One of the favorite cities that Argentines decide to emigrate is Miami, where they are already an established community. There is a corner in this area filled with luxury, eccentricity and a mix of cultures which is located as “little buenos aires, located at Collins Avenue and 65th Street, to 80th. The buildings are different from each other, some more modest than others and most shops seem to distance themselves. There you can find prestigious places like Lola, Manolo, Buenos Aires Bakery, New Campo Argentino, among others. In this place, the accent is separated from all the rest to such an extent that the roots become unmistakable and unmistakable.
Although many Argentines live in other cities, such as New York or Los Angeles, in this area, nicknamed Little Buenos Aires, very close to the coast, the sea air is lost in the smell of barbecue. This neighborhood north of Miami Beach has residents who emigrated to the United States as a result of the economic crisis that struck the country in the early 2000s, and many of them did not return. Others arrived at a time when visas were not required to come to this country and so, over the years, Argentina was more relevant than ever in this space in Florida.
Argentines’ favorite places are where the smell and taste take them, Buenos Aires Bakery & Cafe and in Manolo, both on Collins Avenue. There you can find the famous empanadas, crumb sandwiches and alfajor, the delicacies of the native land that are so lacking in space.
One of the neighborhoods that stands out is Key Biscayne, filled with portinos with specialties in the financial and entertainment industries.
Collins Avenue was named after that architect John S. Collins, who built the first bridge connecting Miami Beach. in present The area is full of movement with both restaurants and nightlife and the more popular bars, Some, like the following, give the area an Argentinian air:
something that Buenos Aires and this avenue share, Iconic Pizzeria Banchero is in miami and serves his empire, Their specialty Onion Pizza and much more. In the Restaurant Guru Guide, they qualify it as “A little slice of Buenos Aires in the heart of Miami Beach. ,You can’t be more porteno, even Collins Avenue looks like Corrientes Avenue”, reads one of the comments on the website.
Also located on Collins Avenue, This is the favorite spot of many Argentines in Miami, “It’s like being in a bakery in Argentina, same invoice, same products. You can find yerba, mate, and thermos. They prepare the best Milanesa sandwiches for you. If you’re close to 71st and Collins, you have to go will”, they describe it in the comments, while others invite you to visit it: “If you’re an Argentinian and want to eat typical Argentinian bills in Miami, you can’t have a typical Argentinean in the heart of Miami Beach.” Bakery, stop passing by the place”. It is also characterized by its football atmosphere filled with photographs of San Lorenzo de Almagro.
The restaurant is a few meters away from the top manolo, popular for its churros. “We come to this Argentine restaurant for dessert. Very rich. Plain and stuffed churros and French and Spanish hot chocolate. All recommended”, says one of Trip Advisor’s reviews of a visitor this year.
It is a family-run business that brings together recipes and flavors from Argentina, as well as secrets from previous generations. There are more and more branches, including one on Collins Avenue.
Indeed, Miami is full of places that evoke South American country culture, such as Rincón Argentino, La Parrilla Liberty, Bears Grill, among others, to feel at home.