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El Mago de las Fritas

5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
+1 305-266-8486
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fritas” (94 reviews)
“flan” (25 reviews)
“cuban burger” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was trying to eat at "El mago de las fritas" for a very long time because all the TV shows and great reviews. It didn't´t disappoint me. Great different burger that you must try. Another great thing is the attention that gives you the...More

Thank jdhag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is incredible. The owners company is better. Absolute must try. They treat guests like family. Eh gringo? Love it!!

Thank 342jackc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really small, really local. driving by you might not want to go in, but these people are super friendly. inexpensive, authentic, and fun. the cuban burgers are great. good milk shakes. it can be crowded but worth the wait...unless you're into American fast food. definitely...More

Thank 2345tony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These type of family owned restaurants are special. When the owner comes and asks how things are and makes recommendations. I overheard(Cuban Chisme) her speaking to some clients of how they came to start selling one of the beers they have available. This type of...More

Thank Mannycr1111
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I was at a guayabera shop that was around the corner (I’ll review it soon) and they suggested I try this place so I did. I wasn’t disappointed, the wait staff was friendly and attentive, they suggested other food but it has been such a...More

Thank OhhNoo2150
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Miami has a numerous amount of small "cafeterias" which serve good local food. However, this one not only serves delicious delightful cuban food, but you actually sit there and really enjoy a cuban family setting. The owner is always there either cooking or supervising the...More

Thank Mireya A
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Stopped in for a quick meal with my wife and our Polish friends. The famous Frita was outstanding. Family own small place was extremely friendly and we had very god time there. If I could have rated the service higher I would have.

Thank chop-chop-1
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The frita and the chicken soup was delicious!! Twenty-five from miami beach. Cheap price! Very recconmend!

Thank יעל ב
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, perfect atmosphere to relax and excellent service! Their café con leche was my favorite. If you are looking to taste new Cuban food El Mago de la Frita is a great place to start. You will love it!! Si estas en busca de...More

Thank Olivia L
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for the famous Frita. I got the standard, but probably recommend the double. Too much bun to sandwich ratio on the standard for me. None the less a good sandwich and worth the experience. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. Much smaller...More

Thank rsbeckett
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5828 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33144-5036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-266-8486
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An Icon of Miami simple food, the Cuban Frita is the Cuban interpretation of a hamburger. Casual Family friendly environment that wants to make you part of our family. Welcome Home !
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