Ball & Chain – World Famous…Cuban Restaurant?

Beyond being a world-famous nightlife destination, Ball & Chain is also a fabulous Cuban restaurant! We open for lunch at noon, come sample our delicious offerings! Of course, we also have an extensive cocktail menu to quench your thirst, from our bar staffed with the best mixologists in Miami.

Our tapas menu contains classic favorites, as well as new interpretations of Cuban cuisine. We offer vegetarian items, and menu items can be prepared to your dietary requirements. All dishes are prepared with the freshest of ingredients, procured seasonally and locally whenever possible. Ask your server about our great daily lunch specials!

Our Special Events often feature special preparations from the kitchen and bar. Check in often to see what's cooking!

    • TAPAS

    • MARIQUITAS DE MADUROS

      MARIQUITAS DE MADUROS

      Traditionally Cuban house-made sweet plantain chips

    • CHICHARRONES

      CHICHARRONES

      Signature house pork belly, house seasoning, lime, chipotle aioli

    • CONGRI FRITTERS

      CONGRI FRITTERS

      (aka Arroz Moro) Rice, beans, cheese, mustard aioli

    • B&C TACOS

      B&C TACOS

      your choice of:
      Grilled Mahi, pickled red cabbage, chipotle tartar
      Lechón, fresh cilantro, pineapple slaw, spicy aioli

    • QUESO FRITO

      QUESO FRITO

      Indulge in our Dominican-style fried cheese, pumped up with a Cuban twist and our house-made guava rum sauce

    • QUESADILLA

      QUESADILLA

      House queso, avocado crema, ahi amarillo

      Your choice of:
      Roasted Veggie ~ Grilled Chicken ~ Beef Short Rib

    • CUBAN SPRING ROLL

      CUBAN SPRING ROLL

      The classic Cuban morsel with a twist. Ham, mojo pork, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard aioli.

    • CONCH CEVICHE

      CONCH CEVICHE

      Pineapple, heirloom tomato, fresh cilantro, red onion

    • MEDIANOCHE/CUBAN SANDWICH

      MEDIANOCHE/CUBAN SANDWICH

      Ham, mojo pork, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard aioli

      Your choice:
      - Medianoche served on Pan Suave
      - Cuban Sandwich served on Pan Cubano

    • LOS SLIDERS

      LOS SLIDERS

      Your choice of:
      Churrasco (2), chimichurri, potato frites
      Mojo Chicken (3), chimichurri, potato frites

    • CALLE OCHO BURGER

      CALLE OCHO BURGER

      Aged angus, Tillamook cheddar, pickles, tomato, toasted brioche, served with grilled pineapple slaw and potato frites

    • MOJO GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH

      MOJO GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH

      Swiss cheese, spicy mayo, and tomato on toasted brioche, served with grilled pineapple slaw and potato frites

    • JERK ROASTED CHICKEN WINGS

      JERK ROASTED CHICKEN WINGS

      Sweet & spicy scotch bonnet jelly

    • B&C ELOTE

      B&C ELOTE

      Roasted corn with chipotle crema, fresh cilantro, and crumbled cotija

    • CÓCTEL DE CAMARONES

      CÓCTEL DE CAMARONES

      Chilled jumbo shrimp, spicy guava cocktail sauce

    • DESSERTS

    • PASTELITOS DE GUAYABA

      PASTELITOS DE GUAYABA

      Found in perhaps every great Latin restaurant in Miami, try this popular Cuban pastry filled with delicious Guava.

    • WHISKEY CARAMEL APPLE EMPANADAS

      WHISKEY CARAMEL APPLE EMPANADAS

      with a Dulce de Leche Espuma

    • DARK CHOCOLATE TRES LECHES

      DARK CHOCOLATE TRES LECHES

      12 year rum, Chocolate Soil

    • SPECIAL COCKTAILS

    • MOJITO

      MOJITO

      Bacardi rum, fresh lime juice, sugar, fresh mint sprigs

    • BANANITA DAIQUIRI

      BANANITA DAIQUIRI

      Bacardi rum, créme de banana, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, coffee beans, bananita

    • JAM SESSION

      JAM SESSION

      Ford's Gin, apricot liqueur, fresh lemon juice, house-made guayaba jam, angostura bitters

    • CALLE OCHO OLD FASHIONED

      CALLE OCHO OLD FASHIONED

      Bacardi 8 aged rum, demerara sugar, tobacco infused bitters, tobacco leaf

    • PASSION FONTAINE

      PASSION FONTAINE

      Avion tequila, passion fruit puree, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, fresh basil, jalapeño

    • MIAMI MULE

      MIAMI MULE

      Ketel One vodka, fresh key lime juice (seasonal), ginger beer, lime

    • PASTELITO DAIQUIRI

      PASTELITO DAIQUIRI

      Bacardi rum, guava puree, house-made honey syrup, lime juice, garnished with a pastelito

    • CAÑITA

      CAÑITA

      Bacardi rum, fresh lime juice, house- made honey syrup, guarapo, sugarcane stick

    • HAVANA REGAL

      HAVANA REGAL

      Chivas Regal Extra, fresh lemon & lime juice, angostura bitters, simple syrup, fresh mint

    • CALL ME A COOLER

      CALL ME A COOLER

      Absolut Mango vodka, passion fruit puree, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, club soda

    • PIÑA BASIL MARGARITA

      PIÑA BASIL MARGARITA

      Zignum Mezcal Reposed, Cointreau, fresh basil, fresh lime juice, agave nectar, pineapple juice, Sal de Gusano Rim