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MIA: Current Favorite Dish/Item for Less than $10?

I love fine dining as much as the next guy. However, for a good and inexpensive lunch or dinner I always flock to the same few places. I was hoping to get a good thread going on delicious dishes for under $10 in the Miami area. Please list your favorite dish, the price, and the restaurant you get it at. Thanks for sharing!!

I'll start first...

The Camaronera Sandwich (Fried shrimp sandwich on cuban bread with onions and a spicy sauce) -- $5 -- La Camaronera on Flagler and 19th ave

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  1. Boteco-chicken heart skewers-7/8 grilled hearts with salsa and farofa for $2 NE 79th St. Eat more than one...

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    1. re: Miami Danny

      Can't wait to check this place out! As a little kid my grandfather used to make us chicken heart skewers. My brother and I would fight over them. Haven't had them in years.

    2. Dim Sum at Kon Chau. At about $3 a steamer 3 will do you well. Bird Road and 84th Avenue

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      1. re: Jenaclaree

        I'm amazed that I've never heard of this place. So close to the house and I've never been there. Thanks for the post!

      2. ropa vieja - el palacio de los jugos

        1. Sopa de Caracol - El Atlakat - various locations in Dade - Conch Stew - Salvadoran Style - Fridays

          Turkey & Brie/Salami & Provolone/Antipasto@ La Sandwicherie - French Hoagie Hut - South Beach

          Turkey Tuesdays - S & S Diner

          Fish Tacos - Ver Daddys

          Pollo Asado (ask for the breast!) - Puerto Sagua

          1. The falafel pita at Pita Spice on Washington St, Miami Beach, loaded with everything including hots. I think its about $7.

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            1. re: Blind Mind

              Bombolinos and pretty much everything else at martarellos

              1. re: tpigeon

                That Matarello's is a nice find!

            2. In no particular order ...

              Fried shrimp po'boy at The Spot at 15th & Alton Rd. Miami Beach ($8?).

              New Orleans BBQ shrimp, or quail, at Red Light on Biscayne Blvd. ($9-10).

              Chicken a la brasa w spicy green sauce at Edy's Chicken & Steak on 79th St. Causeway (whole chicken w salad & sides is $17).

              Callos or garbanzos fritos at Copas y Tapas in Coral Gables ($8).

              Pa amb tomaquet w serrano ham at Por Fin in Coral Gables ($7.50).

              Porque Mt. Fuji at Su Shin Izakaya in Coral Gables ($9.50).

              Battera roll at Sushi Deli in North Bay Village ($7.50).

              Half the menu at Hiro's Yakko-San in North Miami Beach.


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              1. re: Frodnesor

                "Half the menu at Hiro's Yakko-San in North Miami Beach."

              2. Tomino Avvolto nel Prosciutto alla Piastra con Rucola (stinky cheese wrapped in prosciutto and roasted in pizza oven served with arugula) - $9 at Sosta

                Crema di papaya - $7 at Piola

                I've got more. Just need time. Great post by the way.

                1. Le Sandwicherie
                  Salmon on french baguette
                  Chicken salad with camembert on toasted croissant.

                  Cafe Charlotte
                  Many types of Empanadas ($1.50 - $3.00)

                  Cheeseburger Baby :(
                  Burger $7

                  Frozen Chocolate type drink $4. Made with real ice cream etc...

                  Market on Lincoln Rd.
                  Large Cookies/Macaroons $3

                  Fajita Platter $8

                  Pizza Bar
                  Slice of pizza $5

                  Some of our regular quick food go to places/items. All south beach centric as we get too lazy to drive anywhere.

                  1. Five Guys:
                    Little Bacon Cheeseburger with mayo, mustard, ketchup, pickles, and sauteed onions, cajun fries, regular coke. About $9.

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                    1. re: brandon_w

                      Homemade organic ricotta and apricot thyme jam crostini-$6 at Michael's Genuine.
                      Also the Crispy Pig Ear-$6!!! The next wave of sophisticated bar snack :)

                      1. re: Miami Danny

                        And the roasted brussel sprouts w/ pancetta @ $8!

                    2. Blue Anchor/Delray Beach/ Sausage Roll w/ Guinness gravy 5.00 worth every penny

                      Havana Hideout/ Lake Worth/Pionono 7.00

                      Bamboo fire cafe / Delray Beach/ Chicken wing Escovitch 9.95

                      FAH/ Boca Raton/ King of the sea assorted seafood (musseled, scallops, calamari, shrimps and tilapia), mushroom, tomatoes and scallions in a tangy and spicy lemon grass soup ask for it Super hot 5 star spicy 8.95 pricey but great

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                      1. re: pikiliz

                        Maybe next time I will read the title a little better, sorry I have no rec's in MIA This was a duh moment

                        1. re: pikiliz

                          No worries! You are within the Gold Coast ... thanks for the Blue Anchor tip!

                      2. Kafta Kabob Sandwich @ The Daily Bread off of US1- $6 and change.

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                        1. re: JFarah

                          Chez Rosie-pretty much everything's under $10 and they also do an under $5 lunch. I had stewed chicken with a big pile of okra (which are in season now) and a ton of rice and beans, like $7. Photos here http://dailycocaine.blogspot.com/2009...
                          Chez Rosie
                          5961 NW 2nd Ave
                          Miami, FL 33127