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About LOBA

LOBA is a vibrant eatery that combines Latin Spice and Southern Comfort. Since 2013, our neighborhood restaurant in Miami’s historic MiMo district, serves elevated interpretations of traditional Latin American cuisines with a hint of southern accents. LOBA is a casual but quaint and cozy atmosphere to share dinner amongst great company. This food-centric concept is chef-driven and has a well-rounded team that focuses on bringing a high level of food quality, creativity and we look forward to serving you!

7420 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Latin / Spanish, Southern, Gastro Pub

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:30 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Daily 11:30 am–5:30 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm

Cross Street:
74 st

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(786) 536-6692

Website:
http://www.lobarestaurant.com/

Catering:
We Cater! Please email hello@lobamiami.com for more details. Thank you!

Parking Details:
A parking lot is shared and located behind the Royal Inn Motel beside LOBA. If the lot is full, there is also nearby street parking.

Executive Chef:
Jessica Sanchez

Private Party Contact:
Jonathan Sanchez : (305) 731-1679

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Our restaurant can be rented out, please email hello@lobamiami.com for more details. Thank you!

LOBA Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.6

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (4)
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Healthy (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Romantic (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Loba was amazing. Me and a few friends came for a quick bite and couldn’t have been happier. The food makes you feel like you are eating at someone’s grandmothers home, but it is perfectly cooked, flavored, and the ingredients are of the highest quality. Can’t wait to go back!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Went for brunch. Food was great but came out very slowly. None of the food came out at the same time which wouldn't have mattered if it was a tapa style brunch, however it wasn't. My food came out first and my 3 hungry children were staring at my plate. I didn't have the heart to eat my food confront of my children so my food wound up getting cold by the time their plates came out. That was very unfortunate because even cold, my food was amazing, I just wished I could have eaten it hot.

The most disturbing was my server. I was brought the food for another table who also ordered biscuits and my children touched and ate off of plate. I questioned the server when she came back with an item I did not order, and she told me that she got the tables mixed up. She then proceeded to remove the biscuit from my table and gave it to the table behind me!! I was speechless!

Again, the food was amazing, but the service is really lacking.

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

First time, but will certainly return to try additional menu items

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Interesting restaurant. Wonderful food. Highly recommend octopus appetizer. Very good service. Portions were large. Consider sharing.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Found via OpenTable favorites. We loved the food and value. Friendly service was much appreciated in trendy Miami.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 7, 2017

When we got there they had my name on the table. Personal touch. Loved it. The interior is beautiful and creative. The food was fantastic. Octopus is a must have. The service was great. Loved everything. Definitely going back very soon.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The food and the ambiance was great but the service and our waiter was terrible. We had to wait for an hour for appetizers and our waitress seemed overwhelmed but there were only 4 tables dining. Luckily, it wasn't my 1st time there so I know the service can and has been better. Hoping it was just a bad night.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Went with a group of six. We ordered everything and it was all great. Service was a little slow but overall I'm looking forward to going there again.

Tags: Hot Spot, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Loba continúes to impress. Service has taken a step up as well ! Thank you for an amazing dining experience!

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Had Loba Burger great taste along with combination of ingredients and sauce, along with bacon. Only thing is, found the food a little salty. Feel fries were too cooked

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 30, 2017

Loba is a small, casual, warm, charming spot, with very friendly service and an interesting menu. The food varied; a plate of mixed sausage, churrasco, egg, rice and beans was delicious, but the arepas were hard and dry. The mixed salad that came with the fried snapper was superb - fresh and tart - but the snapper was dry. I would come back and just not order the things I did not like.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 16, 2017

LOBA is excellent! It was a random choice for me as I was looking for a place to have dinner and conversations with a friend. But what a great choice it was. Our server made excellent recommendations. We had the patacon and trio of ceviche. Both were delicious choices. We also had their banana nut bread for dessert. I wasn't as pleased with the dessert as I thought I'd be, but it was good. I'll definitely be coming back here.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 2, 2017

This was a soulful experience! From the food to the way that they take care of you, Loba is an amazing experience. I will definitely be back:)

Tags: Outstanding Value, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Authentic, Cozy, Casual, Spicy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 28, 2017

The food is really authentic and really good. The staff is not very knowledgable about whats going on and they should serve REALLY fresh juices not fake fresh.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Incredibly slow service during a Saturday afternoon with only 3 tables. Meals came out at different times and my order wasn't fully plated upon arrival to the table so they had to bring a side of eggs for my eggs Benedict, hot sauces never came, drink service was relatively slow as well and the whole process took an hour and half to eat and get our bill. No apologies were made on behalf of servers nor any compensation to the check; if this is Loba's standard of service, this restaurant won't last long even though their food is good. As a concierge, I'm highly unlikely to recommend this restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2017

This was a great neighborhood spot with better than expected food and ambience. Happened to be in the neighborhood and gave it a try. The grilled octopus appetizer was delicious. Entree choices were a little limited but good.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Awesome service and food. Highly recommend it. Please be patient as food is made to order and worth the wait.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Food used to be a lot better here. Not sure what happened.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 16, 2016

It took a very long time before we were greeted. Then once we were greeted we were informed that there were no tables available despite the fact that we had a reservation. After waiting a while we just decided to leave and had dinner at Winewood instead. Winewood was good. I highly recommend Winewood.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 11, 2016

Not first visit to Loba. Made s reservation. When arrived all tables except bar-height community table taken up by birthday party of twenty-plus people. Loud, noisy, restless, etc. waitress said they had paid and were leaving. We sat down to wait a few minutes to see. Not only were they not leaving, but waitress brought table two more drinks. There are other options in that neighborhood, so we left.
If a restaurant is going to be taken over almost completely, they should not take additional reservations for the same time period. Will come back again but make sure there is no noisy party. Rated everything poor above because ratings are "required"-but we ate nothing.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 11, 2016

You guys have to stop by this place!!!
Charming and modern. At first it appears unassuming but when you get inside there is beautiful decor!!!
I easily made my reservation online (for a table of 8) and they had the table waiting for us when we arrived!! No hassle and no wait!!
They don't have their own parking lot but we were able to park in the residential area behind LOBA (Ms. Cheezious is also next door!! Which should also be on you must-have list for Miami)
Our waitress was nice friendly!! There was fast service. I actually used this restaurant to do my bridesmaids proposal and everything was beautiful! The decor the lighting and don't get me started on the food.
Almost everyone has the "Ring of Fire" aka chicken and waffles. We also had their mimosas!! I had the peach passion and it was delicious!!
I will definitely be back!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2016

First visit- server extremely pleasant and helpful. Limited menu and beverage list though some good beers. Food good, well prepared and served. Place informal- good place for a fine meal, not complicated, well prepared and served. It is not gourmet, but then that is not what they try to be. Check prices for wine- by all means go but keep expectations realistic.
Will definitely return.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2016

LOBA is a wonderful restaurant, just my kind of place.

If you appreciate a simple yet well appointed, homely and authentic restaurant, you will like LOBA.

If you are looking to recover from highly produced dishes and still want the same level of care both in food and service, LOBA is for you.

At LOBA you will feel as comfortable with the knowledgeable staff as you can be with your neighbors the next table over, asking about what they are eating … it seems to me LOBA attracts this kind of crowd.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2016

Great food! Service was awesome. The goat cheese appetizer is amazing.

Tags: Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2016

This is a MUST if you are in Miami. Great experience. Small restaurant with great personalized attention. They had my name on a small plaque in the center of the table when we arrived. Service was amazing. Food is just as good!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2016

Everything was excellent! Must try the Bandeja Paisa and the Huevos Rancheros.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2016

Aaaamzing. Everything we tried was delicious. The portions were also pretty reasonable, and the place has parking!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 18, 2016

Food and drinks was great however, the parking was another issue. (if you can park at the back of the motel not much spots though)

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 18, 2016

Food is good, the croquettes are awesome. Menu is limited. Parking isn't great (non-existent). Brunch is good, but limited cocktails (beer and wine only).

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 16, 2016

The food was amazing! The tuna poke was mind blowing. Definitely want to their brunch; can't wait to go back!

Tags: Organic, Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Vegan
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2016

Absolutely loved dining at LOBA this past weekend! The food was spectacular and the cozy warm ambiance made date night with my husband an absolute pleasure. Highly recommend Lentil Croquetas, Vincent Van Goat, Ceviche Sampler, Bandeja Paisa. The sangria is yummy as well. Thanks again to the team at LOBA!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 26, 2016

Good food, great vibe.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 8, 2016

The restaurant looks good;great look to it. The A/C must be an underperformer, because it was warm and the restaurant had put out floor fans -- not loud, but they definitely recognize the problem.

The food was "ok". The burger was good, not great. A little disappointed when i asked to sub brussel sprouts for fries and agreed to an "upcharge" and when i got the bill, learned the "upcharge" was full price of $10, so that the burger and one side was $28. The non-fried, fried chicken was ok. It just seemed that everything was missing one little item -- citrus to balance the sweetness of a cheese appetizer, a sauce for a side, something to jazz up the mac and cheese. It was just "ok". I did not feel it was good value: we had 2 beers, one app, a burger and fried chicken, (and the brussel sprouts) and it was over $100 with the tip and tax.

it was like it had an off night. only 2 tables were occupied on a friday at 8:30. I had been there before, about a year ago and it was hopping and i remember a good experience. not sure what happened here.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 24, 2016

LOBA is a very small restaurant, with A/C challenges. I was disappointed in the menu. The food was generally a good flavor; however, I do not think the selection reflected the advertised cuisine.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Amazing food, ambience and great staff. Went for Father's Day and will definitely be coming back. The peach maracuya juice was amazing. Loved it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 19, 2016

I'd read that they offered complimentary bread from Zak the Baker. When service was over, I asked why I didn't receive any and the server informed me that the diner has to ask for it. I've heard of that policy for water but never for bread. I got some to go free of charge. I don't recall ever seeing anything on the menu about having to ask for the bread nor did my server tell me until after the fact.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 4, 2016

This place is truly a hidden gem; order anything on their menu ... You will not be disappointed. As others have said, if you blink, you'll miss it. Just an FYI, there's parking in the rear behind the motel. Enjoy!

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 (Miami)·Dined on May 8, 2016

The food is always outstanding! I just would have like to see them a little better prepared for the holiday

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on April 8, 2016

Incredible, real good quality food! The preparation, presentation and recipes are unique with an excellent taste, flavor and quality.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on March 4, 2016

Dinner was terrific, the skirt steak was cooked to perfection, the brussell sprouts were amazing, everything was really excellent. The server was also very knowledgeable and made great recommendations.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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