Tacos are great but tacos with worms are even better. If you are looking for a unique dining expereince, Bakan Wynwood has what you need for your next food bucketlist.
Bakan is a Mexican restaurant offering a unique outdoor and indoor experience with a delectable menu. The 6,000 square-foot restaurant bar offers a mix of nixtamal, mezcal and wood fire fares.
The bar offers a large selection of mezcals by the sip or by the shot offering a great pairing. Each meat, seafood and fish option is grilled on wood fire powered by oak and cherry woods creating the perfect taste.
But if you’re looking for a way to get some alternative protein, Bakan Wynwood offers a traditional Mexican food menu that includes "Guzanos de Maguey," also known as agave worms. According to the restaurant, "These delicious crawlers are pan-fried crispy and served with guacamole on a fresh, handmade blue corn tortilla."
The menu also offers escamoles, a combination of ant eggs, sauteed in butter, shallots, epazote, guacamole and blue corn tortilla. Some claim that these edible insects are food from the gods and super delicious.
For the traditional eater, the menu offers tostadas with ceviche, guacamole, queso fundido, tacos, moles, quesadillas sopes, vegetarian fares and more.
According to Tatiana, a Yelp reviewer, "This place is often regarded as the Hillstone of Wynwood. Even though it is Mexican, the high prices, swanky outdoor vibe, and comfortable bar area draws in the local Miami hotshot crowd from miles away in every direction."
Bakan offers a country vibe with its inverted wood pyramid canopy and artsy decor. It is a place to escape to Mexico in a bite.
Address: 2801 NW. 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33127
Hours: Sunday to Wednesday noon to 11:00 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday noon to 2:00 a.m.
Why you need to go: This Mexican restaurant offers mexican tacos with worms.