I’ve been living in Miami for almost a year and it’s time to highlight my favorite restaurants.
It’s always fun to discover new places to try, especially moving to a new city.
This guide will give you insights on the must try places in Miami whether your’e a local or not.
Coffee here is delicious and strong, ingredients are freshly sourced from local farms supporting small agriculture. This café offers a cool spot to grab breakfast and quality caffeine.
With locations in Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, London and Miami this nikkei cuisine restaurant is a must. Peruvian ingredients shaped by Japanese techniques make each dish a fusion of incredible flavors.
Try: the Hotate truffle nigiri.
Originally from Austin,TX, this Japanese restaurant takes sushi to new heights. Chef Tyson Cole is dedicated to honor the Japanese traditions and flavors while providing unique, flavorful dishes.
Try: Gyutoro, scallop & miso, hama chili & foie gras.
Cuisine from southern Italy, this restaurant is at the top of my list. Must try If you enjoy authentic Italian fine dining.
This restaurant features authentic Italian cuisine prepared with fresh, local, high quality ingredients. Highlighting simplicity and sophistication trough the interior design and dishes.
Try: Octopus, Truffle cacio e pepe & the tiramisu made at the table.
With a Mexican background, this is one of my go to’s, everything is super fresh. The best part is that they have an all day Menu, including breakfast, amazing salads, fresh juices & smoothies… plus you can buy fresh organic fruits and ingredients like nuts or condiments at the store.
Discovering new places is always a fun experience and a way to connect with new cultures.
This French-mediterranean restaurant is delicious. The menu offers delicate, simple and flavorful dishes made with fresh and high quality ingredients. The interiors reflect good taste for Art which also contributes to a great experience.
Try: Yellowtail carpaccio, mushroom risotto and vanilla cheesecake (best I’ve tried. so light).
This oyster bar is almost a hidden gem. I loved that the place is small, so the service feels more personalized. The food is amazing, a great place to try!
Try: Oysters, roasted golden beets, snapper & roasted cauliflower.
Best coffee I’ve tried. This is controversial because I don’t usually drink coffee, but the one from here is definitely my favorite. Their matcha ir really good too.
From Brooklyn, Mark Iacono has crafted since 2006 brick-oven pizza acclaimed by the crowd. Lucali opened in Miami and is probably one of the best slices you’ll try. Decadent and traditional.
Best restaurant in Miami (or at least one of the top 5). Aegean cuisine refers to the fusion between Greek and Turkish traditional food. Mandolin is not only a restaurant, is a space where you are invited to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. Everything is delicious, there’s no wrong dish IMO.
Try: Grilled octopus, greek village salad, moussaka.
A go-to for everyday. This café is where you’ll find me writing and enjoying a matcha. They offer great healthy options.
This place has the best clean smoothies. Their Açai bowls are also delicious. Every ingredient is organic and that’s something I look forward to, I’m a firm believer that food can heal us. Originally from Malibu, they recently opened in Miami, I encourage everyone to read their inspiring story.
Try: Matcha goddess smoothie and bliss bowl.
Next on my list to try:
-Sapore di Mare
Some others I’ve tried and loved
-The taco stand
-Under the mango tree
-Joe’s stone crab
Thank you for reading!