Latin Burger and Taco's Coral Gables Restaurant Opens (Photos)

Photos by Laine Doss
Latin Burger and Taco's brick-and-mortar restaurant is officially open on Coral Gables' Miracle Mile.

The restaurant's décor pays homage to both the original food truck and pop culture icons. The Texas-meets-Miami vibe features brown lizard-skin-embossed booths embroidered with the Latin Burger longhorn logo and industrial steel piping for door handles. Giant framed pictures of famous figures eating burgers grace the walls.

See also: Miami's Best Burger Preview: The Latin Macho at Latin Burger and Taco

Owner Jim Heins says that since the restaurant opened, there's been a steady stream of people clamoring for the restaurant's signature Latin Macho burgers and tacos. Though fans of the food truck will recognize most of the menu, the menu has been expanded with quesadillas, milkshakes made with Dolci Peccati gelato, new sandwiches, and cupcakes by Sugar Yummy Mama. The restaurant also features a Coke Freestyle machine, where thirsty diners can create their own custom beverage from more than 100 choices. Heins says he'll also offer salads and beer in the near future.

In the meantime, Short Order was invited to taste some of the offerings at Latin Burger. Here's what we tried.

Marilyn Monroe is a fan of Latin Burger.

Quesadillas come in several flavors, including pulled pork, beef, and mushroom. We tried the chickn' tomatillo ($6 to $8), served with house-made chips.

Location Info

Latin Burger & Taco

232 Miracle Mile, Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant

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Theresa Johnson
Theresa Johnson

Y'all let me know Teneshia Yarn-Page Chiquita Gibson Ja'Mia Irby

Carl Snyder
Carl Snyder

every time i have eaten a hamburger at any latin joint, they cook it like it has to be burned or its not good....ever hear of medium rare burgers (Los Verdes in Miami Lakes, you too)! Brick burgers.

Teneshia Yarn-Page
Teneshia Yarn-Page

I'm down when y'all ready Theresa Johnson Ja'Mia Irby Chiquita IluvmyJ's Gibson

Jose Resendez
Jose Resendez

i think it's tastier than pincho but pincho is more creative and different from the regular burger shop

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