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Miami: Little Havana Food and Walking Tour

1. Miami: Little Havana Food and Walking Tour

Explore the 5 main blocks of Miami's Little Havana and learn about the culture and history of this unique neighborhood with a local guide. Enjoy tastings from the best family-owned establishments on Calle Ocho, serving traditional Cuban food and coffee. Upgrade your experience to include a bus tour. Meet your local bilingual guide at a traditional Cuban coffee house where the coffee is roasted in-house, and where you can taste this unique beverage for yourself. On the tour, you will: taste a variety of Cuban foods such as empanadas, croquetas, chicken plantains, guava pastries, and Cuban Churros; meet local musicians and enjoy traditional Cuban music; watch the ancient art of cigar rolling: and visit cultural and historic sites along the way. Visit the cultural epicenter that is Domino Park. See the iconic Cuban Jazz bar that Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday frequented. Learn about the historic Tower Theatre and the Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center. Walk the Calle Ocho Walk of Fame honoring Celia Cruz and Gloria Estefan. Cuban history is ever present in this neighborhood with the eternal flame and memorials for those who fought for Cuban Independence in the Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park, and the Bay of Pigs Monument which honors those who fell in that battle. You can upgrade your tour to include the Big Bus Double Decker Tour which has a stop in Little Havana. Tour around Miami with unforgettable views of South Beach, Miami Beach, Wynwood Walls, Bayside Marketplace, and much more from the top of the double-decker bus.

Miami: Little Havana Guided Walking Tour

2. Miami: Little Havana Guided Walking Tour

Get to know Little Havana in Miami with a guided walking tour. Let your guide show you the music, culture, and history of this vibrant district. Meet your guide Maximo Gomez Park. Take in the local vibe on Calle Ocho street. Find out how the area is linked to the Cuban revolution. See locals playing dominos. Pass specialty shops, and cigar manufacturers. View the Cuban influence on the architecture. Get suggestions on where to eat food like media noche sandwiches, empanadas, and plantains. Hear about the Bay of Pigs conflict, and Santeria, a religion which originated in the Caribbean

Homestead: Little Havana Day Trip with Food & Drinks

3. Homestead: Little Havana Day Trip with Food & Drinks

Explore the highlights of Miami’s Little Havana district on this day trip with bus transfers from Homestead. Savor authentic Cuban flavors during your guided walking tour like a refreshing mojito and a tasty empanada (dumpling). Go for a stroll on the Calle Ocho Walk of Fame and enjoy the atmosphere in Domino Park.  Hop aboard a spacious and air-conditioned bus and relax on the drive to the colorful Little Havana neighborhood in Miami. Begin your guided walking our of this Cuban district and learn about its fascinating history and culture. Stop along the way at some of the best family-owned and operated Cuban restaurants in the area. Sample local cuisine, like guava pastries, chicken plantain cups, croquetas (breaded and fried treat), and flan ice cream. Meet some local artists, watch skilled Cuban cigar rollers, and listen to traditional Cuban music. See tops sights as you tour a cigar factory, visit Domino Park, and walk down Cuban Memorial Blvd. Pass by the iconic Tower Theater, the Ball & Chain music venue, and the Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center. Return to your accommodation in Homestead at the end of your invigorating day trip. 

Miami: Little Havana Walking Tour with Lunch

4. Miami: Little Havana Walking Tour with Lunch

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Little Havana, and experience its cultural traditions, sights, sounds, stories, rhythms, aromas, and flavors on a guided walking tour. Find out about the stories behind the people and places, and walk away feeling like a local. Begin by meeting at the Bay of Pigs monument and learn about the history of the Cuban migration to Riverside in downtown Miami. Step into the old open farmer's market and start off with a refreshing tropical juice. Meet and interact with locals, visit spiritual sites, and learn about secret religious practices. Watch senior exiles play dominoes on Domino Plaza, be amazed as skilled taqueros hand-roll cigars, sip freshly brewed Cuban coffee, and admire the greatest collection of Cuban art outside of Cuba. Master the basics of merengue or salsa dance, and round-off your experience at a sit-down restaurant with a homemade meal of Cuban food.

Miami: Millionaires Cruise, Little Havana Food and City Tour

5. Miami: Millionaires Cruise, Little Havana Food and City Tour

Miami top 3 activities Millionaire home 90 min cruise, Little Havana Food tour and a city sightseeing tour. 90 Min Cruise: Relax on a sightseeing cruise through Biscayne Bay in Miami. Sail by Hibiscus Island, take in the bustling activity at the Bayside Marketplace, and relax on the shaded top deck. Board the boat from the heart of Downtown Miami or select the option with hotel pickup to enjoy a comfortable ride to the ship. Relax in luxury on a bi-level boat with open windows and a shaded deck. From downtown, you will set sail towards Star Island, where many celebrities live in their stunning mansions. Catch a glimpse of Al Capone’s house as you cruise along Biscayne Bay. Next, head to Hibiscus Island, Palm Island, Sunset Island, and Fischer Island. See the famous Venetian Islands and discover more celebrity mansions along the way. Keep an eye out for the homes of Gloria Estefan, P. Diddy, Shaquille O'Neal, Enrique Iglesias, Phil Collins, Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Matt Damon, and more. Your experienced tour guide will point out all the famous homes and landmarks. Next, cruise down to South Beach and Bayside Marketplace to truly see all that Miami has to offer. At the end of the cruise, you will dock back in Downtown Miami. Little Havana Food Tour: Explore the 5 main blocks of Miami's Little Havana and learn about the culture and history of this unique neighborhood with a local guide. Enjoy tastings from the best family-owned establishments on Calle Ocho, serving traditional Cuban food and coffee. Upgrade your experience to include a bus tour. Meet your local bilingual guide at a traditional Cuban coffee house where the coffee is roasted in-house, and where you can taste this unique beverage for yourself. On the tour, you will: taste a variety of Cuban foods such as empanadas, croquetas, chicken plantains, guava pastries, and Cuban Churros; meet local musicians and enjoy traditional Cuban music; watch the ancient art of cigar rolling: and visit cultural and historic sites along the way. Visit the cultural epicenter that is Domino Park. See the iconic Cuban Jazz bar that Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday frequented. Learn about the historic Tower Theatre and the Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center. Walk the Calle Ocho Walk of Fame honoring Celia Cruz and Gloria Estefan. City Tour: will be provided on a air conditioned bus with a bilingual guide.

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What people are saying about Calle Ocho Walk of Fame

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 24 reviews

Ari was a wonderful tour guide! She gave us a beautiful tour of the neighborhood, from a local’s point of view. We learned so much about this vibrant community and its history, because she was so well-informed and engaging. The food was delicious and it was the perfect way to get to know and appreciate this area. Thank you Ari!!

We had a truly wonderful and unique experience exploring Little Havana from our local guide Ari! Delicious cafecito to start followed by empanadas and a variety of sweet and savoury pastries. Do it! You’ll thank yourself for making a great decision!

The tour with Ari was great! She knew so many fact about the restaurants, the art, the people, the food. It was so authentic since she grew up here and has is cuban herself. It was a really great, entertaining, informative and fun tour!

ari,the guide did a great job passing to us the spirit of the people in Little Havana , their life , their taste she took us to eat the traditional food and to the music bar..... it was great

Arianne was an incredible tour guide and really added a personal touch to the tour.