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Looking for a place late night in Miami on Halloween - only one night in town.

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khelvan Oct 27, 2009 11:24 PM

Hello, my girlfriend and I are taking a surprise trip down to the Caribbean, and staying one night in Miami along the way - it happens to be on Halloween, this Saturday night. Our flight doesn't even get in until about 11:00 pm, so we're looking for a good place to eat that will be open past midnight. I understand that such places exist, but can we find something on short notice?

We would love, LOVE to have good Cuban food - we love to try all sorts of cuisines, and we just haven't had the opportunity to do so as of yet. Does such a late-night, Halloween place exist?

If not, we will be back for one more night on our way "out" of the area, so we'll have to make plans to find a great Cuban place ahead of time on that day. I assume that this board is full of such recommendations, and at least one "can't miss while in Miami" post?

Thanks!

  1. The Chowfather Oct 30, 2009 07:27 PM

    Not sure where in Miami you are staying. Nevertheless, you can always hit David's Cafe II (just off Lincoln Road on South Beach) for a late night (open 24 hours) Cuban meal and then walk around Lincoln Road and watch the Halloween festivities..

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    David's Cafe II
    1654 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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      Nick Oct 31, 2009 04:06 AM

      If you're willing to brave South Beach on Halloween, you can also hit La Sandwicherie. I believe they're open pretty late.

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      La Sandwicherie
      229 14th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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      Nick Oct 30, 2009 07:12 PM

      I would also suggest Hiro's Yakko-San, although it might be a bit more than 15 minutes from the airport.

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      Hiro's Yakko-San
      17044 W Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33160

      1. askdrtodd Oct 28, 2009 04:28 AM

        Au Pied Du Cochon is open all night and is pretty friggin good. check out the menu online.

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          Frodnesor Oct 28, 2009 05:40 AM

          Unless it's changed back in the past month, Au Pied de Cochon is no longer open 24 hours, though I believe it's open till 2am weekends ->
          http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/shortorder/2009/09/au_pied_de_cochon_bags_the_24.php

          I've not been but there is a Nicaraguan place called Yambo off 17th Ave. Dodgy neighborhood, sort of take-out stand / picnic table setup, open all night.

          Red Light keeps late night hours and gets into the Halloween spirit (they had a little "haunted house" downstairs that the chef's daughters made last year). Food is good, but service will likely suffer on a party night like Halloween. You can read more on Red Light here ->
          http://www.foodforthoughtmiami.com/2009/04/red-light-miami-biscayne-boulevard.html
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/482159

          Here's a thread on "top late dining," sort of old but most suggestions are still good (though some have closed) ->
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/379089

          www.foodforthoughtmiami.com

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            tpigeon Oct 28, 2009 06:06 AM

            If you are willing to go 15 minutes north of the airport the answer is Yakko San

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