Although Miami is known for being a cultural melting pot, the influence from Latin and Spanish countries rules all, including the cuisine. Just check out any listing, and you’ll find an endless collection of restaurants to die for.
2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd. in Coral Gables, 305.441.0107
A trendy gastrobar, Bulla is inspired by those in Spain where the bar is the main attraction, without neglecting the quality of food. Huevos “Bulla,” the restaurant’s signature dish, is made with organic egg, homemade potato chips, Serrano ham, potato foam, and truffle oil for a delectable, one-of-a-kind dish that’ll leave you satisfied.
100 Chopin Plaza in Miami, 305.372.4710
Open for less than two years, this restaurant in downtown Miami courted the city with its Latin-inspired dishes. The leader of the herd is the short rib coca flatbread, made with manchego, horseradish and arugula sprinkled over fresh flatbread.
405 Espanola Way in Miami Beach, 305.503.3828
With three locations throughout Miami, this popular restaurant serves up Cuban food as authentic as it gets. A must try, the Pollo Havana 1957 is made with traditional roasted chicken covered with Cuban gravy with sides of white rice, black beans, salad, and sweet plantains.
11401 NW 12th St. in Miami, 305.406.1002
Tucked in the Dolphin Mall, for 13 years people have flocked to Mojitos for Cuban cuisine and, you guessed it, mojitos. Try the Palomilla Steak or Shrimp Creole, or if you’re down for simplicity, the popular Cuban sandwich never disappoints. With a dance floor on the premises, complete your evening by shaking your hips to the house band.