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El Mago de las Fritas

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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DRINKS
Batidos (Shakes)
Papaya, Mango, Guanabana, Trigo, Mamey, Malteada, Banana
Drinks Sodas
Water
Jugo Melon
Can Juices and Specialty
OJ
Beer
Domestic, Import
Wine
FRITAS
A Cuban Interpretation of a Hamburger, with cooked and raw onion and Mago's Famous Potato Heavenly Wisps
Frita Traditional
Frita Doble
Frita a Caballo
with fried egg
PERROS
A Cuban Version of a Hot Dog with cooked and raw onions and Mago's famous potato wisps
Perro
Perro Doble
Strange Magic
Familiar Magic but Differently Delicious
Mago Magic Dog
A Hot Dog with a Frita on Cuban Bread
Callejera aka Pan con Tortilla
Omelet Sandwich
ChoriPan
Chorizo Mago salsa, onions, and his potato wisps
Croqueta Preparada
Ham Croquets, Swiss, Ham, Mago Potato wisps
Pan con Bistec
steak sandwich
Pan con Bistec de Pollo
chicken steak sandwich
SIDES
Papa Mago
Crinkle Cut French Fries
Tamal
Tamal a Caballo
with fried egg
Croquetas (Ham)
CAFE
Colada
Cafe
Cafe con Leche
Cortadito
Cortadito Evaporada
PASTRIES
Empanada (Guava)
Pastries
Guava, Guava and Cheese, Meat
MAGOS SPECIALTY DESSERTS
Mago's Flan or Dulce de Leche
DAILY SPECIALS
Monday garbanzo bean (chick pea) soup
Tuesday red beans
Wednesday black beans
Thursday split pea soup
Friday bacalao con boniato
cod with cuban sweet potato
Saturday ajiaco, chicharrones
stew, pork rinds
Mon-Fri: Sopa De Pollo
Chicken Soup
About
An Icon of Miami simple food, the Cuban Frita is the Cuban interpretation of a hamburger. Casual Family friendly environment that wants to make you part of our family. Welcome Home !
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Grandparents, parents, and kids all loved the food. There were no bites left. If you're in miami, go here. Take out or eat in, just try it!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Erin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little Cuban burger(Fritas) joint is a must when in South Florida It’s located in the heart of Miami with a friendly yet professional staff. It’s the Best!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jose M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Miami for some business and use TripAdvisor to look up a good place for Cuban food and this place rated number one for Cuban food and number 12 for restaurants in Miami. I was not disappointed by the recommendation. The service was very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank johnsC8856WS
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Was in Miami today and stopped for lunch at a small Cuban cafe called El Mago de las Fritas. It didn't look like much from the outside, but inside was decent and the food was excellent. I had a chicken frita and my friend had...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JoAnn S
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We found the location while stealing through little Havana. Amazing place for food with grate value for money. For a drink is recommend to move a few blocks further down the street to some authentic bars

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank andrewsY9302JS
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor while heading to the Keys and it lived up to all the reviews! The food and service was over the top!

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank janeeh2018
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Found this place in Trip Advisor looking for local Miami food, and was not disappointed. Everything about this place screamed authentic. Very friendly staff and helped explain what the menu was. We had the regular fritas and the chicken fritas. Both were amazing, with so...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Burns0625
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Amazing experience, i loved the food and the service was really great too. Tastes amazing, go for the classic cabelo option! Recommended!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bobjamesss
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Frita a caballo was amazing, especially with cheese. Flan de caramelo was the best I've tasted. Very familiar and friendly staff, can't wait to come back.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank EJG1211
Reviewed April 10, 2019

It is a small and famous place, visited by great personalities that have photos on the wall! The fries are delicious and they recommend a creamy dressing that goes very well, I could not avoid eating two although the portion is good

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank HughBorrell
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Jermaine H
July 28, 2019|
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Response from janeeh2018 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am so late to reply but I’m not well versed in nut allergies. I would ask the staff at the restaurant. Several of them speak fluent English.
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