The absolute best restaurants in Miami

Dinner, date night, special occasion—the best restaurants in Miami have you covered from South Beach to Wynwood and beyond The best restaurants in Miami are our local treasures. These are the places we turn to for a delicious meal and a great time, no matter the reason. Our top places to eat in the city […]

New restaurant brings Israeli cuisine to Miami

If you’ve got a craving for Israeli cuisine, Motek Café has you covered. The new fast-casual concept comes from New York chef Einat Admony, the creator of the fine dining Middle Eastern restaurant Balaboosta and the falafel spot Taim. It serves Israeli favorites in a historic spot: downtown Miami’s Seybold building, famous for its family-owned jewelry shops. Motek […]

Motek, authentic Israeli delights

Time Out says Motek rivals the hip cafés of Tel Aviv with its bright, inviting space and stacked menu of authentic Israeli delights. It comes to Miami by way of New York chef Einat Admony, who’s known for Middle Eastern favorites Balaboosta and Taim. Locally, chef Sasha Ariel is at the helm, doling out fresh […]

Motek Cafe, Perfect Hummus & Arayes Burgers

Open for takeout, delivery, outdoor, and indoor dining Motek is a Downtown Israeli restaurant. We’ve tried their hummus tehina, Jerusalem grilled cheese, and the arayes burger, and we loved just about every bite. The hummus was perfect and the Jerusalem bagel grilled cheese – how could that be bad? Our favorite thing, though, is the […]

New Restaurants Offering Takeout & Delivery

Motek Mediterranean Cafe & Restaurant New York City chef Einat Admoney of Balaboosta and Taim has brought her acclaimed Israeli eats to South Florida. Her new counter-service eatery, Motek Cafe, features an array of Israeli and Mediterranean favorites like roasted eggplant tahini, shakshuka, chicken schnitzel, hummus bowls topped with a variety of toppings, along with spins on classic lunch […]

Best New Restaurants In Miami

Open for takeout, delivery, outdoor, and indoor dining I only got to try takeout from Motek, but that was enough to convince me that there was something special happening here. I ordered hummus tehina, a Jerusalem grilled cheese, and the arayes burger from the Downtown Israeli cafe. The hummus was perfect and the Jerusalem bagel […]

Bustling Israeli Marketplace at Motek Café

While we might not be able to get the full experience of a thriving Middle Eastern marketplace–its smells, sounds, and crowded sights–Chef Einat Admony‘s food will certainly give you the feeling of a great escape. The critically-lauded chef is known for her determination, so we’re not surprised that she was able to open a delicious […]

The 30 best restaurants in Miami

Time Out says What is it? Sandwiched between jewelry stores in Downtown’s historic Seybold Building, Motek rivals the hip cafés of Tel Aviv with its bright, inviting space and stacked menu of authentic Israeli delights. Why we love it: From crispy falafel and juicy schnitzel to fresh salad and creamy house-made hummus, the fast-casual spot does street food […]

Miami New Times says: Best Lunch in Miami

Miami New Times says: It’s been a long morning. First there was the guy who brought back his Rolex Presidential complaining about a scratch. You saw his pictures on Instagram. What did he think was going to happen wakeboarding? Then there was the couple who wanted Cartier love bracelets, the ones with diamond, but didn’t […]

Eater Miami: 13 Standout Lunch Spots

From oceanside restaurants with spectacular views, creative vegan menus, and stellar grab-and-go choices, here’s where to find the best mid-day meal Some days, popping to the local cafe or sandwich shop or eating last night’s leftovers at desk for lunch just won’t do. A lunch break is an essential part of the day and it […]