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Pepito's Plaza

Miami is now home to the largest population of Venezuelan immigrants in the United States. The city of Doral alone has become Little Venezuela, often referred to as Doralzuela. Historically, it’s where you can get a variety of Venezuelan foods. But Pepito’s was one of the first, and popular long before Michelle Bernstein brought Anthony Bourdain here to try the Doralzuela, a massive beef, chicken, and smoked pork burger with six sauces. This place has always been a late-night spot, open till 2am Thursday-Saturday. But plenty of people still come here for dinner at a more reasonable time, eating dishes such as tequenos, cachapas, and their namesake pepitos, which are the overstuffed Venezuelan answer to hoagies. You can also find traditional Venezuelan soft drinks such as papelon con limon and parchita here.

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