Are you looking for a delicious meal and terrific atmosphere? These standout restaurants in Miami check all the boxes. They embody the fun, sophistication and decadence of Miami and they do it with ease. If you enjoy world-class menus, impeccable service and people watching at any time of day then these spectacular spots will surpass your expectations. They are all worth the trip!
This kosher-style Israeli Mediterranean restaurant serves all day brunch, dinner, freshly baked goods and much more! As a family owned restaurant, the vision is simple, great food and company. The ingredients are fresh and every dish is better than the last!
This amazingly fresh and adventurous seafood restaurant is in a class by itself. They offer creative dishes and a beautiful space to enjoy. The oyster bar has a wide selection of freshly sourced oysters. You will not want to miss the lobster deviled eggs or the crispy skin snapper. The menu is split between “fancy” and “plain” so you can decide which way you want to go.
Mandolin Aegean Bistro
Mandolin is a restaurant that is inspired by fresh and seasonal ingredients. Traditional recipes are used to incorporate flavors from the Aegean region. The baked feta, lamb chops and whole Mediterranean sea bass are all showstoppers.
This fun and lively spot is a standout for its imaginative dishes and great atmosphere. The Miami location is open for lunch, brunch and dinner. This place is a treat with some of the most incredible Korean fried chicken, Wagyu beef brisket with black shichimi pepper, smoke bone marrow and a Chef’s Tasting Menu that is on another level. The brunch also infuses Korean flavors in the best way. The wasabi bloody mary is a must-try! This restaurant is great any time of day!
Stubborn Seed offers an elevated experience in food and atmosphere. They have the top rated chef, Jeremy Ford who brings every dish to the next level and then beyond. He was the winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Season 13. Some notable dishes are the crunchy truffle bravas, heirloom grits and crispy pork, gooey jalapeno fritters and honestly pretty much everything on the menu!
Amara at Paraiso
Amara flawlessly combines Latin American flavors and coastal ingredients. They have an incredible bayside waterfront location that creates a natural nautical vibe. The tropical drinks are fantastic and the menu has a great range of options. You will want to try the grilled skirt steak, chicken empanadas and the calm before the coconut cocktail – just to name a few!
Have you tried their sauces? If not, you are missing out! This restaurant takes Italian cuisine to another level. You will want to order the whole branzino, pork chops & peppers, spicy rigatoni vodka and pretty much everything on the menu. Yum!
This cool spot has it all. They have tapas under the stars, live entertainment and great cocktails. They also have indoor dining as well if that is your preference. Additionally it is guaranteed that anything from the Basque outdoor wood-fired Josper grill will be incredible. This is a great place for socializing and enjoying great food.
Red Carpet Italian
Red Carpet brings Italy to Miami. Their sauces, pastas and raviolis are all homemade with love. You will love every dish here. The combination of traditional flavors and friendly service are perfect. Get ready to enjoy one of the best meals you will have in Miami!