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Tap Tap

819 Fifth St. Miami Beach, FL 33139 | South Beach | 305-672-2898

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Entrée hits include red snapper: a whole fish crisply fried and curled on a platter like some fisherman's trophy; stewed goat in tomato-based sauce that is strangely reminiscent of pot roast; fried pork chunks, marinated in sour orange juice and a touch of Scotch bonnet peppers; and a grilled half-chicken, touted on the menu as free-range, which is a heckuva huge bird for $12. Plus main dishes come with a tostone disk and choice of white rice with a cup of soupy black beans or the two combined. Snapper is the highest-priced item ($19), with most main courses $15 and below. Top Tap Tap sides include airy malanga fritters and mayi moulen, a peasants' porridge of white cornmeal and red beans. There are great tropical fruit rum cocktails and joyfully vibrant paintings and murals. Since opening the eatery in 1994, owner Katherine Kean, a Haitian documentary filmmaker, has used the space to vigorously promote the cuisine, art, and music of her island's culture.


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  • Cuisine(s): Caribbean, Haitian
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 1pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-11pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Garage, Meters, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

Upcoming Events

  • Happy Hour

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. every Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.

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