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Lario's on the Beach

820 Ocean Dr. (Eighth St.) Send to Phone
305-532-9577 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
An Ocean Drive setting and celebrity ownership give this average Cuban eatery a much-needed bump.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
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Lario's on the Beach Restaurant Review

: Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio pay homage to home-style Cuban cooking for tourists and fans here, but, in terms of cuisine, it's got nothing over the Cuban dives around the corner that offer similar food for about half the price. It does, however, have the action-central Ocean Drive location, for cruising the beachgoers, fashionistas, and international visitors passing by. Best food strategy is to order a variety of the tasty starter platters for the table---crab fritters, fried batons of yucca, plantains with garlicky mojo, and a Cuban “pupu platter” being good choices for a fun grazing meal. Start with a knock-out mojito, finish with a syrupy sweet Cuban coffee colada, and enjoy the live Latin music and beach breezes in between.



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