Jefe’s Original Fish Taco & Burgers Food Truck is a little over a month away from its 4th anniversary and is there any better way to celebrate than with the opening of Jefe’s Original Soul Shack? Since the day I laid my eyes on Jefe’s Double Cheezer Miami Style Burger it’s been a Burger love affair. Owner Jack Garabedian can confirm that I’ve eaten at Jefe’s all over South Florida. His usual first question upon spotting me at these locations throughout Miami is, what are you doing here? The answer is, I needed my Double Cheezer fix.
It’s great that folks who have an aversion to Food Trucks will now have an opportunity to eat from one of the guys who has consistently produced top notch fare out of his. I have never been served food from Jefe’s that was anything less than excellent and it’s the commitment to quality that has always shined through. I’ve got no doubt in my mind that he will kill it with the Soul Shack.
What’d I have at the Soul Shack???
I always have the Real Deal Fries so now there’s an option to add Bacon & Cheese. The Fries are fresh cut and slightly on the real crispy side, no soggy fellas here. It’s real Bacon too, not that pre-cooked nonsense that sits room temperature at supermarkets. If you’re into dipping your Fries then go original but if you’re looking for that little extra something, then these are the ones for you.
As difficult as it was to not have a Double Cheezer, I was glad that I didn’t. I ordered a Hot Pastrami and a La Raza Burger. The Hot Pastrami comes on a crusty toasted French Bread with Pickles & Mustard. The Mustard application was a little heavy handed but I’m a Mustard lover so I was ok with that. The sandwich comes wrapped in wax paper as is the custom with their Burgers also. Great sandwich and I was alternating between it and the Burger which I had really taken a fancy to.
La Raza Burger is so good that it required the starting of a new paragraph. La Raza Burger is an Angus Beef Burger smothered with Beef Machaca topped with Coita Cheese, PickledRed Onion & Pico de Gallo Horseradish Crema on a toasted bun. If just reading that doesn’t get you motivated to order that Burger you must be on some self imposed diet.
Fans of lettuce rejoice, there are a couple of Salads which I suggest you wash down with a Mexican Coke. Hey, remember you only live once.
Dishes I’ve had from the Jefe’s Food Truck but now also available at the Soul Shack:
It’s gonna be tough for first timers to figure out what exactly they’re gonna order but a Double Cheezer Burger Beast Style is always a great way to start.
Jefe’s For The Soul:
Jefe’s Original Soul Shack – CLOSED
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11AM – 9PM, Closed on Sundays
12581 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami, FL 33181