South Beach Restaurants
American Progressive cuisine. There is a theatrical factor when dining at Barton G.; the food takes “center stage”. Its straight forward fun, the dishes are creative and original.
1427 West Ave.
Vesper @ Shelborne Hotel
indoor café. Request a table al fresco, and greet the day with a warm espresso by the sea. As night, Vesper transforms into an elite dining spot, with seating options inside the dark, rustic brasserie or poolside accompanied by salty air and candlelight. American wines and mood music set the scene for a well-rounded dining experience .
1801 Collins Ave.
A Southern American cuisine restaurant.
The menu likewise plays on traditional tropes of the Southern genre while updating them with some contemporary style. Astute menu deconstructionists will be able to spot several McInnis dishes that got translated from Asian to Southern when he moved restaurants...Crowded on weekend nights and during Sunday brunch.
1600 Lennox Ave.
Order one of Executive Chef Peter Vauthy’s finely prepared Angus Beef steaks and you are sure to be pleased but don’t rule out the seafood at Red. The menu boasts whole Maine Lobster, natural Atlantic Salmon, and fresh Alaskan King Crab. The whole king crab, served as a centerpiece at the table, will dazzle guests dining this season as will the stone crabs. (Seasonal)
119 Washington Avenue.
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink
Renowned Chef Michael Schwartz has created a showcase for the type of cuisine that he does best – homemade, unpretentious, and delectable, with an emphasis on local and organic ingredients. Michael’s is a cozy, laid-back bistro with seriously good food and an impressive wine list in the heart of the Miami Design District.
130 NE 40th St. Miami.
STK artfully blends two concepts into one—the modern steakhouse and a chic lounge.
As anticipated, steak is the main attraction. With a female-friendly mindset, STK offers small, medium and large cuts of meat, as well as naturally raised options and market fresh fish entrees. Aside from steak, signature items include Parmesan Truffle Fries; Lil’ BRGs; Shrimp Rice Krispies; Sweet Corn Pudding; and Jump Lump Crab Salad.
2377 Collins Ave.
Nothing exceeds like excess at this vibrant, even frenzied SoBe steakhouse to end all steakhouses serving up “Flintstones”-size portions of extraordinary seafood and meat amid an “eye candy” crammed scene that lures power brokers, celebs and pro athletes alike
112 ocean Dr.
Smith & Wollensky
If you are looking for cow cooked correctly, “stake out” this SoBe steakhouse that stays true to the NYC original with its amazing aged meat, attentive service and men’s club décor. Huge wine list and stunning water front digs that offer an spectacular view of cruise ships sailing by.
1 Washington Ave.
Hakkasan feels like the cinematic version of the sexiest nightclub you’d never been to. The cool soundtrack sets the setting while the glamorous wait staff emerge to deliver dishes from a Michelin-star winning modern Cantonese menu created by Chef Tong Chee Hwee.
4401 Collins Avenue
Chef Nick Jinson Du Beijing puts together a menu in the Mr. Chow tradition, a collection of signature dishes like Peking duck, Chicken Satay, Drunken Fish, and Calimari that modernize traditional Chinese cuisine. Gorgeous place replete with large al fresco dining area, a separate lounge & dining room, and a giant space-dominating 123-foot Gold leaf and Swarovski crystal chandelier designed by Michael "Mr." Chow himself.
The Restaurant @ The Setai
A selected team of chefs from Asia led by Executive Chef Jonathan Wright, all specializing in their native cuisine, create a culinary journey through India, Singapore, Thailand, China and Malaysia. A series of Small Plates, Soups, Dim Sum, Peking duck, Noodles & Curries are served share style – there is no beginning or end to the journey of authentic Asian fare.
2001 Collins Ave.
A 10,000 square foot indoor/ outdoor restaurant and lounge on the penthouse level of the parking garage by Herzog & de Meuron at 1111 Lincoln Road. Juvia serves a harmonious blend of the regional cuisines of Asia, the vibrant flavors of South America and classic French techniques in the form of ceviches, tiraditos, fresh seafood and prime meat.
1111 Lincoln Rd.
Khong River House
The Mekong River has long served as the central form of connectivity from the Tibetan Plateau down through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It brings together the people and their varying cultures while its banks and valleys create one of the world’s most biodiverse and fertile areas. This melding of disparate tastes, ingredients, and techniques has resulted in the bold, complex harmony that is the hallmark of authentic Southeast Asian cuisine (….a bit spicy). Beautiful, chic & trendy spot!
1661 Meridian Ave.
Terraza@ Shore Club Hotel
Unique atmosphere, overlooking views of Shore Club's infamous pool decorated with lanterns and Moroccan-inspired Bali beds. With tables located outside on the terrace, guests can also enjoy a luxurious indoor eatery, as well as the serene outdoor setting surrounded by lush foliage. Menu includes a mix of handmade brick-oven pizzas, homemade pastas, handpicked dry aged steaks and wood-fired chops, as well as lighter fare, such as salads sourced from local produce.1901 Collin Ave.Casa Tua
An exceptional Northern Italian restaurant with a wonderful intimate ambiance - small, charming and special.The beautiful and enchanting outdoor garden area is perfect for a romantic dinner under the stars. 1700 James Ave.
Classic Northern Italian fare served in a stylish Lincoln Road locale with a beautiful bar keeps this South Beacher full all the time. The portions are very generous, the food is amazing and the service is great. Great wine selection and personnel strives for making you feel like royalty. The seafood soup is excellent as it is the ham and the caprese salad!
1014 Lincoln Road.
Chef Scott Conat brings this NYC-bred Italian to town. Unconventional, incredible dinners provided by a spectacular staff and lovely setting with a seaside ambience. Indulge in dishes of creamy truffled polenta with wild mushrooms or braised short ribs of beef to entice your appetite. Then, a simple, but rich flavor of the Chef’s signature entrée of spaghetti with tomato and basil. Pair with a glass of wine from the outstanding wine selection.
4441 Collins Ave.
This sleek sushi restaurant and lounge and South Beach outpost of the famed Manhattan hotspot boasts some of Miami Beach’ best sushi. Fabulously creative dishes originally created by Hiroshi Nakahara, brilliantly executed by Chef Mike Hiraga utilizing classical French influences with traditional Tokyo Japanese Cuisine.
150 20th Street.
A cutting-edge Japanese culinary experience by Nobu Matsuhisa - inspired by traditional Japanese techniques and infused with Latin influences, this sophisticated cuisine offers an enticing new twist on sushi, sashimi and other Japanese classics.
1901 Collins Ave.
The glamorous and sophisticated space is the perfect spot for a drink and quiet conversation, and the ideal perch for lobby people-watching. Cocktail service is offered in a relaxed setting, from the Lobby Lounge to the outdoor terrace. A light food menu is also available.
1685 Collins Ave.
Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, With specialty cocktails, unique rolls and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors to the American palate. Signature dishes include Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño and Miso-Marinated Black Cod.
1701 Collins Ave.
Located in the heart of Downtown Miami brings Chef Rainer Becker’s internationally acclaimed style of modern Japanese cuisine to America. Zuma offers a sophisticated cuisine philosophy of flavorsome, modern Japanese dishes in a fun and vibrant environment inspired by the informal Japanese dinning called izakaya.
270 Biscayne Blvd.
Ola Miami @ The Sanctuary Hotel
This attractive South Beach eatery at the Sanctuary Hotel serves Nuevo Latino Cuisine by famed inventor of the genre, internationally acclaimed Chef Douglas Rodriguez as seen on Bravo’s Top Chef. Indulge in exquisite Latin flavors. Great appetizers and signature drinks.
1745 James Ave.
De Rodriguez Ocean
Located in the heart of South Beach D. Rodriguez Cuba offers an inspired menu of authentic Cuban cuisine, handcrafted desserts, and traditional style Cuban libations, in an old-meets-new- world setting. Owned and operated by globally recognized chef Douglas Rodriguez, better known as “The Godfather of Nuevo Latino Cuisine”.
101 Ocean Drive
The Bazaar by José Andrés is a groundbreaking culinary experience from the innovative artistry of award-winning Chef José Andrés and the prodigious mind of visionary designer Philippe Starck. Andrés redefines modern dining by masterfully reimagining Spanish cuisine. The Bazaar takes visitors on a wild sensory adventure, blending Old World delicacies with avant-garde delights in a bold, multifaceted atmosphere where anything is possible.
1701 Collins Ave.
This “tortilla size” midtown upscale Mexican taqueria keeps a hipster vibe going with its funky bar scene that spills out onto the sidewalk dining room; it serves ceviche,tacos and guacamole platters meant for sharing, plus plenty of tequila cocktails and sangria, to wash it down. Don't miss the Tacos de Carnitas and Corn with Pork belly.
3252 Ne 1st Ave.
The owners of famed French Riviera eatery ‘Le Baoli’ in Cannes decided to cultivate their successful concept overseas. Attracting an upbeat & exquisite clientele any night of the week, Vita serves eclectic Mediterranean flair at the hands of chefs Federico Genovese & Christophe Breat. Great late dinner & bar crowd on weekends. Wednesday night is not to be missed!
1906 Collins Ave.
With an original outpost in Mexico City, La Gloutonnerie brings elegant French fare with a sophisticated bistro appeal to the area. The menu is classic French with modern twists and refinement. La Gloutonnerie is French enough to feel exotic, but cozy enough to make it your Friday night fix.
81 Washington Ave. (1st Washington Ave).
Essensia Restaurant follows a farm-to-table philosophy, offering a seasonal selection of wholesome global cuisine with emphasis on premium local and sustainable ingredients. Menu features healthful and flavorful dishes made with produce, meats and seafood primarily sourced from within the State of Florida. Essensia’s exclusive wine list is committed to being sustainable, organic or biodynamic and has been selected for sharing Essensia’s mission to be good for you and the environment.
3025 Collins Ave.
Wonderful food, wine, and service. This is a cozy place slightly away from the glitz and glamour of Miami Beach. The focus here is on the dining experience rather than seeing and being seen.Cozy, simple Italian oasis where chef –owner Giancarla Bodoni dishes up blissful fare with her Italian menu. This great menu is an assortment of contemporary and creative dishes as well as some traditional favorites where only organic products are used…great choice dining spot for vegans.
1311 Washington Ave.
A South Beach landmark – For nearly 100 years, Joe's has been serving up the freshest, most delicious seafood in greater Miami; a favorite spot with locals and tourists alike.
Just remember, to enjoy Joe’s, you would need to go directly, for it does not take reservations.
11 Washington Avenue
Award-winning Chef/Proprietor Gerry Quinn is well known, well loved, and his culinary finesse has transformed a visit to the bustling Ocean Drive into an absolute treat. Cleverly redefining “local flavor”, the beloved chef fuses old-Florida style seafood concepts with progressive global trends. The result is a South Beach seafood institution in-the-making.
640 Ocean Drive
An very elegant spot located at a discreet distance from Ocean Drive, the restaurant carries the refreshing spirit of the Mediterranean, a place where the simple pleasures of great food are valued above all else. The focus at Milos is always on finding the best the world has to offer: the best produce, the best wines, the best honey, the best yogurt, and above all, the best fish and seafood.
730 1st Street. (1rst Washington Ave.)
Area 31 at The Epic HotelSweeping views of the Miami skyline, Biscayne Bay and Brickell Avenue set the stage for a singular dining experience at Area 31. From a casual bite to a celebratory feast, you'll enjoy fresh, flavorful food, savvy service and outstanding wine and cocktails along with breathtaking views unlike any other in the city. 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way. Miami