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Las Olas Cafe

Cuban Restaurant$$$$
Miami
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  • Bob W.
    Really good and authentic. Had the salmon, which was delicious.
  • Indy S.
    Salmon! Love the taste
  • Tim B.
    Tim BackusJune 14
    Breakfast was outstanding and with very friendly service
  • PureWow
    PureWowJune 6
    Cash-only. No-frills. This South Beach staple dishes out the best cubanos in town. Grab one from the take-out window and head back to the beach. Read more
    Upvoted Jun 13
  • Marcus M.
    Huge portions so think about splitting a plate with a friend. Delicious food though!
  • Oana M.
    Cuban sandwich
  • Andrew S.
    The best coffee con leche
  • Helen J.
    THIS PLACE IS NO GOOD. THE CHICKEN IS UNDERCOOKED. THE STAFF DON'T SPEAK ENGLISH AND THERE RUDE. IMMIGRATION NEEDS TO PAY THEM A VISIT AND CLEAN IT UP.
  • Nicolas F.
    Excelente lugar para desayunar, todo muy rico y la atención super buena!
  • heathr g.
    heathr goldFebruary 8
    This place is fantastic. Order a Cubans and an empanadas with plantains and black beans on the side. Flan and a 90cent espresso for dessert.
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanFebruary 8
    Try the empanadas
  • Danny L.
    Danny LaurentJanuary 31
    Food and service, both excellent
  • Yousif D.
    Yousif DJanuary 17
    Old neighborhood!! I heard a lot about it!! and I went there!! I guess there is nothing to do there except some histories!!
  • Nora C.
    Nora ChangJanuary 12
    Seems like a local joint. delish! Had pork sandwich.
  • Dan S.
    Dan SaksaDecember 29, 2015
    Tried getting one of the daily specials. Took multiple people to figure out they were out. Ordered something else and ended up with the wrong food. Maybe good for breakfast but I'm unimpressed.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Natalie F.
    Natalie FreilichDecember 29, 2015
    This is one of my favorite places to eat in Miami. Empanadas - could eat them forever. Arroz con frijoles - coming right up. Lechon, the list just goes on.
  • Enrique M.
    Enrique MorenoNovember 22, 2015
    Las Olas es básicamente un landmark en Miami. Los sándwiches son muy buenos y el 'iced cuban coffee' es genial, y yo no tomó café. La mejor relación valor-precio de la ciudad.
  • Alejandro S.
    Alejandro SuarezNovember 17, 2015
    Las empanadas de espinaca son la gloria.
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaSeptember 22, 2015
    Super legit hole in the wall Cuban joint!
  • Ivan J.
    Ivan JaimeAugust 28, 2015
    Excelente opción, rica comida. Paciencia por que no hay mucho donde sentarse. Pedí un sandwich Cubano y café con leche.
  • Mafer E.
    Mafer EstelaAugust 4, 2015
    Los huevitos revueltos son lo mas rico para el desayuno yo los pedí con jamón! Incluye un café con leche y una tostada.
  • Alyssa M.
    Alyssa MarieJune 29, 2015
    😱😱 this sandwich brought life back to me !!
  • Lara B.
    Lara BJune 27, 2015
    Good cheap food
  • Carl D.
    Carl DirksJune 26, 2015
    Cubano plus lunch special = heaven
  • The Tastes that Make the City
    The café con leche is the best coffee in Miami, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Miami. Read more
  • Lucie P.
    Lucie PustovaMarch 23, 2015
    Empanadas and Cuban coffee. All the way. Prepare for an authentic experience.
  • Chris E.
    Chris EMarch 18, 2015
    Cubano sandwich is fantastic. Watch them slather it with butter and throw it on the plancha. Longest 5 minutes of your life.
  • Emily L.
    Emily L.March 16, 2015
    Cubano. Picadillo? Qué Rico!
  • Harish H.
    Harish HoonDecember 15, 2014
    The cafe con leche and breakfast are crazy good!
  • JT T.
    JT TeranDecember 3, 2014
    Small deli-like place with 5 tables. No visible menu and the staff mostly speak Spanish. They don't take credit cards either. Thankfully, breakfast here is fantastic. Get the scrambled eggs with ham.
  • Gypsy F.
    Gypsy FredaOctober 23, 2014
    Cafe con leche y tostadas
  • Aline M.
    Aline MirandaSeptember 8, 2014
    Sanduíche e café com leite deliciosos. Um sanduíche é o suficiente para duas pessoas com pouca fome. Viemos tomar café da manhã tarde e eles já estavam com o servindo almoço que parece ser delicioso
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsSeptember 2, 2014
    Check out Las Olas Cafe as seen on The Layover Read more
  • Jason B.
    Jason BellAugust 29, 2014
    Amazing (and cheap) cubano sandwiches
  • Rodrigo M.
    Rodrigo MorenoAugust 20, 2014
    Chicken empanadas are the best in Miami Beach. Fresh sugar cane juice amazing!!
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesAugust 15, 2014
    No day in Miami would be complete without the smell of café cubano subtly wafting through the air. Read more
  • Ben E.
    Ben EngelbyJune 3, 2014
    Best Cuban sandwich in South Beach!
  • Chi N.
    Chi NguyenMay 12, 2014
    Went to puerto saga and tropical beach cafe and this place is the only legit place. Order the media noche which is a Cuban with sweeter bread. Don't be afraid to fight for the register!
    Upvoted Jun 13
  • Jeff F.
    Jeff FlaggMay 9, 2014
    Amazing Cuban sandwich. Very tasty sugar can juice straight from the cane!
  • SocialMedia305
    SocialMedia305February 19, 2014
    so busy here that it's rude. by the time I pay, my meal is cold and the staff can't handle the customers. The sound of people screaming over each other is crazy. Don't waste your money or your time.
  • Pitufry D.
    Pitufry DeliaFebruary 1, 2014
    Delicioso y muy barato altamente recordable....
  • Pitufry D.
    Pitufry DeliaJanuary 12, 2014
    La comida es deliciosa y cheap altamente recomendable!!!
  • Grace G.
    Grace GuiJanuary 1, 2014
    Get the cane juice. It's amazing and fresh.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MurielDecember 4, 2013
    Best coffee on the beach.
  • Gus Z.
    Gus ZamudioJune 3, 2013
    best cafecito in sobe
  • Christine S.
    Christine ShinMay 18, 2013
    Recommend the spinach or ham empanadas. Iced cuban coffee's a must!
  • SocialMedia305
    SocialMedia305May 4, 2013
    cash only spot. gets busy. good stuff.
  • Todd L.
    Todd LowansMay 2, 2013
    The empanadas, both carne & pollo, are amazing. The cafe con leche & cortadito's are some of the best coffee I've ever had.
  • Art Directors Club
    Art Directors ClubMarch 26, 2013
    Local-style informal Cuban restaurant with the best homemade dishes, made daily. The menu always changes, but the delicious flavors do not. Try the sugarcane juice.
  • theChipmunk
    theChipmunkNovember 11, 2012
    Delicious breakfast, great coffee but most of all, very friendly staff.
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