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Yuca Restaurant and Lounge

501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
+1 305-532-9822
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted to start our trip off with Cuban Fare since we had just arrived in Miami that day. The location is wonderful and the service above average. The issue is that I found the food OK, not great, and you paid resort/Miami Beach prices....More

Thank Randler
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I ate at Yuca Restaurant during our holidays in Miami last week and we loved the place! The food tastes really good and the service is awesome, especially Benjamin, who was taking care of our table. He was really nice with us,...More

Thank zo_log
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I decided to go for lunch and we came across this restaurant which initially seemed fine. We sat down and waited around for a long time before someone came and took our order. Throughout our meal, the waiter assigned to our table...More

Thank pa004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there this evening and ordered 2 glasses of Whispering Angel rose wine. It was brought to us not in the bottle but two small glass jugs. It was not Whispering Angel- when I took the wine back to the bar to ask for...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner at YUCA... we sat outside and watched the world go by on a lovely Friday evening... loads of people and loads of fun. We enjoyed the goat cheese croquettes, the bacon wrapped dates (very good, very soft), the zucchini spaghetti...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Yucca. The food was superb and the service excellent. The portions were large. We started with a carpaccio of salmon and sugar cane shrimp. Both fresh and excellent. I had the grilled tuna tower which was huge. The tuna...More

Thank sabfish2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked 6 blocks past tons of restaurants to come back here because the greeter outside was friendly to us earlier and we wanted to experience Cuban food. Super friendly staff brought us the wrong entre. We agreed to just keep it since it was a...More

Thank Benjamin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant on our first night in Miami. What a wonderful choice it turned out to be. The menu was varied with plenty of tempting dishes and when they arrived were delicious. The staff were attentive and informative when asked about dishes. Had...More

Thank suef2472015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner at Yuca. This smart and (not too) lively space on Lincoln Road mall lives up to its Young Urban Cuban American theme. There were several innovative items on the menu as well as some classics with up-dated features. We started...More

Thank robin082
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service knowledgeable personnel and excellent service. Food focus on Cuban dishes, but also alternatives. Meet, fish,and combinations. Great chefs we had a great Spanish wine Marques de Caserres Gran reserva. Perfect for the selection of food we consumed.

Thank Karl F
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Response from Style_Buff | Reviewed this property |
There is a public parking garage for $1 per hour one block from Yuca. Entrance is on 17th St at Convention Center Drive or on Pennsylvania Ave. I use that garage whenever I am on Lincoln Rd.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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