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Where to Buy Quintessential Miami-Themed Souvenirs

With a place as eclectic and unique as South Florida, there are plenty of mementos to shop for to wow friends and family.

It's time to leave Miami's tropical paradise and return to the daily grind. But don't despair you can take back a slice of the "magic city" (what the locals call Miami) with one of our Miami-inspired souvenir recommendations. Choose from locally handcrafted items, pop art, delicious jams or fruity wines, perfect for any travel budget. 

YoLove305 Beach Tote

Whether for the beach, groceries, or an everyday bag, project your love for one of Miami’s first area codes, 305, with this canvas tote bag from Miami’s art museum on the bay—the Pérez Art Museum Miami, better-known as PAMM. The perfect beach or travel bag also features a hand sewn Buddha charm blessed by a Tibetan monk. $39.95. Pérez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.  

Romero Britto Art

Miami-resident and pop artist, Romero Britto's iconic work can be found throughout the world. In Miami, his work has become as synonymous to the city as the weather itself. Known for its vibrant colors, his playful designs grace the Miami Children's Museum, the Shops at Midtown Miami, condo buildings, and even parking meters throughout Miami. Why not take a piece of Miami home with one of his popular prints, jewelry, watch or other accessories found at his Lincoln Road Mall gallery. Britto Central, 818 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305.531.8821.

Britto Central, Miami Beach
Inside Britto Central you'll find an assortment of colorful prints, home decor items and travel accessories. (Courtesy Britto Central, Inc.)

Key Lime Cookies/Mango Jam/Florida Honey

Open every day from November through August, you can find an abundance of Homestead grown vegetables and delicious tropical fruit at Robert is Here. The perfect stop for delicious Key Lime cookies, mango jam or Florida honey on your way or coming back from a trip to the Florida Keys or Everglades National Park. But remember to pack liquids over 100ml in checked luggage or risk airport security taking them from you. Robert is Here, 19200 SW 344th St., Homestead. 

Key Lime cookies from Robert is Here, Homestead
Shop for organic foods, sweets or other treats from this fruit stand and farm in southern Miami-Dade. (Courtesy Robert is Here)


Ramon Puig has been touted as the “King of guayaberas,” the traditional Cuban, linen shirt. With four pockets, there’s plenty of space to hold cigars. The shirt's popularity in Miami is plentiful. It has become known as a cool, comfortable and versatile garment, suitable for formal and casual occasions. Ramon Puig, 5840 SW 8th St., Miami. 

Ramon Puig mens wear store, Miami
Don a traditional Cuban guayabera to get into the spirit of the season. (Courtesy Ramon Puig)

Schnebly Redland's Winery Wine

After visiting the southernmost winery in the U.S.—Schnebly Redland’s Winery & Brewery—in the Redlands of Miami-Dade County, a bottle of their fruit wines will transport you back to Miami time and time again. Choose from their sweet avocado (AvoVino), guava (GuaVino), lychee or coconut (CocoVino).  30205 SW 217th Ave., Homestead, 305.242.1224. 

Schnebly Winery in Miami
Sip on the eccentric wines—infused with mangoes, avocados and other nongrape fruits from one of Miami's most unique wineries. (©ThePreppyDude/Flickr Creative Commons)

"Eat At Joe's" Cookbook

If you can't take stone crabs home with you, here's the next best thing. Written by Joe's granddaughter Jo Ann Bass and Howard Kleinberg—former Miami News editor and historian—"Eat At Joe's" tells the history of the third highest grossing restaurant in the U.S. and celeb-filled Miami Beach hot spot—Joe's Stone Crab. The book includes 50 recipes of their famous dishes. If you forget to buy it, you can always purchase the book online for $28.95.

Eat at Joe's book cover, Miami Beach
For 101 years, no visit to Miami has been complete without a stop at this legendary restaurant on South Beach. (Courtesy Joe's Stone Crab)

Wynwood Brewing Pub Glass

The craft brew scene is growing in Miami, and in 2011 Wynwood Brewing opened in the heart of Miami’s art district. Guests can go on a tour of the brewery to see how the frothy stuff is made, drink a pint of beer and take home a pub glass for the memories. $5. Wynwood Brewing Taproom, 565 NW 24 St., Miami.

Wynwood Brewing pub glass
16 oz English pub glass (Courtesy Wynwood Brewing Co.)

Little Haiti Caribbean Marketplace Handcrafted Items

Add local flavor to your personal style with an expertly hand-crafted item made by Miami-based artisans celebrating Haitian and Afro Caribbean culture. The Caribbean Marketplace, is a vibrant shopping center within the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, that brings together the works from renowned and emerging artists as well as up-and-coming designers and craftsmen. You'll find apparel, accessories, duffel bags, home decor items and fine art paintings. 260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, 305.960.2969.

Little Haiti Caribbean Marketplace
Little Haiti's Caribbean Marketplace showcases Haitian and Afro Caribbean novelty items including apparel, accessories and fine art. (©Victoria Cervantes)