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El Exquisito - Closed

1510 SW Eighth St.
Miami, FL 33135
305-643-0227
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Photo by Adrianne D'Angelo

Details

  • Sunday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to midnight.
  • $
  • Beer/Wine
  • Banquet Facilities, Private Group Dining
  • On-street
  • Not Accepted
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Family-owned Exquisito has a rich history in Little Havana. What began as a small, 16-seat cafeteria next to the Tower Theater is now a 75-seater serving lovingly prepared Cuban cuisine. Owner Heliodoro Coro bought the space in 1974 and runs it with his nephew Juan, who can sometimes be found in the restaurant’s kitchen. Menu items are reasonably priced and include a variety of meat, pork, poultry, and seafood dishes, along with a long list of sandwiches, sides (try the tamal), and daily specials that range from hearty soups to oxtail stew. With more than 30 years at the same location, two expansions, and a loyal fan base, Exquisito is doing a lot of things right. New Normal: Takeout and delivery available.

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