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Yuca Restaurant and Lounge

501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
+1 305-532-9822
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here on our last night in Miami and we're not disappointed. Had a goats cheese salad which was simple but perfect! Then had a lobster tail with lobster mash and were both blown away by how good it was. The service was perfect and...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I dined in here and we wished we had eaten in here before. The waiter named Cruise was excellent. He was able to explain the menu to us. Some stuff I wasn't familiar with. He kindly helped me with it. The food...More

Thank Leyla H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and the atmosphere at Yuca is wonderful! Shout out to Ky and the other employees at Yuca.

Thank Rox S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and service were great. Fabulous location as well. Excellent menu with traditional dishes as well as fun fusion dishes.

Thank donnapdr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait staff was extremely attentive! Very kid friendly! We made simple reservations online, and we were seated the second we arrived. I took two 11 year old girls with me. One ordered Camarones Santeros, and loved it! The other ordered from a 'secret" kids...More

Thank Tanya P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place. Amazing service due to cruise!!! Thank you....until next time! We will be back soon x x

Thank Danielle Grace W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is lovely - nice location on Lincoln Road, linen tablecloths, etc. Good service and an interesting menu, albeit a little on the pricey side. But this is South Beach. Had crab cakes and osso bucco and both were very good.

Thank John J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Previewed menu outside and it looked yummy. It was delicioso! Our server josh was very friendly and attentive. Our food mahi mahi tacos and tilapia habanero and calamari was so fresh! Tasty food and great dining experience. Ample space between tables and music playing in...More

Thank Ericadez
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really good. Very tasty and presented well. I would definitely recommend the vaca frita and the calamari. Service was just okay.

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Stopped on a whim walking Lincoln Road. Food was just OK. Service OK. Felt like they were trying to be something they were not. I had a fish cake of some kind which was encrusted. Tasted as if from frozen. My wife had mashed cake...More

Thank Gordon770
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Divabunnie
17 March 2016|
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Response from Style_Buff | Reviewed this property |
There is a public parking garage for $1 per hour one block from Yuca. Entrance is on 17th St at Convention Center Drive or on Pennsylvania Ave. I use that garage whenever I am on Lincoln Rd.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2913
    (Drexel Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-532-9822
  • E-mail
Description
YUCA, an acronym for Young Urban Cuban-Americans, is widely known as being South Florida's original upscale Cuban restaurant featuring Innovative Nuevo Latino Cuisine or as the locals call it "Nuevo Latino." This style of cooking includes traditional Latin ingredients such as a plethora of textures, colors, and flavors that when combined creates a cuisine that is unique to anything offered outside of the Caribbean and Latin America.
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