Bella Cuba

4.7
397 Reviews
$30 and under
Cuban
Authentic Family owned and operated Traditional Cuban Restaurant in the Heart of South Beach. Since 2005 the family has brought delicious Cuban food and drinks to Miami Beach. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing a piece of Cuba with you.
We are conveniently Located on corner Lincoln Ave. and Washington Avenue. 1 block from the Miami Beach Convention Center, The Fillmore Theater, New World Campus and Soundscape Park across the street.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 397 people are saying
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JamesS
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2022
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Wonderful experience. We sat in the sidewalk outdoor area and enjoyed watching the city life.

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vipWorthHaving
Orange County
179 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our NYE dinner at Bella Cuba. Great location right off Lincoln on Washington. Although they have outside seating we chose to dine inside where we could watch the chef & cooks as they prepared delicious Cuban food. I had a Mojito while we looked over the menu. I had the Churrasco Steak, my husband ordered the Rack of Lamb. Both entrees were tender and incredibly flavorful. Our sides were great as well, maduros (fried sweet plantains) we’re outstanding. Service was prompt, friendly and professional. Of the many restaurants we went to during our NYE long weekend Bella Cuba had the best service.
I’d call Bella Cuba a French Cafe serving wonderful Cuban Cuisine.

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vipJimmymoore
Los Angeles
46 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very authentic Cuban restaurant with great food and outdoor patio

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Birthday celebration , food was fantastic . Only thing that Could have been better was the selection of appetizer portion pet person could have been larger or charge a flat fee instead of per person and increase the portion size. Will definitely came back as the food was great!

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vipSalimahH
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was authentic and delicious. We ordered several entrees and enjoyed all of them. The service and vibe was welcoming and like being in someone’s home. Would definitely recommend to others. Nice option off busy Lincoln road.

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vipDjfoodie
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Cuban food and drinks with great service.

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LouV
Fort Lauderdale
17 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was good and a bit different than the average Cuban restaurant, a plus. We will go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Skip the Touristy places and enjoy amazingly delicious, authentic Cuban food at this family owned, cozy restaurant. Try the appetizer sampler with warm flak yesp

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vipJohnS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Overall not great. Started with bad “classic monitors” that tasted like diet Sprite. Next course was calamari — we bailed after two bites.

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Heinrich
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had our choice of table, the wait staff was friendly and attentive. Food was terrific. Tres Leche cake was divine. Overall great and does not break the bank.

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cindyB
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My favorite Cuban restaurant in Miami! I have been going here for years. Outstanding food in large portions with excellent service

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Chris
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and they accommodated us when we arrived outside our reservation. Would highly recommend!

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tomh
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best tamales ever, great little place, roast pork sandwich is a must

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Brian
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

My wife and I had a fantastic dinner here on a Friday night. We had been looking forward to having some Cuban food for a few days and were really happy to find Bella Cuba. The service was outstanding and our meals were delicious. Would highly recommend.

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GTBuzz
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Croquettes and empandas were excellent. My Ropa Vieja was just so so, but my wife loved her Glazed Tropical Chicken. The fried plantains side was also excellent. The red sangria had an odd flavor. Our waiter must have been new. He spent a bit too much time chatting with customers at other tables, but a more senior staff member picked up the slack.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was some of the best Cuban food I’ve ever had - anywhere in Miamj. The waiter was wonderful. The ambience was very Cuban, quiet enough to hear our own conversation but still lively. I will be back!

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vipCReeg
New England
18 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely dinner at Bella Cuba on our first night in Miami! Everything about this experience was great from the moment we were seated through the coffee we enjoyed to cap the meal. The cocktails were expertly crafted, the food—especially the tostones—we’re well prepared and deeply flavorful. I will definitely return to Bella Cuba on future trips to Miami!

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MandDfoodiepicks
Charleston
26 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

A really authentic Cuban restaurant with a family atmosphere. We arrived early for our reservation and sat at the little bar to wait for the rest of our party. Everyone was super friendly and obviously proud of their restaurant. We felt really welcomed! Food was delicious as well.

Highly recommended for an authentic Cuban food and drinks experience.

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ALF13
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just picked the restaurant randomly based on rating- and was not disappointed. Delicious wholesome home cooking with very friendly service.

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TamikaM
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, excellent service. I'll be back for more oxtail stew. Yummy!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Wonderful time at Bella Cuba, we got the arroz con pollo and garlic shrimp, so yummy! We also got the blueberry mojito and the classic mojito, The classic was a little too sweet for me but the blueberry was phenomenal!

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Chris
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food! Very accommodating service

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vipDate
Seattle
113 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have never been to South beach and was looking for good Cuban food. Well this place was amazing. The food was exceptional along with the service from Leo. This place is off the main strip which was nice. I normally do not finish my plate. Not tonight!

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Bryansito
Orlando
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I'm Cuban and this was amazing cuban food, super delicious.

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JoannD
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If I could give them 10 stars I would. The best meal I had the entire trip. The food was incredible. Nelson and Luis's service was impeccable and run the tables like a well oiled machine. A definite stop if you are in South Beach.

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vipJacqueLeop
Miami
47 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Needed a nice place for lunch prior to NWS concert. This was delightful and both food and friendly service were great. Some lovely and bright art work and murals, with a small patio out front, all made for a cozy and pleasant meal. Will definitely come again.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service, food, and the mojitos was outstanding! If you are ever in the Miami area this is a definitely go to hands down!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went on a Saturday night and they were definitely very busy! But the servers did a great job ensuring we were comfortable. Food didn’t take long and tasted amazing. I had masas de puerco and the marinade was on point. My husband has the pallomia and it was cooked to perfection (hard to do sometimes). Tostones were a yummy appetizer too! Sangria was a bit on the light side, it tasted mostly like grape fruit juice.

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vipHollyL
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely birthday celebration dinner for my brother. Food and service were excellent as usual.

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vipKimT
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was great. Website says that they have happy hour from 4-7 pm with $5 drinks. However when you go, they tell you that isn't true and drinks are $15-$16 each and that the website was hacked and they can't do anything about it. So just be aware of this. Could make a difference if you planned to go because of happy hour.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and friendliness of the staff was amazing. My wife enjoyed our anniversary dinner here and I can’t wait to get back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place/atmosphere and food!

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LarryS
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous experience. Went with another couple. Everyone absolutely loved the entire meal. Waiter was adorable, food was better than we even anticipated.
Absolutely no complaints. We will return.

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MichelleK
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was warm, friendly and efficient. The atmosphere was welcoming and relaxing. The food was delicious from beginning to end. We were not disappointed by anything we ordered

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vipJuneH
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Staff was very accommodating…

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Kathy
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a hidden gem. It is not a large place but also has outdoor seating. The food is authentic and better than any I have found in Miami! Enjoy

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vipgreatcoviddining
London
7 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Felt like more of a local place. Not the greatest ambiance but felt authentic. Great value for the prices of food. Will definitely go back.

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vipRoca
Las Vegas
17 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Half of the menu “was not available after 4pm”

FAQs

Bella Cuba does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Bella Cuba also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (305) 672-7466.

Bella Cuba is rated 4.7 stars by 397 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.