Restaurants in Miami

YUCA, which stands for Young Upscale Cuban-American, caters to just that crowd, and power brokers and the political class love to network at this Miami Beach destination.

An 8th Street strip mall serves as an unglamorous host to this hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese

Travelers stranded in Miami International Airport often take advantage of the 24-hour service they receive at the dining counter of La Carreta, an authentic Cuban restaurant on the second level of terminal D.

Dreadlocked star chef Govind Armstrong has created dinner-as-theater here, with fussy service, a dramatic and soaring space, and a formal Los Angeles atmosphere.

Owned by Douglas Rodriguez—who also founded Yuca on Lincoln Road—OLA specializes in creative pan-Latino cuisine with Spanish and Caribbean influences. The expansive dining room has dark-wood floors, square chairs, and red accents.

With its glass mosaic mural, marble tables, and vibrant garden patio, Joey’s seems right at home in the Wynwood arts district.