Restaurants in Design District
Owned by chef Michael Schwartz, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink remains true to its name by using fresh local produce and ingredients. Try delicacies like whole-roasted dayboat fish straight from the wood oven, or beet and heirloom tomato salad.
Chef Michelle Bernstein’s 50-seat bistro on Miami’s Upper East Side may be small in size, but it’s bold in design, featuring orange-covered booths, capiz shell chandeliers, and a deep blue floor and ceiling.
Jonathan Eismann of Pacific Time, on the Design District’s Restaurant Row, has just opened this affordable joint, with tasty wood-fired pizza and a mozzarella parlor.
Andrea Menichetti prepares hearty Tuscan fare (gnocchi with ricotta baked in parmesan olive oil), made with ingredients from his family's farm in Italy.
Dine on authentic Turkish and Greek mezes, spanakopita (spinach and feta) wraps, and grilled octopus in the restaurant's white-and-blue patio garden.
This stylish spot in the city’s Design District serves up pitchers of white sangria—made with apricot brandy, apples, oranges, and white and sparkling wine—on a mosaic-covered terrace shaded by oak trees.