The Best Cheap Eats in Miami

The OpenTable Team

With its sizzling weather and even hotter nightlife, Miami, Florida consistently attracts tourists looking for sunny beaches and a busy dance floor. Restaurants with the best cheap eats Miami-style deliver Latin American flavors with Caribbean rums. But where do in-the-know diners go for the best cheap eats Miami has to offer? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We've gathered data from thousands of contributors to deliver this list of the best cheap eats in Miami. Pick out a spot and book a table!

Restaurants:Hard Rock Cafe - Hollywood FL, Front Porch Cafe, BAR RITA- Fort Lauderdale
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Mexican
Neighborhoods:Hollywood, Miami Beach / South Beach, Fort Lauderdale

Hard Rock Cafe - Hollywood FL

$$$$·American·
Hollywood
243 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Late-night Find
  • Kid-friendly
One of the most rockin' spots in all of town is also the place to go get some of the best cheap eats in Miami. Electric and colorful in the true Miami spirit, the Hard Rock Cafe isRead more
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in Miami / Southeast Florida
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Front Porch Cafe

$$$$·American·
Miami Beach / South Beach
282 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
A relaxing spot on Ocean Drive, the Front Porch Cafe is a town institution, and a place for some of the best cheap eats in Miami. It's a go-to spot for people strolling the beach aRead more
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BAR RITA- Fort Lauderdale

$$$$·Mexican·
Fort Lauderdale
342 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
This sprawling, epic Fort Lauderdale favorite is a colorful, Miami-accented take on Mexican bar food. Grab a drink at the rooftop margarita bar to party the night away and pair it Read more
88% recommended
Mexican in Miami / Southeast Florida
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Bazille - Nordstrom Shops at Merrick Park

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Coral Gables / Coral Way / Little Havana
102 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
After a day spent shopping in Boca Raton, finish off the purchases at NORDSTROM and enjoy a meal in the in-house restaurant. Bazille is a beautiful spot that's also the place for sRead more
100% recommended
Great for Brunch in Miami / Southeast Florida
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Astra

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Wynwood / Edgewater
572 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Scenic View
A prime rooftop restaurant with stunning views of the city, Astra is a place to enjoy some of the best cheap eats in Miami. Head out to the electric Wynwood area to take in the wonRead more
Most Booked in Miami - Dade County

The Grill at Calvary Chapel of Fort Lauderdale

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Fort Lauderdale
499 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Kid-friendly
After a day spent exploring Miami and Fort Lauderdale, The Grill at Cavalry Chapel features some of the best cheap eats in town. This reliable, classic restaurant features a full mRead more
97% recommended
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La Placita

$$$$·Puerto Rican·
MiMo / Upper East Side
518 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
  • Great for Lunch
A standout partnership between celebrated television personality Julian Gil and chef Jose Mendin, La Placita features some of the best cheap eats in Miami. This highlight restauranRead more

P.F. Chang's - Fort Lauderdale

$$$$·Asian·
Fort Lauderdale
169 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Fort Lauderdale outlet of this national-favorite chain features some of the best cheap eats in Miami. A lively and fun restaurant, P.F. Chang's is an excellent option for a nigRead more
89% recommended

Sky Thai Sushi

$$$$·Asian·
Fort Lauderdale
282 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
Head up to Fort Lauderdale to find some of the best cheap eats in Miami at Sky Thai Sushi. Stylish and colorful, Sky Thai Sushi is one of the most charming restaurants in the areaRead more
87% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

Blue Collar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Miami
723 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
“Contemporary comfort food” is ton the menu of this Biscayne Boulevard local favorite. Blue Collar presents a menu of hearty, filling dishes with a Florida touch. For lunch or dinnRead more
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Miami / Southeast Florida

Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - Coral Gables

$$$$·American·
Coral Gables / Coral Way / Little Havana
631 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
The Coral Gables installment of this Florida favorite is a standout, straightforward American bar and grill. It's an excellent option for lunch, dinner, or happy hour. Appetizers iRead more
96% recommended
American in Miami / Southeast Florida

Tap 42 - Aventura

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Aventura
251 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Aventura's location of the Florida Tap 42 chain is an excellent location for cheap eats and unique beers. Stop into this sunny, colorful restaurant for a full menu of American pub Read more
98% recommended

Matchbox - Sawgrass Mills

$$$$·American·
Sunrise
666 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Those enjoying the shopping delights of Sawgrass Mills can find some of the best cheap eats in Miami at Matchbox. Grab a bite in this upscale, two-level restaurant with excellent vRead more
81% recommended
Great for Brunch in Ft. Lauderdale - Broward County

Pelican Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
419 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
A neighborhood favorite in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Pelican Landing delivers fine cuisine amid a beautiful waterfront view. Take a seat to take in the atmosphere and enjoy somRead more
91% recommended
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Wynwood Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·Global, International·
Wynwood / Edgewater
1,516 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighborhood Gem
One of the most stylish restaurants in the world, Wynwood Kitchen and Bar is also the place for some of the best cheap eats in Miami. Head into the colorful, atmospheric dining rooRead more
95% recommended
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Root & Bone – Miami

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
South Miami
766 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
This traditional American restaurant brings farmland-style cooking to the heart of Miami. Stop into this welcoming restaurant to enjoy traditional dishes like a Southern pickle jarRead more
92% recommended

Padrino's Cuban Cuisine

$$$$·Cuban·
Fort Lauderdale
295 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Comfort Food
  • Creative Cuisine
For some of the best Cuban cuisine and cheap eats in Miami, Padrino's is the spot to go. Featuring a standout menu of authentic Cuban favorites, Padrino's is a sunny, colorful locaRead more
100% recommended
Cuban in Miami / Southeast Florida

Pizza Craft

$$$$·Italian·
Fort Lauderdale
282 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
This standout pizza spot is also the location for some of the best cheap eats in Miami. Wood-fired pizza comes from old-world techniques with a signature charred crust. Try the “FoRead more
100% recommended
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Naked Taco Miami

$$$$·Mexican·
Miami Beach / South Beach
629 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Hot Spot
Right in the heart of South Beach, Naked Taco is one of the destination spots for anyone wanting a great meal after strolling around the water. It's also one of the best places forRead more
Mexican in Miami - Dade County
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Obra Kitchen Table - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Latin American·
Brickell
216 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
For an authentic Latin taste in the heart of Miami, the airy and bright Obra “Kitchen Table” is the place to go. This eclectic restaurant features some of the best cheap eats in MiRead more
82% recommended
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