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501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913 (Drexel Ave.)
+1 305-532-9822
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was awesome, paella was perfect and kids meal was well received. Staff were super friendly, overall a great experience by the whole family.

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Thank Malcolm W
Aruba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Young urban Cuban fusion cuisine. Loved their cuban-inspired fusion burgers and yucca fries.Good spot to watch the people walking past in the Lincoln Mall area.

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Thank FamilyTravellerAW
Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skirt steak and paella were fantastic!! We loved everything we tried and excellent service add well.

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Thank boydlaker
Incline Village, Nevada
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down Lincoln Road to find different and local cuisine and this was one very nice tasty place to sample small plates of various Cuban dishes. I had several appetizers and my husband had a regular portion pork lunch. It was fun and just the right amount of choices to try out. I think this was a better than... More 

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Thank Kelly B
San Diego, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat inside, early evening the rest was not busy. The inside has a very strong smell to humidity or water??? I was not impressed with the menu at ALL... we order 5 entrees out of which only one ( the daily special ) was worth the $40. The others were either too salty or to blend. The server was... More 

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Chickamauga, Georgia
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the free trolly to Lincoln Strolling Mall. We selected Yuca for a Cuban meal. Seating outside was the option we chose so we could people watch. I ordered Yuccas patty testing on mushroom with salad. Definitely a new taste experience. I enjoyed it, but wouldn't order again. My daughter order oxtail taco which she did not enjoy. No... More 

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Thank mawflint
Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yuca was recommended by our bellman as a ciban place to try out. We were sitting outside on the Lincoln road terrace. Although watching the people passing by is fun and entertaining, a bit of background music would have been nice to give us a bit of the cuban touch. The drinks were nice and well crafted, the food was... More 

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Lavallette,n.j.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impromptu lunch with friends became a true culinary experience! Ambience and service provided was 5 star! Pulled pork was rated 4 star by one participant. Lunch salads with grilled well seasoned chicken with ginger dressing was more than adequate which we equated to a dinner sized portion. The flan was mouth watering delicious. Would definitely recommend and is on our... More 

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Thank coeventures
Leonia, NJ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are strolling on Lincoln Road then Yuca is the place eat! They have Cuban food and I must say it's very delicious. The service is great as is the ambience. I truly enjoy the place . Each time I visit Miami I always make it a point to eat at Yuca! If you love salsa dancing they have... More 

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Thank Nancy L
Englewood, New Jersey
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food - authentic with a delicious twist! Plantain crusted mahi-mahi with fufu was over the top delicious, especially washed down with a mojito or three. Perfect people watching spot and fantastic service. Excellent way to end the day after strolling Lincoln Road.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 80
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
    (Drexel Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-9822
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?