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La Criollita Cafeteria

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3701 NW 79th St, Miami, FL 33147-4438
+1 305-691-5210
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Had breakfast and lunch there. Orders get backed up at the ToGo window but you would expect that from a popular neighbor place. The breakfast special is "different". Eggs meat and toast - Don't expect a sandwich, although you could make one because the 'toast' is a sliced roll. Great value and good food. Lunch - Black bean and rice... More 

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Herndon, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We were working nearby, and the locals told us to try La Criollita. They said cheap and very good. I had the grilled pork sandwich. it was loaded with tender chopped pork in a very tasty sauce. The roll was grilled so it was crispy on the outside. Also tried the plantains both fried with garlic sauce and sweet ones.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2011

Not the best neighborhood, not the pretiest establishment. But when it comes to getting a $5 breakfast they're pretty. Get two fried eggs with ham and French fries. And comes with caffe con leche and toast. (ask them to make the toast from media Luna bread and dip it in your coffe). I go there every week for breakfast. Never... More 

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Tampa, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2011

On the edge of Hialeah, a classic cafeteria. Delicious food at cheap prices, this place stays busy for good reason. Walk up counter, bar-style seating and a few regular tables as well. Fresh fruit juices made to order, Cuban coffee always fresh. You won't hear much English being spoken, but there's never been a problem getting the order right. Always... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2009

Good food, service and price. They also catered one of my parties and from then on I call them for my parties and I 'm sure they got customers from it too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2007

the most excellent attencion,the most beutifull spot had to be where is the perfect meal in my experience they have the most excellent cook and the dessert in the restaurant has a glorius taste that is a shame leave the place, i had the most joyfull time there for me there was no other place then la criollita.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3701 NW 79th St, Miami, FL 33147-4438
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-691-5210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?