The original cultural walking & food tour in Little Havana, Miami.

Explore this vibrant neighborhood and absorb all the cultural highlights.

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Little Havana Cultural Tour

This tour features an in depth look and appreciation into Cuban and other cultural influences from food, music, arts, and cigars. Homemade style, savory Cuban lunch is included.

• 10 AM Daily (3 hours)
• $50 Adults
• $25 Children (6-12 years)

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Little Havana Walking Tour Only

If you have time constraints, or would like us to recommend food options catered to your palette to try out on your own, our cultural walking tour without the lunch option is for you.

• 10 AM or 11 AM Daily (2 hours)
• $30 Adults
• $10 Children (6-12 years)

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Private Tours | Theme Tours

Custom-tailored tours with boutique-style service for private, small or large groups. At least 48 hours notice required.

• Corporate Events
• Family Gatherings
• School Field Trips
• Celebration Activity
• Team Building . . .and more!

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Welcome to the Little Havana Cultural Walking & Food Tour

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The Little Havana Cultural Walking & Food Tour
Go beyond the touristy glossy surface and delve into the political, religious and social customs with significant influence and transformation of a major city.  Take a regular or private tour with a reputable guide through one of Miami's oldest neighborhoods where waves of Cuban refugees changed the landscape every decade. Immerse in the culture like a local and expand your knowledge and heighten your senses with sights, sounds, taste, aroma and touch that make this a memorable tour.

This cultural tour* winds you through a humble but lively neighborhood, a kaleidoscope of culture, traditional customs, and vivid colors. Amble down memorial boulevard for an introduction of the history of Cuban migration and Bay of Pigs. Continue down famed "Calle 8" (or 8th street) to admire original artwork hidden for years; meet locals and witness golden exiles play and compete in dominoes at Domino Parkwatch cigar rollers follow a decades-old technique to create the finest cigars; sample freshly pressed tropical fruit juice from a  local farmer's market, enjoy a classic Cuban sandwich; sip freshly brewed Cuban coffee and savor a hot, homemade, sit down meal at a family restaurant. Plenty of food. Basta!
 

VOTED #2 of Food & Drink in Miami
on Trip Advisor



LITTLE HAVANA WALKING TOUR ONLY
If your schedule does not permit for the 10am tour lasting 3 hours, we now offer an abbreviated tour at either 10am or 11am for 2 hours. This tour is the cultural walking tour but without lunch. However, guides can make restaurant recommendations for an authentic meal experience based on your palette preference. 



Little Havana Tour


CUBA OCHO EXPERIENCE
For guests seeking an elevated exclusive experience, enjoy this tour with mojito mixology, a tour of the art museum, and dark rum tastings and tapas in one of the best kept secrets in all Miami--the Cuba Ocho art museum and jazz lounge. Click here for more information.




Little Havana Food Miami tour

 

***WHAT SETS US APART***


SMALL GROUPS
Enjoy this boutique service, where you receive personal attention in a small group setting. "The Business Class of Tours". We do not take more than 10 people on our daily public tour and even less people in the summer and fall. Little Havana establishments have tiny interiors and therefore you are not pressing against strangers as you move around.  We do offer private tours for larger groups.

AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE, ENJOY FOOD SITTING DOWN, NOT STANDING
We are the only food tour that sits down to enjoy a hot, traditional meal. Other tours are Stop-eat while standing-walk and repeat. While you do enjoy some typical finger foods along the way in the first two hours, we save the best for last. For the grand finale, you will enjoy a savory, traditional hot meal while sitting comfortably in air condition restaurant. 

COOLER, MORE COMFORTABLE
A 10am start time is ideal, a cooler time.  Also establishments are not as packed as after 12pm when big tours roll in with 20-100 people. Our goal is comfort and personal space and attention. 

FEEL LIKE A LOCAL, NOT A STRANGER
Your guide will interact with you for comfortable conversation r
ather than a one-way communication through loud microphone . You're not simply looking and hearing but immersing in the culture as shared above.

EXPERTISE & EXCELLENCE
Your expert guides have decades of first hand knowledge, experience and research. They are passionate about their work. Not only do they research the history and current events and host the tours, they live it everyday. The Dream Team of guides includes a native Miamian born and raised in the neighborhood. A cultural anthropologist specializing in Little Havana. A retired local businessman who can shed light on business trends and real estate. The owner herself who has worked in the international arena for 30 years and managed events. These are the only Little Havana tour guides to live in the area,  are fully bilingual, and dedicated to this job only. 

GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
Volunteerism is at the core of our business.  Our guides do not volunteer once a year, or once a month but on a weekly basis. From assisting the elderly, small businesses, LGBQT and homeless pets, our commitment to helping our community is part our daily life.   


BEST VALUE
The founder's goal was to offer an enlightening but fun tour with personalized attention at an affordable rate for all to enjoy.  Mission accomplished!  Little Havana Walking Tour was voted Best Value for a walking and food tour.  Like getting business class service for a premium economy rate. 

RAVE REVIEWS
Feel free to read our rave reviews on Trip Advisor under Tours in Miami (our company is titled "Art Deco Tours", the umbrella company or click here. )





Book Direct with Us, Best Prices
Be sure to return here to book your tour as we offer the lowest prices and other perks. 
 



AVAILABILITY OF The Little Havana Cultural Walking & Food Tour
Daily at 10:00am
Duration 3 hours, ( includes food)
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AVAILABILITY of  Little Havana Walking Tour Only
Daily: 10:00am or 11:00am; schedule varies; check calendar listings
Duration: 2 hours (no food)
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Cuba Ocho Experience
Wednesday - Sunday, 2pm 
Duration (2 hours)
Must be booked a week in advance. Please call 305-814-4058

*Note:

Please know there is not a lot of walking on this tour compared to our South Beach Art Deco Walking Tour. All the main highlights are concentrated within a four block area. 

A preplanned menu is selected. Coffee, sodas, juices, and alcoholic beverages are not included but may be purchased separately.


Price of Tour and Reservations





Cultural Walking & Food Tour


Time: 10am (3 hours); 2 hour strolling; Sometimes this tour is offered at 11am instead. 
(Please check calendar for actual times)

 Price: $50 per person ($20 for children 6 -12) Private tour: $70 per person ($25 children) 

Other: The tour takes place in the heart of Little Havana, a four block stretch, so there is minimal walking. We do enter some buildings for shade and air condition. This tour is ideal at 10am due to cooler temperatures and less crowds but still plenty of vibrancy. While we may sample some food and drink along the way, the grand finale is a sit down, savory homemade hot Cuban meal. We are the only food tour to offer the sit down meal for authentic experience. The tour ends at approximately 1pm. However if you are not pressed for time and the guide does not have another tour or other commitments, they will often stay longer to continue the experience. Just like a local friend showing you around their hometown. 




Cultural Walking Tour Without Lunch


Time: Normally at 10am or 11am. Sometimes at 2:30pm; Please check our calendar (click BOOK NOW) for available times on the date you prefer.

Price: $30 per person ($10 for children 6-12) Private tour: starting $50 per person

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NEW!! The Cuba Ocho Experience

Mojito Mixology, Museum tour, Dark Rum Tastings & Tapas


Cuba Ocho is considered the hidden gem of Miami by our expert guides. As you walk in and learn the fascinating history of the owner, Roberto Ramos, and his museum you will soon discover why and remain in awe.

On this exclusive tour you will learn about the the owner's harrowing escape from Cuba, and the precious cargo that he carried, his only possession in the world, that would change his life forever.  Cuba Ocho is a renowned museum with the largest Cuban art collection in the world outside of Cuba. You will hear stories of how Roberto managed to extract some famous paintings out of Cuba, that will have you seating on the edge of your seat. His story is what movies are made of.  The bar also boasts the largest rum collection.  And there you have it, a fabulous blend of art and rum and music. Tourists walk by daily and have no idea of the museum's hidden meaning. You will uncover this great treasure of Miami.

Sitting at a bar salvaged from Frank Sinatra's estate, still spellbound by the stories,  your mixology lesson commences on creating the classic mojito, and the best in all Miami.

Once you've mastered the mixology, with cocktail in hand, then it's time to take a walk around the museum to uncover the artistic treasures all by Cuban artists. But could you decipher which paintings are over a century old or new?  

For a nominal price, add a 30 minute dance lesson to learn salsa or merengue.  We guarantee anyone with two left fee and no rhythm can master the merengue.

For the grand finale, you'll return to the bar for tastings of the darkest rums in the world. Roberto, a judge in the major rum contests for introducing new rums, will share the fine qualities of this spirit. To enhance the flavors, a selection of tapas will be served, also ensuring you are not dirty dancing out the door.   

Time: 2pm, Wednesday through Sundays

Price: Mojito Mixology, tour, rum tastings and tapas - $108 (2 hours)
add $15 for 30 minute dance lesson (2.5 hours)

Just introduced. To book please call our office directly or text or email us
littlehavanatours@gmail.com



Learn about our popular PRIVATE Little Havana Tours:

- Off- the- Beaten Path aka Rooster Tour
- Food Centric Tour
- Dark Rum Tastings 
- Roll Your Own Cigar
- Art Tour

Please contact our office for prices and availability on these unique private tours.   

 Three Methods of Payment:

  1. Purchase your tickets online at any time using our  booking system.
  2. Call us directly at 305-814-4058. Or if the office is closed, please contact our call center 24 hours/day at 786-453-1007 and they will process your payment over phone
  3. Email us so we can send you a direct payment link to your email where you can easily pay with your   PayPal account or credit card (a service charge applies).

Upon receipt of the payment, a confirmation will be sent with the meeting place and other helpful tips.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions please send us an email to info@artdecotours.com or call 305-814-4058.  Email is best as we're sometimes away conducting tours.
 
Large group tours or customized tours are available. Advance planning is recommended.


Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel and get a full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour. All cancellations must be done in writing.