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El Exquisito Restaurant

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#135 of 3,753 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 - 2019 Winner
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SANDWICHES‎
4.75
Gordito De La Calle Ocho - Cuban Sandwich with Plantains
Croquettes and cantimpalo
7.95
Exquisito Burger - Cuban Burger with Swiss Cheese, Cantimpalo
Served between 2 "tostones"
4.50
Frita Cubana Con Papas Fritas - Cuban Frita
With shoe string fries
6.95
Exquisito Sandwich - Cuban Sandwich Con Cantimpalo
7.95
Exquisito Sandwich Especial - Lg. Cuban Sandwich
With‎ cantimpalo
5.75
Cubano Regular - Cuban Roasted Pork
6.95
Cubano Especial - Cuban Special
6.75
Sandwich De Pierna O Pavo - Turkey or Roast Pork Sandwich
5.25
Bocadito Surtidos - Sandwich Sampler
5.25
Media Noche - Midnight Sandwich
BREAKFAST‎
3.75
Two Eggs Any Style with Ham or Croquets, Toast and Cafe
Con leche - dos huevos fritos o revueltos con jamon o croqueta, tostada y cafe con leche
3.75
Two Eggs Any Style with Bacon or Sausage, Toast and Cafe
Con leche - dos huevos fritos o revueltos con bacon o salchicha, tostada y cafe con leche
4.75
Two Eggs Any Style with Ham or Croquets, Toast, Cafe Con
Leche and hash brown - dos huevos fritos o revueltos con jamon o croqueta, tostada, cafe con leche, y hash brown
4.75
Two Eggs Any Style with Bacon or Sausage, Toast and Cafe
Con leche - dos huevos fritos o revueltos con bacon o salchicha, tostada, cafe con leche y hash brown
6.75
Small Steak, Freedom Fries, Two Eggs Any Style, Toast And
Cafe con leche - bistec pequeno, papas fritas, dos huevos fritos o revueltos, tostada y cafe con leche
3.00
French Toast - Tostada Francesa
5.25
7- French Toast, 2 Eggs and French Fries - Tostada Francesa, Dos
Huevos y papas fritas
5.75
French Toast, 2 Eggs and Sausage - Tostada Francesa, Dos Huevos
Y salchicha
5.75
French Toast, 2 Eggs, Bacon and French Fries - Tostada
Francesa,‎ dos huevos, bacon y papas fritas
3.00
Pancake
APPETIZERS‎
2.25
Fried Plantains - Mariquitas
3.49
Tamale with Garlic Seasoning - Tamal Con Mojo
7.25
Croquette Appetizer - Croquetas en Entremes
5.50
Colombian Pork Rind - Chicharron Colombiano
7.95
Fried Green Plantain
W/ shrimp - tostones rellenos (camaron)
5.95
Fried Green Plantain
W/‎ ground beef - tostones rellenos (picadillo
7.95
Shrimp Cocktail - Coctel De Camarones
14.95
Exquisito Platter - Plato Exquisito
8.95
Calle Ocho Special Platter - Plato Calle Ocho Especial
14.95
Fried Pork Chunks Platter - Plato De Masitas De Puerco
SOUP‎
Cup 2.00
Bowl 3.50
Large 7.50
Chicken Soup - Sopa De Pollo
Cup 2.00
Bowl 3.50
Large 7.50
Black Bean Soup - Frijoles Negros
Cup 2.00
Bowl 3.50
Large 7.50
Malanga Cream Soup - Crema De Malanga
SALAD‎
3.95
Lettuce and Tomato Salad - Ensalada De Lechuga Y Tomate
5.50
Caesar Salad - Ensalada Ceasar
10.00
Chicken Caesar Salad - Ensalada Caesar Con Pollo
11.50
Shrimp Caesar Salad - Ensalada Caesar Con Camarones
5.95
Tuna Fish or Chicken Salad Platter - Ensalada De Atun Y Pollo
OMELETS‎
9.50
Fried Sweet Plantains Omelette - Tortilla De Platanos Maduros
10.50
Spanish Style Omelette - Tortilla Vasca
7.75
Ham Omelette - Tortilla De Jamon
7.75
Sausage Omelette - Tortilla De Chorizo
6.95
Potato Omelette - Tortilla De Papa
SIDES‎
3.75
Fried Plantains - Tostones
4.50
Hawaiian Fried Plantains - Tostones Hawaianos
2.75
French Fries - Papas Fritas
2.75
Sweet Plantains - Maduros
2.00
White Rice - Arroz Blanco
2.00
Mixed Rice with Red or Black Beans - Arroz Moro, Arroz Congris
3.00
Mashed Potatoes - Pure De Papas
3.75
Malanga with Garlic Sauce - Malanga Con Mojo
2.75
Fried Casava - Yuca Frita
2.75
Plantain Chips - Mariquitas
CHICKEN‎
Con 2 acompañantes - includes 2 sides
9.95
Chicken Steak - Bistec De Pollo
9.25
Sauteed Chicken Filet - Filetillo De Pollo Salteado
12.25
Breaded Chicken Steak with Melted Ham and Cheese
Bistec de pollo milanesa
9.95
Chicken Fried Chunks - Chicharron De Pollo
7.95
Chicken Fingers (6 Pcs) - Deditos De Pollo Empanizados (6)
9.50
1/2 Fried Chicken -1/2 Pollo Frito
6.75
1/4 Grilled Chicken (Garlic Sauce) - 1/4 Pollo Frito Con Mojo
PORK‎
10.50
Grilled Pork Steak - Bistec De Puerco a La Plancha
10.75
Breaded Pork Steak - Bistec De Puerco Empanizado
9.95
Classic Cuban Roasted Pork - Lechon Asado
9.95
Tender Fried Fried Chunks - Masitas De Puerco
10.50
Pork Chop - Chuleta De Puerco
MEAT‎
11.50
Baby Filet- Baby Filete
9.95
Breaded Steak - Bistec Empanizado
9.95
Cuban Steak - Bistec De Palomilla
15.50
Large Cuban Steak - Super Palomilla
9.95
Shredded Beef (Lime and Garlic) - Vaca Frita
9.95
Shredded Beef (Stewed) - Ropa Vieja
8.95
Beef Round (Stewed) - Boliche Mechado
12.25
New York Strip Steak - Bistec De Rinoada
7.50
Ground Beef - Picadillo
2.25
Skirt Steak - Churrasco
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In Little Havana get your Cuban food fix, El Exquisito has a latin decor. The service is very good, the menu is pure Cuban. Try vaca frita (lime and garlic marinated shredded beef), arroz moro (white rice with black beans), and tostones hawaianos (fried green...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 387indy
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

We spent the day touring Little Havana and our tour guide pointed this gem out. The service was excellent and the food was exceptional. Very authentic Cuban food. It is obvious that all these negative reviews don’t know what they are talking about and have...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank normanf1066
Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for lunch whilst on a tour of Miami. We ordered starters of empanadas and then Cuban sandwiches. A sullen waitress took our order. She was more interested in her friends that had come into the restaurant. We did not receive...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Leagreg
Reviewed May 22, 2019

After a full morning of exploring Little Havana on foot, I stopped at El Exquisito in the heart of Calle Ocho for lunch. I wasn't disappointed. I enjoyed an authentic Mojito, Cuban sandwich, and a huge mug of Cerveza Hatuey. And there was live music,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Can’t recommend this place enough! We went there for lunch whilst visiting Little Havana, and we were so glad we chose this place! The food was absolutely delicious, very good quality and super affordable (10 USD per person). The staff are super friendly and they...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 760yerayp
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Delicious down home Cuban food. Cozy setting. Nothing fancy, but comfortable. Our server was pleasant, but will not receive the service excellence award. The hook is the terrific cuisine coming from the kitchen. We went with the mariquitas, vaca frita, palomilla. Fantastic. Washed it all...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in Little Havana for lunch and we're not disappointed. The Cubano was the best I've ever had. We also tried the Masitas de Puerco (tender friend pork) which was also very good. You get a lot of food for the cost too, which...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 662zachb
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Was here with my friend, and both of us left resraurant super full. Very frendly staff and they are very helpful. Soup + sandwich + coffee 17 $ each.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank klumz
Reviewed March 26, 2019

We have dined here a few times. First visit was quite nice, but each visit has been progressively worse. This past Sunday was the final straw for us. The servers were one nastier than the others. We don't know if they had some kind of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Aworkingmommy
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

My husband wanted ajiaco, a vegetable stew. Good ol’ Google told us El Exquisito has it on Wednesdays. We called our cousin, who lives in Miami and asked about the restaurant and she said it’s one of her favorites. So off we went. It’s a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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