ith a variety of ethnicities and cultures throughout Miami, visitors are bound to come across a rich and diverse selection of restaurants ranging from Cuban to Peruvian and much more. Miami truly is a fusion of cultures that transcends itself into its beautiful dishes, cocktails, and desserts. Below are but a few restaurants that are worth visiting!
Here are some of our favorites we have selected.
A Fish Called Avalon
700 Ocean Drive Miami Beach FL, 33139
A Fish Called Avalon is perfect for romantic dinners, a family affair, or a night out on the town. Located in the iconic Avalon Hotel on Ocean Drive, the setting offers an authentic, sophisticated South Beach experience. For over two decades diners have enjoyed the Historic Art Deco setting and the creative menu. Garnering attention for it’s superb cuisine, impeccable hospitality, and intimate setting, the restaurant is a seminal favorite with locals and visitors alike. Boasting indoor and outdoor terrace dining options, the restaurant offers live Latin-Caribbean music and a bustling cocktail lounge serving refreshing, exotic libations. A Fish Called Avalon offers seafood-dominated menu with tropical influences using the very best local, seasonal ingredients and daily-delivered seafood. It also offers prime and dry-aged steaks, organic chicken, and vegetarian-friendly options, each with a perfect compliment from the extensive award-winning wine list.
Larios on the Beach
820 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Since opening in 1992, Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s award-winning restaurant, Larios on the Beach has been known as Miami Beach’s go-to destination for authentic, award-winning Cuban cuisine, world famous mojitos and a stunning view of South Beach’s Ocean Drive.
LT Steak & Seafood
1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
LT Steak & Seafood is an American restaurant from award-winning Chef Laurent Tourondel, located in The Betsy – South Beach, an historic luxury hotel on Ocean Drive in the Art Deco District. Tourondel’s seasonally-inspired menu showcases a deep appreciation for the local landscape, combining beloved aspects of steak and seafood housed together under one roof. LT Steak & Seafood offers innovative takes on familiar dishes, with menu highlights featuring: expansive sushi and raw bar offerings such as Crunchy Curried Peekytoe Crab and Freshwater Prawn Coconut; large seasonal salads including Lemon Poached Lobster Salad with grapefruit oil and Watermelon & Heirloom Tomatoes with feta, hot peppers and pomegranate vinaigrette; seafood entrees like Grilled Red Snapper with smashed fresh peas and lime-shitake ginger vinaigrette; followed by a vast selection of U.S.D.A. Prime steaks from the grill, offered with rotating market sides.
CVI.CHE 105 Downtown
105 NE 3rd Ave. Miami, FL 33132
(305) 577- 3454
CVI.CHE 105 is an eight-year award-winning Peruvian restaurant located in the cosmopolitan city of Miami. Known for their vast selection of creative and unique ceviches, among several other traditional dishes, CVI.CHE 105 has risen to represent Peruvian gastronomy in one of the most important destinations in the United States, conquering the most demanding palates locally and nationwide.
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213 SE First Street, Miami, FL 33131
From the heart of Milano to the center of Miami, twin brother Chefs Roberto and Emanuele Bearzi bring their unique talents and passion for authentic Cucina Italiana to RISTORANTE FRATELLI MILANO, offering a genuine taste of home. With over 30 years combined experience in some of the top kitchens in town, Roberto works his magic as Chef de Cuisine while Pastry Chef Emanuele fills the air with the scents of homemade pasta, freshly baked bread and confections to delight the most discerning diners.
900 South Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33130
The restaurant’s design creates a festive environment with bold, vibrant colors and features a tortilla-making station in the dining room as well as a dynamic 15-foot water wall with a legion of Acapulco cliff diver figurines. The outdoor bar and lounge offers an oasis in the middle of downtown, complete with a front row seat to the emerging neighborhood’s activity. Whether you’re dining inside or out, the experience is exclusively Rosa Mexicano.
Lincoln Road Mall
1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Juvia is a 10,000 square foot indoor/ outdoor restaurant and lounge on the penthouse level of the parking garage by Herzog & de Meuron at 1111 Lincoln Road. Owned and operated by Jonas and Alexandra Millan of Bonito St. Barth, Juvia”s dining room features a vertical garden, designed by internationally acclaimed botanist Patrick Blanc, which invokes the lushness of the Amazon rainforest. Chefs are: Laurent Cantineaux, a protege of Daniel Boulud, Sunny Oh, formerly of Nobu South Beach, and pastry Chef Gregory Gourreau, who has worked with Alain Ducasse and Francois Payard. The trio serves a harmonious blend of the regional cuisines of Asia, the vibrant flavors of South America and classic French techniques in the form of ceviches, tiraditos, fresh seafood and prime meats.
1111 Lincoln Road, Miami beach, FL 33139
Miami (Shake) Shack is located in the heart of Miami Beach’s premier pedestrian promenade at 1111 Lincoln Road on Lenox Avenue. 1111 Lincoln Road is the groundbreaking retail and residential project from world-renowned architects Herzog and de Meuron. Sit inside or outside under our large umbrellas, or enjoy a ShackBurger and frozen custard surrounded by lush water gardens in the shade of 50-year-old oak trees in the development’s stunning promenade.
Molto Pizza & Booze
1237 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139
With a wide selection of locally sourced pizzas, salads, meatballs, pasta, entrees, and booze, you are bound to dive into one of the best-tasting dishes at this popular restaurant! In addition, brunch will also be added to their weekend calendar!
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