Miami is a playground for “foodies” when it comes to some of the best restaurants in the country. There is an abundance of restaurant options and food types offered throughout Miami. So whether you are craving a steak, seafood, vegan, or Cuban food, Miami is sure to have it. These five amazing, locally owned Miami restaurants have a little bit of everything for any craving.
Versailles Cuban Restaurant
3555 S.W. Eight St.
Miami, FL 33135
While Miami offers many Cuban restaurants, Versailles is one of the best and most well known options in the area. For those that have seen the movie Chef, starting Jon Favreau, you will likely recognize Versailles as it is featured in the film. Versailles offers late closing hours, both during the week and on the weekend, for those looking for a late night snack. This restaurant has a huge variety of cuisine, with dishes including catalonian style meatballs, cuban style macaroni and paella. Versailles even offers a breakfast buffet every Sunday. With so many options to choose from, there is a little something for every taste. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter for the latest specials and menu offerings.
The Fish House
10000 S.W. Fifty-Sixth St., Suite 41
Miami, FL 33165
If you are looking for a seafood restaurant in Miami, then The Fish House of Miami is the place to go. Having been open for more than 20 years, this restaurant is a staple in Miami. From shrimp, to oysters, to crab they offer every type of seafood. For those who prefer something less fishy, The Fish House also offers plenty of non-seafood items for those joining a seafood lover for their lunch or dinner. For the latest updates be sure to check out The Fish House on Facebook and Twitter.
Choices Organic Cafe
646 N.E. Seventy-Ninth St.
Miami, FL 33138
Eating organic is now a popular choice for those seeking a healthy lifestyle, so picking a place that offers vegetarian and vegan options is a great decision when choosing your next meal out. Located on the upper east side of Miami, Choices Organic Cafe offers everything from salads to gluten-free desserts. Choices Cafe also has other Miami locations, including a cafe near the airport as well as two other South Florida locations. Be sure to visit their website for location details. Follow them on their social media accounts for the latest information and news: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Edge Steak & Bar
1435 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
This casual steakhouse offers modern cuts of steak that are paired with farm-to-table sides. Be sure to check them out for brunch as they were voted ‘Best Brunch Buffets in America” by Travel + Leisure Magazine. For professionals seeking a destination for business lunches, Edge Steak & Bar offers a 3 course “Lunch Break” special for $24. Don’t miss their rooftop terrace either, where you can take in the views as you enjoy one of their handcrafted cocktails. Visit their social media platforms to stay up to date with this happening restaurant: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
2550 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33127
In the heart of Miami’s emerging arts community, you’ll find an establishment that offers both culture and cuisine. Wynwood Kitchen & Bar serves innovative Latin influenced dishes, including braised short ribs, queso frito and shrimp tacos to name a few. Not only will you indulge in delicious fare, but you will have the opportunity to take in the eclectic and imaginative artwork that is displayed throughout the establishment. You may want to frequent this restaurant when the Wynwood Art Walk takes place on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Enjoy live entertainment, exhibits from local art galleries and one-of-a-kind boutiques. You’ll have the perfect excuse to walk off your delicious meal.
Suzy Fielders is a working mom of a spirited 9 year old daughter. She has an MA in Communication Studies and BA in Psychology and Communications. She works in marketing/public relations, is a freelance writer and is very involved in the Winston-Salem community and arts & films scene.