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“A guaranteed good eat!!!!”

Yuca Restaurant and Lounge
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Ranked #190 of 1,098 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Price range: $24 - $50
Cuisines: Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Drexel Ave.
Description: 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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“A guaranteed good eat!!!!”
Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Everything was perfect when I went with my wife. The professionalism of the staff was what impressed me the most along with the food. Easy menu to choose from. Nice lit atmostsphere. A great miami spot. You will enjoy.

  • Visited June 2013
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NJ
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“AWESOME!!!!”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This place has got it ALL!!! Great, friendly service. Awesome food & the best sangria I've ever had!!! I have to eat here whenever I'm in South Beach. It's too good to pass up.

Visited June 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Really great place”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Went with a group of 7 and we were welcomed openly. We had a very attentive waiter who was very knowledgeable. The drinks were varied and excellent. A varied menu that combines small plates and large plates, so you can choose what you'd like. The fish was excellent as was the calamari. The whole snapper is exactly that, a complete fish,head and all sliced open and stuffed.

Visited May 2013
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San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
“Very good Cuban food”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

The tapas here are great, the sugar cane coated shrimps are so good. They have pork chop for the special and it's fall of the bone kind of tender, delicious.

Visited May 2013
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solon ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great Cuban American fusion!”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful meal outside under an umbrella! My husband had the pork special that melted in your mouth. The servers in fedoras made us feel like we were in Cuba! We highly recommend this restaurant!

  • Visited May 2013
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