With its year-round supply of fresh fruits and Latin culture, Miami boasts
A milkshake, usually made with tropical fruits mixed with milk and ice,
With another Miami summer on the way, now is a great time to cool off with these five best
5. El Palacio De Los Jugos
El Palacio De Los Jugos is popular among locals thanks to its authentic
4. Los Piñaneros Fruteria
At Calle Ocho's Los Piñaneros, an open fruit market that boasts a variety of food and drinks, try the mamey
3. Mark Light Milkshake
Anyone who has been to a baseball game at the Mark Light Field at the University of Miami can attest to the popularity of the milkshakes. By the concession stand, there's a little booth easily spotted by the huge line surrounding it. Within
2. Robert Is Here
The Homestead fruit shop carries a menu of 20-plus batido flavors making it hard to choose the best. However, given its proximity to the Florida Keys, go for the Key lime shake ($6.50). This batido is a fresh take on the original Keys dessert — a liquefied Key lime pie that's tart enough to pucker your lips with a sweet, creamy finish. Make a day of your experience by visiting the property's on-site petting zoo and enjoying live music on most weekends.
1. Bocas House
The shakes at this newly opened Venezuelan spot, located at 10200 NW 25 St. in Doral, are almost too pretty to eat. Dig into the Nutella batido ($16), a hazelnut shake topped with different types of brownies, vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. Essentially, it's a dessert within a batido. The best way to tackle this giant is to remove the brownie and ice cream toppings onto a plate and drink the shake in conjunction with it. Another unique choice is the cocada batido, a coconut-based Venezuelan shake. No matter which you choose, given it's massive size, people often opt to share them.
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