Miami Beach

Restaurants in Miami Beach

The best restaurants in Miami Beach offer a myriad of cuisines amid innovative settings—from classic Cubano sandwiches in Little Havana to California-Asian fusion in South Beach and classic French. (Another good reason to go dancing here: it burns calories.) Hakkasan, located in the Fontainebleau, is an award-winning Miami Beach restaurant serves up modern Cantonese cuisine and exotic cocktails. Rich turquoise fabrics and teak carved walls create an intimate setting. Come on weekends for the fabulous dim sum.

Prime 112 is a Miami Beach restaurant on Ocean Drive is a favorite among celebrities and the international crowd, thanks in part to its succulent steak and lobster dishes, and an incredible truffle macaroni and cheese. It’s a great place to celebrate—as long as you love the noisy energy. Located in The Sanctuary Hotel, OLA specializes in Latin American, Caribbean and Spanish flavors, created by award-winning chef Horace Rivadero. OLA is certainly one of the more innovative Miami Beach restaurants. La Gloutonnerie has an upscale French dining experience offering the classics amid French country décor—but since this is still Miami Beach, there’s good patio dining, too. Always keep up to date on new openings, you might find yourself in one of the next the best restaurants in Miami Beach.

Soft yellow lighting and warm wood accents are the more subtle design aspects at Sardinia Enoteca; more dramatic are the fully stocked wine racks that reach all the way up to the ceiling. Here, wine isn’t just a big deal, it's "an obsession," according to owners Pietro and Tony.

A flashy, high-end Chinese restaurant housed inside the equally flashy W South Beach Hotel, Mr. Chow is owned by famed restauranteur Michael Chow, who also owns restaurants in New York and London.

An outpost of New York’s Sushi Samba, this South Beach restaurant employs a multicultural approach to sushi, using Japanese, Peruvian, and Brazilian flavors to create unique dishes. The lively space has a club-like atmosphere that frequently attracts celebrities.

Vix

Global menu in a colorful setting

Located on the ground level of the Penguin Hotel, the Front Porch Café has been serving diner-style breakfasts and lunches since the 1970's. The dining room is dotted with wooden tables and chairs, and meals are served on retro-looking plates.

The menu changes to reflect the day's catch, from cobia to scallops.

A Miami institution for many decades, this family-owned seafood restaurant draws crowds of locals, tourists, and even celebrities, with former patrons ranging from Frank Sinatra to Ivana Trump.

Velvet-rope restaurant with a carnival theme