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A Must-Do Cultural Experience

This is a MUST-DO experience when visiting Miami. Our guide, Ariel, was well-informed and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MeredithAussie
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Canberra, Australia
Little Havana Cultural Walking & Food Tour

Ariel was a wonderful tour guide for the Little Havana Cultural Walking & Food Tour. He was very... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
Angela C
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Evanston, Illinois, United States
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We host both Art Deco & Little Havana Tours. In Miami we offer an indepth cultural walking tour of Little Havana that shares the rich stories behind unassuming buildings, landmarks, traditions and people. Your expert guide will delve into the history of Cuban exiles, the Bay of Pigs battle. You'll also visit the oldest fruit marketplace and Domino Park, sample refreshing tropical juice; witness taqueros roll Cuban cigars; admire greatest Cuban art collection; sway or dance to the rhythms of salsa or bachata; meet and talk to locals; sip Cuban coffee. Take the longer tour and end it with a savory, homemade lunch. Tours offered daily at 10am and/or 11am. Private tours also available to focus on your interests: photography, art, food, cocktails, cigars or any combination. Please visit our website (Visit artdecotours [dot] com for more information. We recommend booking your tour directly with us for best prices and perks.)
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“little havana” (69 reviews)
“cuban lunch” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Miami, FL 33135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a MUST-DO experience when visiting Miami. Our guide, Ariel, was well-informed and passionate about sharing not only the cultural attractions of Little Havana and some of the religious background of her inhabitants, but also the history of the Cuban community in Miami. A...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Ariel was a wonderful tour guide for the Little Havana Cultural Walking & Food Tour. He was very knowledgeable and friendly, and the food was delicious. The tour did include several information+sales points for the coffee, cigars, and shirts, but there was very little pressure...More

Thank Angela C
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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Angela, Thank you for sharing your experience. So many highlights to cover on this tour that 3 hours flies by fast. Little Havana is made up of primarily small merchants and it's very much part of the culture to encourage purchases. But here there...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

This tour was great. The guide Ariel was excellent and really had great insights into the history, culture, and people. My kids, who are 17 and 14, loved it. Their favorite part was the lunch at the end, but they enjoyed the information and were...More

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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Hello Lynn, So glad your family enjoyed the Little Havana Cultural Walking Tour with Food. There are many favorite stops for our guests but if you're a foodie, yes food ranks high. Wow teenagers are hard to impress these days and so glad they loved...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

I went on the Little Havana tour with Anneliesce last week and I had such a wonderful time learning and experiencing Calle Ocho through her. Anneliesce was personable, friendly and very knowledgeable. She gave very good recommendations - fresh mojitos at the market, guava and...More

3  Thank Alice W
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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Alice! Love your title. Yes the "intimate" part speaks to our "business class" model where we take maximum 10 people or less for that personal engagement. Winter and Spring are crowded as it's high season. Most guests take our 3 hour tour with lunch...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Ariel was our guide on a well paced and informative walking tour of Little Havana. We enjoyed the historical and cultural perspectives he offered. He was very open to lots of questions and really tailored the tour to our group. While on our tour we...More

Thank witravelover
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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for sharing your review. Can we hire you for marketing? You captured almost all the benefits of our tour so succinctly! "Perfect Balance" Small group, tailored to the group's pace and interests, easy going but full of sights, information and food. Come...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

The tour and Ariel were a “10” where “5” is the highest ! I marvel at tour leaders who have the ability to do a tour over and over and yet make each group feel like they are the first and most important tour ever...More

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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Hello Darryl, Thank you for taking the time to share your Little Havana experience. Wow! A 10 rating. Indeed we specialize in small groups, maximum 10 people for that business class VIP treatment as you are the most important group touring Little Havana. This allows...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Christine was knowledgeable, interesting, fun and really into the tour. She seems to know everybody along Calle Ocho and they all seem to know and love her. For anyone looking to learn about Little Havana, or if you know it and want to get deep...More

2  Thank jonathan r
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Carlina C, Front Office Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Hello Jonathan, Thank you for sharing your experience on your private tour. This is definitely the ideal choice to focus on your interests. Sure everyone likes a glossy postcard with pretty pictures, but the real fun is discovering the hidden stories, like a treasure behind...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour of little Havana, starting with a detailed overview of this history of Cubans in Miami, followed by a tour of local life, culture and food. Highlights included the history of local businesses in the area from drapery and music to cigars...More

1  Thank macire
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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thank you for sharing your cultural experience on the Little Havana Tour. As you experienced there is so much to learn, so many hidden stories behind every building, facade, landmark, people, even the roosters have a story. So glad it met your expectations and you...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We spent a wonderful day whit Ariel strolling thru Little Havana, learning the history and enjoying some of the wonderful food. He was a great guide filled with history, personal stories and humor. Highly recommend the tour.More

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Christine M, Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Hello thank you for sharing your experience and high recommendation. We are fortunate to have the only Cuban American full-time tour guide as part of our team. Ariel was a tour guide in Cuba for many years and as a US resident now he can...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We did the quick tour, and our guide was Christine. Our lovely tour guide had so much information to share and was able to read the group and go more in depth into the things we found most interesting! The locals in every place we...More

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Carlina C, Front Office Manager at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Hello. Thank you for sharing your Little Havana Walking Tour experience with Christine. Indeed it is the stories behind the most unassuming landmark, building, object that makes this brings the neighborhood to life that one is in awe. Christine is an expert tour guide conducting...More

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DALE W
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Property representative |
We offer various Guided tours in Little Havana. It depends which you choose, our regular daily tour with food is $50 per person; without food is $30 (if you book directly with us); or $70 for private tour with food; or $50... More
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mclean525
March 18, 2017|
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Response from London_Ontario_Kevin | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they offer evening food walking tours. If you click on the "BOOK ONLINE" link of their website, it only offers morning bookings. Little Havana Walking Tours is very good at responding to emails, however... More
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Carolyn H
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Property representative |
Hello Carolyn, all the information is provided on the website, visit our Trip Advisor page and click link at top that says "website". Also, the meeting point is provided on the confirmation. We have two meeting points... More
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