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Playa Cafe

1515 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7802
+1 305-538-1551
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cuban sandwich” (19 reviews)
“tamales” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
1515 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7802
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were nicely surprised with this little joint. The food was amazing and the cheap which was perfect if you were vacationing on a budget. The staff was friendly. We stayed in Miami for a week and ate breakfast and sometimes lunch almost everyday at...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Small, set at the counter local spot. We had breakfast. Scrambled eggs, rice, sweet plantains, Cuban coffee. GREAT. This is not a tourist spot. But if you want good and reasonably priced Cuban food try it. I want to go back!

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Ate here twice, both times getting take out. Service was prompt and staff spoke enough English to get our order right. Sandwiches and empanadas were fantastic and prices excellent. If we stayed in South Beach for a week we'd have gotten lunch here every day...

Thank bginct
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This little place is great for breakfast and real Cuban coffee and Cuban sandwiches. I got up early every morning and made a coffee run here to start the day. You even get the little cups with it. I like it without sugar and they...More

Thank MossGlen
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

South Beach can be a bit much with the pools, drinks and chi-chi scene. Sometimes you just want something downright delicious where the people are friendly and the prices good. Playa Cafe is a Latin restaurant with choices from all over Central America and the...More

Thank RyokoVoyageur
Reviewed 10 December 2017

When we recently stayed in Miami Beach at the Loew's Hotel, we went looking for alternative inexpensive places to eat breakfast and found this gem. The place is primarily populated with locals and working people. The food is plentiful and delicious and the prices ridiculously...More

1  Thank stephen l
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

If you wanna try Cuban food or sandwich visit this local cafe fast service delicious food for two people coffee and breakfast we paid $25

Thank Zainab T
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I wish we had found this little place the first day we arrived, the food was tasty and the prices are fantastic, especially for the area. It's a small place but worth the wait. I found the staff friendly.

Thank Carrie K
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A local favorite one of those places you might never know unless the locals share their secret Maria Rivas was my server and the breakfast was fast and delicious The Cuban coffee was a plus Eric Ruiz the owner was generous with his time and...More

Thank nosbigs
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

After paying way too much at many south beach spots, this place was a refreshing change with seriously the best Cuban sandwich ever (and I've tried my share). Stacked with meat and pressed with pickles and cheese - it was more than a meal's worth...More

Thank Molly M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 305-538-1551
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