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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed strolling up 8 Street and soaking up the atmosphere. Look out for giant cockerel statutes and street art. Lots of shops and cafes. Stop by the famous Dominos Park. Nice atmosphere and a real slice of Cuba. Plenty of on street parking for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice area and friendly people. We found a great restaurant there, named Mama Rosa. SO nice staff/owners

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rickowner
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful little Cuban street you'll come across on any tour of the city. Great place to walk around, buy cigars, get some cuban coffee, take a picture with one of the roosters, etc. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sarahb3n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth stopping by while in Miami. Had to get a picture by one of the many Roosters in town, and check out the other stores.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank tif316
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Miami, you've gotta go over to Calle Ocho and check Little Havana out! It's very close to downtown -- just a few blocks west -- and easy to get to. We parked a couple of block off to the south and had no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank KPR777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3  Thank maas_johnf
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
3  Thank jeannew162
Reviewed 5 weeks 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
3  Thank Osprey2011
Reviewed January 6, 2019

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
3  Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed January 6, 2019

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
2  Thank jennifera399
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Mig M
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Carlos I | Reviewed this property |
As closer as down town, will be the best to walk around
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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 Reply)
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????