Versailles Restaurant, known as the World’s Most Famous Cuban Restaurant, has been serving Cuban cuisine and culture to the local and international community for over five decades. Soon after it opened its doors in 1971, Versailles became the gathering place and unofficial town square for Miami’s Cuban exiles. With its uniquely French inspired aesthetic, the iconic establishment is a landmark to the community and remains the unrelenting gauge of the city’s diversifying pulse.
The restaurant is a favorite amongst celebrities and politicians to garner support from the hispanic community, and the media for gathering commentary and footage on social and political issues.
At the center of this is Versailles’ “La Ventanita,” the walk up coffee window famous for its Cuban “cafecito” and reputation for its local provenance.
Gastronomically, the restaurant is acclaimed for preserving the heritage of Cuban cuisine, with the most extensive Cuban menu and arguably the best Cuban food in town for over 50 years.
In 1998 the restaurant expanded to include its on-site Versailles Bakery, assuring all pastries, breads and desserts are made from scratch in house and served at its freshest point.
Versailles latest expansion is Cafe Versailles, a La Ventanita style cafe with locations in Concourse D at Miami International Airport.
As a Cuban family owned and operated establishment, Versailles is seen as a symbol of the multicultural American dream.