Things To Do in Little Havana

things to do in little havana


In the bustling urban landscape that is Little Havana, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when looking for unique and interesting things to do. That’s why I’ve come up with a nice list of my favorite, intimate, fun, and meaningful experiences to be had in this eclectic neighborhood. Read on below to plan out your day in this Miami staple community known as Little Havana. These things to do in Little Havana will have you creating experiences all over the place.

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Miami Bakery

Perfect for breakfast, or a midday snack, this charming Cuban eatery is simply bursting with flavor! They also have outdoor seating, which equals great lighting for photos. Look for their chicken special with beans, rice, and plantains. Their generous portions of rich, savory white meat are so tender they fall right off the bone with a pleasant earthy aroma, and offer an amazing value. For a special treat, head over to their bakery and juice bar in the enclosed building area. You simply must try the passion fruit juice!

1990 NW 22nd Ave
Miami, FL 33125


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Viernes Culturales - Cultural Fridays Festival 

Looking for engaging and interactive activity that stimulates the mind and get you out and moving your body? Then head over to the Viernes Culturales art festival! Situated in the heart of Little Havana, this festival offers a stunning array of activities to enjoy. So throw caution to the winds, embrace the spontaneity of the moment, sing, dance, and enjoy. Pro tip: check out their walking tours too! The festival happens the last Friday of every month at Little Havana’s historic Domino Plaza. 

801 SW 15th Ave
7pm to - 11 pm.


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Cubaocho Museum & Performing Arts Center

All this physical activity can sure bring out an intense thirst. Luckily, I’ve got the perfect place for you. Get to sipping and listen to some sultry sounds at the Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center. Unleash your creativity and immerse yourself in a true Little Havana treasure. I especially enjoy their mojitos, and they are known for an impressive rum selection. Enjoy some chill tunes, take in some people watching and savor the day! Cheers!

1465 SW 8th St #106
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 285-5880


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Agustin Gainza Arts And Tavern

Now this is a genuine Little Havana gem, a perfect place to relax, kick back, indulge in some introspection while you take advantage of their impressive art gallery! Part art gallery, part tavern, I have always found this place to be uniquely inviting, and a genuine expression of Little Havana culture. Definitely come here for a festive experience not to be missed!

1652 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135


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Guayaba y Chocolate

After the intense swirl of emotions and delights this neighborhood has to offer, treat yourself to a chocolate treat of highest pedigree. This chocolatier is relatively new to the neighborhood, but with their true passion for quality, and extraordinary confections, you’d never know it. Want to learn more about chocolate? They offer classes! When I come here, I am sure to ask for their creamy coconut chocolates made with signature Venezuelan chocolate. Enjoy!

5243, 1637 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135


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Joshua Bristol is an active member of the Miami arts scene, holds a bachelor's in philosophy, and teaches a monthly writing workshop. He loves getting out there and discovering this great city. Email him at