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Check out the 4 top spots in Miami's Allapattah neighborhood

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Looking to uncover all that Allapattah has to offer? Get to know this Miami neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a vegetarian eatery to a Cuban restaurant.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Allapattah, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Smart Bites Cafe

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Topping the list is vegetarian spot Smart Bites Cafe, which offers juice, smoothies and more. Located at 791 N.W. 20th St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 150 reviews on Yelp. 

Beyond a curved garden, you'll find this cafe from co-founders William Ltaif and Mari Villa, reports Small Bites Cafe offers a daily rotation of bowls (topped with protein or veggies), roast chicken sandwiches and even a cricket burger. 

2. Subs On The Run

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Next up is Subs on the Run, a spot to score sandwiches, situated at 2801 N.W. Seventh Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 114 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

Expect lines to snake out the door during the lunch rush but service is fast and efficient. This spot specializes in subs like the Philly cheesesteak and the bacon barbecue cheeseburger. 

3. Manger Creole

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Manger Creole, a Cajun/Creole and Haitian spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 64 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1051 N.W. 14th St., Suite 121 to see for yourself. 

Chicken, fish, and meat entrees like oxtail, stewed conch and shrimp in creole sauce—all dishes come with rice, plantains and salad. Add sides like mac and cheese or malanga fritters to your meal. 

4. Don Toston Restaurant

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Check out Don Toston Restaurant, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 61 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Cuban spot at 2234 N.W. 17th Ave. 

You can expect daily specials, breakfast items, shakes and sandwiches like the El Cubano. Classic entrees include vaca frita, fricase de pollo served with black beans and rice, pollo asado con muro y maduros (fried sweet plantains) and enchilado de camarones.

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