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El Rey De Las Fritas

1821 SW Eighth St.
Miami, FL 33135-3417
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El Rey De Las Fritas

Emily Codik


  • Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • $
  • No Alcohol
  • Order/delivery via DoorDash, Order/delivery via Postmates, Order/delivery via Uber Eats
  • Lot available, On-street
  • Not Accepted
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
At El Rey de las Fritas on Calle Ocho, the Cuban hamburger is king. Known as the frita cubana, the burger pairs a spicy beef patty with shoestring potatoes, onions, and ketchup, stuffed inside a Cuban-style bun. El Rey, a locally owned restaurant chain that has expanded with several locations across Miami since its debut in 1982, serves fritas with a kick. In the frita dulce, fried, blistered chunks of sweet plantain crown beef, in addition to papas fritas, onions, and ketchup. In the B.S. frita, the hamburger gets two more additions: slabs of crisp bacon and gooey Swiss cheese. Pair any of those with the shop's batidos, and call it a meal.

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