Bienvenidos! This is your guide to Little Havana.

A local resident's insider tips on what to do & where to go in Little Havana (Miami, FL USA).

Participants on a Little Havana tour enjoy Cuban-style ice cream afterwards.

Take a Walking Tour

“I would have NEVER known so much about Little Havana just by walking down the street!” I often hear a comment like this at the conclusion of my walking tour. While I encourage you to […]

Little Havana's Tower Theater.

Experience Local Theater, Movies & Entertainment

Little Havana boasts nearly a dozen theaters: more Spanish-language theaters than any other Miami neighborhood — perhaps any other U.S. neighborhood, I would guess! Some theaters offer performances with English supertitles, and the larger spaces […]

Colombian dancer at the Calle Ocho festival.

Attend a Festival or Event

In addition to regularly changing events happening on a daily basis (see News & Events), Little Havana has festivals, parades and other special occasions that bring community members together for celebration and/or remembrance. Below are […]

Cuban son in Little Havana

Enjoy Local Music & Nightlife

I love the fact that Little Havana has so many music options — at least ten or more on any given weekend evening. We’re home to everything from nostalgia-inspiring Cuban charanga and son groups to […]

The studio and gallery of local, Cuban-born artist Agustin Gainza.

Visit Art Studios and Galleries

Galleries and studios have come and gone in Little Havana, but now there are far more than ever before. Each studio and gallery holds its own treasures. While some may not fit your taste in […]

Pastelitos de guayaba y queso (guava and cheese pastries)

Taste Local Food

Little Havana has a wide variety of cuisine choices beyond the Cuban food you would expect. We’re proud to have a number of restaurants rated four or five stars in rating directories like Yelp, too. […]

Men playing dominos in Domino Park.

Smoke Cigars & Play Dominos or Chess

Little Havana is a mecca for aficionados of puros (cigars) and the ancient game of dominos. It’s the land of maduros, torpedos, robustos, toros — and double-nines. Here, a man wearing a guayabera is quite […]

Cups handmade by local artist Bernardo Cueto

Shop at Local, Independent Businesses

In the mood for shopping? Here’s my scoop on the unique (including locally made) finds can you can pick up in Little Havana. For addresses of places mentioned here, please see the map and listings […]

The rescued Belvedere Bungalow, now home to Citizens for a Better South Florida.

Admire Local Architecture

I love going for a walk in my neighborhood of East Little Havana, not only to greet those who also call the area home but also so I can admire some of the historic, architectural […]

Entrance to Flagler Street from the Flagler Street Bridge

Map & Directions

I’m often asked, “WHERE is Little Havana?” Even longtime locals disagree as to the location of neighborhood borders. Below is a map that shows what I consider to be the borders of the neighborhood, and […]