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Yuca Restaurant and Lounge

501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
+1 305-532-9822
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yuca is an American hipster twist on Cuban food. Our food was amazing, & I love people watching on Lincoln road, so I was in heaven. The only complaints I have is the super small plates & those good ole Miami Beach taxes they add...More

Thank Damica_C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service we received was awful. The waiter was rude and dismissive. We had drinks and an appetizer and decided not to order anymore since it took so long. I asked for the check several times and when he finally gave it to us, it...More

Thank solocapri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The family circled all Miami to find a decent place to eat and after miles of walking we stumbled upon yuca, greeted by cruise who took our orders and suggested some amazing dishes he gave us beyond five star service and the food alone was...More

Thank Natasha A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yuca Restaurant is located in a nice area on Lincoln road. It’s a good Cuban/ Latin restaurant. We stopped by for a lunch or small snack and some drinks. They had a $5 happy hour at the bar inside. The mojitos were very good and...More

Thank Crispy12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to eat here pre-theater. Just a few minutes walk to the Fillmore. Lovely evening so we sat outside. Our waiter, Cruz, was great, and helped us make selections. The restaurant is Cuban and the menu had a variety of good choices with vegetarian and...More

Thank Amadancer1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yuca is a lovely experience. The staff are welcoming and look great in their Cuban fedoras. The food is amazing and portion sizes just right. You can eat outside; we were inside. There was a very loud stag party behind us but the staff made...More

Thank Portia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loveeeedd this restaurant especially because I am vegetarian and the waiter called Benjamin was so helping with what to choose! He was very kind and funny we had a blast with him !! The food was great I would recommend to anyone

Thank Camazo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to start our trip off with Cuban Fare since we had just arrived in Miami that day. The location is wonderful and the service above average. The issue is that I found the food OK, not great, and you paid resort/Miami Beach prices....More

Thank Randler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I ate at Yuca Restaurant during our holidays in Miami last week and we loved the place! The food tastes really good and the service is awesome, especially Benjamin, who was taking care of our table. He was really nice with us,...More

Thank zo_log
Reviewed 13 March 2018

My friend and I decided to go for lunch and we came across this restaurant which initially seemed fine. We sat down and waited around for a long time before someone came and took our order. Throughout our meal, the waiter assigned to our table...More

Thank pa004
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Divabunnie
18 March 2016|
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Response from Style_Buff | Reviewed this property |
There is a public parking garage for $1 per hour one block from Yuca. Entrance is on 17th St at Convention Center Drive or on Pennsylvania Ave. I use that garage whenever I am on Lincoln Rd.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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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