Private Little Havana Tour: Authentic Cuban Experience
4.5
81 Ratings
Miami
Immerse yourself in the vibrant Cuban culture with our private Little Havana tour. Explore museums, art galleries, cigar factories, and local businesses while experiencing the rich history, heritage, art, and music of Cuba. Book now for an authentic Cuban experience!
Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Little Havana Cigar Factory - Experience, Learn and See the Art of Cigar Rolling and the History of the Famous Cuban Cigar from one of the original Cigar Factories of Little Havana. The Cultural Impact on the world it has made and how the Local Cuban Community relate to it. By a Real Cuban Tour Guide with Great Grand Parents who owned Tobacco Fields in Cuba. And is well known and has strong ties to the local Cuban Community. It’s “Not Just a Food Tour, But a Cultural Experience”
  • Domino Park - The World Famous Domino Park. Domino is a Popular Cuban Pass Time. It has brought families and Communities together for decades. The World Famous Domino Park is a place that still brings the community together and attracts people from all over the World. Right in the Middle of the Entertainment District where it all started for the Cuban People when they first started arrive in what once was a farmland and has now turned into metropolitan Urban Community. Our Cuban Tour Guide is able to answer any questions asked about this area and Park as well as the Culture, history, Origins, behind the Famous Domino Park, like no tour can offer. Not just a food Tour but a cultural experience.
  • Calle Ocho - Calle Ocho translated to English is 8 Street. and is the Epicenter of the Little Havana Neighborhood and a Worldwide Tourist Attraction. Here we will Visit Guantanamera, a Cuban Cigar Lounge with their own Branded Cigars and Cuban Coffee where your Cuban Guide will take you to have free Cuban Coffee and hear the Live Music at the Famous Guantanamera Cuban Cigar and Music Lounge. Great for pictures and fun for all ages. We also Visit the Miami Tower Theatre. Built in 1926 is almost 100 years old. Which is the one Theatre where all Cuban Exiles would frequent when they first arrived from Cuba. We visit many other Calle Ocho attractions in the area. Because It’s “Not just a Food Tour but a Cultural Experience”.
  • Little Havana - Our Cuban Guide led Tour will take you off the beaten Path. Places not familiar to the rest of the world. As your Cuban Guide will take you to the core of the Latin and Cuban Community. If you are taking a tour and learning about Cuban Culture and food, you must go to places which no other Little Havana Tour Offers. We will have Real Cuban Hamburgers at a local eatery located in the Cuban Neighborhood. Learn how they are made and the ingredients they have, This is not a regular hamburger and is far from it. We will also have Spanish Churros at the Local Churro Restaurant made Cuban Style and made fresh on the spot. We will also go to the Local Our Cuban Baker to have Fresh Cuban Pastries. Which all Cuban People eat almost every single day from Morning to Night time. The Baker and his Cuban Bakery have been open now for decades and is where all the Locals come to eat and grab their food. We also go by the Cuban Owned Supermarket. 99.9% of Cuban Supermarkets have a Cafe, Butcher and Deli. See The Supermaket geared to the Latino Community and see the Hot fresh everyday cooked foods that the Local Community come to buy and eat on a daily basis. We also visit Surprise Local Establishments. Quite a Cultural Experience that no other Little Havana Tour offers. And brought to you by a real Cuban Tour Guide. A local of the neighborhood with with strong ties and extreme knowledge of the Cuban Community. It’s “Not just a Food Tour but a Cultural Experience”
  • Ball & Chain - The One and Only Ball and Chain Restaurant and Lounge. The Lively and Popular Hot Spot in the Little Havana Area. Always constantly Busy with Live Music and Great Ambiance. We truly have to say that the Spanish Musicians are one of the very best in the whole Entertainment District. We visit this establishment n order to get our fix of the the wonderful and unique music played here everyday. What is a Little Havana Tour without our perfect blend of motivating unique Cuban Salsa Music and Free Cuban Mojitos. (Drinks for minors or NON alcohol drinkers are available) The best Mojitos in Little Havana without a doubt. Hands down. In this case it’s Hands Up with Mojitos. This is “Not just a Food Tour, But a Cultural Experience” See Miami like a Native. And see where the locals go to have a great time. Here at Ball and Chains you will witness that place.
  • Bay of Pigs Museum - The Bay Of Pigs Monument is the Place where this Tour Starts. We will bring you the True Cuban Story from the Start of the 1940’s to the present day. 80 year history, Traditions and Culture as well as Food. We will start at the Bay of Pigs Monument so you can capture the visual as our Cuban Guide’s extensive Knowledge of the Cuban Plight and conquering of the American Dream. Going over the Bay Of Pigs invasion which includes The Cuban Missile Crises of the 60’s and the near provocation of World War 3 in the middle of the Cold War with the Soviet Union and how Cuba was right in the middle of it. Great Cultural History which is great for all ages including Children. We have had some who have written Reports for school with the knowledge they got from this tour. So this tour has been able to fit all ages from the very young to Senior Citizens. Our Cuban Guide can answer any questions as he has extensive knowledge of the Cuban History, Culture and Foods. as well as his strong ties to the Miami Cuban Community. As he has lived here his whole life.
  • Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center - Classic 100 Year old paintings, and Art Collections, Some smuggled out of Cuba. The Biggest Art Collection in the world outside of Cuba. Performing Arts with Live Music.
What's Included
    • Complimentary snacks provided
What's Not Included
  • Gratuity not included (tips)
  • Private transportation
Additional Information

Our tour is solely private and owned by a Cuban family. We have a strong passion for our tradition, cuisine, history, heritage, art, and music. Scan through our 5-star reviews from previous participants. Our tour includes a plethora of Cuban cuisine and tours to Cuban museums, art studios, cigar production sites, eateries, and locally-owned Cuban businesses. We will also be exploring local communities alongside prominent tourist spots. Be a part of our family, deeply rooted in the Little Havana and Miami community.

Location
1854 SW 8th St
Southwest 8th Street
1854 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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(81 Ratings)
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Telisa_s
Feb 23, 2024
Not to be missed! - Angel was a great tour guide, and we learned a lot of Little Havana, Miami, and US history during our tour while getting to taste some awesome food. Definitely a more intimate and personal tour than some of the other tours we saw that day! Don't miss this one for an authentic take on Little Havana!
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Chris_h
Dec 27, 2023
Angel is the best Cuban tour guide!!! - Learning Cuban history as it should be, it was great to know the history of coffee, cigars, food, art, music and some politics thrown in...
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Robert_t
Dec 6, 2023
Big Day in Little Havana! - Our time with Angel our tour guide was fantastic and really exceeded our expectations. He starts the tour in the local neighbourhood and seems to know everyone which adds a uniqueness to the visit. Angel has a wealth of knowledge about little Havana and Cuba. He didn’t rush us and always made himself available to answer questions. We would not hesitate recommending his tour and we look forward to our next visit to Little Havana.
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Dan_c
Nov 22, 2023
Outstanding Cuban experience - food, history, and culture - Outstanding Cuban experience - food, history, and culture. Angel was an excellent tour guide! Our family really enjoyed this experience.
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Danielcy2792tr
Nov 21, 2023
Authentic and unique Cuban experience with Angel - This private tour was outstanding. Angel is a knowledgeable Cuban American native of Little Havana who made sure we went beyond the typical generic Calle 8 group tour. He was committed to making sure that in addition to enjoying excellent Cuban food and drink, that we'd learn about the local culture and the history of Cubans in Miami. My brother has lived in Miami for decades and joined our visiting family, and he learned, saw, and ate things he's never experienced before. Highly recommended!!
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Ashlee_d
Nov 2, 2023
Excellent In-Depth Tour of Little Havana! - We did have a small hiccup in the beginning of the tour, so I called the phone number directly on the voucher and Angel answered. He was not sure why no one came for us, so he said he would call us back. He did, and Viatour did not let us know his company actually cancelled the tour. So he came down to the meeting spot and gave the tour to us himself!! Angel was an excellent tour guide! He knows Little Havana like the back of his hand and he introduced us to many of the shop owners there. We got to try some delicious food, learn history of Cuba, and see cigars being hand rolled right there where they are sold. We got to meet some of the talented artists in the art galleries. The Bay of Pigs Museum was very interesting too. If you only have 1 day or a limited amount of time in a Miami and want to see something new, this tour is an excellent choice!
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Monty_h
Aug 2, 2023
Private Little Havana Tour - Great experience. Couldn't ask for any better.Angel was very personable. Can't wait to do the Night Tour.
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Kevla_c
Oct 22, 2023
Noone showed up - They never showed up. Based on the other reviews, please take this tour down from this site. I don't want other people to go thru that. Super inconvenient.
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Marc_s
Jul 31, 2023
Better communication - We showed up to the meeting location, no one was there. We called the number and was informed trip canceled. No phone message nor text but a email was sent. (As if one checks email on vacation). Had to pay for Uber to and from and no tour. Was told it was the weather and wasn’t a cloud in the sky all night. Very disappointing.
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Claudia_s
Jun 11, 2023
Tour Guide Didn’t Show Up! - We were very disappointed. No one showed up to conduct the tour! We arrived early and waited 30 minutes. The pickup point is at a neighborhood bakery which wasn’t what we expected. I would not recommend this tour. We did get a full refund, but the time we wasted cannot be recouped.
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