Little Havana
Little Havana
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This lively Miami district is one of the world's most famous Cuban enclaves, where you can experience the best of Cuban-American and Latino culture. Southwest 8th Street, better known as Calle Ocho, is the beating heart of the district, where you can browse the countless shops and art galleries, drink some Cuban coffee, smoke a Cuban cigar, and visit the Calle Ocho Walk of Fame. Visit in March when it plays host to the lively Calle Ocho Music Festival. You can take a food tour of the neighborhood or join a Miami bus tour, which typically includes a stop at Little Havana. – Tripadvisor
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  • V Sood
    Chandigarh, India115 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cuba in America
    A little slice of Cuba on the streets of Miami! Bright, pleasant and a great place to take a walk. Lots of mural art and Cuban boutiques and restaurants. If you can't make it to Cuba, this is the next best thing in the US.Devoted to keeping the Cuban culture alive and to share it with visitors. Cuba in America. f you have time, it’s an interesting place to spend an hour or two. We ate ice cream at Azucar, it was very creamy and had excellent flavor. We visited cuban restaurant where the staff were so courteous, and the drinks were perfect.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 June 2023
  • TYsadventures
    Brooklyn, New York351 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun and busy
    Very festive, energetic and busy. I really enjoyed this compact neighborhood of eateries, souvenir shops and eateries! The side street and alley murals were great. Didn't get to eat in any of the eateries because they are small and too narrow for customers in a wheelchair such as myself. They are roll in street level but so compact there is no turning space or room. Loved the host and hostesses were dressed as if in Havana with dresses, Panama shirts and straw hats! A fun family location.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 7 July 2023
  • CasandraTP
    Sydney, Australia1,094 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic Vibe
    This area is full of life, sounds and music. There is a great museum about the Bay of Pigs which is definitely worth a visit if in the area. You can play dominoes with the locals in the park. Follow the stars of famous Cuban people. Have a mojito and eat yummy Cuban food whilst looking for all the large cockerels. Don’t leave Miami without visiting this neighbourhood.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 July 2023
  • teresa p
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Go to Little Havana
    Little Havana was a great place to visit ! Walking along you hear music , some of it live , smell delicious food and of course , coffee and cigars !! We had a great meal , bought a few items and took pictures at the murals !
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 December 2023
  • Dncvt
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    City feel. Local flavors
    City feel. Local flavors. Both touristy and authentic local populations. Food and shops for tourists and working class locals. We bought an expensive cigar, dined at a fun restaurant, shopped at a discount junk shop, heard a fantastic band at an indoor/outdoor bar restaurant. Loved music heard on the sidewalks. Street parking.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 1 January 2024
  • Mark T
    Houston, Texas441 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must Visit place, but be careful.
    Little Havana is one of the Must-Visit in Miami. The district was very Cuban. I enjoyed music, dance, and food. There was some tourist trap. Here was very expensive. Of course, Here is a capitalist America. We do not live in a cheap Cuba. I had to accept the reality. There are a lot of restaurants here in Littel Havana. Please check Yelp reviews. It will help you to pick up the good one. Muchas Gracious.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 15 January 2024
  • Jeff G
    Roslyn, New York3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    VIP Tours Miami Little Havana
    Darine Crippen from VIP Tours Miami is a delightful guide who was fun and knowledgeable about the Cuban community in Miami. We were a group of 6 who went to several historic landmarks as well as shops and restaurants that reflected the character of the neighborhood. Darine personally knew people in every place we stopped. The pace of the tour was leisurely yet we got to see quite a bit for the day. I would highly recommend this tour. Terry Greenstein
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 January 2024
  • Stephanie S
    Roseland, New Jersey779 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feels like Havana
    You really feel like you transformed into Havana here. So much culture so much history! Really amazing place to visit. So many food places, shops, cigars, and more. Domino park is very cool and I definitely recommend coming here for the day! Lots to see and do and learn about.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 February 2024
  • julee120
    Hartford, Connecticut53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Day Trip
    This is a really cool place to visit. Make sure you check out the visitors center which is located in a gift shop. The bars and restaurants are great. Lots of live Cubun music. We loved it. Can park on the street for up to 3 hours at a time. Well worth a visit
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 February 2024
  • Paul O
    County Monaghan, Ireland4,935 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A taste of Cuba
    Calle Ocho is the Main Street in little Havana and is full of bars, restaurants, cigar shops etc. There is also a visitor centre / gift shop and a small park. It’s a nice area to spend a few hours and enjoy some Cuban food.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 March 2024
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OnAir56979598147
Auckland Central, New Zealand2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Very colourful & vibrant. Only there for one day as we were transiting
Art was beautiful. Good was good. Was a little bit dodgy late at night
Written 20 March 2024
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Paul O
County Monaghan, Ireland4,935 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Calle Ocho is the Main Street in little Havana and is full of bars, restaurants, cigar shops etc. There is also a visitor centre / gift shop and a small park.

It’s a nice area to spend a few hours and enjoy some Cuban food.
Written 7 March 2024
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julee120
Hartford, CT53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
This is a really cool place to visit. Make sure you check out the visitors center which is located in a gift shop. The bars and restaurants are great. Lots of live Cubun music. We loved it. Can park on the street for up to 3 hours at a time. Well worth a visit
Written 22 February 2024
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Stephanie S
Roseland, NJ779 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
You really feel like you transformed into Havana here. So much culture so much history! Really amazing place to visit. So many food places, shops, cigars, and more. Domino park is very cool and I definitely recommend coming here for the day! Lots to see and do and learn about.
Written 20 February 2024
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LovetoTravel202
Los Angeles, CA55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Little Havana is awesome. We did a "foodie walkabout" and learned so much about its history, the food, the culture. Wish I could have had more time there. So much to absorb! Andrea was a GREAT guide.
Written 17 February 2024
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Agur_J
Tallinn, Estonia30 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
It's the place to experience Cubian sandwiched and Mojito. Be ready to wait a bit before being seated. You can take a quick walk in the neighbourhood to experience a bit of Cuba.
Written 13 February 2024
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Laetitia G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Great location and excellent restaurant. The food is incredible fine. The staff is awesome. Best restaurant in Little Havana ❤️
Written 26 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Jeff G
Roslyn, NY3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Darine Crippen from VIP Tours Miami is a delightful guide who was fun and knowledgeable about the Cuban community in Miami. We were a group of 6 who went to several historic landmarks as well as shops and restaurants that reflected the character of the neighborhood. Darine personally knew people in every place we stopped. The pace of the tour was leisurely yet we got to see quite a bit for the day. I would highly recommend this tour. Terry Greenstein
Written 21 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Mark T
Houston, TX441 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Little Havana is one of the Must-Visit in Miami. The district was very Cuban. I enjoyed music, dance, and food.
There was some tourist trap. Here was very expensive. Of course, Here is a capitalist America. We do not live in a cheap Cuba. I had to accept the reality.
There are a lot of restaurants here in Littel Havana. Please check Yelp reviews. It will help you to pick up the good one.
Muchas Gracious.
Written 15 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Dncvt
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
City feel. Local flavors. Both touristy and authentic local populations. Food and shops for tourists and working class locals. We bought an expensive cigar, dined at a fun restaurant, shopped at a discount junk shop, heard a fantastic band at an indoor/outdoor bar restaurant. Loved music heard on the sidewalks. Street parking.
Written 1 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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