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El Rey De Las Fritas

1821 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-3417
+1 305-541-8949
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fritas” (63 reviews)
“cuban burger” (6 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Latin, Fast food, Diner, Cuban
1821 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-3417
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m down to just one per seating, but there was a time when Papa Gordo would devour 3 in one sitting! Cuban Burgers aka Fritas are one of the weirdest things I love to eat. This place is part of the cultural fabric of Miami’s...More

Thank Papa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, inexpensive Cuban food! Can't say anything about the actual restaurant, as we had it delivered, but the food itself was great!

Thank 810echo
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We went there unplanned on our route south from Miami - it was brilliant. Old style Cuban diner with award winning burgers. We could not recommend this place enough. Thank you.

Thank BenWLondon
Reviewed 29 March 2018

My best friend loves fritas and finally convinced me to meet her at her favorite place which is El Rey's. I was surprised I had never been before considering that it's right next to Bird Bowl. My boyfriend and I ended up ordering a variety...More

Thank kfitzeats
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Did not know what a Frita was when coming here and was pleasantly surprised ! A casual dining atmosphere, cutesy 50's style diner with some tables and seating around a large bar. I ordered the Frita Especial con Queso and my husband Doug ordered the...More

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Air conditioning is really cold. food is really good.it took to long.and the dishes are not washed very well

Thank Jhoby O
Reviewed 8 March 2018

After visiting the Vizcaya museum, I decided to have lunch at el Rey without knowing what exactly a frita was. If you don't live in a place with Cuban influence you probably have not heard of this dish either. La frita is a cuban burger...More

Thank travelsafer
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Excellent Fritas, excellent Croquetas. Try also their Lime Juice, another special. Don't expect to find a luxury restaurant. Be prepared to be more in a Cuban atmosphere in a restaurant combined with eating bar much like in the 60´s.... Good, friendly service.

Thank walterh979
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Located in the heart of Miami's Little Havana neighborhood this is most probably the best spot to try a "frita cubana".... never heard of one? Well it's Cuban's answer to the American hamburger kind of similar but different. The meat patty is usually a mix...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Had the frita supreme with the fried cheese and maduros. Hold the onions. This is an amazing place and the food is so good. My frita was to die for.

Thank Nathan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Fast food, Diner, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-3417
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Little Havana
  • Neighbourhood: Little Havana
  • Phone Number: +1 305-541-8949
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