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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” (109 reviews)
“flan” (28 reviews)
“cuban burger” (9 reviews)
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
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Reviewed yesterday 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!

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 5 days ago 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

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
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Worth all the 5 star reviews from the friendliness of the waitress alone. The Cuban hamburgers were amazing. This place has flan as well. Stop by and experience the magic.

Thank Crystal M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Honestly if you come to Miami you have to come here or your trip will not be complete! We had the traditional frita and I almost passed out on the first bite. The service is amazing and I spend about $30 but every penny is...More

Thank Marcus M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

My family and I have been eating at El Mago de las Fritas for twenty plus years. The food is great and the service is excellent. You have to have a frita - a Cuban hamburger with grilled onions and crispy potatoes. Mago's are the...More

Thank MTandMTMT
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Wow, if you’re looking for a fantastic Cuban Frita, this is the place! Walk in the door and you are greeted with “welcome home”. You are truly treated as though you are family. Take whatever suggestions you’re offered, it is all fantastic. The Fundido was...More

1  Thank annsmith123
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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