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El Mago de las Fritas

5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
+1 305-266-8486
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fritas” (113 reviews)
“flan” (28 reviews)
“hamburger” (25 reviews)
10:30 - 21:00 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DELICIOUS, the atmosphere of this place is just great, the food obviously delicious, the service is GREAT and according to prices is mid-range. Worth to try

1  Thank ScubaHuilo83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people working here are warm and welcoming and the fritas are really delicious. Eat them. Eat them now.

Thank NorwegianOx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the place because of the good reviews and it was a good choice. Don’t expect a fancy restaurant but it is very cozy. Their sandwich+fritas were very tasty. The staff was friendly and nice. We recommend to try this place for sure.

Thank ViolaH226
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We where there this week. Amazing place, friendly service and fairly good prices. Frita was breath taking! Good work guys!

Thank dheineke
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The food and the people in this small establishment were over the top!! Excellent custom service!! Excellent food ! Will definitely come back. Worth the trip to Miami!! A must go for everyone!

2  Thank Janice C
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Yes this food is an experience Tony little diner type place in Little Havana Felt 100% safe in the area The staff was warm friendly and helpful Fritas were Amazing!! Best risk I ever took Don’t care what was in it it was delicious and...More

1  Thank sassysaint
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Tiny little diner with american owners and latinoamerican staff, which is a genius combination. Fritas were delicious and completely different from burgers, which is a giant "+". Don't miss homemade watermelon juice ;). Staff was amazing, helpful, everything clean... Will definitely come back if there...More

1  Thank Simona M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

For generations of Cubans, the "fritas" has been a family favorite. At the "el Mago de las Fritas" you will be greeted by Ortelio (the owner) with a smile and a great service, he has magic hands to cook specially his fritas and the soup...More

Thank Horacio P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I had heard about this place but never visited. We ordered the fritas and they were tasty and juicy. Based on other places in town, I’d have to say these had the best taste.

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Looking for a good spot to eat while doing laundry as this place had great reviews and great pics so let’s try it out and so happy we did, hands down awesome tasting hamburger with a fried egg and julienne fries on top and some...More

Thank rosa t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-266-8486
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An Icon of Miami simple food, the Cuban Frita is the Cuban interpretation of a hamburger. Casual Family friendly environment that wants to make you part of our family. Welcome Home !
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