Are these the best places for Cuban food in Miami?

A toston burger from Pincho Factory. Photograph by Katie June Burton for Bon Appetit.

The latest issue of Bon Appétit features a guide to Cuban food in Miami. The story, written by INDULGE editor in chief Evan Benn, highlights top spots for fritas, cubanos, croquetas, craft beers and more.

Places mentioned include Sansara, Finka, El Palacio de los Jugos, El Rey de las Fritas, El Mago de las Fritas, Dos Croquetas, Islas Canarias, Union Beer Store, The Tank Brewing Co., Las Olas Cafe, La Esquina del Lechon, Enriqueta’s, Palomilla Grill and Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine.

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Abuela Maria ice cream at Azucar in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. Photograph by Katie June Burton for Bon Appetit.


A taste:

What is Cuban-style ice cream? For Azucar Ice Cream Company founder Suzy Batlle, it’s the creamy, tropical treat her grandmother churned using local passion fruit, avocado, and more. Batlle sources all that goes into her 70-plus flavors from farmers—even the guava that stars in Azucar’s Abuela Maria, a blend of vanilla and cream cheese with pieces of cookie and tangy bits of fruit. There’s a lot of ice cream in Miami, but none delivers a sense of place like Azucar. Where else in America could you score a scoop of “Burn in Hell, Fidel”? (That’s chocolate ice cream spiked with cayenne, for the record.)

Click here for the full Cuban food guide.

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Photograph by Katie June Burton for Bon Appetit.


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