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El Mago de las Fritas

5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
+1 305-266-8486
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fritas” (98 reviews)
“flan” (26 reviews)
“cuban burger” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Authentic Cuban atmosphere. Prices are very reasonable and you will leave full. We lucked out and got one of the very few parking spaces out front. Ordering would be easier if I spoke Spanish but a lady working the grill was very helpful and pleasant,...More

Thank FoodFunSun2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fritas are fabulous. It's a Cuban hamburger but that really doesn't do it justice. Use the homemade sauce. It would make styrofoam taste good.

Thank WadeKellett
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cuban Burger place. Outstanding care by the staff, you will never go back to a chain burger restaurant. The guanabana shake is an experience to remember forever.

Thank Prsnte
Reviewed 1 week ago

The one word to describe the frita burgers at El Mago De Las Fritas is addictive! I visited the restaurant for the first time a few weeks ago and became an immediate fan. I had two Frita Traditionals. The meat was full of chorizo flavor...More

Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite spot for Fritas Cubanas and withing walking distance from El Mago del Ponche...so if you need a flat repaired you can have a nice lunch while you wait, LOL. Whenever family comes from out of town they want to make this their first...More

Thank 622elianap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place, reasonable prices, welcoming staff. Unique place in Miami. Try the cuban beer as well.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food with even better service. Real authentic Cuban experience with high quality food in simple location. The chicken soup was outstanding, the plantain even better - but the fritas were the star!! We had the chicken fritas and they were amazing!! If they did...More

Thank MyFavouriteThings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming family owned restaurant with fast service and tasty Cuban food. Staff was friendly and helpful in answering any questions. We ordered ham croquetas and 2 fritas with papaya smoothies and it was all delicious!!! Will definitely return whenever back in Miami

Thank Janel Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food, Very good staff, service and good prices My overall experience totally exceeds my expectations.

Thank Natti Lee H
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I ordered the traditional Frita with double meat (doble), which is a chorizo burger with shoestring fries on a Cuban bun. I liked it. Nice to try something different. The place is decorated with framed press clippings and photos of celebs who have stopped by,...More

Thank ExtraUnderwear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-266-8486
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An Icon of Miami simple food, the Cuban Frita is the Cuban interpretation of a hamburger. Casual Family friendly environment that wants to make you part of our family. Welcome Home !
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