Enjoy edible ethnic bites at Hole-in-the-Wall and Mom & Pop type of restaurants. Taste the best of Miami Beach’s global cuisine (“melting-pot”) with its predominate Latin, European, and American “comfort food” cuisine, uncovering the hidden hotspots for crunchy patacones, authentic empanadas, home made Cuban dishes, Refajo drink and much more. You will sit and relax while savoring different bites, as well as stand and eat on the go as in a cosmopolitan city.
- Visit mom-and-pop type of restaurants and hole-in-the wall delicious ethnic eateries.
- Learn about the dramatic, inspiring history & architecture of the Art Deco district.
- Enjoy tastings at places where locals eat and get to know what restaurants to avoid!
- Meet people from all over the world that bond in the common interest for great culinary findings.
Food Stops Include:
ARTISAN FLORIBBEAN CUISINE:
Savor one of the freshest ceviche (“seh-BEE-chay”) in town – done the right way! Ceviche is an old tradition in South America. Try a delicious ceviche with passion fruit, canchita and other authentic ingredients at a beautiful tavern where you will experience the real local ambiance. A cooling beer cocktail enhances the experience at this local gem labelled ‘Best Colombian Restaurant in Miami Beach’ by The Sun Post – Bolivar Restaurant.
A STAPLE OF ARGENTINA:
A third-generation bakery named “Best Place For Empanadas” by the Food Network. These folks craft a delicate pillow of shredded chicken with spices folded into the family’s famous buttery, flaky dough with avocado and cilantro sauce for a true Miamian bite – Charlotte’s Bakery.
A TASTE OF OLD HAVANA:
Enjoy the local ambiance, and an old Havana atmosphere in this beloved local institution, while devouring a hearty Cuban classic. Get to taste heavenly homemade mojo and chimichurri with your meal. Learn the secrets of Cuban cuisine as your guide explains each of the ingredients of their perfectly cooked dishes – Polo Norte Restaurant.
Run by a young family from Verona, Italy, their vegetarian pocket made with a 300 year old recipe “mother dough” filled with homemade pesto, feta cheese, spinach and other delectable ingredients will leave you wondering how can you make another stop at this all-organic hole-in-the wall place that you certainly should not miss while you are back in the neighborhood – Blocks Deli.
Perk up with a Miami staple, the cafe Cubano, brewed the traditional way at this ventanita for thirty-four years. Sip as the locals do and get a quick lesson on how to order the perfect colada, cortadito and cafe con leche – David’s Cafe.
A SWEET & SALTY TREAT FROM SPAIN:
Crispy crunchy on the outside, moist and light on the inside combined with a sweet and salty special coating, this Spanish treat filled with homemade dulce de leche is served hot for a melt-in-your-mouth experience served minutes after made at a casual cafeteria – Manolo’s On The Beach.
The finest Italian ingredients melt languidly in the mouth with award-winning gelato – rightfully winning title of “Best Gelato in Miami” by The Miami New Times – Milani Gelateria.
Reservations are required a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Tours are subject to availability. To make reservations, visit http://www.miamiculinarytours.com/GoCard and fill out the form OR email firstname.lastname@example.org with your Go Miami Card Build Your Own Pass information.
Note: A credit card will be required to hold your reservation and only charged if you are a no show.
High Season (October-End of May):
Daily at 12:00 noon, and 5:00 pm (except Tuesdays)
Low Season (June-End of September):
Weekends at 12:00 noon, and 5:00 pm (except Tuesdays)
Check website for the most up-to-date hours of operation. All tours are subject to availability.