Eating Out In Hialeah, Florida

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Hialeah, Florida offers a plethora of low price meals and authentic cuisine, from Cuban fritas and Peruvian ceviches to Colombian bakeries and American delis. Here’s our guide to the best places to eat out in Hialeah.
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1. Central Park Food Station

Central Park Food Station

Located just outside Hialeah in Doral, Florida, Central Park Food Station is the one-stop-shop for sandwiches. Offering delivery service and online ordering options for the late night munchies, Central Park Food Station has all the bases covered. A unique favorite here is the enrollados – a pita bread wrapped beef fajita, pork fajita and chicken fajita.
Central Park Food Station, 2721 NW 79th Avenue, Miami, FL, USA +1 (305) 463-8512

2. Ceviche Inca

Restaurant, Peruvian, South American

Located in an inconspicuous shopping center in Hialeah, Ceviche Inca is an unassuming restaurant servingserves well-received Peruvian fare. This no-frills spot consists of 15 tables and excellent daily lunch specials include soups, an entrée, dessert and a juice. Beyond their lunch special, guests are served a complimentary chicken cilantro soup upon seating. Menu highlights include the cau cau, lomo saltado, papa a la huancaina, aji de gallina and dorado.

3. Cuban Guys

Cuban Guys

With three locations spread throughout Miami-Dade County, Cuban Guys is a local, authentic chain offering Latin specialty sandwiches in South Florida. The star of their menu is the traditional frita cubana. The sandwich is marinated in a flavorful garlic, cumin and oregano base. The menu at Cuban Guys also consists of other comida Cubano staples such as the media noche, yucca fritas and plantains, almost all of which are served on a daily deals menu.
Cuban Guys, 1678 Northeast Miami Gardens Drive, North Miami Beach, FL, USA, +1 305-949-6877

4. El Palacio De Los Jugos Latino

Restaurant

El Palacio De Los Jugos Latino

El Palacio de los Jugos Latino is a fresh and quick option for Cuban food. With indoor dining for the winter crowd and outdoor dining for those hot summertime days, the Hialeah branch of this eight-chain restaurant has it covered. From the menu, order the cicharrones, tostones and croquetas to start, followed by the carne en salsa con champañones.

El Palacio de los Jugos Latino, 4290 E 4th Ave, Hialeah, FL, USA +1 (305) 558-5959

5. Elevation Burger

Elevation Burger

Founded by California native Hans Hess, Elevation Burger serves sustainable grass-fed, organic hamburgers of the freshest quality. The actual Elevation Burger, after which the establishment was named, consists of two organic, grass-fed, free-range burger patties with toppings like caramelized onions, jalapenos, aged cheddar cheese and additional condiments. Also on the menu are veggie, vegan and kids’ burgers.
Elevation Burger, Red Palmetto Shoppes, NW 57th Ave #138 Miami Lakes, FL, USA +1 (786) 517-5775

6. Mesa’s BBQ

Restaurant

Mesa’s BBQ

Mesa’s BBQ is a family-run restaurant serving home-style, quality Cuban food. Its principally known for its authentic pork sandwich, which consists of seasoned, well-shredded pork served on Cuban bread with a generous portion of onions. Other favorites include the moro and masitas de puerco (fried pork chunks).
Mesa’s BBQ, 123 SW 29th Street, Hialeah, FL, USA +1 (305) 863-2009

7. Molina's Ranch Restaurant

Restaurant, Cuban, Cocktails

Molina’s Ranch Restaurant is located close to Miami International Airport. The restaurant serves popular dishes such as moros y cristianos, chicharrones, yuca con mojo, as well as wines and desserts. This restaurant has also welcomed its fair share of celebrities, including Arnold Schwarzenegger.

8. Polo Norte

Restaurant, Cuban

Along with many other Cuban families in the early 1980s, the Busquet family left their home in Cuba and moved to Miami. They opened Polo Norte, a restaurant that originally began as an ice cream parlor and evolved to add traditional Cuban meals to the menu. Polo Norte serves one of the best fritas cubanas in Miami. The burger consists of crispy homemade julienne potatoes, raw onions and an oversized patty. The patty has a chorizo and paprika combination that makes this frita especially flavorsome and distinct.

9. Tres Monitos Bakery

Bakery, American

The family owned Tres Monitos Bakery serves authentic Colombian cuisine and pastries. There are menus for breakfast, daily lunch specials and dinner. Highlights include the bandeja paisa, sancocho de cola and pechuga la plancha with a side of tostones and rice. Complete your meal with a Colombian imported beer: bien fria Aguila.

10. Yoyito Restaurant y Cafeteria

Cafe, Restaurant, Cuban

Yoyito Restaurant y Cafeteria is famous in Hialeah and Miami for serving the best tamales in town and there’s usually a wait for a table at this tiny restaurant. Yoyito Restaurant y Cafeteria offers daily specials throughout the week as well as fresh juices.

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