Closed
Open hours today: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
  • Monday

    Closed

  • Tuesday

    Closed

  • Wednesday

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  • Thursday

    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

  • Friday

    6:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Saturday

    6:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Sunday

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  • July 2, 2022 9:37 am local time

Location

971 SW 8th St Miami, FL 33130

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great weekend Miami. Oldest bar in town. #cafelatrovamiami and ball&chain My kinda place ...


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Just a typical Miami Night…
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#dutchie #danielrenemusic #danielrené #cafelatrova #cafelatrovamiami #dutchieafterdark #miaminightlife
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Today’s 25 Push-ups. #cafelatrovamiami #lafactoriapr #ronbacardi #cantineros. ...


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You asked, we listened! 🎉 Our outdoor pop-up, La Terraza De La Trova, will be back this Saturday, August 22 from 6 PM to 10 PM. Join us for a fun and safe event featuring live music, handcrafted cocktails, and delicious food. All drinks and food tickets can be purchased on site for $10. Reservations are not needed for attendance, but space is limited. All we ask is that you bring your mask and follow the social-distance guidelines! ...


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Cocktails with Julio Cabrera: Mentirita • Are you ready to learn how to make one of our favorite rum-based cocktails of all time? 🍹 Mentirita is a simple but very tasty cocktail that you can easily make from the comfort of your home.

🤳 Snap a picture of your cocktail when finished and tag us for a chance to be featured on our page! ...


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#orangeoils #elpresidente #cafelatrovamiami #classiccocktails ...


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cafelatrovamiami mi casa , el lugar ideal para un buen Cóctel y una deliciosa Cena 🙏💪. #mojitos🍹 #mojitostime #mojitochallenge #cafelatrovamiami #cheframoncito #calle8miami ...


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Thanks so much for the gift eddiedalefuentes. Love it!!
#olivacigars #elcaballo #cafelatrovamiami
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#melissa40thbday #bestiesbirthday #funtime #cafelatrovamiami #305 #mypartnerincrime cafelatrovamiami ...


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Here we our #editor rrosell24 grabbing the #maracas at Cafe La Trova but she also wants you to know that if you are considering Calle Ocho this weekend then you should know that cafelatrovamiami has recently unveiled a whole new set of dishes like a #RaboEncedido Pasta.

Make a reservation this weekend and try them all!!!

#cafelatrovamiami #cafelatrova#latrova #clt #michelleberstein#juliocabrera #cubanrestaurant#cubancocktai #cubanculture#drinkingforthegram #mixology#mixologist #supportlocal#supportsmallbusinesses#socialdistancing #calleocho#littlehavana #cityofmiami #restaurantsinmiami #foodplace #cravings #rice #continentaldishes #delicious #food # ...


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La Trova Sin Trago Se Traba!! #cafelatrovamiami #calle8 #chefmichellebernstein #soncubano #sabores #littlehavana #saturdayvibes ...


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Hey Trekers, check your DMs!

We’ve just contacted our lucky winner with the good news! Thank you all for participating. Stay tuned for the next exclusive WeTrek experience.

Thank you carothetourguide and cafelatrovamiami 🍹💛

#wetrek #wetrekmiami #cafelatrovamiami #wetrekgiveaway ...


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Do you need some easy lunch inspiration during these quarantine days? 🤔 chefmichy shared her beloved Cuban Sandwich recipe with theflamingomag last week. Check out our link in bio for full recipe. #CubanSandwich ...


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Our Master Cantinero juliopapadoble will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live TONIGHT! 👏 We’re excited to share that he’s partnered with donjuliotequila to mix up a cocktail in celebration of the upcoming Cinco De Mayo holiday on jimmykimmellive tonight, April 28 on abcnetwork at 11:35 PM EST. Be sure to tune in!
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Here’s the recipe of THE CHURRO MARGARITA if you want to try crafting it at home:
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In a shaker combine:
1️⃣ 1.5 oz Churro-Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco*
*To infuse the tequila combine pieces of churros with Tequila Don Julio Blanco in a Mason Jar for 2 hours, shaken often. You can also substitute the churros with cinnamon toast.
2️⃣ .75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
3️⃣ .75 Cayenne Simple Syrup
4️⃣ Grated Dark Chocolate (or Chocolate Bitters)
5️⃣ Shake with ice and serve strained into a rocks glass on the rocks
6️⃣ Garnish with some sugared churros on the side
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What are your plans this weekend?

Go for the ride of your life CafeLaTrovaMiami !!!

Come on down to #CalleOcho and enjoy a delicious cocktail, #cuisine #art #music you name it!!!

📷 redbird.photographync
👗👚judithcabreraofficial

#cafelatrovamiami #cafelatrova#latrova #clt #michelleberstein#juliocabrera #cubanrestaurant#cubancocktails #cubanculture#drinkingforthegram #mixology#mixologist #supportlocal#supportsmallbusinesses#socialdistancing #calleocho#littlehavana ...


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Yelp Reviews
Cafe La Trova
4.5
Based on 636 Reviews

Keith D.
Keith D.

2022-06-29 05:59:15
I was intrigued to visit because my partner and I like to visit the worlds top bars. After finding out that a Miami bar made the list, we had to try it....

Anastasiya V.
Anastasiya V.

2022-06-24 04:47:59
This place is such a classic. It had the ultimate Cuba feel to it. I was so excited to hear it got named one of the top 50 bars in the world. The drinks are...

Katarina B.
Katarina B.

2022-06-16 21:54:20
I love love Cafe La Trova! This is one of the best places in a Miami to enjoy Cuban food with a twist that elevates it to new heights. My biggest qualm with...

Rachael B.
Rachael B.

2022-06-13 07:43:01
La Trova is a gem of Miami and Calle 8. This is my go to spot for when family or friends are visiting and I'd highly recommend as a date night or...

Sahar S.
Sahar S.

2022-06-07 07:47:31
Love the vibe, music and atmosphere (& of course the food and cocktails)The musicians are great and the place is decorated like u r in the streets of Cuba!

Rashid H.
Rashid H.

2022-06-05 19:06:57
A gem in Miami. Such an amazing atmosphere and vibe. Live music, everyone enjoying themselves, and fantastic food.I highly recommend the beef empanadas...

Alexis L.
Alexis L.

2022-05-26 15:19:06
FYI, the kitchen doesn't open until 5pm. We were hoping to eat a late lunch/early dinner before the Marlins game but we didn't know that. However, the bar...

Tiffany T.
Tiffany T.

2022-05-11 08:40:27
Went here with one of my friends for dinner while visiting Miami. It was super busy for a Thursday night and we had no reservation but they were able to...

Maribi H.
Maribi H.

2022-04-29 12:01:48
Fresh seafood and awesome ambiance and live music. We had a great time! Kind and quick service, yummy food. Would recommend !

Alyse B.
Alyse B.

2022-04-18 21:50:52
Cafe La Trova has such amazing ambiance, the live music is amazing, and the servers are so social and fun! The vibes are impeccable, and the food is on par...

Dorothy G.
Dorothy G.

2022-04-16 05:05:53
Happy hour is a must. Delicious drinks, good apps for a great price. Food is good, speed of service (really fast) is concerning. It felt like they were...

Eliseo R.
Eliseo R.

2022-04-03 18:02:29
First time in Miami and a friend recommended this place. Food, service, and everything else in between was 20/10! Hands down best restaurant I've been to...

Efraim G.
Efraim G.

2022-03-29 11:19:45
Great food, service and ambiance! The music was awesome as is evening else. What a fine place!

Cecilia F.
Cecilia F.

2022-03-28 13:41:10
Just had the most fabulous dinner and dinner/bar scene in Miami. This restaurant was recommended to us by a family member, and we owe him LARGE! Every...

Roger R.
Roger R.

2022-03-26 11:02:21
Nice place! Great Cuba traditional music!Nice ambience with nice peopleAppetizers are very good, drinks and cerveza Hatuey!! I highly recommend

Ashley S.
Ashley S.

2022-03-14 05:35:42
This place was amazing! The atmosphere was fun and welcoming, and the band was killer. Even without all that, the cocktails were top notch and the food was...

Clara G.
Clara G.

2022-02-28 07:51:09
The first time in this place.was a wonderful experience. Drinks and food excellent. our waitress was very nice and help us with the tapas and drinks. Highly...

Matthew D.
Matthew D.

2022-02-26 09:26:45
Exceptional food and service, with an even better vibe with live music. Cafe La Trova is a must visit. a truly unique and authentic experience that you...

Harris B.
Harris B.

2022-02-23 19:50:44
If you're short on time...this was a great place in every way, food, drinks, decor, service and entertainment.Band was amazing and they placed us...

Anant G.
Anant G.

2022-02-21 20:30:33
I came to cafe La trova for dinner with my wife. Overall it was a fun experience, but was left a bit disappointed with the food / service. Will caveat this...

Julio C.
Julio C.

2022-02-13 12:02:49
A dear friend of mine was visiting from Cali and I had to make a list of places to visit in Little Havana, this was for sure in the list. I have been to...

Jeff O.
Jeff O.

2022-01-25 20:26:37
Miami really has a jewel in this Cuban influenced cafe and music spot on the edge of the Brickell neighborhood.Stepped into Cafe La Trova on a Saturday...

Adel S.
Adel S.

2022-01-25 08:05:55
Great place to hang out with friends , ambience was great . The food was good as well drinks we had mojitos and they were good too. Live band played good...

Adam D.
Adam D.

2022-01-23 10:27:34
Great Cuban food. This place was recommended to us specifically because we were seeking live music. Although there was a band, they were taking 30 minute...

Bret B.
Bret B.

2022-01-20 21:13:40
Enjoyed Cafe La Trova two nights in a row for late dinner at the bar solo. Good service. The nights I was there they had Cuban jazz band playing that were...

Stephanie F.
Stephanie F.

2022-01-18 17:12:40
I had a very memorable dinner here. My friends were impressed as soon as we stepped into the restaurant. I made a reservation a couple weeks in advance, was...

Fernanda S.
Fernanda S.

2021-12-28 14:44:13
The Cantinero style Have you ever been in Cafe La trova yet? If your answer is no, what are you waiting for? This place is a gem !!!! Trust me (only if...

Jina Z.
Jina Z.

2021-12-14 08:12:08
Amazing atmosphere with the live band and everyone dancing! Very loud in here so I probably wouldn't come here if you want to have a conversation over...

Philip B.
Philip B.

2021-12-09 08:02:40
Look no further if you are looking for a place to eat. What i know now after going there last night i would have traveled to another planet to experience...

Julie K.
Julie K.

2021-12-04 05:47:08
If you want an incredible Little Havana experience, this is the place to go! The food was incredible; everything we tasted was delicious. Our server Evelyn...

Maria S.
Maria S.

2021-11-27 08:48:50
The food, the drinks, the music, the service...all of it is first rate. The place is expertly managed. The proof is in the flan!

Jaime R.
Jaime R.

2021-11-25 13:16:18
This place is such a treat. The live band and the impeccable service only add to an incredible cocktail program and food menu. Don't miss this spot for a...

Steven S.
Steven S.

2021-11-25 05:32:18
Didn't have to hesitate to click 5 stars for this place, let's go!- Was in D/T Miami for a business trip, and needed to place for a group of (4) of us to...

Marcela P.
Marcela P.

2021-11-22 06:33:28
I went to cafe la trova with my coworkers for a birthday celebration and it was so fun!! Very fund atmosphere with a live band and dancing!Good food and...

Andrea U.
Andrea U.

2021-11-19 17:03:15
So glad we were able to get dinner reservation at Café la Trova. We were seated right right front of the band. We Started with the delicious Mojito's and I...

Teresa D.
Teresa D.

2021-11-17 11:20:29
We went on a recommendation from a friend of a friend who lives in Wynwood. We walked into the band playing Cuban music. Which was an amazing way to enter...

Efren M.
Efren M.

2021-11-08 17:26:27
La Trova is an Amazing place. The ambiance is electrifying, especially when the band is playing. We recently moved to MIA, and have frequented La Trova...

Amanda S.
Amanda S.

2021-11-06 12:59:19
My husband and I have visited twice during trips down to Miami, and we could not have been happier with the food and drinks here! On both visits, I ordered...

Gemi 4.
Gemi 4.

2021-10-30 09:40:42
Absolutely AMAZING...from start to finish.Service was friendly and *attentive.Ambiance was delightful: live band and overall energy, awesome....and the...

Grace D.
Grace D.

2021-10-06 10:46:28
Made reservations online for 6:30 PM on a Sunday night (9/26/2021) Miami Spice menu was an option to order from at $42 per person for cocktail, appetizer,...

Alexandra N.
Alexandra N.

2021-09-23 17:12:50
Absolutely amazing! The music, the salsa band and the entertainment were all incredible! Im definitely coming here again!

Roxana V.
Roxana V.

2021-08-31 15:26:15
Line music with a delicious dinner! What a treat! Since this unpublished draft (2 months ago), we have visited Cafe La Trova 3 more times! It's one of our...

Doris P.
Doris P.

2021-08-31 15:17:37
Honestly a bit disappointed because I had high expectations coming in. My friend recommended this spot and I've also read reviews so I had really high...

Lourdes D.
Lourdes D.

2021-08-23 15:40:05
Stopped in yesterday to enjoy Cafe La Trova's Miami Spice menu, and I left very full and very pleased! My boo and I arrived a bit before our reservation, so...

Cristian G.
Cristian G.

2021-08-14 16:58:45
One of the best dinner atmospheres in the city. I love everything about this place, the music performances, the decorations, the amazingly crafted drinks,...

Erick O.
Erick O.

2021-08-14 08:50:59
My wife was dying for some Hispanic food with a Caribbean vibe. Live band, guitar, percussion, congas and all. La Trova was on our radar for quite sometime...

Adry G.
Adry G.

2021-08-02 22:39:41
What a fun place! I had this in my bookmarks for a long time and was glad I was able to come in.They have amazing classical drinks with their own...

Heather T.
Heather T.

2021-08-01 05:25:33
The hubs and I had a layover in Miami and wanted to give this a try. I love the vibe however it is very loud so this is not conducive to conversation but...

Cruz G.
Cruz G.

2021-07-24 08:55:12
Such an amazing experience!! If you are going to Miami make sure to put this on your list!!This was my first mother and daughter trip and I said I'm not...

Mark E.
Mark E.

2021-07-22 04:48:37
I have been here before but wanted to bring friends back for a special occasion. Cafe La Trova is sensational! From the moment we arrived, the vibe was...

Michelle M.
Michelle M.

2021-07-20 10:20:36
What a great neighborhood spot! Cafe La Trova is an experience right from walking in! The wonderful decor makes you feel like you are in the center of La...

Penelope A.
Penelope A.

2021-06-28 08:48:43
Yesterday night I went to have dinner with my husband & his best friend, I don't regret our decision on coming here! We love trying different places...

Mira P.
Mira P.

2021-06-25 13:19:53
Drinks are where it's at here! Came here for happy hour and while it wasn't a steal it was awesome that it was slightly discounted. My favorite was was the...

Nitasha K.
Nitasha K.

2021-06-22 13:23:48
Phenomenal experience!!!!We came as a party of six this past Sunday for dinner. As soon as you walk in, you hear the upbeat live Cuban music from the band...

Maria L.
Maria L.

2021-06-19 13:40:33
We celebrated a friend's birthday! Delicious cuisine, live band and 80s Disco DJ has us on our feet all night Cafe La Trova is the place to be

Regina T.
Regina T.

2021-06-15 10:25:40
We had such a great experience here and the food was amazing! My husband had the ropa vieja and i had the lechón con chicharrón and croquetas for...

Juliette Q.
Juliette Q.

2021-06-07 11:17:46
To say I love this place is an understatement! I've been wanting to come here for a very long time and I was finally able to come. We had to make...

Karen G.
Karen G.

2021-06-01 16:40:41
Café trova was another of my favorite experiences during my trip to Miami. This is a must stop... period. This place is located on Calle 8 and you can...

Wifredo M.
Wifredo M.

2021-05-30 18:51:27
My wife and I went here based on Michelle Bernstein reputation and was very disappointed. it seems all the food is prepaid we ordered the lobster croquetas...

Frank G.
Frank G.

2021-05-30 07:25:49
If you are down for a personalized service, well mixed drinks and delicious bites/dishes, ah and with live Cuban music after 7pm; this is the place to stop...

Matt K.
Matt K.

2021-04-21 18:01:04
What an experience. Not sure which was my favorite part. Was it the live band, the incredible food, or the amazing service? Can't go wrong here.

Mike U.
Mike U.

2021-04-19 13:51:23
managed to get a reservation for 6:30. When you walk in, you almost feel as if you are at Havana with the decor and ambiance. I had a Hemingway to drink and...

Andrea U.
Andrea U.

2021-04-17 17:40:48
There was valet parking right next to the restaurant. The atmosphere and music, as soon as we walked in the door, we were transformed to Havana. There were...

Veronica P.
Veronica P.

2020-11-07 04:23:27
We visited for their second night open since shutting down for quarantine and enjoyed everything from the server, to the food, drinks, live music, and...

Angie R.
Angie R.

2020-07-03 10:50:55
Whyyyyyyyyy is this place so good. The owner is the cutest and the food and ambience is beyond phenomenal The band was on point. The social distancing was...

Amanda G.
Amanda G.

2020-06-09 22:26:53
Love love love! Was so so happy with how they have handled the reopening since Covid19!! I felt so safe and relaxed. From the moment you get there they have...

Photos

“Cuba Vibes”.. my Birthday celebration #cafelatrovamiami #cafelatrova 🇨🇺🇨🇺🇨🇺🇨🇺 ...


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great weekend Miami. Oldest bar in town. #cafelatrovamiami and ball&chain My kinda place ...


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Miami crew 50bestbars. #fourseasonssurfside #sweetlibertymiami #cafelatrovamiami ...


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Just a typical Miami Night…
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.
.
.
#dutchie #danielrenemusic #danielrené #cafelatrova #cafelatrovamiami #dutchieafterdark #miaminightlife
cynthia_davidson mrsdutchie1973 itsyaya_yya ryandemere
...


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Today’s 25 Push-ups. #cafelatrovamiami #lafactoriapr #ronbacardi #cantineros. ...


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You asked, we listened! 🎉 Our outdoor pop-up, La Terraza De La Trova, will be back this Saturday, August 22 from 6 PM to 10 PM. Join us for a fun and safe event featuring live music, handcrafted cocktails, and delicious food. All drinks and food tickets can be purchased on site for $10. Reservations are not needed for attendance, but space is limited. All we ask is that you bring your mask and follow the social-distance guidelines! ...


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Cocktails with Julio Cabrera: Mentirita • Are you ready to learn how to make one of our favorite rum-based cocktails of all time? 🍹 Mentirita is a simple but very tasty cocktail that you can easily make from the comfort of your home.

🤳 Snap a picture of your cocktail when finished and tag us for a chance to be featured on our page! ...


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#orangeoils #elpresidente #cafelatrovamiami #classiccocktails ...


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cafelatrovamiami mi casa , el lugar ideal para un buen Cóctel y una deliciosa Cena 🙏💪. #mojitos🍹 #mojitostime #mojitochallenge #cafelatrovamiami #cheframoncito #calle8miami ...


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Thanks so much for the gift eddiedalefuentes. Love it!!
#olivacigars #elcaballo #cafelatrovamiami
...


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#melissa40thbday #bestiesbirthday #funtime #cafelatrovamiami #305 #mypartnerincrime cafelatrovamiami ...


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Here we our #editor rrosell24 grabbing the #maracas at Cafe La Trova but she also wants you to know that if you are considering Calle Ocho this weekend then you should know that cafelatrovamiami has recently unveiled a whole new set of dishes like a #RaboEncedido Pasta.

Make a reservation this weekend and try them all!!!

#cafelatrovamiami #cafelatrova#latrova #clt #michelleberstein#juliocabrera #cubanrestaurant#cubancocktai #cubanculture#drinkingforthegram #mixology#mixologist #supportlocal#supportsmallbusinesses#socialdistancing #calleocho#littlehavana #cityofmiami #restaurantsinmiami #foodplace #cravings #rice #continentaldishes #delicious #food # ...


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La Trova Sin Trago Se Traba!! #cafelatrovamiami #calle8 #chefmichellebernstein #soncubano #sabores #littlehavana #saturdayvibes ...


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Hey Trekers, check your DMs!

We’ve just contacted our lucky winner with the good news! Thank you all for participating. Stay tuned for the next exclusive WeTrek experience.

Thank you carothetourguide and cafelatrovamiami 🍹💛

#wetrek #wetrekmiami #cafelatrovamiami #wetrekgiveaway ...


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Do you need some easy lunch inspiration during these quarantine days? 🤔 chefmichy shared her beloved Cuban Sandwich recipe with theflamingomag last week. Check out our link in bio for full recipe. #CubanSandwich ...


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Our Master Cantinero juliopapadoble will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live TONIGHT! 👏 We’re excited to share that he’s partnered with donjuliotequila to mix up a cocktail in celebration of the upcoming Cinco De Mayo holiday on jimmykimmellive tonight, April 28 on abcnetwork at 11:35 PM EST. Be sure to tune in!
-
Here’s the recipe of THE CHURRO MARGARITA if you want to try crafting it at home:
-
In a shaker combine:
1️⃣ 1.5 oz Churro-Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco*
*To infuse the tequila combine pieces of churros with Tequila Don Julio Blanco in a Mason Jar for 2 hours, shaken often. You can also substitute the churros with cinnamon toast.
2️⃣ .75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
3️⃣ .75 Cayenne Simple Syrup
4️⃣ Grated Dark Chocolate (or Chocolate Bitters)
5️⃣ Shake with ice and serve strained into a rocks glass on the rocks
6️⃣ Garnish with some sugared churros on the side
...


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What are your plans this weekend?

Go for the ride of your life CafeLaTrovaMiami !!!

Come on down to #CalleOcho and enjoy a delicious cocktail, #cuisine #art #music you name it!!!

📷 redbird.photographync
👗👚judithcabreraofficial

#cafelatrovamiami #cafelatrova#latrova #clt #michelleberstein#juliocabrera #cubanrestaurant#cubancocktails #cubanculture#drinkingforthegram #mixology#mixologist #supportlocal#supportsmallbusinesses#socialdistancing #calleocho#littlehavana ...


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