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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.

Best South Beach Sushi Spots

Sushi is hot right now. It isn’t just food, it’s basically an art form with how beautifully it’s put together and presented. Sushi spots are popping up everywhere as the demand for this delectable raw fish meal is higher and higher. Customers have their pick at numerous fish, vegetables, rice, sauces and mayos in a variety of combinations. Whether you like cream cheese with your salmon or fried sweet potato, you’re surely to find something you like. Being right by the water, there is no shortage of Sushi spots in South Beach; however, it’s important to choose a sushi spot that is known not only for its great flavors, but freshness, as well. Below are a few South Beach spots that offer the city’s best sushi for every palate:


Hiro’s Sushi Express | 1518 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Hiro’s has an extensive menu with lots of exotic nigiri and rolls; this place is inexpensive, but still delivers tasty, fresh fish. There’s plenty of the standard rolls like a rainbow roll for $7.50 and a California roll for $3.75, as well as specialty rolls like “Spice Girl,” which includes spicy tuna, tempura flakes with salmon and pepper on top at $7.75 and the “Fish-n-Chill” that has spicy kani salad, cucumber, avocado, white fish tempura, and sweet chili sauce on top for $7.75. There are several rolls combos from $5.95 to $11.75, along with rice burgers, hand rolls, and nigiri combos.


Doraku Sushi | 1104 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach
Doraku isn’t just a great sushi spot in South Beach, it’s also known for its daily happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. This spot is dedicated to being inventive with its sushi, so you will find more out-of-the-ordinary sushi offerings than the average place. The “Goddess of Love” roll is made with whitefish, shiso leaf and mix greens topped with tuna, sweet chili sauce and herbs; the “Snow Queen” is made up of shrimp tempura and avocado on the inside, topped with Hamachi, garlic aioli, eel sauce, and garlic chips; and the “Emperor Roll” is filled with tuna, salmon, crab, shrimp and avocado rolled rice-less with nori and breaded with panko. Doraku also offers a variety of sashimi and nigiri combos, as well as cold and hot plates like balsamic teriyaki spare ribs, spicy garlic shrimp, and roasted truffle salmon. Prices range from $4 to around $30.


Toni’s Sushi Bar | 1208 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
For 29 years, Toni’s Sushi Bar has been delivering fresh and authentic fish to the South Beach community. In fact, it was the first Japanese restaurant in Miami Beach. Toni’s is known for having great, unique specials, but their regular has a variety of sushi and sashimi options to choose from. The “Dreaming Shrimp” roll is filled with shrimp tempura, lettuce and curry-flavored mayonnaise inside out with masago and costs $12.50; the spider roll costs $15 and the New York spicy tuna roll goes for $8.50. The menu also features ceviche, Chilean seabass, tempura, and garlic steak.

Make Sure to Also Check Out: 

Sushi Samba| 600 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach

Stay Nearby These Sushi Spots
These three places are just a few of the many sushi options that are all around South Beach. When you’re planning your trip to South Beach, keep these places in mind; you’ll be guaranteed to have a great dining experience and a happy tummy.

Want to stay nearby these hot sushi spots? The Cavalier Hotel is located in the heart of South Beach making it easy to get to the restaurants. Click here or call 305-671-1199 to book your stay.