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“Little Havana in Miami Magical”
Review of Calle Ocho

Calle Ocho
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Newville, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
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“Little Havana in Miami Magical”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Everytime we visit Miami we visit Calle Ocho. A cigar and a cafe leche makes the visit perfect. Pick a spot any spot and don't forget to pick up some Cuban bread and some pastelito. Check out the domino club and see how the pros play.

Visited August 2013
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DennisFox
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46 reviews
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“Calle Ocho 8th St. not the Calle Ocho street festival.”
Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

While the Calle Ocho street festival (carnival) is a mob, about 1 million people, stages with music from the Caribbean and Latin America and people flaunting their country of origin.
The rest of the time Calle Ocho (8th st.) is a Little Havana neighborhood and largely Cuban culture. Art galleries, restaurants and nightclubs playing Salsa, Son, Merengue & Reggaeton. Viernes Cultural you will see live bands and dancing in the street.

Visited March 2013
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Weston, Florida
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“If you're into that kind of thing”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

If you're into fights, public display of drunkenness, groping, and just overall controlled chaos, then calle ocho is for you. Otherwise, I suggest you stay home.

It is too bad because the food is great and the music is good, but I'll pass on the other stuff. All it takes is a small few to ruin it for everyone else.

Visited March 2013
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Lake Helen, Florida
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“Culture & Fun”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

We visited on a Sunday, and there was not a lot going on. Many of the stores were closed. The ones that were open seemed to close right around lunch time. This may be something to keep in mind as you plan your own visit.

All in all, though, it was quite an experience. We had a great time, and were even able to purchase and enjoy a few cigars right on the street! There are also many 'authentic' eateries in the area.

Certainly worth a visit!

Visited May 2013
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DennisFox
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“Cuban flavor”
Reviewed May 9, 2013

Music, Art, Food & Music. Especially Viernes Cultural, the last Friday of the month. Live bands play, art galleries are open late and dancing in the street.

Visited March 2013
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