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David's Cafe Cafecito

#99 of 3,349 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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919 Alton Road, Miami, FL 33139
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We met here for a food tour and I am so glad we did! We had our first Cuban coffee and a Cuban sandwich. Everything was very good and the service was friendly. I would definitely recommend trying David's Cafe! (We did the "Food Tours of Miami" with Faruk and had a great time!)

Thank Jennifer V
Los Angeles, California
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and service is phenomenal. It has a kind of ugly, non-designed interior but once you try the food you won't care. I'm an interior designer and I come here several times on EVERY Miami trip. And everyone I've taken here loves it. It's a LOT of food. Waiter is uber friendly and charming. I think his name is Sami?... More 

Thank Culinary-widow
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time in Miami u have no, u MUST eat at this little place had steak encebollado black beans white rice and tostones. God food is delicious and price awesome.

Thank Loudog5103
Porto Alegre, RS
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff is nice, and the food very good. They bring the Cuban bread, and we had a typical Cuban dish (moro and malanga), with chicken with fruits chutney. There is also pork and beef. Very good!

Thank Johny-POA
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love spanish food!! So this one is one of my favorite places. everything on the menu is worth a try. Their cafesito and orange juice is alwayssss THE BEST in town.

Thank 2Melly2
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. It's been around forever and the food is so good. I love the spinach empanadas. It's nice they have a few items for vegetarians. But the best part about David's is their Cuban coffee! So delicious and strong.

Thank Maria M
St. Petersburg, Florida
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time eating at David's Cafe. Had the cuban sandwich with black beans and rice. The cuban wasn't the best I've had, but the beans and rice was great. 1st time I came I had the ropa vieja which was amazing. Will continue to come by while in Miami, good value.

Thank Shoeman727
Mansfield, Ohio
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120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I was in Miami Beach from Ohio and craving Cuban food since we don't have many goods spots back home. David's did not disappoint! We had the Cuban sandwhich with shoestring fries (taste more like chips, but they were decent.) The Cuban was excellent, and very big sized! We also had Yucca Fritas, which came with a cilantro based sauce... More 

Thank ohiogirlcm
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The Cuban experience . Quick and has parking . Nice that David's found its way back . A long time staple that we miss on Lincoln Rd but glad it's here . Great staff and the original family still owns it and is there a lot of the time .

Thank Heather L
Scarsdale, NY
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The cafe con leche was really good. I had the #7 the Perico dish, was really good. Also tasted the #5 and that was good as well. The service was good. Only place in Miami that we've been to that tip isn't included.

Thank PECCruiser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Latin, Cafe, Cuban
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 919 Alton Road, Miami, FL 33139
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: 13055348736
Nearly a year after closing its Collins Avenue location, the iconic 40-year-old Cuban cafe alights on Alton Road, settling into a smaller SoBe space with blue-and-black tiled floors and its signature walk-up window where locals get their morning cafecito fix. The menu includes breakfast staples like fried eggs and bacon, plus classics like Cubano Sandwich and churrasco (grilled beef) that never grow old.

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