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Bocaito Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bocaitomiami.com
  • Phone: (305) 856-8818
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday: 11:30pm - 3:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Tapas / Small Plates, Latin / Spanish, Argentinean
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Call us or inquire at restaurant for more details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Call us or inquire at restaurant for more details.
  • Private Party Contact: Diego Castilla (305) 331-4612

Getting there

  • Cross Street: SW 18th Ave
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Bocaito
Winner of Best Tapas by Miami New Times for 2011, Bocaito is an Authentic Spanish Tapas Bar, serving imported Spainish Wines, Seafood and Jamon Iberico. Our Family has been in the Restaurant business for 2 generations and we pride ourselves on excellent food and a great dining experience.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The food was very good i recomend the calamares in sauce i love it and they have wine list with different price"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The food was outstanding. A little pricey though. Nice quiet place to have a comfortable conversation and catch up with friends"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Please don't go to this place because if you go there you will keep coming back and that won't be good for me. I have gone to this place many times and the food and service is always the same....great! Wine list I'd good and very reasonable. This is a a gem of a place...."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Great experience,,,,the food is really good and authentic, IT IS HOME AWAY FROM HOME :)"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Great tapas at this neighborhood gem. Staff is super attentive and the food is delicious. I keep coming back."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "It was our first visit to the restaurant. They sat us down right away and the service was ver personable BUT the food was outstanding! We shared a Caldo Gallego soup, una tabla de chorizo, jamon serrano, and manchego - delicious. The best dishes were the pimientos al piquillo and the bacalao dish. We couldn't stop eating!!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "It's like a trip to Madrid. The stylish but simple decor is accented by a good selection of Spanish wines on display. The tapas are authentically simple Spanish: no fusion nor nouvelle treatment here. If one is a fan of tapas, this spot is a perfect spot for you. The jamon Ibérico, sopas, and other tapas tidbits are high quality in their preparation. For dessert, leave ESPAÑA behind and order the dessert crème brûlée, which was as wonderful as any one might find in an haute cuisine French restaurant -- delicious!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Want a casual evening of fun with a flair of Spain, great tapas and excellent service, this is the place to go."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Very nice little tapas and tintos restaurant away from it all."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Service is excellent and so is the food is great. Excellent chef in this neighborhood gem. The codfish croquettes are a "must have". Loved the garlic shrimp and fried garbanzo tapas too. Wanted to have a pork dish, but we couldn't decide on one from the menu so Leticia the waitress asked the chef to create a pork dish for us What a delight! The chef prepared with beautifully seasoned slices of pork with a port wine sauce that was simply delicious. Many good selections of tapas, entrees and of Spanish wines. Had a wonderful red Ribera del Duero called Matin Berdugo. What a pleasant evening. Going back next week!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "Bocaito from the first day made me feel like home. The owner usually comes to the greet us. We have gotten to know the staff and service is impeccable. Amazing food and wine."
    Dined on 9/13/2013
  • "Great place to go in the evening.....food always good and service very attentive. A gem of a place, hopefully not to many people know about. Well, now they do? Food is always consistence......."
    Dined on 8/16/2013
  • "I thought that i was making reservations at Bocado in Worcester, MA. Not Bocaito in Miami...When I realized my mistake it was too late to cancel the reservation. I hope I haven 't hurt my opentable account. I apologize profusely for the error. Sincerely, Jo-Ann Meagher"
    Dined on 6/26/2013
  • "This restaurant reminded me of some of the great tapas places I have enjoyed in Madrid and Sevilla. I real find!"
    Dined on 6/14/2013
  • "The food was amazing and Adela's service was outstanding. Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 5/11/2013
  • "Great food. Very good waiter.Leticia was awasome!!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2013
  • "Even they don't have a kids menu they went out of their way to find something my child would like and she Love it!"
    Dined on 5/10/2013
  • "LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And appreciated the warmth and care given to both my party and our meal."
    Dined on 5/3/2013
  • "This place comes alive after 7:30. It is definately a neighborhood treasure. Everything was freshly made and came to our table piping hot. The waiter advised us what to order since this was our first visit and he steered us in the right direction. There is no wine list, rather all the wine is displayed on the walls and you pick out the bottle you want. All wines are from Spain so you may want to read up before you visit. Most wines were very fairly priced. Dinner for two, with a bottle of wine was only $90.00. We really enjoyed our meal."
    Dined on 2/23/2013
  • "Food was very good the server was great. The price was excellent or what we ordered."
    Dined on 1/5/2013
  • "Excellent Spanish restaurant with amazing traditional spanish plates. Service was also fantastic."
    Dined on 10/27/2012
  • "the food was great.. and the service superb! keep it up!!!!"
    Dined on 6/30/2012
  • "The food was excellent. They just need to work a some on the service. They get pack on Friday's and service may not be to what you desire.All my friends ove it and the food was divine!!!"
    Dined on 4/27/2012
  • "Excellent food & friendly service. We will certainly return. Another plus: they have their own parking lot out back so you don't have to feed the meters on Coral Way!"
    Dined on 2/17/2012
  • "Bocaito was fantastic! We live in the Philadelphia area and eat at Jose Garces restaurants in Philadelphia.....the quality of the food is on the same level at Bociato. It might not have the presentation of Armada but it doesn't' have the prices either. The owner is awesome, the food is terrific and highly recommend this restaurant. We stayed at the Viceroy and took a cab out and could not have been happier. It's a rustic place with great food and the staff is terrific. The prices are reasonable and i would go back again in heartbeat. Thanks for a great meal!"
    Dined on 2/10/2012
  • "Muy buena atencion. excelente comida y muy buena carta de vinos. esta ubicado en un sector muy tranquilo y con estacionamiento propio, lo que lo hace aun mejor."
    Dined on 2/3/2012
  • "Elightful tapas and an outstandinding Paella the waiter was friendly and eager to please I highly recommend Bocaito"
    Dined on 2/2/2012
  • "The place is great, very friendly atmosphere, verytypical Spanish Ambiance, My only comment is that they did not had my Reservation, but the ownere was quick in accomosdating My Wife and I."
    Dined on 1/28/2012
  • "It was ok. Food was good but service was TERRIBLE!! They refused to provide seperate tabs/checks after waiter agreed too. When situation was addressed to manager/owner he said "I cant deal with this problem, you guys pay whatever you want or not pay I do not care" and walked out. I have never seen that in my life! Hopefully, service improves."
    Dined on 1/14/2012
  • "I tried Bocaito on a recommendation from a friend, and the food, service and wine certainly lived up to what my friend had told me. A must try, if available, is the salmorejo (spanish tomato puree with extra virgin olive oil and jamon serrano crumbles). This was outstanding!! Also had a delicious 3 year old reserve manchego cheese, navajas a la plancha, seared pork with roasted piquillo peppers and balsamic reduction, bacalao brandade garnished with quail egg.... all incredibly delicious. The wine list is also priced very well and it has a great selection. I highly recommend this place to anyone who likes authentic Spanish food that is reasonably priced. Will definitely return"
    Dined on 12/15/2011
  • "Best Tapas in the Gables!! a MUST go for foodies!!"
    Dined on 12/14/2011
  • "Fantastic! I have been a huge fan of Bocaito since it opened. We make sure to visit every time we are in Miami. This is definitely the gold standard for authentic Spanish tapas in Miami. The food is always scrumptious, perfectly cooked and seasoned."
    Dined on 11/18/2011