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Taco-bout Tasty Tacos in Miami

Known for its beautiful beaches and stunning art deco architecture, Miami attracts travelers from all over seeking sunshine, shopping, and sizzling nightlife. The trendy club scene of South Beach keeps locals dancing until the wee hours. The bustle of Calle Ocho and the buzzing energy of Little Havana offer plenty of culture and arts. The city has endless shopping opportunities in the modern, sprawling malls as well as the quiet, mom-and-pop shops of Coconut Grove. The wave of immigrants from South America has brought the Latin vibe and with them, recipes from back home. Tacos have become particularly popular, highlighting slow-cooked meats and fresh Florida seafood. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out for the best tacos in Miami? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Book a table at the best tacos in Miami today.

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14 Restaurants
Updated January 28, 2020
Restaurants:Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION, Sushi Garage Miami Beach, Cantina La Veinte
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Latin American, Sushi, Mexican
Neighborhoods:South Beach, Brickell
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Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION

$$$$
Latin American
South Beach
4.7
2071 reviews
Inspired by its rich history and 1950s glamour, world-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten brings the iconic Matador room new life with reimagined menus and luxury. He offers his personal interpretation of Caribbean, Spanish and Latin and South American cuisines that will dazzle any diner. Seasonal menus include small and large plates that embrace the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce. And they have some of the best tacos in Miami, including the sauteed organic mushroom tacos and the Chipotle Chicken Tacos!

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Sushi Garage Miami Beach

$$$$
Sushi
South Beach
4.8
1033 reviews
Sushi Garage is a Japanese Restaurant with traditional roots, quality ingredients and a belief in simplicity and details throughout the entire space. The interior features clean, contemporary lines with natural woods and a sense of warmth and casual comfort. The chef’s food also invokes a sense of simplicity along with superb touches of modern creativity! Plus, it occupies a great location on West Avenue in Miami Beach. Everything on the menu is delicious but taco lovers will especially enjoy the amazing Toro Sesame Leaf Taco!

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Cantina La Veinte

$$$$
Mexican
Brickell
4.5
1015 reviews
Cantina La Veinte, located on Brickell Avenue in the laid-back Brickell neighborhood, is a fantastic spot to go for some of the best tacos in Miami. The interior features decor carefully selected from the most important craftsmen of Mexico. It has vibrant colors, Mexican Art Deco architecture and a sophisticated, cool vibe. The bar offers one of the largest tequila and mezcal selections in town and the bar manager comes up with new, delicious cocktails on the regular. Try the la 20 Tuna Tacos, served with seaweed salad, tuna, avocado, cilantro and fresno pepper.

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CHICA Miami

$$$$
Unspecified
Morningside
4.5
1426 reviews
CHICA by Chef Lorena Garcia, occupies a prime location in Miami’s historic MiMo district. It’s the second location for the high-energy Latin and South American restaurant - the original is still going strong at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. This spot took over the iconic space formerly occupied by Soyka restaurant and marks Chef Garcia’s long-awaited return home to Miami. Come in for fantastic Latin cuisine, amazing cocktails and fabulous service. ANd be sure to try either the Maitake Mushroom Tacos or the famous Pork Belly Tacos, served on an heirloom corn tortilla.

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Jaya at the Setai

$$$$
Asian
South Beach
4.6
3150 reviews
Jaya, which means ‘victory’ in Sanskrit, is an Asian fusion restaurant located on Collins Avenue in the heart of Miami Beach. The interior features the inspired work of designer Jaya Ibrahim, who also designed the Setai Miami that the restaurant calls home. Jaya at the Setai boasts standout dishes from Thailand, Korea, India, China and Japan and is one of Miami’s hottest new restaurants. The menu features bountiful flavors of turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, chilis, coconut milk and tamarind. Try the amazing Tuna Tacos, served in a Taro Shell with avocado, jalapeno relish, radishes and sesame.

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Betsy's LT Steak & Seafood

$$$$
Steakhouse
South Beach
4.5
1190 reviews
Betsy’s LT Steak and Seafood is a casually elegant New American restaurant by Chef Laurent Tourondel. The menu fuses international flavors and techniques from France, Asia and Latin America. Executive Chef Danny Ganem serves up delicious dishes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Weekend Brunch! In addition to regular menu items, they also have a weekly blackboard menu featuring local and seasonal selections to enjoy as much as Chef Danny does creating them. Regulars say the crispy black grouper tacos are the best tacos in Miami, so don’t miss out!

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27 Restaurant - The Freehand

$$$$
Contemporary American
South Beach
4.5
1167 reviews
Located in a historic house adjacent to Freehand Miami, 27 Restaurant is a full-service eatery and bar serving inventive dishes and specialty cocktails. It’s a hot spot for guests of the famous hostel as well as locals and travelers coming from other parts of town. Set in a welcoming and communal atmosphere, they utilize the very best, freshest local ingredients and highest-quality produce available, including fresh fish, shellfish, meats and produce. Make sure to try their Bacon, Egg and Cheese Tacos, made with proper sausages in a soft scramble with cotija cheese and fixins.

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Stiltsville Fish Bar

$$$$
Seafood
South Beach
4.5
2295 reviews
Located in the heart of the Sunset Harbor neighborhood, Stiltsville Fish Bar features quality seafood by Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth. It’s the perfect spot to head for quality seafood and tiki-inspired drinks - and some of the best tacos in Miami! Come for lunch and try their Blackened Fish tacos, served on blue masa tacos with crumbled cojita cheese, fresh salsa and lime. Whether you dine at a table in the dining room, grab a seat at the bar or relax and take in views of the harbor from a hammock chair, it’s an excellent place to enjoy great seafood and great vibes.

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Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Coral Gables

$$$$
American
Coral Gables
4.8
647 reviews
Mariposa is a fine dining New American restaurant located at Neiman Marcus Coral Gables on San Lorenzo Avenue. The restaurant features an upscale menu of creative sandwiches, regionally-inspired entrees, seasonal fresh seafood and house-made desserts. The menu changes regularly but make sure to indulge in their fantastic tacos when they have them - some of the best in town. You can dine in the sleek, modern dining room or out on the charming, shaded patio and enjoy the first-class service from their warm and welcoming staff.

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Tanuki Miami

$$$$
Asian
South Beach
4.8
717 reviews
Located on South Beach, Tanuki serves some of the best Japanese and Chinese cuisine with a twist. Signature dishes include Peking duck, Wagyu yakitori and their fantastic desserts like green tea fondant and mango chia. The restaurant has a trendy, intimate and romantic ambiance, making it a refreshing choice for a date or festive night out with friends. They have a long list of appetizers, main courses and desserts but their tacos are the real star of the menu! Choose fro Wagyu beef, salmon or pork belly.

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OLA Restaurant

$$$$
Unspecified
South Beach
4.3
1713 reviews
OLA Restaurant, located at the Gates Hotel South Beach, offers guests a true gastronomic adventure. Start your meal with a specialty mojito as the chefs prepare dishes like their world-renowned ceviches and their amazing smoked Marlin tacos, rum-vanilla cured and served in a crispy malanga boat with pickled jalapenos. They prepare dishes with a creative combination of Pan Latin, Spanish and Caribbean flavors and the restaurant also features a stellar wine list, carefully curated by the sommelier.

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Kush By Spillover

$$$$
Farm-to-table
Coconut Grove
4.5
321 reviews
The Spillover, located on Grand Avenue in the popular Coconut Grove neighborhood, is a farm-to-table concept restaurant with a focus on local line and speak-caught seafood. It’s the first cider and mead based restaurant in South Florida! And they have an additional focus on their new craft cocktail bar. The kitchen makes everything in-house, including smoking their own fish dip, making sauces from scratch and more. Come sit on the beautiful patio and order the amazing Buffalo Shrimp Tacos, stuffed with Gulf Shrimp, blue cheese crumbles, lettuce, tomato, red onions and cilantro.

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Jaguar

$$$$
Latin / Spanish
Coconut Grove
4.4
902 reviews
Jaguar is a casually elegant Latin American and Spanish restaurant located on Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove. They have a unique philosophy that incorporates menu items showcasing traditional tastes and textures throughout Latin American. The Signature items feature traditional favorites with a contemporary flair from Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Chile. The menu has a broad canvas of spices and ingredients, including their inspired tacos! You can opt for either the crispy blue corn chicken tacos or the Baja Fish Tacos - or try both to see which one you like best!

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Bakan

$$$$
Mexican
Wynwood
4.7
1338 reviews
The Team behind Jaguar Ceviche teamed up with Grupo Gavallhave to debut Bakan Miami, a Mexican-inspired outpost located in Wynwood. The restaurant combines traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern-day twist, making it the perfect new Mexican spot for locals and tourists to enjoy visually appealing plates in a creative atmosphere. The star of the menu is their taco selection, without a doubt. Choose between the Carnitas Prensadas, the Cochinita Pibil, the Dorados de Pollo, Alaskan King Crab, Chilean Seabass and the local lobster and sausage tacos - you can’t go wrong with any of them.

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