places to eat in south beach

Eat for Cheap in South Beach

To put it bluntly, South Beach is expensive.  From the food to the hotels, the area can be pretty steeply-priced. For the most part, many people know this coming down the beach to visit, and plan accordingly. However, not one everyone wants to spend big bucks on every, single thing they purchase throughout the trip. Not every meal in South Beach needs to be expensive. Believe it or not, there are plenty of eat for cheap places in the area.

Here are a few great places that won’t break the bank. Whether you’re in the mood for some Latin/Mexican flavors or something to satisfy your sweet tooth, there’s something for everyone with these sweet deals.

My Cevice
235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach
My Cevice is the spot to go to for quick and fresh seafood. The take-out window place features a number of different ceviches that are pretty for a light, grab-and-so bite to eat. They also serve up burritos, burrito bowls, tacos, salads,  and lots of sides. Prices: one taco is $3.50, three tacos are $9.95; a medium portion of ceviche is $11.95; a ceviche bowl is $9.95; a side of tostones is $3.75; and all salads are $6.95 without add-ons.

1506 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Taquiz is a Mexican taquería that cooks up tacos and other Mexican street-type food. Their tortillas and chips are homemade and made daily. Prices: Carnitas are $3.50; totopos(hand-torn masa chips) are $5; chicken tacos are $3.50; and a choco taco is $4.

Go-Go Fresh Food Café
926 Alton Rd., Miami Beach
Go-Go is a well-known spot on South Beach for not only being a cheap-food option, but a healthy-food spot, as well. They offer salads, soups and their “famous” Go-Go Pies (empanadas). The pies have fillings such as: cheesesteak, Thai peanut chicken, shrimp scampi, and eggplant parmigiana. The pies cost $2.75 each. Other prices include: mini salads ($4.95-$7.65); big salads ($7.75-$11.05); and soup ($3-$5.50).

Other South Beach Eat for Cheap Spots
Huahua’s Taqueria
Playa Café
La Sandwicherie
Tropical Beach Café
Hiro’s Sushi Express

Visit South Beach
South Beach has some of the best food to try, and thankfully, it’s not all expensive! Want to stay nearby all these great eat for cheap places to eat? You can. The Cavalier Hotel, located on Ocean Drive, is within walking distance to all these cheap-eat spots. To book your stay at the Cavalier, click  here  or call 305-671-1199.

Great South Beach Brunch Spots

Brunch isn’t just a meal, it’s basically a way of life for many. People look forward to weekend brunches. It’s an opportunity to spend time with loved ones, sip on a great beverage and fill up on delicious food. Brunch is a more elaborate dining affair that comes with a strong social component; it’s practically its own culture! The concept of brunch has been around since the 1800s, but in recent years it has become more and more popular. In fact, Florida is one of the top states in the country where interest in brunch is extremely popular.

With thousands of visitors, many of whom stay out late, brunch is a great option for food on the weekend in South Beach. Here are a few great restaurants who offer the best brunches in South Beach:


Yardbird Southern Table & Bar| 1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach
How does fried chicken and waffles sound? Yardbird serves up lots of delicious Southern weekend brunch options. Their ingredients are all farm fresh. Brunch gets really crowded so reserve a table, or get there really early! Some stand out menu items include: Shrimp N’ grits ($28), smoked brisket ($15), maple-glazed bacon doughnut ($9), and Lewellyn’s fine fried chicken ($26).


Oliver’s Bistro | 959 West Ave. #15, Miami Beach
This spot is an American Bistro with a pretty classic, but very delicious, brunch menu.  A menu highlight are the popovers ($9.50), which are fresh from the oven and stuffed with three scrambled eggs, sausage, and cheddar cheese. Some other tasty menu items include: Dutch apple pancake ($9.95), a smoked Norwegian salmon and bagel platter ($14.95), and class corned beef hash.


Icebox Cafe |1855 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach
Icebox provides a modern and “cool” vibe for its brunch goers with its minimalist décor and sleek look.Some Icebox favorite brunch items include: The Mess ($14), organic scrambled eggs, ham, glazed onions, roasted fingerling potatoes, and a biscuit; The Egg Box ($14), organic scrambled eggs, cheese, chicken-apple sausage, fingerling potatoes, choice of biscuit or bagel; and Power Breakfast ($14), scrambled egg whites, fresh fruit, all-natural low-fat yogurt, multi-grain toast.


Other Great Brunches in South Beach 

FL Cafe | 1360 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The Front Porch Cafe | 1458 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach


Stay Nearby South Beach Brunch Spots

Want to wake up to a delicious brunch right around the corner? You can! The Cavalier Hotel, located on Ocean Drive, is within walking distance of all these popular brunch spots. To book your stay at the Cavalier, click here or call 305-671-1199.