Best Frita Cubanas

Best Frita Cubanas in its hometown of Miami

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La Frita Cubana, or just Frita for short, holds an exceptional place in my heart. If you’ve never eaten one and are a fan of Burgers, then you should probably really get with the program.

The Frita is a regional South Florida specialty. Large Cuban communities like Miami & Tampa, Florida, and parts of California & New Jersey are the best areas to find Fritas. In some menus across the U.S., it is referred to as a Cuban Hamburger.

My book All About the Burger has the full history of La Frita Cubana if you want to dig deeper.


BEST FRITA CUBANA

This list was not just thrown together throughout one night. I retried all the Fritas not only here on the list but many others who didn’t make it. I take this Top Frita list very seriously because I know that folks do indeed use them as guides.

One side note, if the restaurant did not make its julienne potato crisps, then they were never even under consideration; no canned potato sticks allowed.

A Lo Cubano Kitchen

A Lo Cubano Frita a Caballo
A Lo Cubano Frita a Caballo

A Lo Cubano Kitchen Food Truck
Orlando, Florida
321-236-1131


Amelia’s 1931

Amelia's 1931 Frita Cubana
Frita Cubana from Amelia’s 1931

Amelia’s 1931
13601 SW 26th Street
Miami, Florida


CAO Bakery

CAO Bakery Frita
Frita with Guava Sriracha Ketchup from CAO Bakery

CAO Bakery
9753 SW 72nd Street
Miami, Florida


Chug’s Diner

Chug's Diner Frita a Caballo
Chug’s Diner Frita a Caballo

Chug’s Diner
3444 Main Highway Suite 21
Coconut Grove, Florida


Cuban Guys

Cuban Guys Restaurants Frita Original
Frita Original from Cuban Guys

Cuban Guys
10801 Sunset Drive
Miami, Florida


El Mago de las Fritas

El Mago De Las Fritas Frita Cubana
Frita Cubana from El Mago De Las Fritas

El Mago de las Fritas
5828 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida


El Rey de las Fritas

El Rey de las Fritas from Frita Cubana
La Original Frita Cubana

El Rey de las Fritas
1821 SW 8th Street
Little Havana, Florida


Fritas Cuban Burger Cafe

Fritas Cuban Burger Cafe
The Frita from Fritas Cuban Burger Cafe

Fritas Cuban Burger Cafe
425 Southard Street
Key West, Florida


Fritas Domino

Fritas Domino Frita Cubana
Frita Cubana from Fritas Domino

Fritas Domino La Original
936 SW 67th Avenue
Miami, Florida


La Palma

La Palma Frita Cubana
Frita Cubana from La Palma

La Palma
6091 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida


Luis Galindo Latin American

Luis Galindo Latin American Frita Alberto
Frita Alberto from Luis Galindo Latin America

Luis Galindo Latin America
898 Red Road
West Miami, Florida


Morro Castle

Morro Castle in Hialeah Frita Cubana
Frita Cubana from Morro Castle in Hialeah

Morro Castle
1201 W 44th Place
Hialeah, Florida


Pastelito Papi

Frita Cubana Pastelito
Frita Cubana Pastelito by Pastelito Papi

Pastelito Papi
Coconut Grove, Florida


Sergio’s

Sergio's Frita Cubana
Frita Cubana from Sergio’s

Sergio’s
1640 NW 87th Avenue
Miami, Florida

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