Tap Tap

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 14 publications
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Top 1% in Miami About the TripExpert Score

14 expert recommendations



Those who've never been here better skedaddle over to experience this backpackers' paradise.



Long time South Beach standby...serves some of the best and best presented Haitian food in Miami.


Condé Nast Traveler

This longtime South Beach standby, decorated with brightly colored murals, serves some of the best—and best-presented—Haitian food in Miami. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

Serving real Haitian food, such as grilled conch with manioc and shrimp in coconut sauce, this unusual but popular restaurant attracts a vibrant, multicultural crowd.



TapTap is anything but SoBe glitz and glam, but this Haitian restaurant will instantly immerse you in Haiti's cuisine and culture. Full review →


Frommer's 33

The whole place looks like an overgrown tap tap, a brightly painted jitney common in Haiti before the devastating 2010 earthquake. Full review →


Gayot 13.0

With the enormous Haitian and Caribbean population of Miami, it's a wonder there aren't more places like this one. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

In Haiti, tap-taps are brightly colored pickup trucks turned public taxis, and their tropi-psychedelic paint scheme inspires the decor at this excellent Haitian eatery. Full review →

Make sure you try the mayi moulen, a signature side of cornmeal smothered in a rich bean sauce – bloody delicious!

Miami New Times Tick Recommended

Entrée hits include red snapper: a whole fish crisply fried and curled on a platter like some fisherman's trophy; stewed goat in tomato-based sauce that is strangely reminiscent of pot roast. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Local favorite known for great food and service. Full review →


Rough Guide Tick Star

Some of the tastiest and most attractively presented Haitian food in Miami – the goat in a peppery tomato broth is a knockout – at very reasonable prices, most under $15.


Time Out 70

It looks like a shack from the outside, but that’s all part of the package at this funky, arty restaurant. Full review →



Once a filmmaker in Haiti, Katherine Kean's trip inspired her to open Tap Tap, a Haitain eatery with bright, colorful murals in Miami Beach Full review →


Zagat 3.5

"Out-of-towners", "families" and off-islanders tap into this South Beach "treasure" for "delectable" Haitian fare that's hard to find anywhere else. Full review →

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