We are a small company of local enthusiastic guides who live in the neighborhood they conduct the tours. We are the only company in Miami that works exclusively with family owned and operated restaurants and local businesses. The tours are always conducted in a small group experience that allows us to have a personal touch with every client. Our goal is to start the tour with clients and become friends till the end of the tour.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Guava and Cheese Pastry - tasting in a local family owned bakery of a Cuban immigrant family.
✔  Cuban Sandwich - Local Miami version of a cuban sandwich in family owned restaurant.
✔  Latin Walk of Fame and boulevard of Latin stars
✔  Churros dessert - we finish the tour on a sweet note.
✔  Local Art Gallery of Cuban artist Rafael de Armas
✔  Big Papa's guayabera store - learn about the cuban style fashion and the history of it.
✔  Salpicon de Mariscos - Seafood tasting in a tapas size to introduce you to local Cuban style seafood
✔  Cuban Cigar Factory - Watch real life Cigar rollers who rolled over million cigars individually.
✔  Empanada with Beef - You will taste an empanada in a whole in the wall spot known only to locals.
✔  Tea and coffee
✔  Carbonated beverages
✔  Mojito - We are starting our tour with one of the best mojitos in Little Havana.
✔  Domino Park Game - Played by local community elders and learn the history of the Domino game.
✖  The Gratuity for the Tour Guide. Its customary to tip your tour guide if you have enjoyed your tour
✖  Parking Fees/ Download PayByPhone app for street parking payment. Don't park in restaurant parking
Departure & Return
Departure:  1652 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135, USA

The tour guide will be IN FRONT of the restaurant La Taverna Calle Ocho 15 MIN before the tour start. Late participants will not be accepted on the tour. NO EXCEPTIONS.
PARKING:
You can park for 3 hours only on street, but if you want to extend, just wait until session expires and start a new one.

Return: 1417 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135, USA

The tour finishes about 2 blocks from the beginning point.

Itinerary
1
RC Gallery Miami Right after the first food tasting our guides will take you to meet a Cuban born, but now local Miami Artist. Here we will learn about cuban art community and how a lot of artists find their way to the USA and create here. In this store all the stuff that are sold are made by the family members of this family. You will see a spot that later after the tour you can stop by and get some authentic creations as gifts to yourself or someone else.

Duration:  10 minutes

2
The Havana Shirt Store Meeting BIG PAPA and learning the story of the guayabera shirts that originated in Cuba is a must have experience in Little Havana. He gives a fun presentation of the history of the shirt and how to best utilize it. In our community Big Papa is one of our most famous vendors of cuban inspired apparel.

Duration:  10 minutes

3
Casa del Tabaco Our tour guide will take you to a local and family owned cigar factory where you will see real Cuban rollers make authentic cuban style cigars. It is the only lady owned cigar factory in Little Havana. This place is the only one where all the cigars being sold are produced in the store. You will have a chance to take pictures and videos of them making different varieties of cigars. These rollers and store were included in many movies and music videos of artist such as Pitbull and manny others. Our guides will teach you about the history of the tobacco industry and how it evolved until today. You will also learn how to choose your cigars or possibly buy some gifts for your friends.

Duration:  15 minutes

4
Tower Theater An Art Deco Design Theater build in 1926. It represented an architectural perfection in its glorious days and it remains a historical landmark of the neighborhood.

Duration:  10 minutes

5
Domino Park Our Guide will explain the history and cultural significance of the Domino park to the Cuban-American community.

Duration:  10 minutes

6
Bay of Pigs Monument Our guides will share the story of the people who fought and gave their life in the Bay of Pigs in 1961, trying to liberate the Cuban people from an oppressive government. Often times, we get to meet and greet with some of the veterans on the street. This is one of the most critical points of Castro's dictatorial rule and a must learn topic if you want to know the cuban story.

Duration:  10 minutes

7
Havana Rooster Towards the end of the tour our group goes to the Rooster Alley, so we can learn about the significance of the roosters in the Cuban and latino culture. The whole neighborhood is full of roosters, created by a lot of local artists. The Rooster Alley is sponsored by one of our local entrepreneur, who donated his backyard and alley to over 25 local artist to create art to beautify the neighborhood.

Duration:  10 minutes

8
Little Havana Guests often enjoy an afternoon in the most eclectic part of Miami and get to learn the ways and habits of the Cuban-American community.

Duration:  3 hours

9
Calle Ocho The group will take a walk up and down the Calle Ocho ( 8th Street ) in Little Havana to learn about the Cuban Community and the other communities that live in the neighborhood. Our local expert guides who live in the area will indulge you in the stories and daily rituals of all the residents.

Duration:  2.5 hours

Cancellation Policy
All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
Additional info
•  Wheelchair accessible
•  Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
•  Service animals allowed
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Specialized infant seats are available
•  Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
•  All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
•  Suitable for any age or fitness level