Miami: Little Havana Street Food Tour

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Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Miami’s Cuban neighborhood—Little Havana—is a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds. Instead of exploring this vibrant area alone, join a local guide on a food tasting extravaganza that helps you get to know the best street food bites, as well as fascinating insights about Cuban culture. Samples you might try include beef empanadas, guava and cheese pastries, seafood, and churros—with alcoholic drinks included too.

Highlights

Enjoy a tour with a special purpose—to discover street food in Little Havana
Visit family-run eateries that are off the usual tourist trail
Hassle-free tour experience with food and drink included
Tour stops by a cigar factory to see how Cuban cigars are rolled

Itinerary

Right after the first food tasting our guides will take you to meet a Cuban born, but now local Miami Artist. Here we will learn about cuban art community and how a lot of artists find their way to the USA and create here.
In this store all the stuff that are sold are made by the family members of this family.
You will see a spot that later after the tour you can stop by and get some authentic creations as gifts to yourself or someone else.
Meeting BIG PAPA and learning the story of the guayabera shirts that originated in Cuba is a must have experience in Little Havana.
He gives a fun presentation of the history of the shirt and how to best utilize it. In our community Big Papa is one of our most famous vendors of cuban inspired apparel.
Our tour guide will take you to a local and family owned cigar factory where you will see real Cuban rollers make authentic cuban style cigars. It is the only lady owned cigar factory in Little Havana.
This place is the only one where all the cigars being sold are produced in the store.
You will have a chance to take pictures and videos of them making different varieties of cigars.
These rollers and store were included in many movies and music videos of artist such as Pitbull and manny others.
Our guides will teach you about the history of the tobacco industry and how it evolved until today. You will also learn how to choose your cigars or possibly buy some gifts for your friends.
An Art Deco Design Theater build in 1926. It represented an architectural perfection in its glorious days and it remains a historical landmark of the neighborhood.
Our Guide will explain the history and cultural significance of the Domino park to the Cuban-American community.
Our guides will share the story of the people who fought and gave their life in the Bay of Pigs in 1961, trying to liberate the Cuban people from an oppressive government. Often times, we get to meet and greet with some of the veterans on the street.
This is one of the most critical points of Castro's dictatorial rule and a must learn topic if you want to know the cuban story.
Towards the end of the tour our group goes to the Rooster Alley, so we can learn about the significance of the roosters in the Cuban and latino culture. The whole neighborhood is full of roosters, created by a lot of local artists.
The Rooster Alley is sponsored by one of our local entrepreneur, who donated his backyard and alley to over 25 local artist to create art to beautify the neighborhood.
Guests often enjoy an afternoon in the most eclectic part of Miami and get to learn the ways and habits of the Cuban-American community.
The group will take a walk up and down the Calle Ocho ( 8th Street ) in Little Havana to learn about the Cuban Community and the other communities that live in the neighborhood. Our local expert guides who live in the area will indulge you in the stories and daily rituals of all the residents.

Inclusions

Guava and Cheese Pastry - tasting in a local family owned bakery of a Cuban immigrant family.
Cuban Sandwich - Local Miami version of a cuban sandwich in family owned restaurant.
Churros dessert - we finish the tour on a sweet note.
Local Art Gallery of Cuban artist Rafael de Armas
Big Papa's guayabera store - learn about the cuban style fashion and the history of it.
Salpicon de Mariscos - Seafood tasting in a tapas size to introduce you to local Cuban style seafood
Cuban Cigar Factory - Watch real life Cigar rollers who rolled over million cigars individually.
Empanada with Beef - You will taste an empanada in a whole in the wall spot known only to locals.
Tea and coffee
Carbonated beverages
Domino Park Game - Played by local community elders and learn the history of the Domino game.

Exclusions

The Gratuity for the Tour Guide. Its customary to tip your tour guide if you have enjoyed your tour
Parking Fees/ Download PayByPhone app for street parking payment. Don't park in restaurant parking
Private transportation

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Suitable for any age or fitness level

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.