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Eighth St., Little Havana, Miami, FL 33135
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It's just a couple of blocks long, but it's jam packed with shops, restaurants, and Cuban cigar shops. The street scene is not to be missed with the huge diversity of people from all over Latin America and Miami. Is there a difference? Viva la...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank maas_johnf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Eighth Street in Little Havana, Miami, is a fun place to go to. The Cuban culture abounds everywhere. The colorful murals everywhere are awesome. Music can be heard at all eateries. And the food and drinks were amazing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jeannew162
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is about 4 blocks that gives you a Cuban flavor. Personally, I liked the supermarkets and bakeries there . Had a pastry and cafe .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Osprey2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Calle Ocho is, literally, Eighth Street, the nexus of Cuban culture in Miami. There are many Cuban and Latin neighborhoods in the city, but Eighth Street, extending from near downtown Miami 40 blocks west to LeJeune Road, is famous for its seemingly endless stretch of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we didn't have much time to explore since Orlando was a 4 hour drive back from Miami, but it was definitely a worthwhile walk after eating that delicious ice cream from Azucar. You can totally smell the fresh Cuban cigars and love the music...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jennifera399
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting area with gret food, and lots of shopping. We took a local food tour and had a great time with our guide. He was very thourogh

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelnut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped down here again recently to check out the cigar shops, domino park and do some shopping/sight seeing. Calle Ocho is a very long street. We were in the area of Little Havana between SW14th Ave and SW 17th Ave. Live music on the street...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hydrorock
Reviewed December 11, 2018

this was a sleepy little street back in the day, but is now bustling with tourists on a daily basis...great little restaurants, great music which can be heard everywhere, cigar makers here and there....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rrivera57
Reviewed November 16, 2018

it could be a nicer place, but streets looks like no one cleans them.On Sunday the Domino Park was crowded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pbastos324
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great place to experience the influence of the Cuban people, as well as the melting of the other Hispanic cultures.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mig M
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Puma R | Reviewed this property |
I would say the best part of Calle Ocho begins at the restaurant El Pub, so that is around where I would usually park and walk down, meaning, 14, 13, 12, 11, etc.
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La J
March 8, 2017|
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Response from Stanner57 | Reviewed this property |
The above answer is correct. You can only bring dogs to some restaurants with a patio. Otherwise you are free to bring dogs on the streets.
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AlohaStyle
Seattle
Can I get Cuban Cigars anywhere from Ft. Lauderdale to Keys? (3 Replies)
Aloha, I will be flying into Ft. Lauderdale to visit people and will be headed to Key West during my stay... Is there anywhere to get decent Cuban Cigars? I will be headed to Calle Ocho in Miami for some factory visits but would love to find someone willing to sell authentic Cubans! Thanks!
February 09, 2009|
Response fromSunshine817|
Due to the ongoing trade embargo with Cuba, you will not be able to buy Cuban cigars in Florida. You can buy hand-rolled cigars -- usually from the Dominican Republic. You can even buy cigars hand-rolled by someone from Cuba. But no cigars physically made in Cuba.
cschneider1
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Little Havana/Calle Ocho (1 Replies)
I have a long layover in Florida next month and will spend the day in Miami. I'd like to visit Little Havana and am looking for some tips. I'm assuming Calle Ocho is a must(?) Other things to see? Best authentic (affordable) restaurants? Where is a good place to dropped off by taxi? I will be with my 3 teenage daughters so safety is important, but it will be during the day/early evening. Thank you in advance!
February 19, 2018|
Margo
Dallas, Texas
Calle Ocho Street Festival in Miami (4 Replies)
Has anyone been to this on the last day and what was it like? We were thinking about taking a cab to and from it from downtown Miami on the last (big?) day.
February 20, 2005|
Response fromwhyme|
Margo, sorry, I've never been to Miami, going in April, but I'd like to know when the street festival is????