Food & drink in Miami is a meeting of influences; Latin American, Floridian, traditional American, Asian. There’s a dish for everyone among the multitude of flavours.
Chicharrón – Eaten in many Latin American countries these pork rinds are served hot with a variety of spicy sides.
Fried Conch – Pronounced “konk” this is a Florida Keys special; diced up and mixed with a vegetable filling then crumbed and deep fried - very filling.
Seafood – Fish, squid, clams, prawns - you name it, you can eat it in Miami. Excellent fish restaurants are easy to find especially in tourist areas. Seafood is a big feature of Miami food.
Tacos and tex-mex – This American staple is certainly present in Miami and makes a great filling snack on a night out. Modern trendy versions are starting to show up along with the more traditional styles you may already know.
Coffee – Very popular and available in every imaginable style. Try the Cuban variety, a very sweet Espresso.
Sushi – Sushi restaurants are everywhere, ranging from quick takeaways to modern white-linen dining.
Pupusa – An El Salvadorean snack of a corn tortilla stuffed with cheese and fillings.
Beer, Wine & Spirits – Widely available and with a wide variety of American and international brands.