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Tinta y Cafe

#23 of 3,426 Restaurants in Miami
#27 of 3,728 Places to Eat in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Downtown
Sandwiches
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276 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130-3514
305-285-0101
Today
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best Cuban coffee

From the outside the cafe doesn't look that impressive and is located in an unassuming small plaza. However, once we stepped inside we were greeted by friendly staff and a menu offering just all the right stuff. I've tried Cuban coffee in many other cafes and restaurants but none other beats this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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SF
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

From the outside the cafe doesn't look that impressive and is located in an unassuming small plaza. However, once we stepped inside we were greeted by friendly staff and a menu offering just all the right stuff. I've tried Cuban coffee in many other cafes and restaurants but none other beats this little cafe. The coffee has just the right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Definitely a locals spot, awesome Cuban coffee and sandwiches. Highly recommend "el Pecado" cuban coffee + condensed milk + whole milk, so good!

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The sandwiches were excellent. We were a group of five and we all ordered different sandwiches. Each one of us argued over who had the best sandwich. One of the best Cubans I've ever had.The coffee was fantastic,the service was very,very,good,the ambiance was very welcoming.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This people really take care of customer needs and also they do serving the best Cuban Coffee in Miami area I strongly recommend tinta y café don't forget try the caleñita sandwich with a lot of cilantro salsa

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Dallas, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Yes, just 2 parking spaces in front. This little gem is located in a strip center so squint to find it (it faces 8th street just east of the freeway. But definitely worth the hunt. I was expecting a very basic place but this place exudes hip Havana atmosphere. Loved our Cuban sandwich, although they did not have the sweeter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place got great reviews so we tried it and it was incredible. The food is all local and tastes amazing-the La Calena sandwhich was wonderful and the empanadas were the best I have ever had. We had some trouble finding it at first because it is a small place but it was worth the hunt. It is directly across... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great breakfast lunch and a little wine beer and tapas after work. The staff is very good. The sandwiches are the best. Check it out.

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Berkeley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Mmm . . . great fresh juice -- and reasonably priced. We enjoyed tall glasses of lilikoi/passion fruit juice. Espresso looks good, too. Small but very nice and homey space to relax with friends -- interesting books to look at, too.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I had a "Game 7" which came with perfectly grilled chicken, mortadella, goat cheese, yummy crisp arugula, and crunchy red onions with "Miami heat" sauce. perfect balance of heat and smoothness with the cheese. I loved it! it was huge, so make sure you either go with an appetite, a partner to share with, or do as i did, go... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We came here just based on the reviews from Tripadvisor. We were having a fun day in Miami and needed a place to grab a lunch and this location and the food appealed to us. There is no exaggerating about other reviewers to give 5 stars to this restaurant. People, this place is just awesome! Husband ordered a Cuban sandwich... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 276 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130-3514
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 305-285-0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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