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501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913 (Drexel Ave.)
+1 305-532-9822
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We noticed that Yuca was very popular the first night we were in Miami bach Lincoln road. The second night we decided to have dinner here and we understood why. The food was well prepared, well plated and delicious. We liked it soo much that we came back the following night. The four different seafood mains and the entrees were... More 

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Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a perfect spot for a light lunch. We found a shady table and listened to the trio playing classical music in the distance. This was a great spot to people watch. We had beers ( happy hour is over the lunch period) and a tuna wrap and a mahi mahi taco. Both were very tasty and beautifully presented

Thank Caf92
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the fifth day in Miami South Beach and without a doubt best food. First course ,warm goats cheese salad and absolutely brilliant guacamole, but the main course, wow ! Snapper like I,ve never seen of tasted...it seemed a shame to cut into if. The whole fish had been pan fried..crispy skin, but then opened still the top, and... More 

Thank President66
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is the perfect location to eat while shopping in south beach Miami. The food was excellent but the drinks was small. The wait staff was friendly and not bad to look at. Me and my friends took the outside seating to view the people walking pass as well as to feel some sun. This is a place to... More 

Thank Shnikah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, nice bartenders and a perfect spot for watching people walk by :) The menu was also comprehensive!

Thank Jannika D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Yuca for some drinks and sat at the bar. Oscar was a fantastic bartender and he was very entertaining. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Ellen G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent preparations - very exquisite and delicious. Very good service and nice location. We enjoyed every bite of it. The foods are reasonable priced. Price for drinks seemed bit on expensive side but might be true for the location.

Thank Mrin108
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I happened accross this restaurant while shopping on Lincoln Road - and it was definitely one of the best meals I've had since I've been in Miami. Their gluten free menu is really good - and one of few that is actually marked! Service was really prompt & helpful and the food was quick, well prepared and tasted great!

Thank Kate C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is in a busy street but we managed to get a table outside close to small garden. Very nice and pleasant waiter and very good food. Place is nicely located no as crowded as other restaurants in lincoln street.

Thank Tachermoyen
Grafton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good Cuban food. Paella was excellent, so were the Maduros and Fried Yuccas. Drinks are ok and pricey, but then it is Miami Beach. Budget for $250 for a 4-person family with drinks for two.

Thank gopalshenoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
    (Drexel Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-9822
YUCA, an acronym for Young Urban Cuban-Americans, is widely known as being South Florida's original upscale Cuban restaurant featuring Innovative Nuevo Latino Cuisine or as the locals call it "Nuevo Latino." This style of cooking includes traditional Latin ingredients such as a plethora of textures, colors, and flavors that when combined creates a cuisine that is unique to anything offered outside of the Caribbean and Latin America.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?