Location

1821 SW 8th St. Miami, FL 33135

When you’re craving some delicious Cuban dishes, El Rey de las Fritas in Miami is the place to go. We have been in the business for more than 40 years, making us an iconic landmark within the Miami-Hispanic community. Our Cuban restaurant continues to serve the exquisite Cuban dishes our customers have come to love and enjoy. So if you find yourself on a trip to Miami, don’t miss out on the chance to taste our dishes! Taste something very original, very Cuban. A uniquely taste in burgers and all things latin.

Closed
Open hours today: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Monday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Thursday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Friday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Saturday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Sunday

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • December 8, 2021 4:00 am local time

Yelp Reviews
El Rey De Las Fritas
4.0
Based on 418 Reviews

Yogi Y.
Yogi Y.

2021-09-27 11:21:37
This is a diner style setting open till the very late hours. this is a place I've been coming to for years since it's one of the only places you can get a...

Danielle M.
Danielle M.

2021-09-20 08:06:07
I came here about a week ago when I was visiting Miami and this place is SO good! I didn't try the fritas, but I did have their breakfast and it was...

Jeremy D.
Jeremy D.

2021-09-08 20:23:12
Came here after a wine tour, and we were pleasantly surprised! I'll be honest, I was skeptic walking in. This place looks like a very old diner, but I...

Joshua S.
Joshua S.

2021-09-05 08:31:46
Was born and raised in Miami, now live in Texas and this is a must visit for me every time I'm back in South Florida. The place doesn't look like much,...

Victor M.
Victor M.

2021-09-04 10:39:27
Fritas and malteada were excellant. We will be back again. In little Havana Miami. Next Viscaya MO

Donald A.
Donald A.

2021-08-27 07:54:47
My husband was having none of it and the wait and service. We tried to be practical but if in a rush I wouldn't recommend here. Food was great but it just...

Diane D.
Diane D.

2021-08-15 20:22:16
Went to Calle Ocho and stopped to get a drink. They have a window open to sidewalk to get your order. Walked up and placed an order for a collado (coffee)...

Chanel B.
Chanel B.

2021-08-04 18:22:34
Fast and cheap food. I like to get my cafe Cubano for $1. Best deal for it in Little Havana! This spot is known for their Fritas which is a common Cuban...

Eddie D.
Eddie D.

2021-07-29 09:24:47
I've been here many times and while the service is slow and indifferent, they really do have the best Cuban fritas in town. Only reason I go back. The rest...

Thu L.
Thu L.

2021-07-26 18:04:14
Worst service ever. Left our empanadas on the counter for an hour and then give it to us and charge us. THE SAME EMPANADAS THAT WAS SITTING THERE. Food...

Minnie C.
Minnie C.

2021-07-21 10:33:03
Wow this place was awesome! The food is so good and it's cheap too. We got an order of empanadas, croquetas, a Cuban sandwich and a papaya smoothie....

Teresa T.
Teresa T.

2021-07-16 16:56:45
I avoided the greasy stuff and instead ordered the grilled chicken strips with rice, beans, and plantains. Excellent flavor! Would come again. It was quite...

Mario A.
Mario A.

2021-06-23 11:59:05
For anyone who doesn't know what a "frita" is, think of it like a Cuban hamburger, only the meat patty is spiced to taste similarly to Spanish chorizo. This...

Red H.
Red H.

2021-06-21 10:28:28
Wack food. Again typical Miami fashion for treating English like a second language. Either hire people who are bilingual, or fuck off. I don't like to be...

Aaron C.
Aaron C.

2021-06-16 18:24:24
If you're looking for a classic Cuban Frita sandwich, this is it! Not too far away from downtown. The staff is super friendly and the place was clean when...

Herminio A.
Herminio A.

2021-06-06 14:18:30
I couldn't believe that am giving this place two stars. Just for the record I been eating here since they were on SW 32 Ave. my love for this place runs...

Gilda S.
Gilda S.

2021-06-04 19:41:31
The Fritas are amazing and it was my first time trying them! Their food is so authentic and delicious. The service was great !! I'm glad I stopped here for food

Jennifer P.
Jennifer P.

2021-05-19 23:14:26
It was not good, gave me food poisoning and I'm on my Miami trip this really ruined my whole day. Very rude service and unattentive will not be going back.

Warren T.
Warren T.

2021-04-22 18:42:58
This was a really unique burger. Nothing quite like it. I wish I had gone back a second time. Totally awesome grub. Area was safe in the daytime. Staff was...

Jay A.
Jay A.

2021-04-20 09:10:49
Ok, so this place isn't fancy, but it's a little hole in the wall with insanely good authentic cuban food. Great service, cheap beers, and ridiculously...

Adriana C.
Adriana C.

2021-04-18 22:36:02
The staff is so kind and hospitable! One of the best parts of my visit to Miami. The food is super fresh and authentic! Highly recommend:)

Cyn C.
Cyn C.

2021-04-15 12:34:21
Ok, Cuban burgers are fire. It's different but the taste is just right. Had a frita with a fried egg & it was a different type of deliciousness.

Autumn M.
Autumn M.

2021-04-14 17:08:26
Incredible food! I got the "el Gallego" which is a steak and Chorizo sandwich. Great authentic Cuban food

Tonyia F.
Tonyia F.

2021-03-14 10:45:00
This gem in Little Havana is an inexpensive place that gives you more bang for your buck. Authentic Cuban cuisine freshly made to order. The tostones were...

Ahzin B.
Ahzin B.

2021-02-02 18:07:21
Yummy yummy. Ain't no frita like a Cuban frita. I like to grt the double patty because one is too small. Tossing a fried egg on top never hurt anyone. Also,...

Ivonne D.
Ivonne D.

2021-01-15 12:55:32
Best fritas in town! That's all you need to know. There's a frita with fried cheese and maduros..... wow!!! If you know, you know.

Laurel S.
Laurel S.

2021-01-05 10:07:01
Not in the heart of Calle Ocho, but just down the block. The place is small so with Covid restrictions it's a bit hard to get a table but worth the wait....

Scott S.
Scott S.

2020-10-12 11:25:06
This place was exactly what I wanted when we were looking for something to eat in Little Havana. It was really cheap and very, very good. It's literally...

Sandee L.
Sandee L.

2020-03-20 15:38:36
The King of Fritas? Ok, we had to take a little detour to try this one!You can order your frita many different ways: original, with cheese, with a fried...

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No better way to start a Sunday! Family breakfast at El Rey. Cuban coffee, fresh squeezed o.j. and Fritas Cubanas! #reydelasfritas #littlehavana #miamisundays #dietmondays ...


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Attacked the double frita original today. Sooooo good!!! Hanging and cruising through Miami today with msantiago20 and djfrankieamezaga6. Now off to wynwood walls. #miami #minivacation #family #fritas #reydelasfritas #burgerland ...


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With my #brats #reydelasfritas ...


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When your sick AF and have no one to cook you some sopa de Res, reydelasfritas got you!! Que rico!! #workhardplayhard #sick #reydelasfritas #sopa #sweathaweatha #hitthespot ...


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Our favorite - Mamey Shake! 😊💕#reydelasfritas ...


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I wish I would have been able to taste all of this - Damn Cold! #yummy #reydelasfritas ...


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When ur friend says frita is life but all u want to do is model on him 😂😂😂 #reydelasfritas ...


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The Frita, a Miami must, an truly unique burger experience with lots of Cuban flavours, love it! (9/10) #elreydelasfritas #reydelasfritas #calleocho #miami #burgerspotting #fritas ...


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10:00am in Miami: Pan con Tortilla' from ReyDeLasFritas in Little Havana - Scrambled Eggs, Ham, Swiss Cheese and Straw Fries on toasted Cuban bread.
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Love coming to Miami and stoping by in Little Havana at this dope little restaurant #ReyDeLasFritas
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Which local restaurant is your favorite? Let's support our neighboorhood joints! #shoplocal

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Breakfast with the hubby #cubanbreakfast #hialeah #mmmmcoffee #reydelasfritas #cafecito ...


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Lunch a lo #Cubano a frita suprema from #ReyDeLasFritas and a #tamal from a local #tamalero go big or go home! #FritaFridays #foodie #fatty #fatgirl #GetYourNomzOn #StayHungryMyFriends reydelasfritas make sure to check them out at the #southbeachfoodandwinefestival ...


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