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David's Cafe Cafecito

#90 of 3,334 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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919 Alton Rd, Miami, FL 33139-5203
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Melbourne, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The absolute best cuban food I have ever tasted! Even if you don't think you'll like cuban food- TRY IT!!! They Mariquitas were my favorite the portions of the meals were big!

Thank Margaret H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definately some of the bedt cuban food around and Davids been around miami for a while, even with the move still a Miami institution. Best coffee around

Thank dlouis77
Pearland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good varieties of a delicious Cuban sandwich. Great spot for lunch. Staff is super friendly and helpful. Quaint little on the street spot - not too big. Still feels like a mom/pop restaurant. Flan and tiramisu were home cooked and tasty. If you go to Miami Beach, this is a must!!

Thank Angelia W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

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

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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
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 Rd, Miami, FL 33139-5203
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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