Where Chefs Eat in Miami

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Restaurants:Phuc Yea, Fooq's, Petit Rouge
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Asian, Comfort Food, French
Neighborhoods:MiMo / Upper East Side, Downtown Miami / Miami River District, North Miami / North Miami Beach

Phuc Yea

$$$$·Asian·
MiMo / Upper East Side
434 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
“Actually it's brunch and they do a fusion of Cajun-Vietnamese that is perfect for that meal too.” – Norman Van Aken
88% recommended

Fooq's

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown Miami / Miami River District
549 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
“Chef Bryan Rojas does an amazing job with his menu, serving great product in a simple and elegant fashion.” – Michael Beltran
87% recommended
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Petit Rouge

$$$$·French·
North Miami / North Miami Beach
247 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
“Great, small, local French bistro.” – Daniel Serfer
100% recommended
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Alter

$$$$·American·
Wynwood / Edgewater
411 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
“He is a very thoughtful chef with strong technique and will go far in our industry.” – Norman Van Aken
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La Mar by Gastón Acurio

$$$$·Peruvian·
Miami
2,807 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
“In a city so filled with ethnic diversity, young chef Diego Oka, under the guidance of Gastón Acurio, gets the fusion right. The room is overly large for me but the food commands Read more
88% recommended
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Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Miami
5,041 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
“Seasonal, local products, good wine list, good cocktails, and solid service.” – Michael Beltran
87% recommended
Contemporary American in Miami - Dade County
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Macchialina Taverna Rustica

$$$$·Italian·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,410 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
“The atmosphere is intimate and charming and the food is some of the best rustic Italian food I've had. Everything is fresh and run by a husband and wife team.” – Nina Compton
98% recommended
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SUGARCANE raw bar grill Miami

$$$$·Contemporary Latin·
Midtown Miami
1,962 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Creative Cuisine
Recommended by Chef Khalid Mohammed from Chaud
91% recommended

Matador Room - The Miami Beach EDITION

$$$$·Latin American·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,539 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
“The flavors of the food, the freshness, and quality of the product, keeping it simple. Amazing cocktail list.” – Jasper Schneider
84% recommended
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