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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
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501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913 (Drexel Ave.)
(305) 532-9822
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant really was a surprise. Excellent food, good location, reasonable pricing, friendly staff. Alberto was just amazing went out of his way to satisfy the customers. Really recommend.

Thank Clara S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the 3 Course Lunch Menu which was great. Real good food and nice portions. Nicolas our waiter was incredibly friendly and made our visit perfect. We highly recommend this restaurant. Oh the restaurant itself is really nice too.

Thank Carla R
Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I ae here about 10 years ago and, this time, it was just as good. Elegant decor, good menu, excellent food and drinks and super staff

Thank Sharon C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful spot to enjoy #delish food along with Great customer service !! If you visit please try the spinach&cheese empanadas ❤️

Thank bee6143
Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On vacation & wanted to try a true Cuban Restaurant / Menu. I had the Tilapia & it was definitely tasty! Concluded with a Cuban Coffee - smooth rocket fuel/ yum!

Thank davemiele
Montvale, New Jersey
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner at YUCA restaurant in Miami Beach. Very young/millenial crowd. Very nice, helpful staff. Food was ok. Yummy coffee flan dessert. Reasonable prices. Just not my cuppa tea.

Thank Deborah K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully tender cuts of pork or beef seasoned to perfection. Blended with an assortment of incredible sides and kind service from a more than gracious staff. A place that I'll visit every single time I'm in Miami!

Thank John W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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329 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to try this place because it looked really fresh from the outside and i just got a good vibe from the place. We opted for sandwiches which were really tasty and i couldn't fault them i really enjoyed the food. The server was very friendly its just a really nice place to eat and you also get some... More 

Thank jessimo
Coimbra, Portugal
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is super nice, the place too and the food is superb! Tried the ribs and it was amazing! Totally recommend

Thank Carolina M
Canberra, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Yuca in April 2014, was amazing. The best meal of our 4 week US trip. Highly recommended and cant wait to return.

Thank _MissB19xx_

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
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: (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?