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English first
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Nice afternoon in miami with a nice lunch , my friends gone for first time to a Nicaraguan restaurant and they love it they try a bit of everything and is was really good cerdo asado con yuca the best really enjoy that lunch.

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cardiff
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I have never been to this restaurant or even Miami, yet they have taken 3 identical card payments from my card, which suggests to be that they must be aware of this being a fraudulent card. Maybe pay in cash if you're visiting.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Nice place and great tasting meat we had the rice and steak and it was so tasty , we also loved the marinated onion salsa , we really enjoyed the place . Parking a little tight .

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Miami Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a great place to visit. You think you are in Nicaragua. The food is great and has 24 hours service. It is always fresh we love to go there. Specially with our friends and family. Also the price is good. They have inside and outside dining. The last time we had them cook for a celebration we had... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This place is great..it's usually open. They're not expensive. The plates are big enough to share. There's no menus, but you can ask what stuff is. They have real Nicaraguan drinks. The only downside is that sometimes, rarely, they don't cook the beans thoroughly and they stay hard in the rice, or what they call "gallo pinto".

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Miami
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I found Yambo about 10 years ago. It's close to Little Havana, but a trip to Nicaragua. We took a guest the other evening who had been a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua - he was at home. The mixed appetizer plate serves 4. The fried fish is always a hit as is the pollo asado and beef. And the... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

cheap and good food i usually go for lunch at yambo...... Not really good for big groups but if you are 3-4 people in group you can sit down in the restaurant area.

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west palm
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102 reviews 102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Another satisfied visit to Yambo. I usually stop here for lunch but this time I arrived late in the evening. I dined inside which was not as busy as I'm accustomed to during the earlier hours. Likes: -Great value. Large portion of carne asada with rice and peas, fried plantains, and salad along with a large tamarind juice all for... More 

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South Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

i am very anglo but needed a place to eat after a late night of work near lil havana. tried to find a diner but duh, look at the neighborhood i work in?! found yambo's on trip advisor and decided to try. they were close to my work and offer parking in a congested neighborhood. it's buffet behind the counter.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Great good! NO, AMAZING FOOD! Had the pollo frito with rice and maduros. AMAZING. You must also try the queso frito. They have a salsa on the table and it was amazing, put some on the chicken and the rice and it is delicious. This place can get a line, but they are quick. I was craving Yambo the next... More 

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Additional Information about Yambo Restaurant

Address: 1643 SW 1st St, Miami, FL 33135-2104
Phone Number: 305-649-0203
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Little Havana
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: South American

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