For an in-depth look at the city’s gastronomic offerings, guided food tours offer a fascinating exploration of how these flavors have shaped the local cuisine. Critics and travelers unanimously agree that El Siboney is a must-try for authentic Cuban fare, while Fritas Cuban Burger Cafe offers a more laid-back atmosphere.
The iconic Blue Heaven, with its free-roaming roosters and cats, serves up classic Florida-Caribbean plates, while Seven Fish specializes in seafood-centric dishes. For a more upscale experience, Nine One Five is the place to be, serving up a menu of seafood and steak in a charming Victorian house on Duval Street. Don’t forget to indulge in one of their expertly-crafted cocktails. When it comes to nightlife, Louie’s Backyard offers a breathtaking Gulf of Mexico sunset view, with great wines and small plates on offer. On the other hand, the Green Parrot is a beloved local hangout, with affordable beer, live music, and welcoming vibes. Whatever your preference, Key lime pie is a staple on almost every menu in town.