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“Good food in a fun atmosphere ”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Yuca

Yuca
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Ranked #259 of 1,073 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Price range: $0 - $80
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Fairfax, Virginia
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Good food in a fun atmosphere ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Good good in a fun atmosphere. Not excellent but I was as with friends who made it a fun experience. Service is good and they make an effort to make your visit worthwhile.i would go back.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Young urban cuban american... For real!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The best location, the kindest waiters, the mist delicious food... It is really worth a visit! Cuban-american cuisine at its top, with an interesting modern touch.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“So-so”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

The atmosphere and wait staff are just fine. The restaurant is very nice and inviting. My husband and I had the calamari and the bacon wrapped dates for appetizers. Very good with light coating on the calamari. We both had the paella for our entree. It was just ok. The dish lacked flavor which surprised me in a Cuban restaurant. The dish had mussels, clam and shrimp which were cooked very well. I would go back to try another dish. Maybe the paella is not their specialty. I would stick with the more Traditional Cuban dishes next time. There is outdoor seating but August in Miami- we opted for the air conditioned inside dining!

  • Visited August 2014
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Huntsville, Alabama
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“Excellent cocktails, adequate food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

Nice ambience, enjoyed the vibe on Lincoln Rd. I was looking forward to the Caprese salad with burrata cheese. However the burrata was blah, and the guava in it threw me off. There is a lot of guava and goat cheese (both are yummy on their own, but executed weirdly) on the menu. The Fufu is a sweet mashed potato, and was not a good accompaniment for my entree.
Cocktails were amazing! Had some secret recipe drink, and it was green. Delish...

Visited July 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Amazing mojitos, ask for the bartender's special mojito, coquetas de la abuela & salmon tartare with mango avocado, passion fruit & caviar to die for!!!

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