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Best Miami Cheap Eats


Where can you go for a good-quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of GAYOT's selections for the best cheap eats.

Big Pink American
11/20
157 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Menu
Updated retro diner fare with a full bar from the Myles Restaurant Group. More...

Blue Collar American
14/20
Biscayne Inn
6730 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
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Imaginative American comfort food dishes kicked up a notch and served at user-friendly prices. More...

Buena Vista Bistro French
13/20
Dining Room at Buena Vista Bistro, Miami, FL 4582 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Menu
A friendly French-style bistro-wine bar that attracts locals in the Buena Vista neighborhood. More...

Camille’s American Regional
13/20
Dining Room at Camille’s, Key West, FL 1202 Simonton St.
Key West, FL 33040

Colorful and quirky, Camille’s is a retro diner popular for breakfast and catch-of-the-day dinners. More...

Cote Gourmet French
12/20
Shoreview Building
9999 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami Shores, FL 33138
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A family-run neighborhood bistro in Miami Shores with affordable French fare within walking distance of O Cinema. More...

Crazy About You Eclectic
11/20
The Mark Condo
1155 Brickell Bay Dr., Ste. 101
Miami, FL 33131
Menu
This hotspot in Miami's upscale business district offers good value and bay front views from an outdoor terrace. More...

El Palacio de los Jugos Cuban
Quick Bite
14300 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33184

More like an outdoor village street market than a restaurant, this starvation-budget "palace" serves authentic Cuban home cooking. More...

El Palacio de los Jugos Cuban
Quick Bite
7085 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33155
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More like an outdoor village street market than a restaurant, this starvation-budget "palace" serves authentic Cuban home cooking. More...

Garcia's Seafood Grille & Fish Market Seafood
12/20
398 NW N. River Dr.
Miami, FL 33130
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Sit on the dock next to the Miami River or upstairs on the deck and chow down a freshly grilled mahi mahi sandwich. More...

Huahua's Taqueria Tacos
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Huahua 1211 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Traditional tacos as well as more out-of-the-box offerings such as fried chicken tacos. More...

Joey's Italian
13/20
2506 NW Second Ave.
Miami, FL 33127
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Trendy and authentically Italian Wynwood restaurant. More...

100 Montaditos Sandwiches
Quick Bite
Shops at Midtown Miami
3252 NE 1st Ave., Ste. 104
Miami, FL 33137
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Trendy Spanish chain serving mini sandwiches (plus beer, wine and other light bites) at budget prices. More...

The Pit Barbecue
12/20
16400 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33194
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Set on the edge of the Everglades, it’s a hangout for barbecued hogs and cool Harleys. More...

Sakaya Kitchen Asian
13/20
The Shops at Midtown
3401 N. Miami Ave., Ste. 125
Miami, FL 33127
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In a shopping complex, a locals' "best kept secret" serves creative Korean/Chinese/Thai/Vietnamese fusion fare that's eco-conscious, too. More...

Yakko-San Japanese
14/20
3881 NE 163 St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
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Small plates of authentic Japanese home-cooking favorites (both cold and raw and cooked dishes) have long been the specialty; and there’s sushi, too. More...


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