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501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913 (Drexel Ave.)
+1 305-532-9822
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, On
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner here with hubby during our mini vacation last week. We were greeted immediately coming up to the host's counter. Got seated right away. Our server Cruise was very friendly and attentive. Hubby and I shared the calamari as our appie and it was perfect. Hubby had the paella which was perfect. I had the spicy gnocchi and it... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch menu very well priced considering the location- Miami Beach! I tried a traditional Cuban sandwich- a media noche. Pork and ham were moist and plentiful. The bread was perfectly pressed. Not too "bready". Server was attentive and professional, and not overly gratuitous. I will definitely recommend eating here.

Thank S F
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for drinks very great service and the food is amazing please try the salmon. Ask for oscar

Thank jose407
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, and our server Cruise was awesome! I would definitely come again, nice ambiance too! Great find very close to everything

Thank Randi B
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined here after reading reviews, great meal had the empanadas to share, as well as the chicken as a main , very tastie meal and certainly enough for two. Washed down with a few Mexican beers! Staff were excellent and attentive, highly recommend for dinner or lunch and reasonably priced.

Thank CaseyBDined
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for a late lunch and sat next to two very large tables. 15 people at one and 12 at another. Watching the staff was like watching a dance. Every waiter was my waiter and theirs. Every staff member who walked by did something to service me: fill water, clear plates, ask if I needed anything. I had the... More 

Thank 5tacy
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Coming from NYC! My sister and I expect high quality and service and we were not disappointed! Our server, Cruise (waiter), recognized me and my sisters interests and recommended great drinks and clubs to go after! Very honest and very real! We loved it! After manager triple checked to make sure we had a good dinner! Did not feel rushed,... More 

Thank Kaitlyn C
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great good, genuine service!! Ordered the empanadas twice because the green sauce was so good. The desert "sinfonia in a glass" or that might be a loose translation, was amazing with a little vsop to make it more amazing. Highly recommended!

Thank Matt V
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is great comparing to some other restaurants in that touristy area. The calamari and tuna was fresh and delicious. I want to thank our server Cruise for providing great service to us. He took the time to explain dishes and recommend some of his favorites. He catered to my need and had our food correctly, checking on us... More 

Thank 舒逸 陈
Overland Park, Kansas
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was DELICIOUS! Our server was Ricardo Stummo and he was exceptional. We sat outside and people watched while we had great food and drinks. Would definitely go back next time in Miami.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$50
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
    (Drexel Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-9822
YUCA, an acronym for Young Urban Cuban-Americans, is widely known as being South Florida's original upscale Cuban restaurant featuring Innovative Nuevo Latino Cuisine or as the locals call it "Nuevo Latino." This style of cooking includes traditional Latin ingredients such as a plethora of textures, colors, and flavors that when combined creates a cuisine that is unique to anything offered outside of the Caribbean and Latin America.

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