Where we’re eating Mexican Food in Miami
If you woke up craving Mexican food, you’re not alone. And if you can’t be in Mexico, at least you can surround yourself with some tacos de cochinita, elote and a pitcher of margaritas.
Located inside the Broadmoor Miami Beach with oceanfront views, make it a point to stop by for some simple and authentic tacos that come on non-GMO + gluten-free blue corn masa.
Neighborhood: North Beach
Totopos with guacamole: Hand-torn blue masa chips fried to order with guacamole
Tacos: From left to right, taco de huitlacoche (Mexican corn truffle, sweet corn, fresno chile and green onion), taco de cochinita (marinated pork slow-cooked in banana leaf with guajillo chile and achiote.
Chilaquiles: crispy masa strips, salsa roja, runny fried eggs and crema
Don’t let the name throw you off, this spot is serving up traditional Mexican flavors. Try their new Sunday brunch menu with unlimited margaritas and a quesadilla station.
Guacamole with crispy chicharron de rib-eye
Queso fundido: we added chorizo to this delicious melted Oaxaca cheese served with mushrooms, poblano peppers, onions and corn tortillas.
Enchiladas Suizas: a house specialty with shredded chicken, tomatillo sauce, crema, melted cheese, served with refried beans and Mexican rice.
Lolo’s Surf Cantina
Neighborhood: Miami Beach
Beachside cantina on South of Fifth by Chef Richard Ampudia aka “the Godfather of Mexican street food” who opened up la Esquina and Cafe Habana in NYC.
Grilled corn: served with lime, chili powder, and cotija cheese
Baja style mahi: Model beer battered mahi with red cabage slaw, shaved radish, and serrano aioli
Lolo’s corn cake: think of it as a bread pudding but with corn topped with vanilla ice cream and a caramel sauce.
Chef Santiago Gomez brings true Mexican flavors at his Mexican market concept.
Chamoyada Margarita with mango and chamoy sauce
Tacos de carnitas: pork confit with white onions, cilantro and salsa verde cruda
Tacos de cochinita: pork shoulder marinated in achiote with pickled red onions and habanero sauce
The Taco Stand
West coast concept in Miami bringing Mexi Cali eats. Nothing fancy just real good street food.
Mar y Tierra Fries: Grilled shrimp with flamed grilled angus steak, fries guacamole, sour cream and cheese
Pollo asado burrito: flame grilled chicken, tomato, guacamole and salsa
Carne asada quesadilla: grilled angus steak with guacamole and sour cream on flour tortilla