Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

4.7
5092 reviews
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Bringing the best fried chicken and freshest farm ingredients from Florida and Georgia to the table since 2011, Yardbird has since garnered the praises of the James Beard Foundation as a semi-finalist for “Best New Restaurant South” and as one of Bon Appétit’s “50 Best New Restaurants” in 2012. Yardbird sticks to the values of tradition, family, and community with a menu of “soul-nurturing” dishes intended for sharing. A warm, comforting environment lets guests feel relaxed and at home while dining at Yardbird. Southern touches add to the nostalgia, like antique candlestick holders, wildflowers on all the tables, and handmade light fixtures outfitted with Edison bulbs in Mason jars.

**Please note that while we do welcome families and children, we do not have high chairs within the restaurant, we appreciate your understanding**
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London
2 reviews
Dined 9 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unforgettable evening. Great food great service!!

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Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Julian was a spectacular waiter and Freddy worked his magic behind the bar to make a key lime martini for my wife.

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Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Yardbird was great, really enjoyed the cocktails and dinner. The Mac and cheese and biscuits were amazing, the watermelon, chicken and waffles was amazing but way too much food for one person (a half portion would have been nice). Loved this place would definitely recommend it to other, and go back myself. The only downside was that they were seriously lacking a vegetarian option, I know it’s a chicken but place but I was with a vegetarian and he had to compile multiple side dishes to make a meal.

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Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LOVE LOVE LOVE this restaurant. This is my 2nd time visiting and I cant wait to go back. We had the wedge salad, kale salad, ribs, llewyn's fried chicken, mashed potatoes and corn bread and everything was perfect. If you can get a reservation, take any time they have available because you will not be disappointed. There are very few places like this and it's really exceptional!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Been before. Totally satisfying and delish. Kitchen must have been asleep. Food made up for it. Rge

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Tampa
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was top notch.

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We will be back! We made a special trip to South Beach anticipating this meal from our last trip; although the menu was a little different, it did not disappoint.

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JB
Singapore
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First southern food experience. Super good food, great service we loved it.

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New England
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience! Food was fabulous and service was great. Perfect recommendations for dinner and a beautiful and delicious dessert for our 16 year old. Definitely coming back!

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Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, tasty food & delicious cocktails

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DM
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was very solid. Our server seemed like she was happy yo be working there. The kitchen staff was diverse with people of color, which a restaurant serving this food should be. And the food was dope. Expensive, but super dope. They didn't misss on anything we ordered. I was skeptical of the Hot Fried Chicken, but it had perfect amount of sauce and slow heat.

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New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a good time!

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CC
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fried chicken and Mac n cheese were great. We visit yardbird every time we visit south beach.

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San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Mod- vibe indoors. Tables are relatively close together. Even with moderate noise, and place only 60% capacity, you could still hear conversations on both aides. Service was friendly and very attentive. Menu was explained and waiter expressive with dishes and sides and was not in business of pushing anything particular, especially the most expensive meals, as some shallow wait staff do. Chef came to table to welcome and some chitchat. Personable and seem to enjoy meeting people.

Extensive, with capital E bourbon menu, and drinks we had were perfect. Sampled the biscuits with butter and home made apple sauce. I am a biscuit freak, and would give them a solid 4 on a 5 scale. Crispy outside, soft but not doughy inside. Nice touch. Ok. Chef, here’s a freebie from a foodie. Offer the same apple sauce, but bourbon infused to take it up a notch, maybe even the butter too! Ok, I’m feeling generous so beee is one more; bourbon infused vinaigrette dressing for the salad! Bibbidy Bam!

This place is known for chicken and it didn’t disappoint. Crispy and nicely cooked chicken pieces. I added the bourbon maple syrup ( yes at home I use it too), and I would add more bourbon to give the flavor a kick) I also added just a slight bit of salt to increase the salt/sweet taste. The accompanying waffle, made with cheese, was a nice addition and offered the same flavor combination. The macaroni and cheese was creamy and presented in a cast iron pot. It was good, but I thought under seasoned, and the cheese on top , I think maybe yellow american, cooled to quickly into that american cheese clumping we all know. Why not some bourbon maple/bacon chips!

Saw going by the burger, fried Oreos, shrimp and grits and all looked good. All dishes have a nice plate presentation.

Prices are average for trendy restaurant. Couple of drinks, appetizers, entrees and coffee will run you about a $100 a piece. But we, as most people we saw went home with a doggie bag that will be another meal.

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Always amazing! Best chicken and waffles ever

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New England
34 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We live in Miami for the winter months and always bring our company to Yardbird. We haven't had a bad meal or an unhappy visitor yet...

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M
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful experience. We will surely recommend it to friends coming to Miami.

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b
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The experience was fantastic. We tried the chefs specialities (chicken dishes) and were amazed at how delicious the food was. Highly recommend visiting the restaurant.

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DP
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was good food was good n we got complimentary biscuits. Def will go back

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and top of the amazing food.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was fantastic, not a surprise, but our waiter Xavier made it an amazing experience.

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JH
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic brunch place, cocktails are great and all the dishes look fantastic. The chicken and waffles are a must though.

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SG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious! Best food in south beach! Went 2x in one trip.

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RW
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Yardbird's Chicken and Waffles second to none! No better place for comfort food. When we first arrived there was a hiccup with our reservation and the hostess became busy and forgot to get us at the bar. However, the manager on duty was more than gracious and went above and beyond apologizing. From then on the food and service was exceptional. Love the biscuits and deviled eggs. The salads are big enough for two and the bourbon drinks on the menu are a perfect pairing with the food. Can't wait to go back!

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Favorite Miami stop - every time! Amazing food - Yardbirds never fails to deliver!

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New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Thanks

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New Orleans
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing from beginning to end 5 stars for drinks , food , value and excellent service

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NJ
New England
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LOVED IT! While on vacation we went to Yardbird for a delicious meal out. Sat outside so the noise level was low. The chicken and waffles were so good. The Old Fashioned drinks also amazing. I can't wait for my next vacation to Miami Beach and a night out at Yardbird!!!

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San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great meal in SB, love coming to this hidden gem off the tourist path! Split the Wedge salad & had the Special Fried Chicken with a side of brussel sprouts, perfect mid day snack for 2.

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Miami
257 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

very fun place. food is different from usual fare. creative.. well prepared.. good size portions.. NOISY!!!

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Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing!! Best food and drinks.

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and drinks especially the fried chicken and the mac n cheese. Never disappoints. Staff really friendly and great advice on what to try.

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Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is delicious and our waiter was the best I’ve had in awhile

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Miami
7 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The food was great the waitressing was not.

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S
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, amazing staff, so attentive, wonderful experience!

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HP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food and atmosphere! Probably the best mac & cheese I've ever had. The fried chicken, hush puppies, peach cobbler, and chicken & biscuits were amazing as well!

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Responded on April 10, 2019

Hello Hannah, Thank you for your review of Yardbird Southern Table and Bar in Miami Beach. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience! I hope you will join us again soon.

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CR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The absolute best fried chicken we have ever had among all the other food! Amazing service as well

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Responded on April 10, 2019

Hello CarrieR, Thank you for your review of Yardbird Southern Table and Bar in Miami Beach. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience! I hope you will join us again soon. Jeremy R Miller General Manager

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Miami
38 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

My first time to this restaurant. The menu is good and so were the items we ordered for brunch. However, the service brought the meal itself down. I would give this restaurant another try in hopes that the overall experience will be better.

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L
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fine southern food. Awesome customer service and nice ambiance

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Fantastic food!
Service was friendly and prompt, if a bit rushed. Food comes out as it’s ready (which was VERY fast), and everything is just delicious. HIGHLY recommend to anyone, especially those who are fed up with the high price tags and terrible service common in the area. Best brunch in Miami.

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