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Immerse yourself in Cuban American culture on Little Havana’s main street, which serves as a major gathering point for the Latino community in Miami. Taste the finest rum in town or grab some churros as you explore the area. You’ll see seniors playing dominoes at Domino Park, as well as plenty of vintage cars, colorful street art, and gift and craft shops along the way. Stroll along the Calle Ocho Walk of Fame and spot the stars of Gloria Estefan, Thalía, and other Hispanic icons. Visit the neighborhood around mid-March to catch the exuberant Calle Ocho Music Festival. – Tripadvisor
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  • Melissa B
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great day trip to visit your Hispanic roots!
    When you live 2 hours away, this is a fun day trip. Only takes a few hours to sit and have a cafecito, maybe a Cuban sandwich as you walk around. Watch the cigar rolling, head over to Ball and Chain to listen to live music and check out the Celia Cruz display at the old theater!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Thomas V
    Oakland, California16,960 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Unique Ethnic Neighborhood
    A unique experience, the premier Cuban neighborhood in the US and this is the main street. Take a long walk, do some shopping, have a Cuban sandwich, or just an espresso. Step into a bar with music. Wander off a couple of blocks to see where the folks live. It's the real thing.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 November 2023
  • Mohamed H
    Toronto, Canada4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An exciting street in an exciting neighborhood
    I enjoyed strolling down this street. It is a true destination to get your Miami vibe. Loved the colorful roosters and the many murals. Lots of eateries and nice stores to get cigars, ice-cream, a cool hat, or souvenirs. Many performers and Latin music coming out of businesses create a very fun atmosphere. The Bay of Pigs Memorial was a surprise and is a fitting tribute commemorating the event.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 April 2024
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Caroline L
Los Angeles, CA2,642 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
You will find great food, great music and nice little shops representing Cuban culture here. It’s fun to walk up and down Calle Ocho to see everything from cigar shops to large rooster statues to the walk of fame. This part of Little Havana was probably my favorite part of visiting Miami.
Written 11 May 2021
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elchaco
Houston, TX1,028 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2021
It was fun walking up and down Calle Ocho. Lots of shops, restaurants, and artwork to look at. You can buy cigars, guayaberas, cuban things, food, snap pics with artwork and check out Domino Park, a park where lots of the elders come chill and play dominos. Fun little spot.
Written 21 January 2022
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ray raposo
Miami, FL1,339 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
If you're not from South Florida you'll be astonished at some of the local flavor offered in the Little Havana end of Calle Ocho (8th Street). There are cafes and bars as well as local shops selling cigars and other cuban items. You can go from the Tower Theater, to Ball and Chain bar or Domino Park, all around the same 15th Avenue block. You for sure want to sample some cuban food at one of the restaurants, El Pub, El Exquisito, or Esquina de la Fama. On the weekends it is full of out of town folks mingling with the locals. There a few art galleries worth checking out as well. The sidewalk features a Walk of Fame. There's street parking with Pay-By-Phone, you have to get lucky to find someone leaving to park.
Written 10 March 2020
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Adventure Diva
Manchester, CT2,621 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Solo
Walking down Calle Ocho made me feel like I was transported to the Islands and/or Central/South America. Tasty foods, fine art, jewelry and clothing await you. If you happen to visit Sundays (Salsero) or Mambo Monday, you are in for a lively dance experience. Churromania@Little Havana had delicious, freshly made churros covered with a light sugar for a traditional taste.
Written 7 November 2022
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Matt_W_Oz
Hong Kong, China61 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
It was at best ok. Came with 4 friends form overseas and I was the host. We got seated and ordered beers.
We asked about food and i expected some sort of explanation or how the menu works. Nothing. So we ordered a bit of food. Pastas brabos was rubbish. The calamari was lovely. The tortilla was also poor and strangely covered in mayo I brink. The other tapas were unremarkable. The service required constant waving of arms. Would I go again, no.
Written 4 April 2023
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Melissa B
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
When you live 2 hours away, this is a fun day trip. Only takes a few hours to sit and have a cafecito, maybe a Cuban sandwich as you walk around. Watch the cigar rolling, head over to Ball and Chain to listen to live music and check out the Celia Cruz display at the old theater!
Written 4 October 2023
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Mohamed H
Toronto, Canada4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
I enjoyed strolling down this street. It is a true destination to get your Miami vibe. Loved the colorful roosters and the many murals. Lots of eateries and nice stores to get cigars, ice-cream, a cool hat, or souvenirs. Many performers and Latin music coming out of businesses create a very fun atmosphere. The Bay of Pigs Memorial was a surprise and is a fitting tribute commemorating the event.
Written 6 April 2024
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AMsays
Thornhill, Canada4,655 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Calle Ocho or eighth street is the main street of Little Havana and synonymous with the largest celebration of Latino culture and specifically Cuban in the United States. The most popular street in Miami’s Little Havana, there’s little bars, simple restaurants, unique sites and stores that commemorate all things Cuban. You’re bound to come across a tourist or two, but what is more important is that you will not be able to leave without feeling a little “Cuban”.
Written 25 March 2023
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Jen Travels
Detroit, MI6,805 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Solo
The commercial part of Little Havana sits on this street called Calle Ocho (8th Street).

Lots of restaurants, gift shops, and various other businesses.

Many of the restaurants stay open into the evening, but a lot of the gift shops and such close down once it starts getting dark.

There are many attractions to see along this part of Little Havana, from big roosters to Domino Park to the Bay of Pigs monument, to the Cuban Walk of Fame.

Domino Park itself was closed but you can still see much of it through the fence.

You can purchase everything Cuban, from handmade cigars to cocktails to cuisine.

Written 24 December 2021
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Elfma
Greenwich, CT708 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
The heart of the Cuban community in Miami. Yes it's a bit overrun with tourists but still an iconic experience unique to this beautiful city. Go at night for sure, have a meal, enjoy the music, walk around and enjoy the neon and the vibe. Felt very safe, lots of Cuban families.
Written 24 February 2023
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