy Carter, Giorgio Armani, and Naomi Campbell. He passes between cooks, who chop fish for ceviche and simmer cauldrons of paella, while forging a menu that adds hints of European cuisine to traditional Cuban recipes. Servers deliver platters of crab-stuffed plantains and oxtail cooked with wine and fresh herbs past photos of Cuba that ornament the walls alongside chalkboards scrawled with the daily specials.

1640 NW 87th Ave
Doral,
FL
US

Tinta Y Café is a traditional Cuban café that serves its Little Havana neighborhood well. Centrally located on Calle Ocho, this diminutive eatery offers little in the way of parking or seating, but doesn’t skimp on flavor. The café con leche – offered warm or on ice – is a must, and the rest of the menu isn’t far behind. Look for classic Cuban sandwiches, empanadas and flan, plus sought-after croquettes offered with ham, spinach and bacalao (cod). The interior mimics a library and patrons are encouraged to take down a Spanish-language book and enjoy with their coffee, though the volume is much higher than you’d expect at a quiet place of reading. Thanks to its location in the heart of Little Havana, Tinta y Café offers a nice spot to savor a cup and do some great people watching.

276 SW 8th St
Miami,
FL
US