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Discover the Best New Restaurants in Miami

Full of sunshine, sandy beaches, and a sizzling nightlife, Miami also houses many cultural, historical and natural attractions. Don't forget it's multicultural culinary scene! The best new restaurants in Miami continually evolve, delivering engaging new recipes. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Miami headed out to when they're looking for the best new restaurants in Miami? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered information from the city's in-the-know diners to put together this list of the best new restaurants in Miami. Encompassing everything from romantic Italian spots to prime seafood locations, this sun-splashed city has something for everyone that visits its shores. Grab a table in Miami and enjoy a night out!

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10 Restaurants
Updated October 23, 2019
Restaurants:DUNE By Laurent Tourondel, The Terrace Grill, BAR RITA- Fort Lauderdale
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American, Mexican
Neighborhoods:Lauderdale Beach, Flagler Heights, Poinciana Park
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DUNE By Laurent Tourondel

$$$$
Contemporary American
Lauderdale Beach
4.5
2107 reviews
Only a few steps from the water, DUNE at Auberge Beach is a relaxing spot and one of the best new restaurants in Miami. Part of the Auberge Beach Resident and Spa, this sunny spot is full of classic Florida Vibes. Head out to the Dolphin Isles section of Fort Lauderdale for the restaurant's traditional seafood menu. Try salmon ceviche or a wild shrimp tostada to start the meal. Entree specials include Atlantic halibut with sweet corn nectar and whole roasted branzino with charred lemon.

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The Terrace Grill

$$$$
American
Flagler Heights
4.6
432 reviews
The Dalmar in Fort Lauderdale is the place for chic, hip dining at The Terrace Grill. Right of Fort Lauderdale's North Federal Highway, The Terrace is one of the best spots in Miami for outdoor dining. Grab a table to enjoy the Miami breezes and night sky and enjoy the Terrace's contemporary, seafood-forward menu. Clams Puttanesca, fresh oysters, and Margherita pizza with basil are excellent sharing options. Try the burrata salad with local burrata and heirloom tomatoes or spicy tuna tartare to start. A can't-miss entree? The Terrace lobster roll with avocado, coleslaw, and hydroponic lettuce.

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BAR RITA- Fort Lauderdale

$$$$
Mexican
Poinciana Park
4.4
464 reviews
One of the most interesting places in For Lauderdale, this exciting and sun-splashed South Andrews Avenue hot spot is a place to go for a fun night out. Diners won't be able to miss the restaurant. There's a vibrant and welcoming painted facade on the outside of BAR RITA, previewing the vibes inside. BAR RITA features a full menu of Mexican and Latin favorites. Begin with the "Holy Guacamole" menu, with hot queso and bacon guac or spicy tuna and mango guac. For dinner or lunch, go for the "Mexico City Chicken" taco platter or crispy mahi-mahi tacos with chipotle slaw.

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Del Frisco’s Grille - Fort Lauderdale

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.2
1440 reviews
The classic taste and atmosphere of Del Frisco's Grille comes to the Miami area in Fort Lauderdale. This elegant, upscale steakhouse chain is one of the country's favorites. It's a perfect spot to stop into after a walk around downtown or the nearby Isles neighborhoods. Head into this relaxing, colorful restaurant surrounded by palm trees for all the steakhouse classics. Shareable plates include artichoke beignets, jumbo shrimp cocktail, and deviled eggs. "Knife and fork" favorites feature prime beef short rib stroganoff, pan-seared scallops, and brick chicken with asparagus. Pair those with the Del Frisco's "perfect margarita" or Spanish gin tonic.

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Andy's Live Fire Grill

$$$$
American
Poinciana Park
4.6
672 reviews
The motto for this Fort Lauderdale hot spot is "chillin' grillin' smokin' drinkin'." That's a perfect distillation of the restaurant's classic appeal. It's one of the best new restaurants in Miami. Grab a table for dinner or to watch the game and start with the Memphis "hot bun" sliders. These treats feature fried chicken thighs with sweet pickle slaw on a hot buttered dinner roll. Try the oysters on the half shell or clams on the half shell, and the "Jerk lobster roll" with pickled onions for a hearty sandwich meal. The "Andy's Specialties" menu includes stuffed yellow and red peppers and cast-iron chicken with onions and potatoes.

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Fiola Miami

$$$$
Italian
Coral Gables
4.8
1967 reviews
The Fiola is a prime spot in Coral Gables that is one of the best new restaurants in Miami. Hip and welcoming, this restaurant is an ideal spot for a night out with friends or a date night with a significant other. The menu boasts creative but classically-inspired Italian dishes, many cooked in the restaurant's wood oven. Try the wood-grilled spicy calamari, Spanish branzino, or Faroe Islands King Salmon. Head into the Sunday jazz brunch to enjoy the Fiola brunch pastries with fresh fruit jams, honey, and farmer's butter. Pair those with the smoked salmon toast, burrata with pesto, or bison tartare with Maitake mushrooms.

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dōma

$$$$
Italian
Wynwood
4.8
1077 reviews
After a day spent exploring the exquisite Wynwood art district of Miami, doma offers a relaxing dinner option for locals and tourists. It's one of the best new restaurants in Miami. With an elegant but laid-back atmosphere, doma features a full menu of Mediterranean and Italian classics. Begin with beef tartare with homemade tartar sauce, charred cauliflowers, or yellowfin tuna tartare with shaved radish. From there, pasta dishes include linguine "alla puttanesca" and home-made tagliatelle with beef tenderloin ragu and cherry tomato.

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Sea Grill - Coral Gables

$$$$
Seafood
Merrick Park
4.7
585 reviews
This Miami favorite brings prime Greek seafood tastes to the heart of the city. For the three-course prix fixe lunch for a full taste of the restaurant, or start with something from the Sea Grill raw bar. For a unique Greek selection, try the oysters Onasis with feta, spinach, and cheese. The menu also features grilled peppers with capers and garlic, and fried zucchini and eggplant served with tzatziki.

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Swan

$$$$
Market Cuisine
Design District
4.4
1325 reviews
Swan is one of the best new restaurants in Miami, with dining options inside and outside. Grab a seat on the sidewalk area to enjoy the Miami atmosphere and people-watching. Or, head inside to the exquisite dining room to enjoy the restaurant's modern European cuisine. Small plates feature steak tartare, fennel sausage pizza, and charred octopus with smoked hummus. Don't miss the "caviar pasta" for dinner, with spaghetti, Osetra caviar, and lemon. The creative cocktail options include the "Dew of the Sea," with Absolut vodka, rosemary-honey seawater, and ginger beer.

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Mandrake

$$$$
Japanese
South Beach
3.7
208 reviews
Only a few steps away from the Miami Beach boardwalk, this colorful and lively space features plenty of style, flair, and taste. The Mandrake menu boasts contemporary and creative Asian recipes with some international influences. Start with the Kaluga caviar with creme fraiche and egg, or the smoked uni spoons with yuzu lemon sauce. Entrees include pan-seared organic chicken with ginger soy sauce and butter-poached black cod with veggies. The menu also features grilled black Angus beef tenderloin made with Kabocha puree and yuzu kosho beurre blanc.

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