“Isla del encanto” (Island of enchantment), that’s how Puerto Rico is called and with good reason. This Caribbean island has a great cultural richness product of centuries of blending and the great love that the locals profess for their identity. Puerto Rican music is a world heritage site, as its delicious cuisine… no one can resist Borinquen’s dishes! Are you in Florida and don’t know what we’re talking about? In this post we will tell you all about Puerto Rican food in Miami.
The best Puerto Rican food in Miami? This is where you can get it!
Don’t know where to taste Puerto Rican food in Miami? With this list we are sure you will find the perfect place to satiate your craving for Puerto Rican cuisine and have a great time in good company. Here we go with our selection of recommendations!
1.- 100×35 Cocina con Raíces
This restaurant serves traditional Puerto Rican food in Miami. Among its dishes are the popular mofongo, alcapurrias, chuleta kan kan, fried snapper, octopus salad and stuffed tostones.
In addition to the food, in this restaurant you can enjoy good music, because if there is one thing Puerto Ricans have, it is that they add sabor to everything.
Address: 520 West Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139
Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 3:00pm to 10:00pm. Friday and Saturday from 10:00am to 12:00am. Sundays from 11:00am to 9:30pm.
2.- El Rinconcito de Santa Barbara Restaurant
It began as a Cuban food restaurant, but after a trip to Puerto Rico, its owners were captivated by the island’s cuisine and decided to share the best of Puerto Rican food in Miami.
Thus, this adventure managed to position itself as one of the restaurants where you can savor dishes and drinks that are a journey (and a pleasure) for the palate.
Address: 2050 W 56th St #33, Hialeah, Florida.
Hours: Sunday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
3.- Mofongos Restaurant
The name pays tribute to one of the typical dishes of Puerto Rico, the mofongo. Here you can enjoy it in various presentations, as an appetizer, main dish or side dish. But that’s not all, the menu of this restaurant is varied and includes other dishes in high demand such as rice with pigeon peas, stuffed chillo or jibarito sampler.
The restaurant is small, but with an excellent atmosphere where you can come with the whole family. When you enter you are immersed in a capsule that transports you to the island of enchantment.
Address: 1644 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Friday and Saturday: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.
4.- Isla del Encanto Puerto Rican Cuisine
Another option of Puerto Rican food in Miami you get in this restaurant. In each dish they give us “a little piece of Puerto Rico”. The asopados are the specialty of the house. You will need to go several days to try them all. They serve pigeon peas, lobsters, seafood and chicken. Portions are quite generous and you can close with delicious desserts, including flancocho, tembeleque or coconut bienmesabe.
Address: 12850 SW 120th St Miami, FL 33186
Hours: Sunday to Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. Friday and Saturday: 11:00am to 11:00pm.
5.- Metropol Restaurant
Yummy dishes with a combination of textures and flavors is what is served at this Puerto Rican food restaurant in Miami. Generous portions and affordable prices distinguish Metropol Restaurant.
Chuleta can can, tostones stuffed with picadillo, corn sorullitos, chicken wings and alcapurrias, are some of the delicacies you can enjoy at this restaurant.
Address: 11401 NW 12th St Miami, FL 33172
Hours: Everyday from 11:00am to 10:00pm.
Latin cuisine foodie? We invite you to discover the chifa gastronomy
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Have you already visited Puerto Rican food in Miami and want to continue your gastronomic journey? If you consider yourself an explorer of flavors, you have surely heard of Peruvian gastronomy, a cuisine of great prestige that has made Peru be recognized as one of the best culinary destinations in the world.
The diversity of dishes resulting from the combination of traditional foods from each region and the influence of foreign cultures have made it one of the most acclaimed culinary cultures in the five continents.
However, you probably do not know that within this gastronomy there are others, and one of them is the chifa.
Chifa food is the result of the fusion of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine, resulting in the creation of fine and juicy dishes such as chaufa rice, wantan soup, chijaukay chicken or alpaca roll. Menus that Peruvians have adopted as part of their culture.
Chifa cuisine is Peru’s best kept gastronomic secret, but it has arrived in Miami and we want you to know it!
Ready to try chifa flavors? We are waiting for you at Chifa Du Kang
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At Chifa Du Kang restaurants we have set the goal of making Chifa gastronomy known all over the world and that is why we have brought to Miami all these delicious flavors.
We are located in Kendall Dr and Bird Road to offer you the best of this Peruvian-Chinese fusion cuisine.
In our restaurants you can taste a delicious lomo saltado, chijaukay chicken or our variety of chaufa rice, we have a table ready waiting for you! Bring your family!