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Larios on the Beach

820 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139 | South Beach | 305-532-9577

Location Description:

(Also in Downtown Miami) Owned by the Estefans, this Cuban sidewalk café has been a primary destination since its opening in 1992 for those who prefer the scenery of Ocean Drive but like the flavor of Eighth Street. For small bucks get big satisfying plates of vaca frita smothered with onions; chicken breast stuffed with chopped shrimp, chicken and yellow rice; and some of the best black beans in the city. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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  • Cuisine(s): Cuban
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended for Large Parties
  • Parking: Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, Diners Club
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

Upcoming Events

  • Live Music

    7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. every Sat.
    6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. every Sun.

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