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6114 Bissonnet St. (Hillcroft) Send to Phone
Authentic Cuban cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner in an ambience with no frills attached.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Ties suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cafe Miami Restaurant Review

: Billing itself as "King of the Black Bean," this diner serves some of the city's best Cuban cuisine in a comfortable yet sparse atmosphere. Stark white walls surround vinyl chairs and linoleum-topped tables. But for all the lack of glamour, you'll never find a lack of customers. The place is usually packed with Cuban nationals and Houston adventurers with a craving for something different than the usual Tex-Mex offerings. They find it here with such starters as avocado soup, Cuban tamals and fried plantains, the standard appetizer of the islands. Another favorite is the empanadas, fried turnovers filled with beef or cream cheese and guava paste. Entrées include shredded beef in tomato sauce, breaded pork steak, Cuban-style ground beef, grilled chicken breast and a whole fried red snapper. These dinners come with black beans and rice (white or saffron-spiked yellow). Café Miami also serves breakfast, with Spanish omelets and authentic sides of rice and ham croquettes. No matter when you visit, you'll want to sample the stout Cuban espresso and such exotic juice choices as guanabana, mango, papaya, mora and maracuya.


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