Pilo’s Street Tacos: A Brickell Gem

Last month, we spoiled ourselves with tacos in San Diego. It seemed like a good decision at the time, but trying our favorite Mexican dish over on the West Coast made us realize what we were missing over here in Miami. There’s no comparison: San Diego tacos — especially fish tacos — just taste better.

Coming back to South Florida, we weren’t sure we’d find anything close to the quality we experienced. Pilo’s Street Tacos in Brickell proved us wrong.

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Lolo’s Surf Cantina: A Tasty Way to Start Your Day

We don’t typically wake up early to go out and eat. As much as we love food, we love sleep even more. In the past few weeks, though, we’ve discovered something that’s worth losing sleep over: breakfast at Lolo’s Surf Cantina. The South of Fifth Baja-inspired Mexican restaurant recently debuted early morning service, and there’s enough delicious food on the menu to fuel you for days.

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Cantina La Veinte Serves Up New Menu Items

After trying out Chef Santiago Gomez’s food for the first time back in 2015, we were sold. To this day, he remains one of our favorite chefs in Miami as he balances his time between Cantina La Veinte and his newer concept Tacology. So when we were invited to check out his recent menu additions at Cantina, we didn’t hesitate to come in.

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Lolo’s Surf Cantina: A Beachside Escape

Where can you find some of the best fish tacos in town? Lolo’s Surf Cantina. This new Baja-inspired Mexican eatery has set up shop inside the Marriott Stanton South Beach, and its fun and casual fare is sure to quickly turn the spot into a local favorite. While tacos are definitely one of the main draws here, there’s a lot more to the place than meets the eye — and you need to experience the menu for yourself.

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Olla: Tasty Mexican Fare Awaits on Lincoln Road

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When we hear the term “Mexican food,” the first thing that comes to mind is tacos. We blame this on late-night trips to Taco Bell in college and, more recently, all of the great taco spots that have opened up throughout the city: Coyo, Taquiza, Bodega … the list goes on.

To be honest, we’d be perfectly cool with eating tacos and queso fundido — our other kryptonite — every day. But a few recent visits to Olla opened our eyes to cuisine beyond tortillas and melted cheese. The new Mexican eatery from Coyo Taco’s Scott Linquist just took over the former AltaMare space on Lincoln Road, and it’s already on track to become a local favorite.

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