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“Great Food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of David's Cafe Cafecito

David's Cafe Cafecito
Ranked #92 of 4,138 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Nearly a year after closing its Collins Avenue location, the iconic 40-year-old Cuban cafe alights on Alton Road, settling into a smaller SoBe space with blue-and-black tiled floors and its signature walk-up window where locals get their morning cafecito fix. The menu includes breakfast staples like fried eggs and bacon, plus classics like Cubano Sandwich and churrasco (grilled beef) that never grow old.
miami
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013

What a great place to order fresh seafood and salads. It is a lovely restaurant that looks out of place on South Beach. What a great find.

Visited July 2013
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English first
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Slowest service ever”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We wanted to have cuban food so we decided to try this place. We walked and there is a wait to be seated sign. We wait and no one comes. Somebody finally yells from behind some counter telling us to pick a table and she'll bring menus. We sit for about 15 mins and finally brings the menus. We wait amother 10 mins to order our drinks and since we waited for so long we ordered as well. Our food took forever and once it did come out the server never checked on us again. We were never asked if we wanted another drink or anything. And I ordered maduros and she never brought them out. Worst service we had while we were there. She did not deserve the 18% gratuity they put on the check.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Miami Beach, Florida
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great place for on budget lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

We were couple and we took the all-you-can-eat buffet. The options are limited so do not expect full tables of meals, but for 8.95 it is definitely worth the cost. If you are tired of sandwiches, burgers and italian food, or the portions anywhere else are not enough for you, come definitely here. It is not excursion through cuban cuisine, but definitely brand new taste.

Visited July 2013
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Oslo, Norway
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Superb breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had breakfast here on two consecutive days. We chose the eggs, Cuban toast and coffee over the American. Good food at an affordable price. The people were super friendly and helpful.The art deco decor was nice. Overall very satisfied with everything.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“great for after club meals :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

i came here twice while i stayed in sobe. First i went for lunch, food was extremely amazing specially Ropa Vieja, i also had yuca frita which i was impressed of how fresh it was. second time was after bar/club hopping . had a cheeseburger which was delicious and my boyfriend had a lechon sandwhich , just that he didnt like it much bc it was too dry he had to add a few sauces to make it better but still wasnt a good choice. Other than that it was good :)

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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