Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.05mi
  2. Distance: 0.08mi
  3. Distance: 0.10mi
  4. Distance: 0.13mi
  1. Distance: 0.05mi
  2. Distance: 0.08mi
  3. Distance: 0.10mi
  4. Distance: 0.13mi

Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.05mi
  2. Distance: 0.08mi
  3. Distance: 0.10mi
  4. Distance: 0.13mi
  1. Distance: 0.05mi
  2. Distance: 0.08mi
  3. Distance: 0.10mi
  4. Distance: 0.13mi

About Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

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**

1600 Lenox Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
View Larger Map

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southern, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 8:30am - 4:00pm,

Cross Street:
16th and Lenox

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 538-5220

Website:
http://www.runchickenrun.com/

Parking Details:
Valet: Monday - Thursday $10; Friday - Sunday $15

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (127)
Good for a Date (91)
Fit for Foodies (83)
See All
Casual (82)
Handcrafted Cocktails (72)
Great for Brunch (70)
Worth the Drive (68)
Fun (67)
Good for Birthdays (66)
Hot Spot (65)
Special Occasion (62)
Good for Groups (61)
Creative Cuisine (59)
Great for Lunch (53)
Authentic (53)
Sunday Lunch (50)
Neighborhood Gem (48)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
Cozy (29)
People Watching (28)
Vibrant Bar Scene (27)
Local Ingredients (24)
Romantic (23)
Bar Seating (22)
Tasting Menu (22)
Business Meals (18)
Great for Outdoor Dining (18)
Late-night Find (16)
Kid-friendly (15)
Great Beer (14)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Happy Hour (11)
Quick Bite (11)
Seasonal (8)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Spicy (7)
Tapas (5)
Organic (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Music (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sort by
S
3516 reviews
Loading Reviews ...

 
·Dined on October 6, 2017

We made reservations for our anniversary. The food was great and so was the service. I was however a little bit disappointed that nobody acknowledged that it was our anniversary while we were there. Not even a 'happy anniversary' from the staff. Why ask if there is a special occasion you were celebrating?

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar was good, but I expected more from the fried chicken. I participated in the Miami Spice menu (appetizer, meal, dessert). Service was fast and attentive, presentation of food was clean, fried green tomato was delicious, fried chicken is not your typical hearty fried chicken - expected more of that southern feel but dessert was satisfying.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Excellent food, friendly service and tasty cocktails

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Fantastic food and bourbon selection. Exceptional service. Will definitely visit again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Comfort Food
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Second time here and was not disappointed whatsoever

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
·Dined on October 3, 2017

I had a great time the food was amazing the waiter was so sweet. And my reservation was set

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 3, 2017

The deviled eggs were some of the best restaurant deviled eggs I’ve had. For some reasons restaurants don’t add enough relish and onion to their filling. The cauliflower mash was fantastic, but the Brussel sprouts had way too much syrup. Overall a good meal, the atmosphere is lively and it can be hard to hear.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Miami)·Dined on October 2, 2017

The service and food are always top notch! One of our favorites when we are in Miami.

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Food was very good but over priced. Some meals do not come with side dishes.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience4
service4
value2

vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food was soso. Hollandaise not very good eggs over cooked. Gravy was fair. Best part was apple turnovers.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience5
service4
value2

vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Yardbird has never disappointed. The Peach Cobbler was a welcome addition. It comes as close to Mama's as you'll get from a restaurant.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on September 30, 2017

Our waiter Adrian was very informative and tentative. I took the family for my son Tristan's Birthday. Adrian was extra nice to him for that I am thankful. I will be returning.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was great but very pricey. Service was excellent and they had a great cocktail selection.

Pork Belly "BLT" - it was prob the thing I liked the most from here but its an app so it's not a sandwich, it's 3 small round portions... prob two bites each one.

Mac and cheese - it was mac and cheese, not bad but nothing amazing

Chicken and waffles - shareable size unless you are two giant men. So at $36 it's not too bad if you share. Pretty delicious, both the chicken and the waffles Were some of the best I've had.

This place gets packed so call ahead for reservations. I called Saturday morning for a 2pm reservation and was seated right away when I got there, looked like people were waiting a while after we sat down.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

 
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Fried chicken, waffles and watermelon!!! One of my favorite meals I've had.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (Miami)·Dined on September 29, 2017

I went to Yardbird as part of the Miami Spice, 3 course dinner 39$ menu. The menu was extremely limited and not very healthy. The server misinformed us on the meals, including telling us that a burger entree did not come with potato (fries), even though the menu said it did. The first course, which was deviled eggs or fried green tomatoes was okay. There were two of us, so we shared these. The fried green tomato plate was fatty and greasy, I have had it before as Yardbird, it was better on other visits.
The fried chicken entree, which should have been delicious, again based on other visits, was not crispy, and was actually rubbery. No quality control. Our other choice, a burger plate was extremely greasy, nut it was served with a cup of lukewarm fries.

Dessets were just as they were posted on the menu, but the fried oreo icecream was completely uninspired. The nutella beignets were delicious and freshly prepared!
The big insult was being charged 4$ for a cup of tea, even though the Miami Spice menu stated that coffee or tea were included. The server, who was very polite, but with attitude insisted he had to charge for tea. The manager, who I tried to engage, was busy talking with another customer and did not come to our table.
Extremely disappointing.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience4
service2
value1

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Loved this place and will return when I'm back in the area! Yum and fun dining! Loved the open air kitchen.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Kept hearing about this restaurant, but I found it really meh. Fine fried chicken, deviled eggs, but not special or different than you can find anywhere that serves southern food. My cocktail, the blackberry bourbon lemonade, was nice. Restaurant is very noisy. Our server was good.

1 person found this review helpful.
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience2
service4
value3

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 27, 2017

The decor of the restaurant was enjoyable. Even though they serve southern comfort food the staff treated the guests like any other 5 star restaurant. The staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was delicious! I highly recommend the fried chicken which is what they are known for but I did find the collard greens to be a bit on the saltier side. The fried green BLTs are a must! Highly recommend.

Tags: Comfort Food
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on September 24, 2017

Fantastic visit to this restaurant. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary. The cake we ordered with bacon in it was to die for. Still dreaming of the amazing taste. Yes. BACON Absolutely incredible. Atmosphere was perfect. Service was on at all times. The team looked like they were having a good time And that is most Important. Please open one of these in Toronto Canada. ;)

Tags: Authentic
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I started my meal with the devil eggs for an appetizer. I did not like the devil eggs at all. I order the swine burger, which was great! The burger while not very big in size is full of flavor and satisfying. The burger came with a side of fries. My friend ordered the chicken “N” watermelon “N waffles, which were great as well. The chicken was seasoned just right and not too dry. The sauce on the side compliments the chicken very well and adds a little kick. The watermelon were juicy and had a hit of spice to them which was something different. Lastly the waffles were soft and tasty without being too sweet. It was my first time eating at Yardbird but it won’t be my last. The service was good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
1 person found this review helpful.
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I made the reservation early and needed to change from 6 to 8 people and it was fantastic that they did last minute! The restaurant was so hot that it was uncomfortable to eat. The A/C was 81. I understand that the is Fl but I have been to this place many times before and it was not this bad. Service was mediocre...our drinks were spilt constantly. The fried chicken was amazing as was the Mac n cheese. The crab cakes were very fishy and unpalatable for 2 diners. Bad day maybe, as my previous times have all been exceptional.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food3
ambience3
service2
value2

 
 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We love YardBird! We always recommend this place to our friends visiting or new to the area. We had a co-worker get together for Brunch yesterday and it was delicious! The fried green BLT appetizer is to die for! My husband got the Chicken and Waffles (a must!!) and I had the chicken biscuits. Everything was amazing.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I ate at the Yardbird in Las Vegas recently and was so excited to try it again in Miami. I was not let down! The fried chicken is THE best fried chicken I have ever had and of course the Fried Green tomatoes are a MUST HAVE. The drink selection is excellent. I like that it's a casual atmosphere which is good for a date or just friends getting together for some local home cookin'. The seating can be a bit tight for 2 as the tables are quite close together but we had a good time seeing what other's around us were ordering and it was fun to talk to other diners about their food too. Excellent food and service!

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Comfort Food
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience3
service5
value3

 
·Dined on September 23, 2017

Rafael was FANTASTIC, and took VERY good care of us!!!
Attention to detail to the MAX! My Avocado Toast could have had the fat removed from the prosciutto though. That's my only challenge with the experience. Otherwise, everything waste including ambiance was WONDERFUL for my husband and I's wedding anniversary weekend. :)

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food4
ambience5
service4
value4

 
 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 23, 2017

So many great options on the brunch menu it's hard to choose only a few. I recommend ordering a few things and sharing. FYI- they like their chives here and aren't listed with several items on the menu.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Obsessed! The best fried chicken I've ever had, going back one more time before we leave Miami🖤

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on September 22, 2017

Amazing Food and Awesome Service!

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5

vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The best restaurant in Miami Beach! Every time I'm in town, I have to have the chicken and waffles.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Authentic, Business Meals
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

 
·Dined on September 19, 2017

Food was excellent!

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

always a strong choice. everything is good. go if able and can get a table. take a group so you can sample as many things as possible.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience3
service5
value4

 
·Dined on September 16, 2017

Brunch with the family

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value3

vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Southern-driven menu. Imaginative and well-executed. Large open kitchen.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (Miami)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Best service and good I have had in a long time. We all loved it. Not too noisy. Just a perfect afternoon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 6, 2017

I ate here because of the many rave reviews. As a foodie, it is my opinion that the restaurant is a bit over rated for Southern cuisine. We had the BLT green tomatoes and they were scrumptious. However, everything else was a big disappointment. The fried chicken was tender, but did not have deep flavors. Its crisp was decent-scored a 5 out of 10. The shrimp and grits was lackluster-scored a 5 out of 10. The mac and cheese was dry and simply awful. It was cooked pasta with sparse baked cheese-scored a 1 out of 10. The iced tea was so weak and definitely not on par for Southern sweet tea. The ingredients to distinguish a savory waffle were missing--scored a 3 out of 10. If you are looking to satisfy your taste for Southern (good ole soul food), I recommend that you skip this place. Otherwise, it's decent enough to satisfy your hunger and the service is good.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience2
service3
value3

 
·Dined on September 6, 2017

The best food and service I ever had! Our waiter Rafael was simply amazing! He made our evening even more special❤️❗️And he gave us some great food recommendations. Thank you for making our anniversary great❗️

Prayers going up for you all in Florida!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Spicy, Great for Lunch, Cozy
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The best fried chicken ever! The brisket is amazing

Tags: Tasting Menu
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

This was one of the best, if not the best, Chicken & Waffles I've ever had. The chicken was so juicy, even the white meat. It was perfect. And Seeing that it was a cheddar waffle, I was hesitant bc I don't usually like savory waffles, but this was still sweet with just a hint of cheddar. So good! The price is also daunting at $36, but it was enough for 2 people. I absolutely recommend it. So worth it. Would come back in a heartbeat. Fried Green Tomato BLT also delish!
Service was very good but I had to knock a star bc my booth seat was super wet. Soaked through 2 towels and a cloth napkin. Couldn't sit on it, had to sit off to the side. Not necessarily their fault but I wish they had offered another table or something.

Tags: Great for Brunch
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service4
value5

 
 (Miami)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Amazing service and great food

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5

 
 (Richmond)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Best brunch we have ever had! Loved the chicken and waffles and mac and cheese, delicious!

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive
Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Terrible place for children who need a high chair. Not available. Unreal in today's world.

Was this review useful to you?Yes·No·
food2
ambience2
service1
value2

Report this review as inappropriate?

If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.