Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.runchickenrun.com/
  • Phone: 3055385220
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am; Brunch: Saturday 9:30am - 4:00pm, Sunday 9:30am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Clayton Miller
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 16th and Lenox
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet: Monday - Thursday $10; Friday - Sunday $15
A word from Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Bringing the best fried chicken and freshest farm ingredients from Florida and Georgia to the table since 2011, Yardbird has since garnered the praises of the James Beard Foundation as a semi-finalist for “Best New Restaurant South” and as one of Bon Appétit’s “50 Best New Restaurants” in 2012. Yardbird sticks to the values of tradition, family, and community with a menu of “soul-nurturing” dishes intended for sharing. A warm, comforting environment lets guests feel relaxed and at home while dining at Yardbird. Southern touches add to the nostalgia, like antique candlestick holders, wildflowers on all the tables, and handmade light fixtures outfitted with Edison bulbs in Mason jars.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
255 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (167)hot spot (126)neighborhood gem (121)great for brunch (109)good for groups (94)great for lunch (91)vibrant bar scene (63)special occasion (60)great for outdoor dining (22)kid-friendly (21)late-night find (16)romantic (14)notable wine list (4)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Delicious southern comfort food
    eXeL
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The uniqueness of their plates and drinks are enough to make you love this place! Delicious and totally worth the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Great vibe! Food was excellent. The bartenders were excellent. I give it 5 stars all around. Don't change a thing. Definitely going back again
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ango631VIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Great restaurant,food is amazing. Service is okay. I haven't had problems before but this time they forgot our appetizers and brought the entrees first. We had to send them back and then they were kind of rushing us through the apps so the entrees don't die on the window. Everything was delicious though and I hope this is a one time thing cause we love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lunch at Yardbird
    TacosVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Overall, I have no real complaints about Yardbird. I think I was slightly disappointed after reading all the reviews and having expectations that were too high. My husband enjoyed the chicken and waffles which is a very large portion of food. I tried the Yardbird sandwich. The bourbon lemonade was quite potent. I also noticed the restaurant was practically spotless so kudos there.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our 34th Wedding Anniversary
    Iluv8tnoutVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We have been dining at Michael's for seven years and have never been disappointed. It's pretty hard to keep getting better but Michael's has. I have never been to a restaurant that has done just that. What can I say, we ordered the oysters which were amazing, the stripped bass which we caught by accident. They told us its only there for two weeks. It was amazing and of course the doughnuts as well as the surprise Champagne toast for our Anniversary. Michael was at the oyster bar in an apron. Doing his thing. That's what keeps this place around. I believe its his hands on approach. We will keep coming back for more. Thanks for a great evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • CharlieD
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food was incredible. The server was very helpful in informing us about the menu and insure that we got the benefit of understanding how the menu worked and did not over-order. The Fired Chicken and Waffles were to die for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    best shrimp and grits that i have ever had. mac and cheese and omelet also very well done. excellent spot for brunch. would come again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • you wont be disappointed
    fscorch
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    we r from out of town, so we dont get to yardbird much, but the chicken and waffles are unbelievable. something so simple yet so good. service is friendly. it does get loud, so probably not your place for a romantic dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great southern food
    Chelsea
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    My friend and I shared the watermelon, chicken and waffles dish and thought it was very good. Seasoning on the watermelon was delicious, chicken was perfectly prepared and the sauces were great. I also loved my bourbon lemonade! I would definitely suggest this place, particularly if you are a bourbon fan.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service and very good food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Great service, definitely order the fried green tomatoes, and make a reservation. My boyfriend ordered a drink -- it was good but a little sweet for his taste. He liked it enough to not send it back but didn't drink very much of it. When the bill came, our wonderful waiter took the drink off our bill since he noticed this. Great ambiance with a lot of character and really great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 3 year anniversary
    ritzarich
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I was here for the 3 year anniversary celebration and it definitely a great time. The $3 bourbon went very well with the $3 chicken biscuits. Definitely can't wait until next years celebration!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Absolutely a place to go if you are in Miami. Great southern food and friendly service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • stick with KFC
    Skindr
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    At $28 at Yardbird vs. $8 at KFC, the fried chicken is better at KFC. Located at an obscure corner, away from Lincoln RD. I wonder why the high prices of a high rent district eaterie ? Drink menu is extensive, food highly spiced, not for my taste.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    The food was average at best. The biscuits were dry and hard and the Mac and cheese was nothing to write home about. I won't revisit
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing southern food!
    NYCARAVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food was absolutely delicious. This place was an unexpected find as it not on the South Beach strip but so glad we saw as we were driving by. The fried chicken, biscuits, grits and green tomatoes are a must order!! The drinks were also unique and well made. Yum. Can't wait to come here again when I'm in Miami.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food was great. We had the ribs and fried chicken. Great recommendation from the honest.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Put on Your Foodbag!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The reservation process worked flawlessly. The service was prompt and knowledgeable, and the food was excellent. One thing to keep in mind is that the entrees for chicken are VERY large. Could be shared unless you are very hungry. The BLT appetizer was off the charts and unique. Did not try the sundae dessert, but it looked good 0 no room left after the chicken. Concept is creative and works.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    This is some serious chicken! Great menu, well worth the trip
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great spot
    miami
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    recommended by a local friend, awesome place, menu service and everything was great. They give you plenty of food and have a unique listing of cocktails. Will be sure to return next time we are in Miami
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent southern food
    mazzaia
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Great place for a true southern cuisine. One of the top-picks when in Miami.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yum!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Deep fried chicken and ribs were sensational- make sure you share the meals though!! They are very large!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this Place!
    Iluv8tnoutVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We drive from SW Miami and have eaten here many times. Never have I had s bad meal! The chicken biscuits are out of this world.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This was my first time attending, i thought it would be more spacious and scenic. The service was excellent it was our forty four wedding anniversary!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Respect to chicken!
    GuiSaoPaulo
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    What a great surprise. Very good and different food. Their specialty are the chicken dishes, very well made. Will sure return on my next time in Miami.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Modern Comfort Food
    Monty
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Starters are delicious, shrimp and grits also not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Innovative Great Southern Food
    JPLauderdale
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The Yardbird is not your typical South Beach restaurant. This is a place you come expecting to indulge in caloric southern food. Fabulous food. Their dishes are made to share and their prices are about half of what we've experienced in Miami Beach. Everything was good. The scene is young and vibrant. The wait staff attentive. It seemed like a popular spot for locals. We highly recommend the restaurant. Make sure to make reservations. We had to make ours 3 weeks in advance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Favorite Spot
    Latac12
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Since I don't cook fried chicken well at home I was ecstatic when this opened. I love all of the dishes and there baked maccoroni is to die for!! Beware of the chicken though, it's cooked in lard which is from a pig. I was deeply upset to find this out. But from my understanding the boneless chicken is cooked in normal oil I've been told.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Nina
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Great food, best brunch in a long time. Just make reservations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unique food and atmosphere
    Love2EatOutVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I wondered if Yardbird would be just another trendy spot with food that was nothing special but I was wrong. It has style but also really thoughtfully and artfully prepared food - delicious and creative - and the service was very prompt and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome concept
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great food, good service, casual atmosphere. Yes - it is about the chicken but don't miss a lot of the amazing other small plates!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eating at Yardbird is a no-brainer
    designgoddess2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    You can't go wrong eating at Yardbird - the food is always really, really good (not fussy), the service is great and it's just plain fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • favourite
    lineud
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    My favourite restaurant in Miami Beach. Try the fried green tomatoes. Perfect.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The spot for brunch
    nysleeperman
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    My second time here. The food was excellent again, service was very good and our server gave us great guidance and suggestions. The atmosphere is hip and superb without being over the top. Definitely a must for brunch and probably dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for a date
    AJC23
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    I wanted to do something different with my girlfriend, so instead of planning a dinner around 7 pm, I took her to have brunch at Yardbird. She had never been there, even the southern food was new for her... And well, she loved everything. Great food, very good service, awesome environment and good prices.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great home cooking!
    DCGuyFoodVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Fantastic, friendly service. They take reservations and actually seat you on time. Food is just downright delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This place lives up to the hype!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    For once, a highly-rated restaurant lives up to the hype! Overall a fantastic dining experience. Usually we just care about the food, but this even had stellar service, casual chic ambience, and only moderate noise level despite it being a completely full house. It's easy to try out different places in the Miami Beach area, but it's the exception to want to repeat. Would definitely return on our next trip back. Our favorite was the fried chicken biscuits (Mama's biscuits I think they're called). Perfection. Look forward to trying out different items next time!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One Word.....
    JusBnMeMe
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    AWESOME.....from the coffee Savory Waffle, to the Chicken, to the Specialty Omelett, and the Cheesy Grits!!!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing
    Clfmadden
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Cocktails were served in jars and really good. Food was AMAZING! Get stuff to share. Eat here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Fried Chicken and Grits ever!
    Jacquie
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    This is a gem! The fried chicken and grits are the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A must dine experience!!
    Yogibear
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Lived up to its reviews! Arrived early for our table as we wanted a few cocktails before dinner. Had a few light bites to begin with... The bread and butter pickles were incredible, and the frogs legs were mind blowing! Great recommendations from the bar team,great food knowledge from them all... All chipped in and generally seemed passionate about the menu. The drinks list is solid and has plenty for every taste... The strong as oak and The blackberry bourbon lemonade our favorites! Once we sat down our waiter was amazing(Aaron).We wanted to try everything. And he gave us great recommendations of what we should eat to gain the best experience. We were not disappointe. Professional, relaxed, passionate people, quality product!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.