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Calle Ocho

Eighth St., Little Havana, Miami, FL (Downtown)
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Ranked #53 of 122 Attractions in Miami
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dancing
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Burlington, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Every time I'm in Miami I have to stop here. Its a fun vibrant area with lots of atmosphere. Walk along the street and grab a true Cuban coffee. Try some authentic Cuban food in one of the many restaurants and cafes or sometimes you can see the cigar makers rolling their cigars. Daytime is fun but its just as... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I have been to Calle Ocho three times and each time I feel like I have traveled to Cuba and never left the US. The people are always so friendly and I the Cigar shop. I have bought cigars for friends there and they love them. The domino park is fun to see as well and you have to go... More

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Carson, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very interesting and a nice visit. Will make sure to visit at night or on a weekend on my next visit to Miami.

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Brooklyn, New York
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302 reviews 302 reviews
126 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I found calle ocho to be nothing special. I guess the fun is at night. I went after spending the day at the beach. I saw some Cuban restaurants but I was expecting more.

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Miami, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We happened to visit Calle ocho on last fri of the month, it was Viernes cultural evening from 7-11pm! Wow what an evening. I loved it. It has lots of vendors, belly dancing, spanish singing shows in domino park, old heritage cars, street gallos, latin arts exhibits, and above all great cuban food n culture. If you are visiting Miami... More

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Miami, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I don't visit Calle Ocho regularly, but when I have out of town company, I find it's a great opportunity to take them to Calle Ocho. Although Calle Ocho and Little Havana are not inhabited by as many Cubans anymore; There are still a few places where you can get the nostalgia of how it was in the 60's and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

numerous restaurants, not just cuban but south american and caribbean as well. This is about a 6 block area prior to crossing under I-95 bridge into downtown. It is a fun area to see as is all of miami. Versailles restaurant is right before you get into calle ocho area and that is a place you should definitely go if... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

When I travel to Miami, I always go by "Calle Ocho", a lot of Cuban Nostalgia there, from El Rey de Las Fritas, Casa de los Jugos, Domino Park and Cuba Cigar company which the Bello family owns, they will explain how the cigars are made from blending to actually wrapping them right before your eyes, great place, I feel... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,680 reviews 1,680 reviews
882 attraction reviews
840 helpful votes 840 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

The Cuban neighborhood is just 2 or 3 blocks with few things to see or do. There are restaurants, Cuban cigars shops, an art gallery and the Maximiano Gomez park where men meet to play domino. 1h is more than enough to check it. People are very welcoming.

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Usa, Japan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Don't miss this slice of Cuba Miami style. Check out Calle Ocho on the last Friday of any month. Viernes Culturales is a destination event. Be prepared to dance, stroll or salsa your way through a colorful crowd. Grab a game in Domino Park. Take a free historical walking tour with Dr. Paul George (these start at 7 pm and... More

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