The Best Restaurants in Miami

Dining in Miami provides a cultural experience. The city has a wide array of restaurants with menus inspired by international foods. Its culinary scene is influenced by Cuban, Latin American, Italian, Peruvian, and Caribbean fare. There are both affordable and upscale restaurants around the city for diners to choose from, including trendy grills in downtown Miami with rooftop or patio dining, stylish waterfront restaurants with oceanfront views, and inexpensive beachfront diners in and around Miami Beach. The fashion neighborhood (known as the Miami Design District) and South Beach (popular for out-of-towners) are also hot spots to find the best restaurants in Miami.

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Restaurants:Alloy Bistro, BarMeli69, Byblos Miami
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary Italian, Mediterranean
Neighborhoods:Downtown Miami, Miami / Palm Beach, South Beach
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Alloy Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Downtown Miami
327 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date

At Downtown French restaurant Alloy Bistro, two distinct seating areas fit every mood. There’s an outdoor seating area with a bar and a dining room with curated furnishings and lush greenery. Menu ite...

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BarMeli69

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Miami / Palm Beach
129 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Enjoy Greek cuisine and live entertainment at BarMeli69. From its piano bar to its happy hour, there’s always something going on here. The menu at BarMeli69 is influenced by both its owner, who is fro...

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Byblos Miami

$$$$·Mediterranean·
South Beach
2,646 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Hot Spot

At Byblos, diners can enjoy Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as duck kibbeh with dried fig, molasses, and tahini; crispy baby artichokes; and Spanish octopus. The dessert menu includes stuffed bakla...

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Cafe Catula

$$$$·Seafood·
South Miami
475 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic

Cafe Catula is the place to go for both food and entertainment. This restaurant often hosts musical events, including singers, pianists, and live bands alongside affordable, three-course international...

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Cafe Prima Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
Miami / Palm Beach
788 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

With plenty of sidewalk and outdoor seating, this long-time Italian restaurant is ideal for the sunny Miami weather. Cafe Prima Pasta’s menu is inspired by Tuscan cooking in dishes such as penne vodka...

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Caffe Portofino

$$$$·Italian·
Palmetto Bay
567 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries

Caffe Portofino has been offering upscale dining — with white tablecloths, chandelier lighting, traditional dark wood dining room tables and chairs, and dramatic wall paintings — since 2005 Its menu c...

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CALL ME GABY

$$$$·Italian·
South Beach
885 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

Call Me Gaby, opened in 2018, is a popular place for date night for its romantic and glamorous ambiance with soft lighting, antique furnishings, lace curtains, and a stylish bar. The outdoor space inc...

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Casa Isola

$$$$·Italian·
South Beach
199 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies

Casa Isola is a newer collaboration between James Beard Award-nominated chef Jose Mendin and chef Santa Agnello in Miami Beach's Sunset Harbor neighborhood. The menu features homemade Italian dishes m...

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Neighborhood Gem in Miami Beach

Caviar Russe Miami

$$$$·Seafood·
Brickell
191 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List

Located on the ground floor of the Four Seasons Hotel, Caviar Russe features velvet bench seating, sconces, artwork, and a gold foil ceiling, all of which speak to the luxe, fine-dining experience her...

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Cerveceria La Tropical

$$$$·Brewery·
Wynwood
152 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Cerveceria La Tropical opened in 2021 between the Edgewater and Wynwood Entertainment District and has quicly become a popular hangout for groups. Casual foods such as tacos, chicken wings, chorizo sa...

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Cote Miami

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Design District
103 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries

Located in the Design District, this MICHELIN-starred steakhouse opened in 2021 and offers a signature menu of Korean barbecue, featuring Korean bacon, steak omakase, and the “butcher's feast,” a tast...

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CRUST

$$$$·Italian·
Overtown
2,252 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

Since 2015 CRUST’s Italian menu from renowned chef Klime Kovaceski has featured different types of pizza — all with the perfect crust. Along with pizza, the menu includes American and Italian fare suc...

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Best Service in Downtown Areas
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dōma

$$$$·Italian·
Wynwood
860 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Since 2018, this sophisticated Wynwood restaurant has specialized in traditional Italian cuisine and Mediterranean fare. Whenever possible, the team uses local ingredients in all its dishes, which inc...

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Italian in Miami - Dade
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Ferraro's Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
MiMo / Upper East Side
927 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies

Ferraro's Kitchen luxurious dining space is modern with yellow-gold dining chairs, a separate bar with chartreuse stools, and chocolate brown tablecloths and linens. The chef is from Venice, and diner...

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Finka Table & Tap

$$$$·Cuban·
Miami / Palm Beach
292 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

Finka Table and Tap, known for Cuban fare, is a casual dining experience popular for hanging out with family and friends. The menu includes pizza, spicy pork buns, shoestring fries, Cuban fried rice, ...

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Fratelli Milano Downtown Miami

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown Miami
713 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List

Twin brothers and chefsRoberto and Emanuele Bearzi have been creating traditional dishes inspired by their Italian heritage since their restaurant opened in 2006. Open during lunch and dinner, Fratell...

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Best Value in Downtown Areas
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Layla - Rooftop

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
South Beach
3 reviews

One of the best features of Layla is its ambiance — the hot Middle Eastern restaurant is located on the rooftop deck of the KAYAK Miami Beach hotel with comfortable seating and views of the Collins Ca...

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Le Chick

$$$$·Dining Bar·
Wynwood
866 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Le Chick has been serving comfort food and crafty cocktails at its pub-style restaurant in the Wynwood Art District since 2018. This locale is a combination of rustic charm and an ultra-chic vibe with...

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LPM Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·French·
Brickell
864 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List

Since its opening in 2017, the LPM Restaurant and Bar has been an ideal place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or graduation. Located in Brickell, this restaurant has all the characteristics of a...

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Mignonette Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Miami
1,776 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

Mignonette is a hip oyster bar in downtown Miami. A gas station-turned-restaurant, it offers a cozy ambiance for gathering with friends. Mignonette serves a variety of seafood dishes, including octopu...

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Momosan Wynwood

$$$$·Japanese Speciality·
Wynwood
449 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

Momosan Wynwood serves noodle and rice dishes along with starters like tuna pizza or pork gyoza, created by the chef, who was born and raised in Japan, where he learned to cook. Wine, beer, and sake c...

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Great for Brunch in Downtown Areas

Novikov Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown Miami
1,155 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot

Novikov, a sophisticated Chinese-Japanese locale in downtown Miami, has specialized in sushi and other seafood dishes such as caviar, black cod, and lobster since 2018. Some of its most popular menu i...

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OLA Restaurant

$$$$·Unspecified·
South Beach
1,672 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

OLA Restaurant has served Peruvian and Cuban fine dining in Miami Beach since 2003. Its menu includes a variety of Latin-inspired dishes, such as lobster empanadas, churrasco, and mixto ceviche. Speci...

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Baiocco Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
MiMo / Upper East Side
298 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies

Osteria del Mare is owned by restaurateur, Claudio Giordano. It serves traditional Italian fare, including homemade mushroom ravioli and rigatoni ragu with short ribs, as well as seafood items such as...

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Osteria Del Teatro

$$$$·Seafood·
South Beach
813 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic

Established in 1987, Osteria Del Teatro is close to South Beach inside of the Martin Hotel and offers a relaxing, lounge-like vibe. Specializing in cuisine from northern Italy, its menu contains a var...

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Palace

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Beach
2,077 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

Palace, which re-opened in 2017, is known for its vibrant and exciting atmosphere, often hosting drag shows and comedy hours catered to the LGBTQ community. Along with its menu of small bites such as ...

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Red Carpet Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Coral Way
360 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

Family-owned Red Carpet Italian Restaurant serves homestyle Italian dishes with a contemporary flair. Dishes include bolognese, ravioli, and granchio (ravioli with crabmeat and lobster in a wine sauce...

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Red Rooster Overtown

$$$$·Southern·
Overtown
1,252 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

Located Northwest of downtown Miami, Harlem import Red Rooster made a splash with its 2020 opening. The restaurant hosts live music throughout the week, and an especially lively time to come is during...

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Best Ambiance in Downtown Areas
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Riviera Focacceria Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown Miami
303 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Riviera Focacceria Italiana serves traditional Italian cuisine using homemade pasta and fresh tomato and pesto sauces. Specialties include grass-fed steaks, focaccia cheese bread, and individual pizza...

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Best Overall in Miami - Dade

Rouge

$$$$·French·
South Beach
732 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

Rouge is the place to go when looking for a touch of Morocco. The menu starts off with lighter fare, such as roasted pickled beets and white bean soup. For an entree, diners can choose from lamb shank...

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Sagra Pizza Bar

$$$$·Pizza Bar·
North Miami
226 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual

Sagra serves some of the best pizza in Miami. The brick-oven Roman-style pies have a distinct charred flavor that people rave about in flavors such as margherita, tuna with onions, or a Cubana pie wit...

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Best Value in North Dade
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Santorini By Georgios

$$$$·Greek·
South Beach
1,844 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion

Santorini by Georgios is a top waterfront restaurant on Ocean Drive specializing in Mediterranean cuisine with a menu inspired by the Greek islands. Dishes include roasted lamb, chicken kebabs, or woo...

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Sapore di Mare Italian Seafood - Coconut Grove

$$$$·Italian·
Coconut Grove
525 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Kid-friendly

Locals and out-of-towners looking for flavorful seafood will find it at Sapore di Mare Italian Seafood. The menu features fresh plates of pasta, grilled fish, fried seafood, and a soup of the day, all...

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Best Overall in Miami

Soya & Pomodoro

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown Miami
334 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic

Soya and Pomodoro has won several people’s-choice awards for its live music and modern Italian fare. Some of its most popular dishes include fresh spaghetti, branzino, eggplant parmigiana, and pasta s...

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Best Overall in Miami - Dade

Stubborn Seed

$$$$·American·
South Beach
1,616 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion

Stubborn Seed provides premier dining in Miami Beach from renowned chef, Jeremy Ford, who opened the restaurant in 2017 after winning Top Chef. The menu includes classic dishes such as caviar, tuna ta...

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The Bazaar by José Andrés South Beach

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
South Beach
3,804 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

Explore the South Beach fine-dining scene at The Bazaar by Jose Andres. This hotel restaurant opened in 2016 and offers creative culinary fare using modernist techniques and food artistry. Humanitaria...

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Fit for Foodies in Miami Beach
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