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Playa Cafe

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1515 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7802
+1 305-538-1551
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Central American, South American
1515 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local favorite one of those places you might never know unless the locals share their secret Maria Rivas was my server and the breakfast was fast and delicious The Cuban coffee was a plus Eric Ruiz the owner was generous with his time and...More

Thank nosbigs
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

After paying way too much at many south beach spots, this place was a refreshing change with seriously the best Cuban sandwich ever (and I've tried my share). Stacked with meat and pressed with pickles and cheese - it was more than a meal's worth...More

Thank Molly M
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Someone told me about this place. Now it's my job to tell you all about it. It's so good! I'll be going back every time I am in Miami Beach. This is a must go to place. Counter seating only. Gets crowded at meal times....More

Thank bruins84
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I didn't want to leave Miami without trying a Cuban Sandwich! We stumbled upon this little place, and ordered a Cuban sandwich and a vegetarian sandwich. The sandwiches were very good! This little café is a hidden in plain view gem of south beach. The...More

Thank sfranklin2017
Reviewed March 26, 2017

My husband and I went there three weeks ago and we were really upset by the way they treated us. The food was ok, but the service was horrible. They spoke Spanish thinking that we wouldn't understand them and kept calling me "flaca" for 20...More

Thank stefaniavk
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We went for breakfast, found a place in the counter and ask for a cuban sandwich, a coffee and a midnight sandwich. They're HUGE! And tasty. i was unable to eat more food, not even finished my sandwich.

Thank Route66por
Reviewed February 19, 2017

All I can say is stay away from the high end chains saying they have Cuban food!!, This is as local as you can get. The food is made fresh there and then , it is all amazing and the best small joint in south...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2017

Great Latin-American spot for having your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Service is excellent, waiters try to accommodate as much as people as the place fits with kind attitude. Food is great: you can have large portions for very modest prices and very very good quality....More

Thank mattiac997
Reviewed February 3, 2017

We hit this joint up at least once for breakfast each time we visit. The service hasn't change (excellent) and the breakfast and coffee is great! Each trip out I practice my spanish and get a little better. Each time we go its the desayuno...More

Thank Notsoworried
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

We love this very small, unpretentious, Cuban cafe. During our many visits here for lunch and other times, we rarely hear any English spoken. The locals all seem to know about Playa Cafe and highly recommend various foods to us. The staff is very friendly,...More

Thank 1Vagabond_Traveler
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Restaurant Details

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Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Central American, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
7:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 305-538-1551
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