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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.

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

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

Coyo Taco Mexican
No Rating
1111 SW 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33130

Expect a range of tacos, in varieties from duck confit to octopus, at this Brickell spot. More...

Cream Parlor American
No Rating
8224 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138

Old-school creamery churning out homemade ice cream with all the fixings, as well as panini, wraps, tartines and salads. 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...

Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop Cuban
11/20
186 NE 29th St.
Miami, FL 33137

Enriqueta’s draws a cross-cultural crowd for down-home Cuban sandwiches and platters. More...

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

Halves & Wholes Sandwiches
Quick Bite
1600 Alton Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Miami Beach spot for sandwiches made with in-house roasted meats, artisanal cheese and secret homemade sauces. More...

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

Manna Life Food Healthy
No Rating
Alfred I. DuPont Building
80 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132

Sweet and savory bowls, raw and baked treats, smoothies and juices in downtown Miami. More...

Ms. Cheezious Sandwiches
No Rating
1915 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Gourmet grilled cheese shop in Coral Gables. More...

Proof Pizza & Pasta Pizza
13/20
Dining Room at Proof Pizza & Pasta, Miami, FL 3328 N. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33127

Neapolitan-style pizzas and house-made pastas in Midtown. More...

Sakaya Kitchen Asian
12/20
The Shops at Midtown
3401 N. Miami Ave., Ste. 125
Miami, FL 33127
Menu
Asian fusion fare at a low-key neighborhood joint hiding in a shopping mall. More...

Steve's Pizza Pizza
11/20
12101 Biscayne Blvd.
North Miami, FL 33161
Menu
Legendary in the North Miami 'hood for serving some of the best pizza this side of Brooklyn. More...

Taquiza Mexican
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Taquiza, Miami Beach, FL 1506 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Taquiza shells out Miami's most authentic tortillas and tacos. More...

Yakko-San Japanese
14/20
3881 NE 163 St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Menu
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...

Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen Mediterranean
Quick Bite
1250 S. Miami Ave., Ste. 105
Miami, FL 33130

Build your own Mediterranean bowl at this fast-casual good-for-you Miami eatery. More...


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