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Agustin Gainza Arts and Tavern

1652 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-5220
+1 305-644-5855
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It felt like such an honor to be surrounded by Mr Gainza’s magical paintings, with him in person... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
R7945PYtaras
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A Nice Stop In Little Havana

We stopped off here while we were walking up and down SW 8th Street. We looked around at the art... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
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Agustin Gainza Arts and Tavern is widely known as Taberna del Pintor. A new concept in Little Havana offering wine, tapas, and live music. A unique ambiance in Miami's Historic Calle 8 district, with the main protagonist Agustin Gainza. A South Florida art scene staple for over 15 years, Gaínza Art Gallery now transforms it's space serving small platters, lite bites and Gainza's famous Mojito. Now, you can admire the art of Agustín Gaínza, while you enjoy a glass of wine. His trajectory spans across more than 4 decades dedicated to drawing, etchings, ceramics and his constant medium, painting. He has exhibited in galleries in the United States, Europe and the Carribean, including his native country, Cuba. His work can also be found in both private and public collections. Since 1979, Gaínza lives in the city of Miami and in 2001, he established Gaínza Art Gallery, both a gallery and his personal studio, in Calle 8. Agustin Gainza Arts and Tavern brings a magical creative and artistic flavor to the heart of Little Havana.
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1652 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-5220
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+1 305-644-5855
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

It felt like such an honor to be surrounded by Mr Gainza’s magical paintings, with him in person, in this quaint hip-happening cafe . I felt like perhaps this visit was a leaf in history’s book because Mr Gainza is certainly going to go down...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We stopped off here while we were walking up and down SW 8th Street. We looked around at the art and the crafts items. Beautiful and interesting!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

If you are in Calle 8, you cannot miss a visit to Agustin Gainza arts and Tavern . The place is great for tapas, drinks, music and art. If you are looking for fun and enjoy beautiful Cuban art this is the place to go!!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

A gem in little Havana!!!! Visited this wine bar/gallery with friends and had the best time! The food was wonderful, the live music outstanding and the crowd was simply fantastic. Can’t wait to go back!!!!! Highly recommend it!!!!!

Thank Maggie M
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A classic of Little Havana, Agustín Gainza's place has been iconic for 17 years on Calle 8, at the same location! Today, not only is his art here to impress, so is the food, wine selection, and live music, in addition to his undeniably famous...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Gainza really knows how to explore his art and present it in amazing new ways! We stoped by to look into the store and my boyfriend as an artist ended up talking with Agustin and I being a writer and life coach ended up talking...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Unique spot with good art exhibits, plus some food and drink. Lots of the local culture of Little Havana. Some good art.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

What a special spot. The owners Agustin and Ester are lovely and gentle people. Beautiful art and the best mojito in town! Be sure to stop here to see this beautiful authentic spot.

Thank Eva G
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It is small and cozy, but with plenty of seating for about 40. I went with a group of friends all couples except for me and did not feel weird at all. There were other tables of girlfriends and a few savvy tourists. Everyone had...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

The first stop on my Little Havana Food Tour. This place is a unique little art gallery with food. They have a lot of different things to try and the art and backstory to the owner was interesting to say the least.

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